Samsung presented Galaxy Chromebook 2 today and we are going to talk about its specs, price, and release date. The first model’s price was too high and the new model will be much more affordable while maintaining the premium character of the series.
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Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 specs
That’s where these QLED screens come in, it is a clear reduction in quality compared to the outstanding AMOLED 4K that the original model had. It also lowers the resolution to 1080p. Another strategy of the company is to offer different versions of processors to achieve a more economical base model and in fact, this version starts with a price that is almost half of the first model.
Samsung maintains the screen size at 13.3 inches and the 360-degree hinge system. As for the internal hardware, Samsung offers two configurations with Intel Comet Lake processors and different amount of RAM and storage:
- Intel Celeron 5205U / 4GB RAM / 64GB storage
- Intel Core i3-10110U / 8GB RAM / 128GB storage
Galaxy Chromebook 2 maintains the premium aluminum chassis and a very reduced thickness and weight (1.23 kg). It features a redesigned backlit keyboard with wider keys and pen support with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, ideal for making the most of the multi-touch panel for tasks such as note-taking or photo editing.
It has two USB type C ports, stereo speakers, a headphone jack, and a microSD card reader. It has improved wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 support, in addition to Bluetooth 5, HD webcam, and a battery with a 45.5Wh capacity.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 price and release date
With the latest version of the Chrome OS system, the Galaxy Chromebook 2 will be available for $549. Much cheaper than the original model. It will be sold in gray and red finishes.
One of the most attractive Chromebooks of last year returns in 2021 at a price for all audiences, but without improving on the original model that was spectacular and much more expensive.