New Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) Features Second Camera, Intel Processor

Gerardo Harmon
June 18, 2018

The refreshed version of the Samsung Chromebook Plus comes with an Intel processor and a second camera.

Successor to last year's Chromebook Plus, the Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 has been announced on Thursday by the South Korean giant in New Jersey, US.

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The Chromebook Plus V2 is identical to the original Chromebook Plus in every aspect, save for the fact it now features a rear-facing camera (16MP) and the ARM-made CPU has been replaced with a chip from Intel's budget Celeron line.

The second-gen Samsung Chromebook Plus runs Chrome OS out-of-the-box, and sports a 12.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) touchscreen display with a peak brightness of 300 nits.

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At $499, the Chromebook Plus V2 is considered a premium Chromebook albeit a tier below Samsung's $600 Chromebook Pro and HP's new $600 detachable 2-in-1 Chromebook x2, which has an Intel Core m3 processor and a more impressive 8GB of RAM. Simply fold your laptop into tablet mode and capture your view from any angle. On the side of the laptop is a little slot where you can eject and insert the S Pen for your note taking and drawing needs.

The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 will be available from Best Buy stores and starting June 24th for $499.99. It was one of the few Chromebooks on the market at that time that came with the Google Play Store installed out of the box. United States sales will be underway June 24 at Best Buy. So besides the front-facing 1-megapixel camera, you also get a rear-facing 13-megapixel shooter with f/1.9 and autofocus. The keyboard now comes with curved key caps and is created to be spill-resistant. "The Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) offers even more functionality to users with multiple connected devices, including easy file sharing between Chromebook and mobile devices", Samsung said in a press release.

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Connectivity ports on board the new Chromebook include two USB-C ports, a single USB 3.0 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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