This is Google's Chrome OS Notebook: The Cr-48

Google today took the wraps off of its Chrome OS Notebook, which it calls the Cr-48. It'll be the first of its kind as part of a pilot test program for Chrome OS, which is Google's operating system that leverages web connectivity and cloud storage in a way that no other platform before it has.

We don't know the full hardware specs of what's inside yet, but Google has revealed that it has a 12-inch screen, webcam, full-sized keyboard (but a search key where the caps lock usually is), Wi-Fi and built-in Verizon 3G support.

The thing weighs 3.8 lbs and has a battery that will give it over 8 hours active usage and a week standby time. The thing boots in about 10 seconds and resumes from sleep instantly – which is explained by the flash storage.

Check out more images of the notebook below, as well as the introductory video.

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  • Randomacts
    Secure + google = hahaha
  • Parsian
    i cant see myself ever using this... I use google docs and it is not fully reliable yet to be used a sole word processing software. Now imagine using this unreliability in junction with instability in internet connection (due to various reason), you have a notebook that is not reliable.
  • daeros
    Does that look anything like a black macbook from a few years ago to anyone else?