At the Google for India event in New Delhi, the search giant announced that the ASUS Chromebit — a full-fledged Chrome OS machine the size of a HDMI stick — will be launching in the country in January for ₹7,999 ($120).
Here's what's powering the ASUS Chromebit:
|Operating System||Chrome OS|
Mali T764 quad-core GPU
|Network||Dual-band 802.11 ac Wifi, 2.4 and 5 GHz, 2x2 spatial streams|
1x USB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0 BR/EDR/LE
Smart Ready controller
|Power||12V, 1.5A, 18W adapter
|Dimensions||123 x 31 x 17 mm|
The Chromebit is Google's alternative to the Intel Compute Stick, an HDMI dongle powered by an Intel Atom CPU that runs Windows 10. The Compute Stick is currently available in the country for ₹8,348 ($124).
Interested in knowing more about the Chromebit? Read our review for all the details: