Google Chromebooks Are On Sale

Posted: Jun 15 2011, 2:10pm CDT | by , in Shopping | Notebooks and PCs

 

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Google Chromebooks are on Sale
 

Google unveiled the Chromebook at the Google I/O last month. Now the first Chromebooks are on sale and shipping. Chromebooks are basically the incarnation of the thin client concept tried already years ago. Now with robost cloud services and net access everywhere the thin client has a real chance.

All Chromebooks share the same specifications besides the screen size. Samsung offers a 12.1-inch screen and Acer gives you a 11.6-inch wide-screen display. You just can choose between 3G and Wi-Fi only models. Samsung offers Titan Silver and artic white besides black. Chromebooks are very similar to netbooks. They run an Atom CPU, have 2GB RAM and a 16GB SSD. 

The most affordable Chromebook, the Acer Wi-Fi starts at $349. The Samsung Wi-fi + 3G has a retail price of $499.99 and the Wi-fi only is priced at $429.99. In the United States 3G models get 100MB/month free on Verizon.

All Chromebooks are offered on Amazon

 

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