TNW Chinese station reported on January 5
Samsung started developing Chromebook notebooks in 2011. At present, Samsung is preparing to release the new Chromebook Plus and Pro. These new products can run from the Google Play Store Android application, but also the first with a stylus Chromebook.
These two Chromebooks have different processor and integrated graphics. Plus equipped with a custom ARM processor, and Pro uses a faster Intel Core processor m3. Other parameters are the same:
- 12.3 inch, 2400x1600 touch screen
- 3: 2 aspect ratio
- Support for pressure sensitive stylus
- 32GB e.MMC memory card
- 720p camera
- 4GB RAM
- Up to 8 hours of battery life
- 2.38 pounds (about 1.08 kg), metal design
Samsung's new Chromebook has narrowed the border, stylus on the side, looks like an extended version of Note 7 stylus. After the screen flips, the notebook will become the tablet mode.
Google in September last year to make Chromebook support for Android applications (news released in May), but only a few products to support this feature. For students who like handwritten notes, support for styluses will make Chromebooks more useful.
The Chromebook Plus will be available in February, starting at $ 449. Chromebook Pro will be available this spring and prices are not yet available.