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Acer Chromebook CB5 – a new Tegra-powered notebook hitting the market this summer

A new Tegra-powered device will hit the market this August and some photos have already been leaked online. We’re talking about Tegra K1-powered notebook Acer Chromebook CB5 that appeared on the Swedish site Komplett.se and is packing a Tegra K1 processor with 4 GB of RAM memory and a 32 GB SSD. To top it off, the device has a 13.3” display.

The device also has 2 USB 3.0 ports, a HDMI port, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a pretty sexy design. Its possible launch date, at least according to the Swedish site, is August 1st. No other details were given but this proves that we will soon have a Chromebook running a Tegra processor. This may just well be one of the most powerful Chromebooks that hit the market this year, apart from Chromebook Pixel, and its HD screen makes us hope it will have a 1080p resolution.

 

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ArcBook – a low-end notebook running on Android Jelly Bean from Archos

Archos announced a new line of low-end devices this year and among them is an Android Notebook. ArcBook is a 10.1-inch notebook that will be available for purchase next month. It will be sold for about $169.99 and it doesn’t look too much of a contender for the big market.

A niche product, ArcBook has a RK3168 dual core ARM Cortex A9 at 1.2 GHz, with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage. It will be launched with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean that might be updated this year and is powered by an 8000 mAh battery.

The screen has multitouch technology integration and a  1024x600p resolution. It basically is a low-end tablet with an incorporated keyboard. The laptop will have Google services incorporated, including Office Suite Pro 6.

Source: Archos