Google and Intel announce new Chromebooks
Chromebooks were first introduced as a substitute for netbooks to mainly serve the purpose of web browsing and light weight tasks. According to Google, Chromebooks currently occupy 20-25% of the sub 300$ market. Google and Intel have worked together right from the beginning and at the IDF 2013, Intel unveiled a new lineup of Chromebooks with various manufacturers including HP, Acer and the new comers – ASUS and Toshiba.
The new series of Chromebooks will be based on Intel’s Haswell microprocessors and it will offer an increased performance in a more energy efficient manner. The new series of Chromebooks will come in a wide variety of sizes and designs. The new Chromebook range will be available from lightweight and portable Acer Chromebooks to big display Chromebooks from HP. The new range is expected to give the consumers a wide choice and also deliver top notch performance with battery life lasting nearly a day.
With the latest unveiling by laptop, a total of six manufacturers are currently producing Chromebooks – Samsung, HP, Lenovo, Acer, ASUS and Toshiba.
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