Is Google Planning a Touch-Screen Chromebook Model?

Details are now being circulated that Google has another Chromebook launch up its sleeve.

The publication China Times has reported that a Google-branded Chromebook with touch-screen functionality is currently gearing up for production.

Apparently, the new touch-enabled model will feature a 12.85-inch screen and brand new manufacturers. Taiwanese manufacturer Compal will build the new Chromebook and Wintek will provide the touch panel display, China Times reports.

Rumor has it that Google is planning on building 20 million units and the likely ship date is early 2013.

About Cliff Boodoosingh

Cliff Boodoosingh has been writing on Internet-based technology for more than 10 years. At Dow Jones he covered the money markets, Canadian dollar and daily hot stocks. He authored Regional Analysis sections and competitor profiles for business intelligence reports on the mobile/wireless markets at Marcus Evans. He recently moved from managing digital publications and media coverage for the Technology Division at VerticalScope to oversee content development at, a new personal finance portal.
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