Samsung Chromebook 2 now with Intel processor
Samsung has just unveiled a new Chromebook portable powered by an Intel Celeron processor from the Bay Trail-T family. The 11-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 now has an Intel Celeron N2840 processor under the hood and is already available for pre-order for $249.99 USD directly from Samsung.
Samsung Chromebook 2 will be widely available via multiple retail channels later this week. Samsung only revealed on configuration for now, the NP900X3E-A02US. This Chromebook 2 has the following highlights:
- Processor: 2.58 GHz Intel Celeron Processor N2840 (fanless design)
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB DDR3L 1333 MHz; 16 GB internal eMMC storage
- Display: 11.6-inch LED with 1,366X768 pixels and anti-reflective technology
- Camera: 720p webcam certified for use with Google Hangouts
- Audio: 2X2W speakers, high definition
- Operating System: Google Chrome
- Autonomy: up to 9 hours
- Weight/Dimensions: 2.65 pounds; 11.40X8.60X0.66 inches
According to the official press release, this machine has a premium build that "is nearly seamless, supported by a strong metal frame from top to bottom and covered with a leather-like case, giving the Chromebook 2 the look of an expensive briefcase." We will get back to it as soon as it hits retail and more configurations become available.