Toshiba Introduces Two Updated Chromebook 2 Models
The Toshiba Digital Products Division, part of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., unveiled on Tuesday two new refreshed versions of its Chromebook 2. The new iteration of the laptop will come in two models: one will have a 5th Gen Intel Core i3 processor, and the other will come with an Intel Celeron processor. Both models and up to 4GB of RAM, an LED backlit keyboard, and a 13.3” diagonal Full HD display.
“As more people use Chromebooks for productivity and rely more often on the web for content creation and entertainment, devices need to be better equipped for these higher processing demands and built with hardware features that optimize Chrome OS,” Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division, said in a statement. “With the launch of our latest Chromebook 2 models, Toshiba delivers brilliant performance for an outstanding experience on and off the web with entertainment-inspired hardware features that make the most of Chrome OS and enable customers to get things done faster wherever their Chromebook 2 takes them.”
Toshiba touted several other features of the updated Chromebook 2s, including “strategically placed” front-facing stereo speakers designed by audio experts at Skullcands, dual array microphones, an HD webcam, and 8.5 hours of battery life for both models. The laptops will also come with 802.11ac WiFi, one USB 3.0 port, one uSB 2.0 port, an HDMI output, and an SD Card slot. Customers will also receive 100GB of Google Drive storage, 90 days of free and unlimited music streaming on Google Play, and 12 in-air passes for Gogo Internet, among other features.