CES 2020: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook with 4K AMOLED display, S Pen support launched

“Samsung Galaxy Chromebook touts an AMOLED display, built-in S Pen support and runs on Chrome OS for a starting price of $999”

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has been officially unveiled at CES 2020. It is the company’s first-ever Galaxy-branded Chromebook and it is also the company’s first Chromebook to sport an AMOLED display. It features a 360-degree hinge thereby making it a 2-in-1 convertible and rocks a durable aluminium build with a thickness of 9.9mm, making it the company’s thinnest Chromebook yet. The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has support for a built-in stylus that sits on the right edge. Samsung has teamed up with Intel for the Galaxy Chromebook as part of project Athena.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook price

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook price starts at $999 (around Rs 71,800), making it an expensive Chromebook. It comes in Fiesta Red and Mercury Gray colours and will be available in Q1 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook runs on Google’s ChromeOS and has support for Wi-Fi 6.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook specifications

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook flaunts a 13.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 3,840 X 2,160 pixels resolution and a thin 3.9mm frame. Samsung mentioned that it would push out an OTA update after the release of the Chromebook that would enable HDR400. It is powered by a 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Intel UHD Graphics, 16GB LPDDR3 RAM and up to 1TB SSD storage. The laptop comes equipped with a 1MP front camera and another 8MP snapper in the base right above the keyboard. It runs on Google’s ChromeOS and has support for Wi-Fi 6.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook comes with an internal digital dual array microphone and a mono mic. It has a built-in fingerprint sensor for security and 2W stereo speakers. Ports on board include dual USB-C ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a UFS/microSD card reader. The keyboard is backlit, and there is a 49.2Wh battery. It measures 302.6 x 203.2 x 9.9mm and weighs 1.04kg.