Rumors have long suggested that Chromebooks were always connected, and Samsung put things on rest on Friday 12th. October by revealing LTE-connected Chromebook Plus V2. Available November 2 for $ 600, addresses this 2-in-1 need Chromebook owners have shown to stay in touch wherever they are.
By Samsung, the specifications and design of the new Chromebook Plus V2 are otherwise unchanged from the Wi-Fi version. For the price, you still get a 1
"We built Chrome OS to provide faster, easier and more secure data processing for everyone." With Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 (LTE), users have a device that they can use for work and gaming, "says Li Li, Senior. Product Manager, Chrome OS, in a statement.
Together with Google, Samsung also partnered with Intel to deliver Chromebook Plus V2. Considering Microsoft has been working with Qualcomm on similar Windows 10 always-connected PCs, it's quite interesting feat that gives a little more competition on the market.
"People require their devices to match their level of continuous performance to achieve, contribute and are their best … Samsung's new Chromebook Plus V2 device (LTE) meets this the expectation of style by merge Samsung's design finesse and Google's dear OS with Intel processors and Intel LTE connectivity, "Josh Newman, general manager of mobile PC segments, Intel Client Computing Group, said in a statement.
We assessed Sams young Chromebook Plus V2 a few days ago and found out that it does not live up to Chromebook Pro. The Samsung still has a solid metal and plastic quality, lifetime for the whole day, and a very good display for all productivity and media needs.
With the new addition to LTE, Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 should now be more tempting for consumers who just want a device for travel and enjoy the internet wherever they go. Given that even Google's new Pixel Slate does not have LTE, it will be interesting to see if other Chromebook manufacturers later follow to board the Always On platform.