The South Korean giant Samsung has quietly launched Galaxy Chromebook Go in the market. This Chrome-OS based laptop is cheaper than the Galaxy Chromebook 2 that arrived in 2020. The new device features a 14-inch display and is powered by a dual-core Intel Celeron CPU.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go pricing and availability
As of now, the device has only been listed on the website whereas the availability details are yet to be revealed which is expected to be announced at Samsung Galaxy Mobile World Congress virtual event on June 28. But the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go is expected to come with a starting price of $350 or lower. To recall, the original Galaxy Chromebook was released in 2020 at a starting price tag of $1,000.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go specifications and features
Talking about the specs, the budget-friendly Galaxy Chromebook Go has a 14-inch TFT HD display instead of a 4K OLED screen though it is larger than its predecessor. It comes with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The new Samsung laptop is powered by a Celeron N4500 processor with Intel UHD integrated graphics. It should be noted that its predecessor Galaxy Chromebook 2 offers a Core i5 processor. It will be available with 4GB RAM and 8GB RAM LPDDR4X RAM as options and 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage variants. The storage can be expanded via a microSD card. It runs on Google’s Chrome operating system.
In addition to this, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go includes a webcam on top with an HD resolution of 720p along with a digital microphone. There are 1.5W dual speakers onboard as well. In terms of connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.1 wireless operation along with other options such as USB Type-C ports, a USB 3.2 port, and a 3.5mm headphone-microphone combo jack. The new Chromebook is backed by a 42.3Wh battery that comes with a 5W USB Type-C charger. The laptop measures 327.1×225.6×15.9mm and weighs at just 1.45Kg.
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