Samsung has announced two Chromebooks at CES 2017 – Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus. It’s the first Chromebook to come with a stylus and support on-screen inking. As Google has already brought Android apps and the Google Play Store to the Chrome OS, these Chromebooks are built to work with Android apps.
The Chromebooks sport an all metal design with a premium look. They also offer a 360-degree rotating touchscreen with a lightweight metal design. These new Chromebooks from Samsung sports a Quad HD display and comes with a built-in digitised pen. The built-in digitised pen has a 0.7mm tip and optimum pressure sensitivity for screen capturing.
Samsung and Google worked together for these Chromebooks featuring a 12.3-inch display with a resolution of 2400×1600 pixels and 4GB of RAM. Both the Chromebooks has only one difference and i.e., processor. The Chromebook Plus has an ARM-based chipset while the Chromebook Pro is powered by an Intel Core M3 processor.
The Chromebooks houses 2 USB Type-C ports which support charging, a MicroSD card slot and 32GB of internal storage. The Chromebooks also support 4K video output and have a battery life of eight hours on a single charge.
Both the Chromebooks come pre-installed with Google Play, Google Drive, Google Hangouts and Google Keep. The Chromebook Plus will be available for sale from February starting at $449. Whereas, the Chromebook Pro will go on sale later this year.
Earlier at CES, Asus and Acer also launched their Chromebooks giving a tough competition to each other.