The pre-order phase will last from today, February 16 through February 28. And the device will be available on March 1.
Samsung.com and Best Buy will both be selling the Galaxy Chromebook 2, and it’ll cost you $549 to start. The Galaxy Chromebook 2 does come in Fiesta Red and Mercury Gray.
Those that pre-order the Galaxy Chromebook 2 will get $50 towards select purchases on where the pre-order was made. Making it a great idea to pre-order the Chromebook, instead of waiting for it to launch. However, if you do opt to wait til March 1 to order yours, you’ll still get a $30 credit. And that will last from March 1 to March 14.
As we continue to work and school from home, Chromebooks have become pretty popular. As a lightweight laptop that can get work done, and even do some gaming thanks to Stadia.
How powerful is the Galaxy Chromebook 2?
It’s a pretty powerful Chromebook, which is why it is not priced as cheap as many others on the market. It does start at $549. Still not that expensive compared to some Windows laptops, but a lot of Chromebooks are under $400.
Here’s the full spec sheet for the Galaxy Chromebook 2.
|Display||13.3” QLED FHD|
|SoC||Intel Celeron 5205U|
Intel Core i3-10110U
|Graphics||Intel UHD Graphics|
|Dimensions||Width: 12 in (304.8mm)|
Length: 8 in (203.2mm)
Height: 0.55 in (13.97mm)
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2|
|Camera/Mic||720P HD (1MP)|
|Audio||Stereo Speakers (5Wx 2) with Smart AMP|
|Pen||USI Active Pen support (sold separately)|
|Ports||2 USB-C | MicroSD-Multi-media Card Reader|
You can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 from Samsung.com or Best Buy by clicking here. This is an early contender for Chromebook of the year, too.