Samsung launches Chromebook 2 Series
Amman, March 16, 2014
Samsung Electronics has launched its Chromebook 2 Series.
The new models, available in 11.6- and 13.3-inch configurations, features faster performance, longer battery life and a slim, light build enhanced by a durable textured lid and elegant stitched design, said a statement.
The 13.3-inch model also features a full HD (1920x1080) resolution screen, enabling users to enjoy vibrant visuals for work, teaching and learning, and entertainment, it said.
Mike Abary, senior vice president of consumer IT product marketing, said: “Since we introduced our first Chromebook in 2011, Samsung has been committed to continually developing our designs and features to meet our users’ ever-changing needs, while staying true to the core Chromebook attributes of simplicity, speed and security.”
Tod Pike, senior vice president at Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division, said: “Chromebooks are particularly important in the education space – according to Future source, one in four devices now sold into K-12 schools in the US are Chromebooks – so we’ve designed our latest models with students and teachers in mind, including features like rapid start times, longer battery life and easy-to-grip design.”
Samsung’s energy-efficient Exynos 5 Octa processors allow for effortless multitasking and rapid rendering of graphics and videos, with up to 8.5 hours of battery life, said the statement.
The Chromebook 2 Series comes preloaded with a software package valued at more than $100, which includes smartphone access and data management service Air Droid Premium, task management and collaboration app Wunderlist Pro, and LittleBridge.com, an English learning app.
Using the web-based console – available with support from Google for $30 per device for schools – the chromebooks can be centrally managed, making it easy for educators to configure a set of laptops across the classroom or the entire school. - TradeArabia News Service