Samsung introduced the US availability of the Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 on Friday. First introduced on the finish of March within the UK, the two-in-one is a successor of kinds to one of many firm’s finest Chromebooks, the Chromebook Plus V2 (it is really nonetheless out there, regardless of being launched in 2018).
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 was designed with college students in thoughts, Samsung stated in its announcement. The 2-in-one begins at $430, or £419 within the UK. (Pricing for Australia wasn’t introduced, however the UK worth converts to AU$740.) The Chromebook includes a 12.4-inch, 2,560×1,600-pixel, LED touchscreen with a brightness of 350 nits. Its 16:10 facet ratio provides you extra vertical room to work in contrast with the 16:9 11.6-inch Chromebooks sometimes utilized in colleges. A 720p webcam is inbuilt above the show as effectively.
Inside is a lower-end Intel Celeron N4500 processor and configurations can have 4GB of LPDDR4x and both 64GB or 128GB of eMMC reminiscence for storage. Two USB-C ports and a USB 3.2 Kind-A port, a combo 3.5mm headphone jack, a microSD card slot and Wi-Fi 6 spherical out the package deal.
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 is decidedly a step down from final 12 months’s Galaxy Chromebook 2, which can be a two-in-one. Nonetheless, it ought to be a very good match for classwork, particularly with its taller show. Whereas Chromebook gross sales have been robust throughout the peak of the pandemic, gross sales slowed within the first quarter of 2022. The Galaxy Chromebook 2 360’s lower cost and student-friendly design would possibly assist it stand out with back-to-school customers.
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