Expanding the range of devices Chromebook, Samsung has announced a new generation Chromebook 2. South Korean giant is ready to release several new Chromebooks, among which there are two basic models – with 11.6 and 13.3 inch screen configuration. The devices will be available for sale starting in April. The exact date is not yet known writes gadget news blog.
11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 will be sold at the manufacturer’s recommended price – 319.99 dollars, while the 13.3-inch model – for 399.99 dollars.
The new line of Chromebooks will be running an operating system Google Chrome OS, not Windows and Linux, as was the case with their predecessors.
11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 is equipped with a HD LED display with 1366 × 768 pixels, while its 13.3-inch “classmate” – full-HD LED display with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. Both models have the original finish cover, textured under the skin, like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Among other specifications 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 I would like to note the presence of a powerful processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, overclocked to 1.9 GHz, 4 GB of RAM DDR3L, 16 gigabytes of non-volatile memory, and a battery that provides 8 hours of continuous operation without recharging.
Communications Chromebooks include one port HDMI, one USB 3.0 port and one port USB 2.0, as well as a slot for removable memory cards microSD. 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook will be available in two body classic white and black.
13.3-Inch Chromebooks new series has some excellent features. First, its processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa clocked at 2.1 GHz, and the battery provides longer battery life – up to 8 and a half hours. In addition the device has a capacity of 4 gigabytes of RAM and permanent memory capacity of 16 GB.
In connection with the “outside world” in the older models meet one HDMI port, one USB 3.0 port and two-port USB 2.0, as well as a card reader format microSD. 13.3-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 will only be available in the case of titanium color (Luminous Titan Gray).
According to a statement Samsung, Chromebook Series device 2 may be ideal for students and teachers participating in the educational program. Tod Pike, senior vice president of Samsung Enterprise Business Division reported the following:
“Chromebooks today are incredibly important for the educational segment. According to analyst Futuresource, today every fourth device sold in the school curriculum K-12 is the Chromebooks. Therefore, we have specially created design new devices with an eye on this category of users, both students and teachers. Nor do we forget such important characteristics as fast loading system, long battery life and user-friendly design. “