Google has recently launched a brand new range of devices based on Chrome OS. These devices include the Chromebit; a dongle that can be connected to a TV or a monitor and convert it into a Chromebook. The other releases include; the Asus Chromebook Flip, the Hisense Chromebook and Haier Chromebook 11.
The Chromebit is the latest device that is capable of being plugged into any HDMI port and converting the parent device of HDMI port into a Chrome PC. According to Google, the device is smaller than a candy bar and it is astonishing to see how technology has progressed so far.
Chromebit makes use of a Rockchip 3288 SoC (system on a chip) along with an ARM Mali 760 quad-core GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB of eMMC memory with a USB 2.0 port and Wifi 802.11 ac support while also sporting Bluetooth 4.0. The device will be available in Northern hemisphere in summer at a price of less than $100.
Moving on to the next device; Asus Chromebook Flip – a new Chromebook that flaunts a complete metal design. It is less than 0.59 inches thick and is being promoted as an ultra-portable device. Its weight is less than 907 g and features a keyboard and a touchscreen. The Chromebook can be flipped and used as a table as well. It shall be available in spring in Northern Hemisphere with a price tag of $249.
The Hisense Chromebook and Haier Chromebook 11 are affordably economical. Both of them are priced at less than $149. These are conventional 11.6-inch Chromebooks that have a 10-hour battery life thus allowing most people to work throughout the day.