After announcing the Samsung Series 5 at the Google I/O, Google unveil the Acer Chromebook; the 2nd Google Chrome OS powered notebook. Just like the Samsung Series 5, the Acer Chromebook will be available in Wifi-only and 3G model. The Acer Chromebook will be available on June 15, 2011 and the Wifi Only model will be $349 a pop and additional cash is needed for the 3G model.
Here’s the Acer Chromebook specs:
11.6″ HD Widescreen CineCrystalTM LED-backlit LCD
3.19 lbs | 1.45 kg
6 hours of continuous usage 1
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
2x USB 2.0 ports
4-in-1 memory card slot
Fullsize Chrome keyboard
Large fully-clickable trackpad
Looking at the specs, it’s virtually the same specs of the Samsung Series 5, except for the HDMI and the slightly larger display of Samsung Series 5. With these new breed of notebook, the question now it which device will you be getting; Chromebook, netbook or tablets? Just drop in your answer using the comment box below.
Last modified: May 15, 2011