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Invest Implications: 'Do Chromebooks Provide a Viable Replacement for PCs?'

Published: 23 January 2015

ID: G00274773

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff

Summary

While unlikely to replace PCs, Chromebooks may replace thin devices when deployed in centralized environments, but Chromebooks need improvements in compatibility, manageability and peripheral support. Gartner classifies Chromebooks as ultramobile basics devices; they are not counted as PCs.

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