Google has unveiled a fresh breed of Chromebook laptops and dubbed it the Chromebook Plus series. The first laptops available under the debut lineup includes the ASUS Chromebook Plus CM34 Flip, along with the Acer Chromebook Plus 514 and Acer Chromebook Plus 515.
Sundar Pichai, in a tweet, said, “the new category of Chromebooks has 2x the processing power, along with AI-powered tools, a 1080p camera and Adobe Photoshop. Biggest change we’ve made to Chromebooks yet.”
Chromebook Plus laptop features the Intel Core i3 processors from the 12th Generation or higher, or alternatively, the AMD Ryzen 3 processors from the 7000 series or beyond, plus a minimum of 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Google has also doubled the storage capacity in the new Chromebook Plus laptops, providing more room for all your digital treasures. These devices are said to boast a battery life of up to 10 hours. Additionally, the laptops go the extra mile by syncing your files with the local File Manager. This means that your important Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are at your fingertips, even when you're off the grid without WiFi.
In addition, the Chromebook Plus devices come equipped with a suite of AI-powered features. Imagine erasing background distractions from your photos with the Magic Eraser or crafting designs and images using Photoshop right at your discretion. There are also new video conferencing tools powered by ChromeOS’s built-in machine learning to enhance clarity and lighting. These devices are equipped with a 1080p webcam and sport a full HD+ IPS 1080 display. The Chromebook Plus laptops start at $399 (approx ₹33,185).