Google unveiled the Chrome OS notebook CR-48 and Web Store at Chrome Event on Dec 7 and finally started the pilot program to give a free notebook to individuals, business people, developers etc. for testing. As delivery started for the free Chrome OS notebook CR-48 and now that netbook is available on eBay for sale. Yes, one seller at eBay US has uploaded the details about the Cr-48 for bidding and as per his plan the bidding will end in next 5 days. Bidding has started from $500 for Chrome OS notebook. As Google is giving away this notebook to people after verifying their details and I don’t think they wanted to see this notebook on sale at eBay but this is the nature of life on web.
Technical Specification of Chrome OS Notebook Cr-48
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- 12.1 inch LCD display (1280 x 800 px)
- Built-in Wi-Fi and 3G connection, 802.11n
- Webcam for live chat
- 8 hours of battery backup
- Flash storage (no HDD)
- Intel Pine Trail processor
Now this Chrome OS notebook Cr-48 is available for sale on eBay just after 4 days of event. So we can expect to get more and more sellers coming up with their price tag as Google is going to give 60K lucky users a free notebook by 21’st Dec 2010.
This particular bid is for users living in US as the seller is not shipping the item internationally. But we can expect to get more sellers on eBay or other online site with international shipment option in next few days. Wait for more updates.