This week during an Asus earnings conference, Asus CEO Jerry Shen confirmed to investors that the company would be launching a new Google Chromebook styled notebook to the market priced art $249.
The new Asus Chromebook is expected to be launched in the first quarter of the new year year and it’s been rumoured that Asus might also release another Chromebook which is priced at $199.
However during the earnings conference Shen explained that the $249 pricing would help to generate “reasonable profit margins.”
Area this year during September Google announced that they would be partnering with multiple hardware manufacturers over the coming months to provide users with a range of new Chromebook systems. Announcing new Chromebook notebooks would be created by HP and Acer as well as new Chromebook manufacturers Toshiba and Asus.
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.
It’s also been revealed today that the problems have been discovered with HP Chromebook 11 notebook which has issues with its charger causing the system to overheat. In response to this Google and HP have now removed all Chromebook 11 notebooks from store shelves and have put sales on hold until the issue is resolved. If you are a Chromebook 11 notebook Google is advising that you get the system checked. For more information jump over to our previous article located here.