Google Announced The Cr-48 Chrome OS Netbook
Google has officely Announced. the first official Chrome OS netbook The new Chrome netbook is tknown as a Cr-48 and will be launching as part of a Pilot program in limited numbers prior to the official launch in 2011.
The all new netbook is just for beta testing at the moment and there is no where to buy one from. You simply need to sign up and “hope you get one”.
Cr-48 model has a 12.1 inch screen. The keyboard is full sized and has a few changes when compared to the standard keyboard. Some of those changes include no Caps Lock key as well as no function keys.
Cr-48 has 802.11n dual-band WiFi as well as a 3G chip that works on the Verizon [VZ] network in the US as well as on other networks of your choice around the globe. Battery life is set at about 8+ hours of active use with about 8 or more days standby time.
It has a webcam built in as well as Flash storage.
Acer and Samsung will be launching retail versions in the middle of sometime in 2011.