Today’s tech news: Samsung launches 11.6-inch Chromebook 4 at $299.99


Almost four years after the introduction of Samsung’s Chromebook 3, the organization has reported a follow-up to its center Chromebook workstation. The new 11.6-inch Chromebook 4 has been discharged today at a beginning cost of $229.99, alongside the bigger 15.6-inch Chromebook 4 Plus that starts at $299.99.

A great deal has changed in the Chrome OS showcase since the Chromebook 3 was presented, and the Chromebook 4 mirrors a few of those changes, beginning with a marginally increasingly current, very good quality look that is much the same as the Asus Chromebook Flip C302. Samsung went with Intel Celeron N4000 processors over the line, and both Chromebook 4s charge through USB-C: the 11.6-inch model has a solitary USB-C port, while the 15.6-inch model has two, one on each side. Both likewise incorporate a 30W USB-C control connector in the container and a solitary USB Type-A port and earphone/mouthpiece in jack.

Samsung takes note of that the USB-C port isn’t only for controlling the PC. You can move information at rates up to 5Gb/s, and associate with a 4K screen too. Another invite improvement is out-of-the-crate support for Android applications.

Different designs in the two sizes will be accessible, contrasting in RAM (4GB or 6GB LPDDR4) and installed stockpiling accessible (32GB or 64GB eMMC); all configs highlight a microSD card space. The screen goals of the 11.6-inch Chromebook 4’s LED screen is unaltered from its ancestor’s 1366 x 768. The 15.6-inch Chromebook 4 Plus’ LED presentation offers 1080p goals.

Samsung gauges that the littler Chromebook 4 will yield 12.5 long stretches of battery life, while the 15.6-inch model will last up to 10.5 hours per charge. Rather than placing a bigger battery into the Chromebook 4 Plus, the equivalent 39Wh battery is utilized for the two gadgets.

The Chromebook 4 seems to be a moderately nitty gritty, however able expansion to the determination of Chrome OS gadgets. There’s no touchscreen, it is anything but a 2-in-1 gadget, and it does exclude a haul out stylus, however for what it offers, $229 is by all accounts a decent worth.