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Google Unveils New Budget Samsung Laptop for $249

Aimed to be a “computer for everyone” the search-giant Google unveils its budget-friendly Samsung Chromebook laptop computer.

The newest Chromebook will feature a Samsung-made ARM Cortex-A15 processor running a Chrome OS, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of flash storage all housed in a sleek super-slim 11.6-inch, 0.8-inch thick frame and will weighs 2.5 pounds only. It has a screen resolution of 1366×768 and supports 1080p video playback. On the interface side, the budget laptop comes with a Bluetooth 3.0, with USB 2.0/3.0 support and rated hours of battery life. The package will also include a free 100GB cloud storage at Google Drive.

The latest Chromebook is already available for pre-order on major retailers, like Amazon for $249.

Given the specs and price above, Google tend to market this new Chromebook as add-on device to your home, a second or third device which the company feels less complicated and expensive than other device in the market. Do you think this new Chromebook will have a good chance to be a second or third computer for the family?

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