Future Chromebooks may feature Google Assistant key and fingerprint sensorBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 June 2017 | Categories: news
Google appears to have a new Chromebook in the works, and according to reports, it will be introducing a few new features too. The forthcoming device has been codenamed ‘Eve’, with Chrome Unboxed following all the details for this in-development offering.
To that end, Eve could very well be the next iteration of Google's Chromebook Pixel C, sporting a physical key to launch Google Assistant, as well as a fingerprint sensor. Furthermore, an improved trackpad and Intel Kaby Lake processors are also being touted.
Chrome Unboxed has also discovered that Eve will be a convertible offering, much like the Pixel C, and feature a 2400x1600 touch-enabled display that will support a stylus interface.
For now the release date, or indeed the confirmed existence of Eve, is yet to be detailed by Google. The company has been quiet on the tablet/Chromebook front of late, with the device they teased late last year in fact being a Samsung device.
Perhaps Eve will be Chromebook debuted alongside the highly rumoured Pixel 2 smartphone.
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