The start of the year announcements for a lot of devices had been made at the CES 2017 event. Among them was Samsung’s new Chromebook devices which have impressed attendees and even much more so those that have found out about it online.
The official unveiling featured a couple details about the device but we weren’t informed about the release date for this product. Now, however, we can prepare for a release date as Amazon listings gave away the new Chromebook’s launch. According to the aforementioned Amazon listings, it seems that Samsung Chromebook Plus will be arriving on the 12th of February. If you want to buy one, you will have to shell out $450 for the device.
The specifications for the device are also known. Check out the specs bellow to get a first impression about what the Chromebook is capable of.
- Display: 12.3 inches;
- Memory: 4 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage capacity, microSD card support;
- Processor: 2GHz tablet-grade;
- Battery: Average size, 10 hour support.
With the release of the new Samsung Chromebook, the full list of specifications and features will become available for the general public. Until then, all that is left is to wait and see if anything else pops up before the launch date.
Alongside the Chrome Plus, Samsung also announced the Chromebook Pro, which is supposedly an improved version of the device, featuring several improvements including a superior processor that uses laptop grade technology. With the Chromebook Plus set for a February 12 release, it is still uncertain whether the Pro version will join it or not.
For those that aren’t familiar with the concept, a Chromebook is a laptop-like device that runs on Google’s ChromeOS operating system. Based on ChromeOS and featuring Android apps and capabilities, Chromebooks are very productive in work and education environments. Chromebooks operate almost entirely on cloud, meaning that only a small fraction of data will actually be stored on the device itself.
While this type of device succeeds in some environments, it’s not very popular in others such as gaming or hard, processor-heavy task oriented activities.