Google has introduced several new Chromebooks
The company has also introduced two other interesting devices. One is also a Chromebook with higher specifications, the Chromebook Flip, while the other is a portable device that allows to run Chrome OS on any display, the Chromebit.
Haier and Hisene Chromebooks
Google has presented these two Chromebooks with very similar specifications, and both are on sale for $149. The Haier is a 11.6-inch Chromebood that packs a Rockchip RK3288 processor running at 1.8 GHz and includes 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. You can bay if from Amazon.
The Hisene has the same screen size, 11.6 inches, and includes an ARM Cortex-A17 quad core processor running at 1.8 GHz. It also has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage and you can get if at Walmart.
The Chromebook Flip is a device manufactured by ASUS with some unique characteristics. It has a 10.1 inch screen and is built with a metal frame, which provides higher resistance and adds a premium feel to the device.
It is fully convertible (the Flip’s hinge can bend all the way around) and can be used as a tablet, thanks to the touch screen and accelerometer, which makes the screen to automatically switch between landscape and portrait mode.
Regarding the hardware, it has a Rockchip 3288 quad core processor running at 1.8 GB. There will be two models available, with 2 or 4 GB of RAM and 16 GB of hard drive. The IPS touch screen has a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
The Flip Chromebook will go on sale this spring for $249.
ASUS has also presented a small device, Chormecast style, able to run Chrome OS on any screen with an HDMI port. It includes a single USB port, but you can use a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard.
Looking at the hardware, it also has a Rockchip 3288 processor and incluces 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
It will go on sale this summer for $99.