Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) costs $500 with built-in pen

Samsung's Chromebook Plus (V2) gets turbocharged with an Intel processor

The laptop features a 12.2-inch Full HD screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Samsung's Chromebook Plus launched past year for the price of $449.

The Chromebook Plus V2 will go on sale through Best Buy on June 24.

Like the original Chromebook Plus, the V2 comes with 4GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage-not bad, but nothing to write home about.




The popular laptop-tablet hybrid will be faster and long-lasting with a new Intel CPU and extended battery life.

"Today's consumers want to be able to maximize their communication while also expressing their creativity wherever they are, and the new Samsung Chromebook Plus fulfills that need", said Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung Electronics America.

Samsung didn't specifically mention Chrome OS's new ability to run containerized Linux applications in an integrated fashion, but we would be surprised if that capability didn't eventually make it to the Chromebook Plus V2. Since this is the world of capturing pictures and communicating more via creative expressions, the Chromebook Plus V2 is packed with a rear camera. The new Chromebook Plus V2 features 16:10 aspect ratio compared to 3:2 in the previous edition. Front and Rear Facing Cameras to Stay Connected - Communicate visually with the 1M front-facing camera and a 13M F1.9 rear-facing camera with autofocus. The keyboard now comes with curved key caps and is created to be spill-resistant. 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. Connectivity is handled through the two USB-C ports, a single USB 3.0 port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a MicroSD card for up to 400GB of extra storage. The Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) offers even more functionality to users with multiple connected devices, including easy file sharing between Chromebook and mobile devices.

The second generation of the notebook, Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 boots Chrome OS out-of-the-box.

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