Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 with QLED display goes official

Samsung’s first Chromebook with QLED display comes with Intel Core i3 processor, Wi-Fi 6, and a Smart AMP feature. 

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 14:01 IST
Galaxy Chromebook 2 launched
Galaxy Chromebook 2 launched (Samsung )
Galaxy Chromebook 2 launched
Galaxy Chromebook 2 launched (Samsung )

Samsung has introduced a new Galaxy Chromebook 2 ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021. It is also Samsung's first Chromebook to come with a QLED display. The Chromebook 2 is priced at $550 ( 40,000 approximately).

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 is available in Mercury Gray and Fiesta Red colour options. The device is expected to hit the US market by the end of the first quarter of the year.

“Now work can be just as fun as play, thanks to the world's first QLED Chromebook. Dive into your favorite past-times, study into the night or present your next big idea with a larger-than-life color display. Plus, with a powerful, fast Intel Core processor and a battery that works around the clock, this sleek, compact Chromebook has everything you need to stay connected and in the moment,” said Samsung on its website.

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Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 comes with a 13.3-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display. It also supports HDR. The device runs on Intel Core i3 processor coupled with 4GB/8GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage. The Galaxy Chromebook 2 also has a microSD card slot for additional storage. A 45.5 Wh battery powers the device.

The Chromebook 2 also Wi-Fi 6 connectivity along with Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The device also sports a Smart AMP feature, which is said to be 78% louder than normal amps. For video calls, it has an HD camera.

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The Chromebook 2 builds on the Chromebook Samsung had introduced last year. The 2020 model was also Samsung's first Chromebook to offer a 4K AMOLED display. It was priced at $999 ( 73,000 approximately). According to an Endgadget report, Samsung Galaxy Chromebook did offer good looks but suffered major in the battery life department. The new Chromebook with lower display resolution is unlikely to face the same issues, it added.

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First Published Date: 08 Jan, 08:28 IST
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