Chromebooks getting Android apps: here’s the full list

JC Torres - Jun 19, 2016, 9:11 pm CDT
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Chromebooks getting Android apps: here’s the full list

Google just recently pushed out version 53 of the Chrome OS development channel, which, for a select few Chromebook owners, that heralded the arrival of Google Play Store and Android apps on their devices. However, it did raise the question of when, or if, other Chrome devices will also get this juicy feature. Especially the promised 2015 Google Chromebook Pixel as well as the Acer Chromebook R11. Good news is that those two will getting their fair share soon. Even better news, almost all Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, and Chromebases will also have their day in the Android sun. At least eventually.

When Google officially revealed the upcoming arrival of Google Play Store on Chrome last Google I/O, it specifically named three Chromebooks that will receive that feature first, namely, the ASUS Chromebook Flip, the Acer Chromebook R11, and, of course, Google’s own Chromebook Pixel (2015). The recent update did make that happen but for the Chromebook Flip only, leaving some rather disappointed and worried users.

To appease almost every Chromebook owner, Google has revealed a timetable for the rollout of Google Play Store on devices. The other two Chromebooks will receive theirs sometime in June or July, in a separate update. But even better, Google is more or less promising that by 2017 almost all current Chromebooks in the market will enjoy Android apps. The full list is as follows:

• Acer Chromebook 11 C740
• Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111 / C730 / CB3-131
• Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431
• Acer Chromebook 14 for Work
• Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571 / C910
• Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531
• Acer Chromebox CXI2
• Acer Chromebase 24
• ASUS Chromebook C200
• ASUS Chromebook C201
• ASUS Chromebook C202SA
• ASUS Chromebook C300SA
• ASUS Chromebook C300
• ASUS Chromebox CN62
• ASUS Chromebit CS10
• AOpen Chromebox Commercial
• AOpen Chromebase Commercial 22″
• Bobicus Chromebook 11
• CDI eduGear Chromebook K Series
• CDI eduGear Chromebook M Series
• CDI eduGear Chromebook R Series
• CTL Chromebook J2 / J4
• CTL N6 Education Chromebook
• CTL J5 Convertible Chromebook
• Dell Chromebook 11 3120
• Dell Chromebook 13 7310
• Edxis Chromebook
• Edxis Education Chromebook
• Google Chromebook Pixel (2015)
• Haier Chromebook 11
• Haier Chromebook 11e
• Haier Chromebook 11 G2
• Hexa Chromebook Pi
• HiSense Chromebook 11
• Lava Xolo Chromebook
• HP Chromebook 11 G3 / G4 / G4 EE
• HP Chromebook 14 G4
• HP Chromebook 13
• Lenovo 100S Chromebook
• Lenovo N20 / N20P Chromebook
• Lenovo N21 Chromebook
• Lenovo ThinkCentre Chromebox
• Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
• Lenovo N22 Chromebook
• Lenovo Thinkpad 13 Chromebook
• Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook Gen 3
• Medion Akoya S2013
• Medion Chromebook S2015
• M&A Chromebook
• NComputing Chromebook CX100
• Nexian Chromebook 11.6″
• PCMerge Chromebook PCM-116E
• Poin2 Chromebook 11
• Samsung Chromebook 2 11″ – XE500C12
• Samsung Chromebook 3
• Sector 5 E1 Rugged Chromebook
• Senkatel C1101 Chromebook
• Toshiba Chromebook 2
• Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
• True IDC Chromebook 11
• Viglen Chromebook 11

Google does mention a caveat that not all Chromebooks will get Android app support. At least not officially. It might be just a matter of time before more enterprising developers figure out how to make it happen for eveyone.

SOURCE: Google


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