Acer’s Samsung Series 5 Chromebook rival, running the Chrome OS, has been detailed.
Acer has just detailed its
new Chrome OS device, which is all set to challenge
Samsung’s Series 5 Chromebook that launched just last week. The Acer Chromebook, previously called the AC700, will use the newly launched Chrome OS, and will sport a 11.6-inch CineCrystal HD LCD, compared to the Samsung’s 12.1-inch WXGA display. The first version will come with only WiFi, but a 3G capable version will be released later this year.
Industry insiders have revealed that four mobile computing giants, Acer, Toshiba, Samsung and Asus are working on notebooks built around ARM’s processor architecture.
A few years previously, similar ARM-based notebooks sporting Android went up for sale under the ‘smartbook’ tag, but flopped because of their shortcomings in comparison to regular laptops. However, the very same insiders say that now Read the rest of this entry