Google’s Chromebooks have fallen off the radar lately, but they may soon get new life with Sony hardware and an updated interface.
As Laptop Reviews reports, photos and specs of a Sony Chromebook have appeared on the Federal Communications Commission website. Like other Chromebooks, Sony’s laptop omits the caps lock key in favor of a dedicated search button on the keyboard. A user manual describes the operating system as “Chrome OS,” eliminating any doubt that this might be a Windows-based machine.
Because one of the photos lists the processor as a “T25,” Laptop Reviews speculates that Sony’s Chromebook runs on an Nvidia Tegra 250 T25 processor. To date, Chromebooks have only used Atom chips by Intel, but an ARM-based processor, such as Nvidia’s Tegra, could allow for longer battery life. (Today’s smartphones and tablets are almost entirely based…
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