New offerings from Samsung
This week Google unveiled new Chromebooks and a Chromebox computers in conjunction with Samsung. The new machines are running the latest version of the Google Chrome OS, the Chromebooks are in the Samsung Series 5, and the Chromebox is in the Samsung Series 3 family. The Chromebox is definitely the more interesting of the new offerings and falls in the small form factor around at 7.6 x 7.6 x 1.3".
The Chromebox has support for up to two displays and uses an Intel Celeron B840 dual core processor at 1.9 GHz, 4 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage for $329.99. The two new Chromebooks have 12.1-inch screens supporting 1280 x 800 resolution, battery life of up to six hours, and Intel Celeron 867 1.3 GHz processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage. The difference in the two models is that the H01 version has integrated 3G connectivity for $549.91 while the version lacking 3G is $449.99.