At the CES 2020 show in Las Vegas in early January, Intel said it would expand its partnership with Google to add Chromebooks to the Athena certification program. The launch was one of the first two products from Asus and Samsung, with Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook being released recently.
The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook is a 2-in-1 laptop built from a durable aluminum alloy and a CNC process that comes in fiesta red and mercury. The body is only 9.9mm thick and weighs about 1.04Kg. It comes with a 13.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a resolution of 4K UHD, which is also the first 4K AMOLED screen Chromebook notebook on the market. The screen border is only 3.9mm, supports 360-degree flip, and is HDR 400 compliant.
As a high-end Chromebook, it also integrates samsung S-Pen stylus (the side of the body can be accepted), the keyboard supports backlight, also supports fingerprint recognition, the top of the screen with a million cameras, for easy photo-taking in tablet mode, the keyboard is also equipped with an 8-megapixel camera.
In terms of hardware configuration, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook features an Intel 10th generation Core i5-10210U (14nm Comet Comet) processor, offering 8GB LPDDR3/256GB PCIe SSD, 16GB LPDDR3 memory/1TB PCIe SSD. In addition, the machine uses a fanless passive heat-dissipating module for zero noise operation, although the suppression effect of the Core i5 processor is not yet known.
In other respects, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook features a 49 Wh battery, 2.4/5GHz dual-band wireless connectivity and Bluetooth, dual USB-C connector, card reader and 3.5mm headphone jack, and extended storage with microSD/UFS card to run the Chrome OS system.
The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook will go on sale on April 6, with overseas prices starting at $999 (about 7,008 yuan).