Sporting a shiny aluminum casing and sharp details, Google's latest attempt to get consumers to do 100% of their computing on the Web is, at $1,299, marginally more expensive than Apple's entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro and a similarly configured MacBook Air.
Can Google earn the premium, or will consumers choose to shop elsewhere? In the following video, Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova argues that a key design flaw could hurt sales. Please watch, and then leave a comment to let us know what you think.
Fool contributor Tim Beyers is a member of the Motley Fool Rule Breakers stock-picking team and the Motley Fool Supernova Odyssey I mission. He owned shares of Apple and Google at the time of publication. Check out Tim's Web home and portfolio holdings, or connect with him on Google+, Tumblr, or Twitter, where he goes by @milehighfool. You can also get his insights delivered directly to your RSS reader.
The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Apple and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.