Google has been looking to make a statement with its Chromebook line for some time now, and it’s continuing its push for affordable laptops by announcing a new Chromebook from Samsung that’s just $249. The laptop has an 11.6-inch display and features an ARM processor, which is certainly a rare thing to find in laptops these days.
The new Chromebook features 16GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, Bluetooth, WiFi, and an SD card slot to expand the storage past its built-in 16GB. The laptop weighs just 2.5 pounds and is only 0.8 inches thick. On the sides you’ll find two USB ports and an HDMI-out port. Google says that all of the internal hardware is designed to keep the price down while keeping the device fast. In fact, the company says it’s able to run 1080p video at 30fps without a problem.
The Exynos 5 Dual ARM processor means that there are no fans and no moving parts of any kind inside the laptop, and the chip’s low power consumption allows the machine to run on battery for approximately 6.5 hours. The 11.6-inch display has a resolution of 1366
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