CR-48 — Google’s First Chrome Laptop

Posted: 8th December 2010 by Aditya Mahajan in Gadgets
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Though the name sounds more like a new robot from Japan but this is the CR-48 ,Google’s first Chrome Operating Based laptop. This is the first actual picture released officially by Google. Acer and Samsung would be manufacturing these and they would be available by mid-2011.

The specifications of the laptop are as follows:

  • 12.1-inch screen.
  • Full size keyboard.
  • Oversized clickpad.
  • Qualcomm Gobi 3G chip for Verizon data in the US, your carrier of choice internationally.
  • 802.11n dual-band WiFi.
  • 8+ hours of active use.
  • 8+ days of standby.
  • Webcam.
  • Flash storage.

The keyboard does not have Function keys, but has a row of Apple style action keys. The CAPS lock location has the search button and its going to be available only in Black color initially. In 2011 we will come to know the actual pricing and the segment this notebook is going to be placed in. Lets wait and watch for the pricing and other announcements related to the CR-48 in the new year.

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