Samsung’s new entry-level Chrome OS laptop computer, the $299 Galaxy Chromebook Go, is on the market to buy now at Samsung’s web site and different retailers. Whereas solely the Wi-Fi mannequin is on the market Thursday, Samsung plans to supply an LTE mannequin within the coming weeks, which must be a pleasant further perk for net searching on the go.
The Galaxy Chromebook Go’s modest value appears to be mirrored in its options. It’s obtained a 14-inch 1366 x 768 HD show, a particular step down from the 4K OLED panel that shipped on the $549 Galaxy Chromebook 2. It’s additionally working with an Intel Celeron N4500 processor and 4GB of RAM, which most likely gained’t set the world on hearth, however must be sufficient for informal Chrome use.
Samsung claims the Galaxy Chromebook Go’s 5480mAh battery ought to final 12 hours on a single cost, which compared to the Chromebook 2’s round seven-hour battery life (in our assessments) is nice, but additionally might be associated to the variations in show and processors between the 2 fashions. Inner storage is available in at 32GB (expandable when you’ve obtained a microSD card helpful) and the Chromebook Go consists of one USB-A 3.2 port, two USB-C ports, a headphone jack, and a microSD card reader.
You may try our Chromebook information when you’re out there for a brand new light-weight laptop computer, but when Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook Go speaks to you (and also you’re not ready for LTE), you should purchase it now from Samsung’s retailer.