Toshiba announces new smaller Chromebook 2

Toshiba Chromebook

Toshiba have just announced their Chromebook 2. The new tablet which features Chrome OS will be available with a 13.3-inch display with either 1366 x 768 or 1920 x 1080 resolution. Inside the laptop we have an Intel Celeron processor with 4GB of RAM (1,800MHz)  on the full HD model or 2GB of RAM (1,600MHz) on the lesser resolution model. Other specs include HDMI out, 1 x USB 2.0, and 1 x USB 3.0, SDHC slot, 3.5mm headphone/microphone slot. Connection wise we have WiFi AC and Bluetooth 4.0. There is also a full HD webcam above the display. Weight of the device comes in at 1.35KG making it a decent amount lighter than the previous Chromebook, and it’s also thinner coming in at 19.3mm.

Below are the complete specs for the Chromebook 2 from Toshiba. Availbility in Ireland is set for Q1 2015 in Ireland with other regions differing with their own respective release dates.

Toshiba’s Chromebook 2:

  • Display: 33.8 cm (13.3”) 16:9 aspect ratio with 1366 x 768p (HD) or 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) resolution IPS display
  • Processors: Intel® Celeron®
  • Graphics: Intel® integrated
  • Storage: 16 GB eMMC plus 100 GB free Cloud storage via Google Drive2
  • Memory: 4 GB DDR3L (1600 MHz) for the Full HD model, 2 GB DDR3L (1600MHz) for the HD model
  • Connectivity: 1x HDMI®-out, 1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 (including Sleep-and-Charge), SD/SDHC slot, headphone/mic combo jack, security lock
  • Communication: Intel® Wireless LAN (802.11ac+agn), Bluetooth® 4.0, HD webcam with dual microphones
  • OS: Chrome OS
  • Audio: Stereo speakers tuned by Skullcandy®
  • Battery life: Up to 11.5 hours (HD model) or up to 9 hours (Full HD model)
  • Colour: Blast silver with dot pattern
  • Dimensions: 320 x 214 x 19.3 mm
  • Weight: 1.35 kg
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