At Google I/O today, Google unveiled its new Acer Chromebook. It is being touted as “The Future Of Computing,” with a promising boot up time of only 8 seconds. It is equipped with 11.6 inch HD Widescreen display that is capable of rendering up to 1,366 x 768 resolution. It employs a CineCrystalTM LED-backlit LCD technology and is powered by an Intel Atom N570 processor. It comes with a 16Gb SSD drive, a 1.3 megapixel camera with noise cancelling microphone, 2 GB of RAM, a fullsize Chrome keyboard, and an oversize fully-clickable trackpad. Other salient features include a High-Definition Audio Support, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 4-in-1 memory card slot, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, built in dual-band Wi-Fi and World-mode 3G (optional), 6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery and an HDMI port.
Acer Chromebook Performance & Connectivity
Tired of painfully waiting for your PC to boot up? Fret no more for this Acer Chromebook boots in about 10 seconds and resumes instantly from sleep. Thanks to its dual core Intel® Atom™ N570 Processor that sports two cores and provides blazing fast system responsiveness, and enhnaced online experience! Now, viewing your favorite websites is as smooth as a summer breeze. It comes with the full support for the latest web standards and Adobe® Flash also. Acer Chromebook has a built-in WiFi, so users can stay in touch with their loved ones, friends and family at home or on-the-go.
Acer Chromebook Design
Acer Chromebook is all about ease of use and simplicity. As you can see from the photo above, it looks sleek, small on size but big on usability. You’ll definitely love its form factor. It’s in a silver matte finish with high-gloss black decorative edges, making it stunning to look at. It’s also easy to use. If you know how to use a browser, then you know how to use Chrome OS! No need to install other software, no more applications to manage because everything is available on the web!
Acer Chromebook auto upgrades everytime you turn it on. Aside from the updates and bug fixes, it also syncs your favorite themes, extensions, bookmarks, and apps across Chrome.
The Acer ChromeBook is scheduled to hit the market in the U.S. on June 15, 2011 from BestBuy.com and Amazon starting at a price of $349 with optional world-mode 3G.