January 16th, 2017
We reported several months back that Samsung was working on a new Chromebook which will according to the rumors, would feature a 12inch display. Now Evleaks has shared the very first image of the new device and new information confirms that previous rumors of a 12″ device are wrong, instead there will be 2 models. The image of the new Chromebook show that it will have a fake-leather finish similar to the Galaxy Note 3 with the “Chromebook” logo on the left side.
According to Sammobile there will be 2 models of the new Chromebook which will also feature different types of hardware. There will be 2 display sizes: 11.6inch and 13.3inch model. Here are the rumored specs for the 11.6inch model:
According to previous rumors from Business Korea the 11.6inch model could feature a 2560×1600 resolution. The 13.3inch model will not feature a Samsung Exynos CPU instead it will be running on Intel hardware, as of now nothing is known about the specs of the 13.3inch model. The device is set to cost just $299. Here is another image from Evleaks shared several hours ago showing a close-up to the Chromebook logo
Update: Samsung has officially revealed the new Chromebook which will be available for $319.99