At a joint press conference, Intel and Google was not only represented by a plurality of mobile and desktop computers running the “cloud” Platform for Chrome OS, but also outlines the prospects for development of this direction. Thus, the Internet giant, which, in fact, is behind the development of the said operating system, said about two dozen new Chromebooks, the appearance of which is to be expected in the second half of this year. Moreover, these machines will be thinner, lighter and more powerful than its predecessors.
Acer C720 Chromebook
noted that most of these new Chromebooks will be built on faster processors and energy efficient Intel Bay Trail-M, providing enough performance and long battery life (over 11 hours). In addition, these laptops allow CPU cost passive cooling without fans, and some models can offer touchscreen interface and support for the latest Wi-Fi 802.11ac. Among them are mentioned manufacturers Acer, ASUS, Toshiba and Lenovo.