- A leak has supplied what is likely to be your first take a look at Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2.
- There are some gentle design modifications, however a lot of the massive updates are probably on the within.
- You would possibly hear extra about it in January.
Rumors have swirled of Samsung unveiling a Galaxy Chromebook sequel, and now there’s a clue as to what that Chrome OS machine will entail. Well-known tipster Evan Blass has shared what he says is the primary leaked picture of the Galaxy Chromebook 2, and it seems Samsung was (principally) proud of final yr’s design.
The 2-in-1 system would share the slim, boxy design of the unique, with a number of conspicuous modifications. Samsung would prolong the Galaxy Chromebook 2’s coloration (together with the recent purple hue) to the perimeters, and also you’d discover “rearranged” ports that also embrace USB-C, a microSD card slot, and a headphone jack. Not that these are essentially issues — the primary Galaxy Chromebook was an eye-catcher.
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Any main modifications are probably to be on the within. Provided Samsung sticks with Intel chips, the Galaxy Chromebook 2 would possibly leap to 11th-generation Core processors. That may carry important efficiency enhancements, significantly for graphics-intensive duties. We wouldn’t depend on a MacBook Air-like fanless design as Blass hopes for, however we will’t rule it out.
It’s not sure simply when Samsung would possibly introduce the brand new Chromebook. A CES 2021 introduction will be the strongest risk when the primary Galaxy Chromebook debuted on the 2020 present, however we will’t fully rule out a premiere at Samsung’s anticipated January 14 occasion for the Galaxy S21. If this leak is correct, we wouldn’t anticipate a prolonged anticipate a comparatively evolutionary design.
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