Google announces that, starting today, A new and improved range of Chromebooks arrives in Spain. You will find devices with different form factors, screen size and price range to choose from depending on your needs. In addition, they will be for sale in a greater number of distributors to make it easier to buy one of these new equipment.
It was 2010 when the Mountain View company launched the Chrome OS operating system. Since then, the platform has evolved a lot to offer users functions and features, as well as to introduce new form factors.
Today, because it is affordable and versatile equipment, Chromebooks are especially popular in the education sector, and more than 40 million students and teachers use them worldwide. For example, in the United States its use is quite widespread among students and teachers, where they accounted for 24% of notebooks sold in the fourth quarter of 2019.
In Spain, its popularity today is much lower than in other countries, and its entry is slower, something that may start to change from now on with the arrival of the new range of Chromebooks announced by Google.
And, apart from the fact that users are going to have more variety of devices to choose from, they also the range of distributors is expanded. Among other establishments, you will find the new Chromebooks on Amazon, El Corte Inglés, PcComponentes, Mediamarkt or Fnac, as well as the new Google Chromebooks website that will be available soon.
Chrome OS, an operating system with many advantages not only for students
The Mountain View company highlights that, although Chromebooks are very popular in the educational sector, they are not only aimed at students and teachers, but These are computers that can be used by all kinds of users.
And is that Chrome OS offers several advantages over other operating systems that can make it the perfect choice for many users. Safety is one of them– All data is encrypted, and thanks to automatic updates every six weeks, the level of protection is very high. In addition, it includes Family Link, the Google app that allows parents to create digital usage rules to manage how children use the device.
Another advantage of Chrome OS is that Chromebooks they are designed for the cloud. Considering that today almost 80% of work is cloud based, it is an interesting option for people who need to access data from any device.
At the speed level, Chromebooks stand out for offering a instant ignition, so no time is wasted when starting to work or study. And it only takes a second to boot if it’s suspended.
Chrome OS is easy to use thanks to its clean and familiar interface between devices. It offers simple configuration options and allows you to work offline without any problem, since the information is synchronized with the cloud once the computer has Internet access again.
On Chromebooks apps can be installed through Google Play Store, and with the progressive technology of web applications it is possible to run powerful Android apps directly in the browser. Apart from Google services, such as Docs or Gmail, there are thousands of applications available in all categories: productivity, entertainment, games, etc.
New Chromebooks 2020: models by price range
Then we leave you a list of Chromebook models by price range that are going to be put up for sale. Some of them will be available starting today, while others will hit the market in the coming weeks. Google ensures that they will all be available for the month of July.
|Price||11 inches||12-13 inches||14 inches||15 inch|
|Up to € 299||Acer Chromebook CB311||–||–|
|From 300 to 499 €||Lenovo C340-11|
|€ 500 and more||–||Acer Chromebook Spin 13||Lenovo C340-15|