Photos: The evolution of the Google Chromebook

Google CR-48

Chromebooks continue to iterate the PC market. Here's a timeline of the top models that have defined the evolution of the Chromebook.

At the end of 2010, Google announced the Chrome OS Pilot Program and the CR-48 Chromebook prototype. Google distributed the CR-48 for free to participants of the program in exchange for feedback on the device and OS.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.