Samsung Expands LTE Connectivity to Multiple Mobile Computing Device
Samsung announced the U.S. availability of two new always on, always connected mobile PCs: the Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE) and the Samsung Galaxy Book2.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE) is a Chromebook designed for users who rely on internet-based apps and services to stream music and videos, as well as accomplish everyday tasks. Powered by an Intel Celeron processor, the 2-in-1 Chromebook Plus (LTE) also gives users the ability to communicate anytime, anywhere.
In addition to instant LTE connectivity, the Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE) comes with a built-in pen that never needs charging. It also comes with an integrated keyboard and a 360 degree form factor , front and rear-facing cameras, as well as a 12.2" FHD WUXGA LED display.
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 is built for users looking for performance from a Windows mobile computing device. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon2 850 mobile compute platform. Not only does it help users stay connected whenever, wherever with LTE connectivity, the Galaxy Book2 also features a multi-workday battery that lasts up to up to 20 hours.
Included in the box, Galaxy Book2 comes standard with a full keyboard and S Pen. The Galaxy Book2 has a 12" Super AMOLED display and allows you to sync your phone to get real-time notifications through Samsung Flow.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE) is now available for $599.99 at Best Buy, Samsung.com and Verizon.
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 is also available starting today at AT&T, Microsoft.com and Samsung.com for $999.99, and will be available at Sprint and Verizon later this month.
Samsung Chromebook Plus (LTE) specifications
|DISPLAY||12.2" FHD WUXGA LED (1920x1200)|
|CHIPSET||Intel Celeron Processor 3965Y|
|LTE SUPPORT||Fibocom L850-GL WWAN Cat.9|
|MEMORY / STORAGE||4GB RAM / 32GB eMMC|
|CAMERA||Front 1MP / Rear 13 MP f1.9|
|PORT||USB-A 3.0(1x), USB-C(2x), microSD card slot|
|WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||802.11 ac/a/b/g/n|
|DIMENSION / WEIGHT||11.34" x 8.19" x 0.63" ~ 0.70" / 3.06 lbs|
|BATTERY LIFE||9-10 hrs (39Wh)|
|OS / UPGRADE||ChromeOS|
|ACCESSORIES||Digitizer pen (included), integrated keyboard|
Samsung Galaxy Book2 specifications
|DISPLAY||12.0" sAMOLED FHD+ (2160x1440)|
|CHIPSET||Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 (Quad 2.96GHZ + Quad 1.7 GHz)|
|LTE SUPPORT||Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem Cat.18 5CA, up to 4X4 MIMO|
|MEMORY / STORAGE||4GB / 128GB|
|CAMERA||5MP Front / 8MP Rear|
|PORT||USB Type-C x2, microSD, 3.5mm|
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor|
|WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz, VHT80 MIMO|
|DIMENSION / WEIGHT||11.32" x 7.89" x .30" / 1.75 lbs|
|BATTERY LIFE||Up to 20 hours (S Mode)|
|OS / UPGRADE||Windows 10 in S Mode4|
|ACCESSORIES||S Pen, Keyboard (both included)|