It is official without being official. It is the slip of Samsung, which has published on its portal the technical specifications of the new Chromebook Go, a laptop that has not yet been officially presented. And maybe, at this point, Samsung Chromebook Go it will never come to light from a real event as it did for the Samsung GalaxyBook and GalaxyBook Go.
The story could therefore close like this, with a list of technical specifications loaded on the portal and still visible at the time of writing - usually, after the error, the page is removed promptly - and an official communication regarding prices and availability on markets. Beyond the curiosity surrounding the launch of Samsung Chromebook Go, the new extremely cheap Korean laptop comes with a polycarbonate body, obviously chosen to keep costs as low as possible, white in color, even if Samsung calls it silver. The internal section, on the other hand, is totally black, keyboard included. No lines or colors that will go down in history, but the goal of a product like Samsung Chromebook Go it is certainly not this, so it can also be okay.
Samsung Chromebook Go, technical characteristics
Samsung Chromebook Go comes with a 14-inch TFT with 1.366 x 768 pixel resolution, the recent chip Intel Celeron N4500 Jasper Lake built at 10 nanometers with 4 MB of L3 cache, maximum frequency of 2,8 GHz and a TDP of 6 watts which should ensure a satisfactory autonomy, while the But by the full GPU acceleration tech Included is an Intel UHD Graphics 350 MHz base frequency.
Not extra large, as is traditional for Chromebooks, the the memory Samsung Chromebook Go: the company offers two cuts of LPDDR4X RAM memory, 4 or 8 GB, and 32, 64 or 128 GB of eMMC storage space, fortunately expandable via the integrated microSD slot for those who have greater space requirements. There is also the nano SIM slot on the variant LTE Chromebook Go, but also two USB-C inputs, a USB 3.2, stereo speakers of 1,5 watts each and a combined headphone and microphone jack.
On the front of the connectivity Samsung Chromebook Go offers Wi-Fi 6 ax, Bluetooth 5.1 and a webcam with HD resolution (720p), while the battery is 42,3-watt-hour rechargeable through the supplied 45-watt charger with USB-C.
Samsung Chromebook Go, pricing and availability
As mentioned at the beginning, with the exception of images and technical characteristics, no information has arrived from Samsung on the Chromebook Go. So, at the moment, we do not know anything about prices and availability.
At a guess it can speculate a home base around 300-350 euro for Samsung Chromebook Go in basic configuration with 32 GB of internal memory, but we are waiting for official information.Samsung Chromebook Go: the specifications of the new laptop