Today, Google announced the launch of new models of Chromebook made by India based Xolo and Indonesia based Nexian in the Indian market. The Chromebooks made by both the firms are priced at Rs 12,999 and they will be listed for sale in the coming days.
It was announced in late March that Google has partnered with Xolo, True and Nexian to launch new Chromebook models with similar specifications. These new Xolo and Nexian Chromebooks come with a 1.8 GHz quad core Rockchip RK3288 processor paired with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB storage space. They arrive with 11.6 inch HD display onboard with 200 nits brightness.
Like the other Chromebook devices, these two also get 100 GB of free Google Drive cloud storage capacity. The battery in these Chromebooks will provide up to 10 hours of backup. Both the devices feature HDMI, micro SD card reader, USB 2.0 ports, headphone and microphone combination, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Smart Ready controller.
The Nexian Air Chromebook features a rugged body and has a pop-up handle to help in carrying the device. The Xolo Chromebook, on the other hand, boasts of a plastic build without any durable additions.
When it comes to the availability of these Chromebooks, the Xolo Chromebook will be exclusively available via Snapdeal, whereas the Nexian Air Chromebook will be available via Amazon India. The specific release date of when these devices will be made available on Google Store remains unknown. The Nexian Air Chromebook is already up for pre-order.