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CES 2016 | Samsung unveils Chromebook 3 laptop

Samsung Chromebook 3 laptop with Intel Celeron N3050 and up to 4 GB RAM
Samsung Chromebook 3
This new Chrome OS-powered laptop is powered by the Intel Celeron N3050 processor, has a modest 11.6-inch display, 2 GB or 4 GB of memory, and Samsung promises up to 11 hours of battery life.

The third iteration of Samsung's Chrome OS-powered laptop has been unveiled at CES earlier this week. According to the official press release, the Chromebook 3 offers "speed, simplicity and security in a compact, lightweight form factor." Thanks to these attributes, Samsung's new laptop is an ideal choice for consumers and schools, as well as businesses who need affordable flexibility on the go.

Samsung Chromebook 3 has the following specs and features:

  • Processor: Intel Celeron N3050
  • Memory/Storage: 2 GB or 4 GB; 16 GB eMMC internal storage and microSD support
  • Display: 11.6-inch anti-glare with 1,366X768 pixels
  • Camera: 720p webcam
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 ac 2X2, Bluetooth 4.0, 1XUSB 3.0, 1XUSB 2.0, HDMI
  • Operating system: Chrome OS
  • Weight/Dimensions: 2.53 pounds; 11.36X8.04X0.70 inches
  • Battery/Autonomy: 33 Wh; up to 11 hours

This new Chrome OS machine also features a reinforced metal body for improved durability, as well as an ergonomic keyboard with UL certified curved keycaps.

There is no detailed information on pricing and availability out yet, but the Samsung Chromebook 3 should hit the market this quarter, so stay tuned.

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Codrut Nistor, 2016-01- 7 (Update: 2016-01- 7)
Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - News Editor
Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.