Samsung has priced the 3G Model Chromebook at $330
Samsung has unveiled the price of its new cloud-focused laptop, Chromebook at $329.99, which was a product made in collaboration with Google, and was called as ‘computer for everyone’, pinching as a second or third computer for home use.
This machine will go on sale from 22nd October 2012 and is available on pre-order sales through leading online retailers including, Amazon, Best Buy, etc.
This laptop is a lighter and stronger, weighing 2.5 pounds and measures only 0.8 inches thick, and runs on Chrome OS. has an 11.6-inch screen with the resolution of 1366×768 and supports 1080p video playback as well as Bluetooth 3.0. It is built in with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of flash storage. This machine is equipped with a Samsung’s own ARM Cortex-A15 processor, which promises to boot up in 7 seconds and provided 6.5 hours of battery life. It also comes with one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port, is rated at hours of battery life and includes 100GB of free cloud storage on Google Drive.
It is also revealed that this laptop is not as powerful as the Samsungs previous models. The key function of Chromebooks is that, it can tap into applications that are available over the internet. Therefore, it requires a broadband connection to make use of it. And for the users who shift from the Wi-Fi-only version to the 3G-capable Samsung Chromebook have to pay additional amount of about $50, according to the listing in the Amazon site.
In United Kindom, The Samsung Chromebook is priced at £229 and it is available from 22 October in store, as this laptop is carried in 30 high-street stores, apart from online retailers.
On its Chromebooks page, Google stated that, “Admins can easily deploy and control a fleet of devices, including setting user, device and app policies, via the web-based management console”.
Moreover, Verizon is offering the 3G Chromebook with two years of data usage, up to 100MB per month.