Samsung Announces Chromebook 2 Series; To Be Available From April

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Samsung Electronics has announced today the launch of the Chromebook 2 Series in 11.6- and 13.3-inch screen sizes, which will go on sale in US from April for $319.99 (11.6 inches), while the 13.3-inch model will be available for $399.99.

Chromebook2_JetBlack-HR (1)The Chromebook 2 series is sleek and elegant in design.  The 11” model weighs just 2.5 pounds and it is lightweight to carry. The lid features the stylish stitched design of the Samsung GALAXY Note 3, which adds to the sophisticated look.

“Since we introduced our first Chromebook in 2011, Samsung has been committed to continually developing our designs and features to meet our users’ ever-changing needs, while staying true to the core Chromebook attributes of simplicity, speed and security,” said Mike Abary, senior vice president of consumer IT product marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “Samsung has been the top selling consumer Chromebook brand for the past three years and we’ll continue to grow our leadership position in this space with the launch of the Chromebook 2 Series.”

The new Chromebooks 2 are equipped with Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa processor, which has been clocked at 1.9GHz in 11.6-inch model and 2.1GHz in 13.3-inch model. Both the models are equipped with 4GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 720p HD webcam, and GoogleChrome OS. These devices have battery life of upto 8.5 hours.The 11.6-inch model has a 1366x768p resolution display whereas 13.3 inch model comes with full HD 1920x1080p display.

The Chromebook 2 Series comes preloaded with a software package valued at more than $100. It includes smartphone access and data management service Air Droid Premium, task management and collaboration app Wunderlist Pro, and LittleBridge.com, an English learning app.

Key Features : 

Category

Details

11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 2

13.3-inch Samsung Chromebook 2

Display

Size

11.6”

13.3”

Resolution

HD LED Display (1366 x 768)

Full HD LED Display (1920 x 1080)

Performance

OS

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Processor

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (1.9GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (2.1GHz, 2MB L2 Cache

Memory2

4GB DDR3L System Memory at 1600MHz (onboard)

4GB DDR3L System Memory at 1600MHz (onboard)

Storage3

16GB e.MMC iNAND™ Embedded Flash Drive

16GB e.MMC iNAND™ Embedded Flash Drive

Camera

720p HD Web Camera

720p HD Web Camera

Battery Life

Battery Life4

Up to 8 hours

Up to 8.5 hours

Dimensions

Dimensions

11.40″ x 8.06″ x 0.66″

12.72″ x 8.80″ x 0.65″

Weight

2.43 pounds

3.09 pounds

Color

Jet Black, Classic White

Luminous Titan Gray

Ports

Ports

1 HDMI, 1 USB3.0, 1 USB2.0, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, Headphone out/Mic-in Combo, DC-in

1 HDMI, 1 USB3.0, 1 USB2.0, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, Headphone out/Mic-in Combo, DC-in

Availability

MSRP

$319.99

$399.99

Availability Date

April 2014

April 2014

 

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