|Samsung Google Chrome Book $250|
The wifi only Google Chromebook as captured the no.1 spot on the Amazon.com best sellers list with beating the MacBook Air.The 3G Chromebook comes in third place
on the Amazon best sellers list.
Google has not yet shipped the Chromebooks out to retailers yet but Best Buy say that if you pre order it you will more than likely get the Chromebook in six to ten days. With the Chromebook the web is still the main focus of the OS and uses apps like Gmail and Google Drive for storage.
The computer is the best user friendly computers out there as Samsung and Google are trying to market it in that way saying that the Chromebook does updates on its own and has minimal maintenance requirements. Google also claims that the new system boots up in less than 10 seconds.
Users that buy a Chromebook also get 100GB on Google Drive for 2 years. The Chromebook is squarely aimed at people who want another device lying around the house, but don’t expect it to do much more than browsing, word processing, and maybe watching the occasional video on Youtube. There is plently of good things packed into the $249 price tag for the Chromebook.
Google, Samsung Chromebook Specs
1366×768 resolution; 200nit brightness
2.43 lbs (1.1.kg)
Less than 0.8 inches thick (17.5 mm)
Over 6.5 hours
Samsung Exynos 5250
16GB SSD (Google is including 100GB free online storage)
1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, combo headphone/mic jack, secure digital memory slot, HDMI Port
Bluetooth 3.0TM Compatible
1.5W speaker X 2
Full-size Chrome keyboard
802.11 abg/n 2×2
$249 USD / 229 GBP