Samsung Adds Chromebook 2

Category leader steps out with Gen. 2
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Category leader steps out with Gen. 2

   Ridgefield Park, N.J. – Among the leaders in the Chromebook space, Samsung recently unveiled its spin on the Chromebook 2, ringing in at a $250 suggested retail.

Samsung’s Chromebook 2 offers an 11.6-inch 1366-by-768 screen, powerful Intel Celeron (N2840) Bay Trail processor, with speeds up to 2.58GHz and 1 MB L2 cache, for "blazing fast" performance, Samsung said.

Other features include overall system memory of 2GB, eMMc technology and a storage capacity of 16GB.

The Samsung Chromebook 2 also offers high-powered speakers with enhanced low range round and high definition audio.

The Chromebook 2 is said to offer up to nine hours of battery life per charge and adds a built-in 720p HD web camera, an internal microphone and a 2.6 pound design, measuring half an inch thin.

The Samsung Chromebook 2 carries a $249.95 suggested retail and is available for pre-order on, with availability expected the week of October 20, 2014.


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