Report: Samsung Working On Octa-Core Exynos Powered Chromebook With 2560×1600 Display

Samsung is reportedly being a big competitor amongst smartphones, notebooks, tablets and phablets, now seems that it is working on the sequel of its Chromebook that will hit the shelves sometime in 2014, according to the report emerged from Business Korea.

The latest equiation of the new Chomebook will be purely powered by an Exynos 5 Octa-core 5420 chipset, a processor that is based on big.LITTLE technology with four low-power Cortex A7 1.3GHz cores with four high-performance Cortex A15 1.8GHz processor.

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Samsung built new Chromebook is expected to arrive with a 12-inch or less display boasting a 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution screen with 3GB of RAM and Mali-T628 GPU on board. Rumored specifications include 16GB, 32GB SSD storage USB 3.0 and with a battery powered, that can provide an up time of almost seven hours.

The new Samsung’s ARM Chromebook, similar to the previous model, it will get a price tag between $250 to $300, which is quite affordable and efficient altogether. No launch date has been stated or confirmed yet!

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The Business Korea says that the Industry Insiders expect Samsung to release the Samsung Chromebook at CES 2014 in January, but the South Korean electronics denied the possibility and mentioned that the company has no plans to unveil laptops at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 next week.

This Chromebook from Samsung could be a good low-cost laptop alternative for those looking to purchase one. Finally, this laptop runs on Google’s desktop operating system (OS), data stored in cloud.

Do you think that this new Samsung Chromebook a laptop with such price tag will compete with other notebooks currently available in the market? Think, it’s a good substitute? Thoughts!