Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Chromebook last month, and it is the best Chromebook we’ve ever seen. The company had earlier mentioned that the laptop would be available in Q1 of this year. However, it looks like the availability might be delayed by a bit.
Best Buy has now listed the Galaxy Chromebook on its website, and the advertised release date is April 6, which is a week or two from the original release timeframe. However, there’s a possibility of Samsung selling the laptop through its own website a week ahead of Best Buy. The South Korean firm now has a dedicated webpage for the Galaxy Chromebook, and it lists LTE as one of its features, something that wasn’t revealed during the unveiling last month.
Galaxy Chromebook – A rundown of specifications
The Galaxy Chromebook is a convertible laptop with a flip-and-fold design. It features a 13.3-inch 4K Super AMOLED touchscreen with a thin 3.4mm frame on three sides. It also comes with an S Pen for drawing and jotting down notes. It runs Chrome OS and is equipped with a 10th Gen. Intel Core i5 (10210U) processor, 8GB/16GB RAM, and 256GB/1TB PCIe NVMe SSD. There’s a microSD/UFS combo card slot for storage expansion and a backlit keyboard.
Samsung’s latest Chromebook also features LTE, Wi-Fi 6 (also known as Wi-Fi ax), two USB Type-C ports, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It weighs 1.03kg and has 2W stereo speakers, dual-array microphones, 1MP webcam, and an 8MP rear-facing camera (in flip mode). The laptop will get the DisplayHDR400 certification and HDR10 video playback via a software update. With a 49.2Wh battery, it can last up to 9 hours on a single charge.
The Galaxy Chromebook will be available in two colors: Fiesta Red and Mercury Gray. Samsung built this Chromebook in partnership with Intel to pass the Project Athena innovation program.