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March 20, 2014

Samsung Chromebook 2 Series available in the UK in May

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Samsung has announced that customers in the UK will be able to buy the Chromebook 2 series from May 2014. Available in 11.6 and 13.3-inch versions, the 11.6-inch black device will be able to buy from selected retailers from 1 May, and the 11.6-inch white device and 13.6-inch devices from 12 May.
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The new models offer faster performance, longer battery life and a slim, light build, all enhanced by a durable textured lid and elegant stitched design. The 13.3-inch model also features a Full HD (1920×1080) resolution screen, so whatever you are viewing, whether it be for work, teaching, learning, or entertainment, you can enjoy in crystal clear clarity.

Chromebook 2 Series Specifications:

Category

Details

11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 2

13.3-inch Samsung Chromebook 2

Display

Size

11.6”

13.3”

Resolution

HD LED Display (1366 x 768)

Full HD LED Display (1920 x 1080)

Performance

OS

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Processor

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (1.9GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (2.1GHz, 2MB L2 Cache

Memory**

2GB DDR3L System Memory at 1600MHz (onboard)

4GB DDR3L System Memory at 1600MHz (onboard)

Storage

16GB e.MMC iNAND™ Embedded Flash Drive

16GB e.MMC iNAND™ Embedded Flash Drive

Camera

720p HD Web Camera

720p HD Web Camera

Battery Life

Battery Life

Up to 8 hours

Up to 8.5 hours

Dimensions

Dimensions

11.40″ x 8.06″ x 0.66″

29cm x 20.5cm x 1.7cm

12.72″ x 8.80″ x 0.65″

32.4cm x 22.4cm x 1.7 cm

Weight

2.43 pounds

1.1 kilos

3.09 pounds

1.4 kilos

Colour

Jet Black, Classic White

Luminous Titan Gray

Ports

Ports

1 HDMI, 1 USB3.0, 1 USB2.0, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, Headphone out/Mic-in Combo, DC-in

1 HDMI, 1 USB3.0, 1 USB2.0, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, Headphone out/Mic-in Combo, DC-in

*All functionality, features, specifications, and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
** Memory options may be varied by product model or available regions

Dixons retail have told us they will be stocking all Chromebooks at PC World stores, and we are waiting for them to tell us the prices.

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Source: Samsung Global Tomorrow

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini