Microsoft prepares its next cheap laptops to fight face to face with the rise of Google Chromebooks.
On May 2, Microsoft will celebrate in New York a new event that will have creativity and learning as its main axis, paying special attention to the education sector. It is expected that the conference will discuss both software and hardware, and everything indicates that Microsoft will present its own very low priced laptops with a special version of Windows 10.
Will be called Microsoft CloudBook, portable computers with very tight prices that will work with a new version of its operating system called Windows 10 Cloud.
On the hunt for Chromebooks
The latest IDC figure highlights the slight spike in computer market sales in the first quarter of this year and one of the biggest culprits in this growth is Googlecon ChromeOS, Or rather, the manufacturers that in recent months have opted for Google’s browser-based system to launch a multitude of Chromebook laptops on the market.
If Chromebooks work, Microsoft wants to replicate that success and for this it will launch in a few weeks Windows 10 Cloud, a light version of its operating system, with a great weight in the cloud and limiting experience to apps in the Windows App Store.
The rumoredCloudBook In this way, they will get a very content price offering good performance and being aimed at an educational public or users who only need equipment to browse, create office content and consume. I mean, a Microsoft Chromebook.
In any case, many questions remain to be resolved, such as the specifications of the equipment, the characteristics of Windows 10 Cloud, the prices and, above all, what we will be able to do with this type of computer.