Google Unveils Chromebox: Intel Core Processor, 4GB RAM, And More

Posted on May 30 2012 - 4:52am by Editorial Staff

Google together with Samsung (for hardware support) has launched Chromebox. Well, even if you have forgotten, it is time to remember that Google own operating system called Chrome OS and with the newly launched Chromebox, the search giant moved a step further of its OS. Here’s what the company had to say about it:

Speed is integral to the Chrome experience. The new Chromebook and Chromebox, based on Intel Core processors, are nearly three times as fast as the first-generation Chromebooks. And support for hardware-accelerated graphics, a built-from-scratch multi-touch trackpad and an open-source firmware stack provide a much faster and more responsive computing experience. The new Chromebook boots in less than seven seconds and resumes instantly. With the Chromebox, you can be on a video conference while continuing to play your favorite role-playing game on the side.

New Chromebooks range in prices from $349-$549, and are available now from Amazon and Newegg in the US. The Chromebox will run you $329 and sports the following specs:

  • Intel® Core™ processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • 6 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2x DisplayPort++ Output (compatible with HDMI, DVI, VGA)
  • DVI single link output
  • Bluetooth 3.0™ compatible
  • Kensington™ key lock compatible

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