Google-Samsung Announces Newest Chromebox and Chromebook

By Gadgetenthusiast | May 30, 2012 | News

Chromebox is a mini CPU with Chorme OS

Chromebox and Chromebooks

Google and Samsung on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 announced newest Chromebox and Chromebook yesterday. Both devices were present and supported by the Chrome cloud-based Operating System from Google’s developed for speed serving.

Chromebox released last year. Chromebox is a mini CPU. This product reminds us on Apple’s Mac Mini is developed. While Chromebook is a notebook that runs a Chrome operating system.

In the latest products, both Google and Samsung claims there is an update to the Chrome operating system. The newest operating system is claimed more faster 2.5 to 3 times compared to the old version.

In the latest version of the Chrome OS, there are a number of updates, Among other internet and web support to a more optimal than the previous version.

Desktop display is also more fresh and innovative. Previously, the appearance of the desktop chrome like a traditional desktop. In the latest version, there is a short cut to the application icon. As Windows 7, the icon in Chrome can be pulled to the bottom of the screen. Users can also open multiple screens simultaneously.

Chromebook itself reportedly will come with 12.1-inch screen display, Intel Core processor, 4 GB RAM, an HD camera, two USB 2.0 ports and a battery that is able to support the device continuously for 6 hours.

While Chromebox according to the narrative sources at BGR website, said to be similar to Apple’s Mac mini, this device is also pinned four additional USB 2.0 ports.

Both devices were also supported by the dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n and Gigbit ethernet. Only Chromebook granted with additional 3G connectivity options features.

Chromebox Specifications

Intel Core processor
4GB RAM
Dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
2x DisplayPort++ Output (compatible with HDMI, DVI, VGA)
DVI single link output
Bluetooth 3.0 compatible
Kensington key lock compatible

Chromebook 5 550 Specifications

12.1-inch (1280×800) display
3.3 lbs / 1.48 kg
6 hours of continuous usage
Intel Core processor
4 GB RAM
Built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Gigabit ethernet, and 3G modem (opt) 1
HD Camera
2 USB 2.0 ports
4-in-1 memory card slot
DisplayPort++ Output (compatible with HDMI, DVI, VGA)

Chromebook series 5 550 will be marketed with prices starting at 449 USD. And For Chromebox, will be sell with price approximately at 329 USD.


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