Asus Chromebit Coming to India in January for INR 7,999

When Chromebooks were first announced I thought they are going to be a big hit in markets like India. They did well in the education market and smartphones beat them here in India. When the second wave of Chromebooks came (the $249 Samsung Chromebook and the like) I hoped for them to be popular in India. That didn’t happen (partly due to the pricing). Then there were the new $149 Chromebooks, they also failed to make Chromebooks popular in India.

I am still hopeful that they will someday will become popular at least in schools here. For now, I am keeping my fingers crossed for the newest Chrome OS product to be released in India, the Asus Chromebit.

The price is still not something that I am still not happy with (approximately $120) but still, a useful computer for INR 7999 is a pretty nice deal. That at least, is a start. Google really need to push their software here in schools and businesses for Chromebooks to gain traction.

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Oh, and there are rumors of a $49 Chromebit!

Specs – Asus Chromebit

  • Processor – 1.8 GHz Rockchip RK3288
  • RAM – 2 GB
  • Wireless Type – 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Weight – 2.7 ounces
  • Dimensions 4.8 x 0.7 x 1.2 inches
  • Memory Size – 16 GB SSD

I hope to get one of these and give it a try. Reviews are all over the place already, so I might just write about my experience with Chromebit.

Stay tuned!

via Android Central

In Category: Chromebit

Dinsan

Dinsan made Google Chrome his default browser within hours of its release. He fell in love with Chromebooks from the day he first touched one and is currently obsessed with Chromecasts.

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