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Android laptop

A laptop computer that runs the Android operating system. Emerging in the 2014 time frame, Android laptops are the same as Android tablets, but with attached keyboards. See Android computer, Android PC and Android tablet.

Android Vs. Chrome Laptops
Although both are Linux based, Google's Android and Chrome operating systems are independent of each other. There is speculation that the two platforms will be merged in some manner, but as of early 2014, Chrome computers and Android computers are not the same, and their respective applications are downloaded from different online app stores. See Chrome OS.


Lenovo Android
In late 2013, Lenovo debuted the A10 Android laptop in Europe. (Image courtesy of Lenovo, www.lenovo.com)
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Acer noted it will strongly promote Android Netbook PCs in the third quarter, as well as new TravelMate-series to target the business market, believing it will see high growth in sales of business-type PCs in the second half due to increased demand for machine replacement.
lt;p>Acer may become the first company to put out a netbook with Android in the third quarter of this year if it can beat some rivals, such as China's Guangzhou Skytone Transmission Technologies, which has said its Android netbook is undergoing final testing.
announced plans at Computex to try to be the first out with an Android netbook in Q3, the first model will, surprisingly, be using an Atom processor.
5-pound, $250 Android netbook using the ARM processor that is dominant on smartphones today.
announced a Google Android netbook, the Alpha 680, which runs an ARM11 processor and costs $100 to $200.
meanwhile, has said that it may build an Android netbook.
Plus, Android netbooks will be cheaper than Windows 7 netbooks.