Samsung’s new entry-level Chrome OS computer, the $ 299 Galaxy Chromebook Go app, can be purchased now On the Samsung website and other resellers. While only the Wi-Fi model will be available on Thursday, Samsung plans to offer the LTE model in the coming weeks, which should be a nice added benefit for web browsing on the go.
The modest price of the Galaxy Chromebook Go seems to be reflected in its features. It has a 14-inch 1366 x 768 HD display, which is a clear step forward from the 4K OLED panel. $ 549 Galaxy Chromebook 2. It also works with an Intel Celeron N4500 processor and 4GB of RAM, which isn’t likely to set the world on fire, but it should be enough for casual Chrome use.
Samsung claims that the Galaxy Chromebook Gon 5480mAh battery should last 12 hours on a single charge, which compared to the Chromebook 2 about seven hours of battery life (in our tests) is great, but is probably also related to the differences in display and processors between the two models. The internal storage is 32GB (expandable if you have a handy microSD card), and the Chromebook Go includes one USB-A 3.2 port, two USB-C ports, a headphone jack, and a microSD card reader.
You can check Our Chromebook guide if you’re in the market for a new lightweight laptop, but if Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook Go speaks to you (and you don’t expect LTE), you can buy it now Samsung store.