Yesterday, Google unveiled a new Samsung Chromebook, which is now available for pre-order at $249 only. The laptop weighs around 2.5 pounds, which is one of the lightest laptops in the market. Now, a listing has appeared on Samsung’s official website that a 3G enabled option is also be available priced at $329.99.
The ARM based Chromebook has an 11.6inch,1366×768 display, powered by 1.7GHz dual-core Exynos 5250 chip, high resolution video (in 1080p), 2GB of RAM, and 16GB solid state drive.
This Chromebook runs on ARM Cortex A15 processor known as the Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Processor. It includes a VGA camera and ports for USB2.0 and 3.0, as well as HDMI.There is also built-in dual band Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 compatibility.
Sundar Pichai, Senior vice president for Chrome & Apps at Google reports that, “In order to have one, two or more computers around the house, they need to be easy to use and much more affordable. So together with Samsung, we designed a new laptop—the new Samsung Chromebook for $249—the computer for everyone.”
This 0.8inches thick laptop has more than 6 hours of battery life and 100GB of storage on Google drive. The system can boot up in less than 10 seconds and resumes instantly. You can also use Google products like Gmail, Drive, Search, Maps, YouTube, Play or Google+ Hangouts, everything easily on this system.
Today, a listing has found at Samsung’s website that shows the Samsung Chromebook is available in pre-order for $329.99. The 3G Chromebook comes with 2 years of up to 100MB of free data per month from Verizon.
The new Samsung Chromebook is also available for pre-order from Amazon, Best Buy, PC World and other retailers. Next week it will hit the stores from these same online retailers as well as the Google Play store. You can also buy it at over 500 Best Buy stores across the U.S and over 30 PC World and Currys stores in the U.K.