Google launches affordable Chromebooks for Rs 12,999 in India

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Google India on Friday launched a variety of new and affordable Chromebooks and Chromebox focused at schooling and companies.

“The Chromebook was launched in India a yr in the past. Now we're launching three new Chromebooks,” Smita Hashim, international product supervisor, Chrome OS, stated right here. Two Chromebooks, from Xolo and Nexian and priced at Rs 12,999, might be out there from Amazon and Snapdeal and the pre-order reserving will begin from Friday. The third one from ASUS will probably be obtainable in a few months.

“There might be extra Chromebooks in the approaching months from ASUS and Samsung,” she added. The Chromebooks are focused at faculties.  ”Since launching Chromebooks in India, we’ve been working to make sure that Chromebooks work in an setting the place connectivity may be spotty, and many individuals’s first experiences with know-how are by way of a phone fairly than a laptop computer,” Hashim stated.

She talked about that the corporate has achieved pilot tasks in Indian faculties to see the adaptability of Chromebooks. “On the schooling front, straightforward to make use of, straightforward to share, and straightforward to handle, Chromebooks have proved successful with academics and college students around the globe. ”In reality, in response to IDC’s newest report on tablets and laptops in K12 schooling, Chromebooks have been the best promoting device in the US final yr. Now Chromebooks can be found for Indian faculties and academic establishments nationally,” she stated.

On the enterprise front, Google is introducing Chromebox for conferences for Indian companies. The package deal shall be priced at Rs.90,000. A Chromebox is a private pc operating Google’s Chrome OS working system. The device is a desktop variant of the Chromebook laptop computer.

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