Google Chromebook Nexian priced at Rs.12,999 was launched in the Indian market, ahead of the Microsoft’s slated release of its Rs.10000 budge notebook, a marketing strategy of its CEO Satya Nadella.
Google Chromebook is manufactured in India jointly with Indian OEM Xolo and Nexian, the new Chromebooks can be purchased online at Snapdeal and Amazon India, respectively.
Earlier version of Google Chromebook made by Asus such as Chromebook Flip and C201, and Samsung will be available in retail stores soon, said the company.
The Nexian Air Chromebook has an 11.6-inch TFT display (1366x768p) and runs on a 1.8GHz Cortex A17 Rockchip quad core processor with 2GB DDR3 RAM, besides 16GB internal storage that is extendable up to 9.6GB with an SD card slot.
The Nexian will have only 2 USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port, 1MP web camera and comes with Bluetooth 4.0. The Nexian will be powered by a 4200mAh battery that offers backup for eight hours. It is also splash-proof and available on Amazon India.
- 1.8 GHz Cortex-A17 Quad core Processor
- 2GB DDR3 RAM
- 16GB ( Upto 9.6GB available for User)
- 11.6-Inch Screen, ARM Mali-T764 GPU Graphics
- Chrome operating system
- 1 MP1280*720
Screen Size 11.6 Inches
Notebook Display Technology TFT Display
Maximum Display Resolution 1366×768
Item model number CB-116
Processor Brand Google Chromebook
Processor Type Cortex
Processor Speed 1.8 GHz
RAM Size 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR3L
Hard Drive Size 16 GB
Graphics Coprocessor ARM Mali-T764 GPU Graphics
Connectivity Type Bluetooth 4.0
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of HDMI Ports 1
Operating System Chrome OS
Battery Description Polymer Li-ion Battery, DC 7.4V, 31.08WH, 4200mAh.
The other brand Xolo Chromebook sports similar 11.6-inch TFT display (1366x768p), runs on a 1.8GHz Cortex A17 Rockchip quad core processor and 2GB DDR3 RAM, besides a 16GB internal storage extendable up to 9.6GB.
It is similar in other features too with an SD card slot for expansion, 2 USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port, a 1MP web camera and Bluetooth 4.0. The laptop has a 4200mAh battery and claims a backup of 10 hours.