Google Chrome OS Netbook Specs in Detail

 

By Posted 28 Dec 2009, 20:33

When we first learned that Google Chrome will come with its owns specially made netbooks, we wondered what sort of specs they would have. Recently a number of rumors have leaked out giving us some detailed information on those all-important specs.

We know that Google have been in close talks with hardware companies to produce special components for these range of new Google netbooks, bloggers have been taking a closer look at what we can expect. The first and all-important feature is its CPU; the chipset is thought to be from the Nvidia Tegra line and will be powered by an ARM processor.

For those all do not know, the above processor offers greater performance than the standard Intel Atom, this is the standard processor used in most netbooks on the market today. The ARM CPU offers lower power consumptions, allowing the battery to last much longer.

Latest rumors suggest that the Google Chrome OS running netbook will come with a 10.1-inch TFT touchscreen display, which is thought to offer HD quality. Storage comes in the way of a 64GB SSD, helpings things along is 2GB of RAM. Other features include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Google is expected to launch the Chrome OS netbook in time for Christmas 2010 and will cost below $300, Acer is expected to launch the first Google Chrome OS Netbook. Google will be selling the netbooks directly, as well as offering deals with mobile network carriers to sell them as part of a 3G data package.

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