Samsung on Thursday a new budget Chromebook laptop known as “the computer for everyone.” The 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook, priced at $249 and is available for preorder now from Amazon, Best Buy and other retailers. It runs on Chrome OS and is very slim, measuring only 0.8 inches thick and weighing 2.5 pounds.
The device packs a Samsung-made ARM Cortex-A15 processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of flash storage. The screen resolution is 1,366 x 768, and the computer supports 1080p video playback as well as Bluetooth 3.0. 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.
The machine is less powerful than the Chromebooks Google unveiled earlier this year.