Samsung expands its commitment to QLED technology After implementing it for several years on its televisions, it now moves these panels with quantum dots to the world of Chromebook. The new Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 is the first device of its kind to incorporate one of these panels, equivalent to the LCD but with better contrast, brightness, and color.
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 represents well what ChromeOS-enabled devices have to offer. We have a convertible with a touch screen, a stylish design, and stereo speakers combined with an amplifier that promises sound with 178% more volume than the competition.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 Features
|Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2|
|Dimensions and Weight||304.9 x 203.2 x 13.9 mm|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-10110U|
Intel Celeron 5205U
|Memory||4 / 8GB LPDDR3|
|Storage||64/128 GB + microSD|
camera Stereo speakers 5W x2
|Others||Backlit keyboard, WiFi 6, BT 5.0, pen holder, 2 x USB-C|
Intel Core 10th Gen Processor and up to 8 GB RAM
This is a convertible with a 13.3-inch panel and FullHD resolution. For the first time in a Chromebook, Samsung incorporates a QLED panel, an alternative to AMOLED panels.
It is a rather stylish device, weighing 1.23 kilograms and 13.9 millimeters thick. Built-in aluminum and with a backlit keyboard, Samsung also incorporates two 5W stereo speakers to provide sound beyond the most basic devices.
Inside the Galaxy Chromebook 2, there is a tenth generation Intel Core i3 or an Intel Celeron 5205U, depending on the market. There are also several models, some with 4 GB and others with 8 GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 offers WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, while at port level there are two USB-Cs, a MicroSD slot, and a 3.5mm jack. The battery is 45.5 Wh, although the company does not specify the number of hours of battery life it will achieve.
Beyond the touch panel, Chromebook 2 is compatible with USI electronic sticks and supports up to 4096 levels of sensitivity.
Prices and Availability Galaxy Chromebook 2
The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 will be available in two colors, one model with red housing and another with a dark gray. The base model with Intel Celeron and 4 GB of RAM starts at $549, while the version with the Intel Core i3, 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage will be available for $699.
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