One may wonder what future holds for Google's Gentoo Linux based ChromeOS. The initial sales of Samsung and Acer Chromebook was not impressive. There were many reasons for the slow sales of the Chromebooks, but the future is bright as we move towards cloud-based computing.
The ChromesOS is gaining popularity among hardware players, after Samsung and Acer now Sony is also joining the elite Chromebook club. Sony has reportedly submitted a filing for its first Chromebook to FCC. FCC E-filing is showing a Sony device which fits the bill of a Chromebook. Any doubt over it being a Chromebook is removed on the 'manual' page which specifically points at ChromOS:
We don't know much about the hardware at the moment, but looking at the pictures we can deduce that there is a front-facing camera, headphone port, micrphone port, HDMI output, SD card reader, 2 USB ports, and 11.6-inch screen.