LG Chromebook has passed through the Bluetooth SIG certification website, hinting at its imminent launch. Considering the skyrocketing popularity Chromebooks have been garnering lately, a lot of companies are making their forays into the Chromebook segment. As a result, the market is teeming with a wide range of options from leading manufacturers. However, there hasn’t been a new player in the segment for quite some time now.
However, that is likely to change as LG is currently gearing up to unveil its first Chromebook. The South Korean tech behemoth is no stranger to making computers. The company’s well-received LG Gram series of slim Windows PCs are already available in multiple regions. Now, HP seems set to bring its hardware into the Chromebook space with its first-ever Chromebook.
LG Chromebook Spotted on Bluetooth SIG
LG’s first Chromebook has appeared on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group website, where it grabbed its certification. The listing was originally spotted by Chrome Unboxed. Regrettably, the listing does not divulge a lot of details about the upcoming Chromebook. However, the Bluetooth SIG listing confirms that the LG Chromebook will be carrying the model number 11TC50Q. Aside from that, it suggests that the new HP Chromebook will support Bluetooth 5.1. As mentioned, details about the new LG Chromebook as still few and far between.
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Nevertheless, there will be a lot of hype surrounding its hardware specifications and design. Aside from that, it will be interesting to see how much the new LG Chromebook will retail for. It seems these details will only be revealed when the device is finally unveiled. The new Chromebook could be official later this year. Alternatively, LG could decide to unveil it at the CES, which will start on January 5, and end on January 8 next year.
LG Launches Three New Gram 2021 Laptop Models
For those who are unaware, the Bluetooth SIG gives Bluetooth technologies licenses and trademarks to various manufacturers around the world. While details about the LG Chromebook are still scarce, we might come across fresh information about the device when it passes through other certification websites. LG announced three new laptop models under the LG Gram line in August in India. The recently unveiled series comprises the LG Gram 14, LG Gram 16, and the LG Gram 17.
The 2021 LG Gram lineup carries a starting price of INR 74,999 (about $1010) in India. The LG Gram 14 model retails for INR 74,999 (about $1010), while the LG Gram 16 is available in two different models. The Core i5, 8GB RAM model will set you back INR 82,499 (about $1112). Likewise, the Core i7, 16GB RAM variant is available for INR 99,499 (about $1341). The LG Gram 17 too is available in two variants, including the Core i5, 8GB RAM models which sell for INR 85,999 ($1159). The Core i7, 16GB RAM version, on the other hand, is available for INR 1,06,999 (about $1442).