Compared with these earlier models, the Samsung Chromebook is lighter and smaller. It has an 11.6-inch screen, is 0.8 inches thick and weighs 1.1kg
It has also swapped out the previous Intel Celeron chip for a Samsung Exynos 5 Dual, which is based on ARM's low-power dual-core A15 Cortex. It promises to boot up in seven seconds and to provide 6.5 hours of battery life. In addition, it comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB of built-in flash storage, and dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity as standard.