Laptop-based operating system Google Chrome officially introduced. At Google's annual developer conference event I / O held in San Francisco, United States, Google reveals Chrome laptops from manufacturers Samsung and Acer.
Samsung Series 5 Chromebook soon be marketed in several countries. They cost around $ 429 for a model Wi-Fi and $ 499 for a 3G model.
While Acer Chromebook Wi Fi model priced $ 349. Chrome Notebook from Samsung and the Acer is available from 15 June in the United States.
"We chose to focus on the notebook because of the use of current web, mostly from this device," said Sundar Pichai, Vice President of Product Management of Google.
Chrome OS is a lightweight operating system with just the boot time in seconds. Chrome devices also only has a small internal storage, because many web applications in it depends on cloud-based data storage.
Google also introduced a system for laptop Chrome subscription services, which are distinguished for business and education segments. Subscription fee ranging from USD 20 to USD 28 per month promised to make the consumer gets full support of Google.
Here are the key features of Chrome notebooks, as reported by Cnet, on Thursday (12/05/2011):
Dual-core processor Atom N570 1.66GHz
16GB solid-state drive (mSATA)
Screen 11-inch and 12-inch
Battery 8 hours
Instant Web connectivity