Update, July 15 (2:30 p.m. ET): Available now for purchase
What you need to know
- Samsung has introduced a new entry-level Chromebook.
- The Galaxy Chromebook Go comes with a 14-inch HD display, Intel Celeron N4500 processor, and optional LTE connectivity.
- The new Chromebook is available for $299.
Samsung has quietly listed a new entry-level Chromebook model on its website, dubbed the Galaxy Chromebook Go. Although the company hasn't issued a formal press release, the Samsung Mobile Press website includes several images and the device's full specs sheet. The page was first spotted by Android Police.
Unlike Samsung's best Chromebooks, the Galaxy Chromebook Go doesn't come with an OLED or QLED panel. Instead, you get a 14-inch LCD display with 1366 x 768 resolution. It is powered by Intel's Jasper Lake Celeron N4500 processor, coupled with Intel UHD Graphics and up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The rest of the Galaxy Chromebook Go's specs aren't exciting either. The Chromebook packs a 42.3Wh battery, dual 1.5W stereo speakers, a 720p HD webcam, Wi-Fi 6 support, and up to 128GB of eMMC storage.
The Galaxy Chromebook Go is Samsung's first "Go" laptop running Chrome OS. Samsung launched two new Windows on Arm "Go" laptops earlier this month: Galaxy Book Go and Galaxy Book Go 5G. While the Galaxy Book Go features Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 platform, the Galaxy Book Go 5G is powered by the more powerful Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2.
Samsung hasn't yet listed the Galaxy Chromebook Go on its online store, so we will have to wait a little longer for pricing and availability information. Going by its specs, however, the Galaxy Chromebook Go is likely to be priced under $300.
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Update, July 15 (2:30 p.m. ET) ― The Galaxy Chromebook Go is on sale now
After announcing the Galaxy Chromebook Go last month, Samsung is finally making its entry-level Chromebook available for purchase. For now, it seems only the Wi-Fi model is available, but it may not be too long before the LTE model becomes available.
AT&T has also announced (opens in new tab) that it will carry the Galaxy Chromebook Go, although pricing and availability weren't detailed. You can purchase the Wi-Fi model at Samsung's website, below.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go
The Galaxy Chromebook Go is a great choice for fans of Samsung products that don't want to break the bank with a new laptop. It offers a simple design, a sturdy military-grade built, and plenty of the best Chrome OS features.
- $299 at Samsung (opens in new tab)
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