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November 17, 2014

Lenovo and Asus to launch $149 Chromebooks

The notebooks are expected to be powered by Rockchip.

By CBR Staff Writer

PC makers Lenovo and Asus are planning to launch low-cost Chromebooks that are expected to compete with HP and Toshiba.

The notebooks will be powered by Rockchip CPUs which are designed in China, and might feature 11.6-inch display, sources familiar with the matter told Digitimes.

However, technical details of the notebooks have not been revealed yet.

Lenovo previously launched the Rockchip RK3188 processor in a 10.1-inch Android notebook, but it will be the first time Asus will be using Rockchip processors.

The notebooks are expected to cost $149 which is lower than that offered by Acer that was launched in 2012.

HP introduced two Chromebook models, an 11-inch notebook worth $299.99, powered by Intel Celeron N2830 and a $199.99 14-inch notebook powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 processor.

Toshiba’s notebook is powered Intel Celeron N2840 processor with starting price of $249.99.

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