Google announces Xolo Chromebook and Nexian Air Chromebook for the Indian market
Google has announced the Xolo Chromebook and Nexian Air Chromebook which will both be available in the Indian market. Both affordable Chromebooks are priced at INR 12,999 ($204); the Xolo Chromebook would be sold by Snapdeal while the Nexian Air Chromebook would be available on Amazon India.
The only thing that sets both Chromebooks apart is their brand and body build, asides that the specs are relatively the same. The Xolo Chromebook and Nexian Air Chromebook both sports a 11.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixels) IPS display with 16:9 aspect ratio and is powered by a Rockchip RK3288 Quad-Core Cortex-A17 processor which clocks up to 1.8GHz with ARM Mali-T764 GPU, 2GB DDR3 RAM and 16GB (9.6GB available to user) storage space of internal storage.
For storage expansion, there is a microSD card slot onboard and there is also free 100GB space of Google Cloud Storage for the first two years. Connectivity options on the device includes – WiFi, USB 2.0 Port and Bluetooth 4.0; there is also a 1MP (1280 X 720 pixels) HD Webcam onboard.
They both come with a Chrome Keyboard (with clickable touchpad) and obviously run on Chrome OS. To keep the lights on, there is a 4200mAh battery which is expected to provide up to around 8 hours of battery life.
Google also announced the Chromebooks for Education, Chromebox for meetings and Chrome OS for Business. The Search Giant is expected to introduce the ASUS Chromebook C201, ASUS Chromebook Flip and more chromebooks in coming months.