Linux.com

Home News Hardware Laptops Samsung's Latest Models Could Signal Boosted Focus on Chromebooks

Samsung's Latest Models Could Signal Boosted Focus on Chromebooks

How focused has Samsung recently become on Chromebooks--portable computers that run Google's cloud-centric Chrome OS? According to a recent report in DigiTimes, after cutting its targets for notebook computer sales, the company may have plans to "no longer launch conventional notebook models except Chromebooks in 2015, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers." Back in October 2012, we were reporting on how Samsung was going all in on inexpensive Chromebooks. The company has steadily offered under-$300 models, and gotten good reviews for them.

This week, though, Samsung revealed higher-end plans for Chromebooks that look, well, pretty attractive. The company launched the Chromebook 2, with a powerful ARM processor and the option of a full HD screen. The processor inside is a speedy 2.1-GHz Exynos 5 octa-core processor, and these Chromebooks come with the same faux-leather backing that some Samsung phablets have.

Read more at Ostatic
 

Comments

Subscribe to Comments Feed

Upcoming Linux Foundation Courses

  1. LFD331 Developing Linux Device Drivers
    25 Aug » 29 Aug - Virtual
    Details
  2. LFS422 High Availability Linux Architecture
    08 Sep » 11 Sep - Raleigh, NC
    Details
  3. LFS426 Linux Performance Tuning
    08 Sep » 11 Sep - New York
    Details

View All Upcoming Courses

Become an Individual Member
Check out the Friday Funnies

Sign Up For the Linux.com Newsletter


Who we are ?

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the growth of Linux.

More About the foundation...

Frequent Questions

Join / Linux Training / Board