Acer Not Launching the Google Chrome Netbook
Opsie! deniying rumors that flew out recently that they will be launching the first ever Google Chrome netbook, Acer has issued an official press statement that these rumors are not true. According to Acer, while they believe that Google Chrome OS is an exciting product, unfortunately, the company has not immediate plans for a Google Chrome netbook yet.
Just the same, Acer believes that Google Chrome OS is a very promising product and that the company will be interested in such product. Hence, Acer will be following the development of Google Chrome OS and possibly come up with a netbook powered by the said PS.
Here’s the full press release:
Manno, 17 May 2010 – Despite recent rumours in the press regarding the launch of Chrome OS based netbooks at Computex, Acer today confirms that it has no short-term plans for such a product.
Acer believes that Google Chrome OS is without doubt an exciting product announcement and deserves it’s full attention as well as an in-depth study of its potential from a consumers perspective.
Acer is naturally interested in any product or service that enhances the overall experience of its products and will of course be following the development and progress of Google Chrome and the evolution of Google’s overall product strategy very closely.