One of the most commented Chromebooks of last year is an update this month. Samsung today announced the second generation of its Chromebook Plus, which will include some updates, such as a second camera and a new processor.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) does not stray too far from the size and style of the original model that came out in early 2017. The device can still switch between laptop and tablet modes, and comes with a built-in stylus that It does not require any load for sketches and note taking on the fly.
The most important change you'll see is the processor, which is changing from an ARM-based chip to an Intel-based chip. The original Chromebook Plus used an ARM-based chip to help you run Android applications during the early days of Android support in Chrome OS; He even used a chip specifically chosen by Google for this purpose.
The ARM processor was the only real function definition between the Chromebook Plus and the Chromebook Pro, which they announced to each other at the beginning of last year. The Pro introduced the Intel Core processor a bit more resistant, and this new Plus model will also have an Intel processor, but the lower-end Celeron line. The chip must be faster, although it is possible that it does not run Android applications either. No announcement has been made about whether an updated Pro model is coming; we may not see an update there if this is the only change that reaches the Plus, and if we do, the difference would have to be something more significant.
A second 13 megapixel rear camera f / 1.9 will be added along with the front 1 megapixel camera for video conferencing with family, friends or customers. There is a MicroSD card reader for additional storage and two USB-C ports with 4K screen output capabilities. The 12.2-inch screen has a full 1080p screen and the computer can run approximately eight hours on a single charge.
Chromebook Plus (V2) will be available for purchase at Best Buy as of June 24 for $ 499.99.