Samsung is back with a second Chromebook. The Chromebook 2 Series has two models. An 11.6″ Chromebook and a 13.3″ model. With both models you’re promised everything that the Chromebook name offers: decent battery life, portability and of course affordability. ( Samsung was the leading Chromebook brand in the U.S. in 2013, accounting for more than 60 percent of overall market share, according to NPD.1)
The 13.3 inch Chromebook 2 has a full HD (1980 x 1080) screen (the 11 inch model has a 1366 x 768 display). That’s the only Chromebook to have an HD screen besides the Pixel model. Samsung is definitely trying to maintain their lead in Chromebook sales. The processor allows for a longer battery life (up to 8.5 hours according to the release.)
Samsung Chromebook 2 Series Specs:
Display: 11 inch (1366 x 768) and 13.3 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Cameras: 720 HP Front-facing camera (on both models)
Processor / RAM: Exynos 5 Octa (1.9 GHz on 11 inch / 2.1 Ghz on 13 inch) / 4 GB RAM (on both models)
Memory: 16 GB e.MMC (on both models)
Battery: up to 8 hours (on the 11 inch) / 8.5 hours (on 13 inch)
Connectivity / Ports : 1 HDMI, 1 USB 3.0, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, Headphone out/Mic-in Combo, DC-in (on both models)
OS: Google Chrome
Price: $319.99 for 11 inch / $399.99 for 13 inch (Available April 2014)
Features: Premium Apps: Air Droid Premium, task management and collaboration app Wunderlist Pro, and LittleBridge.com, (an English learning app)
The 11 inch model is available in both black and white. The 13 inch model is available in “Titan Gray”. The Chromebook 2 Series has the similar design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. They have the stitched borderline. Of course in true Chromebook fashion, the prices is affordable. The 11 inch will cost $319.99 and the 13″, 399.99. Both Chromebooks will be available in April 2014.
Lightning fast performance
The Samsung Chromebook 2 Series offers users nearly instant access to everything they need. It wakes up in less than one second and cold boots in less than ten. Samsung’s energy-efficient Exynos 5 Octa processors allow for effortless multitasking and rapid rendering of graphics and videos, so multimedia content never misses a beat.
Powerful productivity paired with rich multimedia
The 13.3-inch Chromebook 2 features a best-in-class, Full HD (1920×1080) display with 250nit brightness, perfect for viewing photos, video and more. It is also optimized for Google+ Hangouts messaging and video calling with enhanced audio quality on high-power speakers (2Wx2) and a noise reducing array microphone, helping conversations come alive on the high-resolution screen.
Find out more about Samsung’s Chromebook 2 series HERE.
Who’s going to upgrade their Chromebook with the Samsung Chromebook 2 series?
Samsung Chromebook 2 – White – 11.6 Inch
Samsung Chromebook 2 – Black- 11.6 Inch
Samsung Chromebook 2 – Titan Gray – 13.3 Inch