Google announces $249 Samsung Chromebook





Google has just announced a brand new Chromebook in United States and United Kingdom. Priced at just $249, this is Google’s latest attempt to tap the always online crowd, which does not need too much processing power in its computer.

Built by Samsung, this Chromebook will go on pre-order in US at 12pm PST today. It features a 11.6-inch 1266x768p display, Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Processor, VGA camera, HDMI port, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi,  and two USB ports.

According to Google, the Chromebook is capable of offering upto 6.5 hours of battery backup and weighs just 1.1 kgs. Search giant is also offering 100GB of Google Driver storage with the Chromebook, which already houses a 16GB SSD. There is also 2GB RAM on-board.

As the name suggests, Chromebooks runs on Chrome OS, which is slightly glorified version of Chrome browser that most of us use every day. The Chromebook will also include Google Now integration, which was first seen in Android 4.1 aka Jelly Bean.

“A few years ago, we set out on a journey to build a better computer that’s faster, simpler and more secure. When we introduced a few Chromebooks into the market, many of you early adopters joined us on this journey. For folks living entirely in the cloud, the Chromebook is now a primary computer,” noted Sundar Pichai , SVP, Chrome & Apps, Google in a blog post.

The Samsung Chromebook can be pre-ordered online from Amazon, Best Buy, PC World and other retailers, which will start shipping it next week. The Chromebook will also be available from Google Play store next week.

Interested buyers will also be able buy Samsung Chromebook at over 500 Best Buy stores across the U.S and over 30 PC World and Currys stores in the U.K.

chrome for everyone

6 thoughts on “Google announces $249 Samsung Chromebook

  1. Thank you, I have just been searching for information about this topic for a while and yours is the best I’ve discovered so far. But, what in regards to the conclusion? Are you certain about the source?|What i do not realize is in truth how you’re no longer actually a lot more well-preferred than you may be right now. You are very intelligent.

  2. hello there and thank you for your info ? I’ve definitely picked up something new from proper here. I did on the other hand experience some technical issues using this website, since I skilled to reload the site a lot of times previous to I may get it to load correctly. I had been puzzling over if your hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, however sluggish loading circumstances instances will very frequently have an effect on your placement in google and can harm your high-quality ranking if advertising and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I am including this RSS to my e-mail and could glance out for a lot extra of your respective exciting content. Ensure that you update this once more very soon..

  3. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wanted to say that I’ve truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. After all I’ll be subscribing on your feed and I am hoping you write again soon!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s