At the moment if you are looking to purchase a netbook you will probably notice that the current market is mainly dominated by Windows-based offerings, however Google are looking to change this when they release their Chrome operating system.
Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt recently revealed more details about their upcoming Chrome OS-based netbooks, he revealed that they will be aiming to deliver alternativeS in the $300-$400 price brackets.
All Windows-based netbooks come with a COA (certificate of authenticity) this costs money, therefore bumps up the cost of the netbook, however Google’s Chrome OS tablet prices will be derived entirely by the cost of physical components and materials.
Currently there are Windows-based netbook offered for around $250-$300, therefore it will be interesting to see what hardware specs a $300 Chrome-based netbook will feature.
If you check out the link below you can find out more about Schmidt’s recent comments, also they have embedded at video.