Printed from http://www.electronista.com

HTC mulls using Chrome OS on netbooks, tablets

updated 02:10 pm EST, Wed November 23, 2011

HTC to make devices with Chrome OS and Android?

Parts suppliers indicated to Digitimes that HTC is contemplating making portable devices that use Chrome OS. The gadgets might sit between tablets and netbooks. Chrome OS boots quicker and can run on both ARM and x86 devices, but Chromebooks from Acer and Samsung haven't been selling well and are priced higher than Windows systems.

The sources speculated Chromebooks will need to come down to $200 price levels before they are more widely adopted. As part of an official price slashing plan, Acer currently sells its 11.6-inch Cromia AC700 for $300, while Samsung's models start at $350. The two were price drops of $50 and $80 each.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Lemur BlueDriver

"Oh no, the check engine light is on…again! What one of the hundreds of reasons could it be this time? Probably going to cost a fort ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News