ChromeBooks promises to be a hassle free device for users connected to internet all the time. Powered by Chrome operating system, it brings all new web enabled experience with nice integration with Chrome browser and other Google services. Chromebook feature list is impressive with fast boot time of 8 seconds, automatic updates, security, long battery life, data storage on cloud and more. If you are familiar with Chrome browser interface, then ChromeBooks should be easy to work on.
Available ChromeBooks by Samsung & Acer
As of now, ChromeBooks from Samsung and Acer should be available for sale. While Samsung ChromeBook offering is high end with big screen size and battery life. Acer provide more economical ChromeBook but will less screen size and battery life.
Samsung ChromeBook features include: 12.1″ (1280×800) 300 nit Display, 3.26 lbs / 1.48 kg, 8.5 hours of continuous usage, Intel AtomTM Dual-Core Processor, Built in dual-band Wi-Fi and World-mode 3G (optional), HD Webcam with noise cancelling microphone, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 4-in-1 memory card slot, Mini-VGA port,Fullsize Chrome keyboard and Oversize fully-clickable trackpad. [Price: $429 (wifi) and $499 (wifi + 3G)]
Acer ChromeBook features include: 11.6″ HD Widescreen CineCrystalTM LED-backlit LCD, 2.95 lbs. | 1.34 kg, 6 hours of continuous usage, Intel AtomTM Dual-Core Processor, Built in dual-band Wi-Fi and World-mode 3G (optional), HD Webcam with noise cancelling microphone, High-Definition Audio Support, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 4-in-1 memory card slot, HDMI port, Fullsize Chrome keyboard and Oversize fully-clickable trackpad. [Price: $349 (wifi) and NA (wifi + 3G)]
Order Chromebooks: Amazon & BestBuy
Orders for ChromeBooks begin on June 15, 2010 in selected countries including: US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain and Italy. You can check with local retail store for more information.
1. You can place order online for Samsung or Acer Chromebooks at Amazon (amazon.com/chromebook) or BestBuy (bestbuy.com/chromebook) web stores.
2. To stay informed on availability of ChromeBooks in your country, you can submit your email ID and receive notification for the same, as and when it is available. Goto Google.com/chromebook webpage and click Notify Me button.
Enter your email ID and select country from drop down box. Click Submit and expect to receive timely alert from Google regarding ChromeBook availability.