Toshiba has announced the second generation of its laptop with Chrome OS operating system. The Toshiba Chromebook 2 13.3-inch screen brings some key improvements over its predecessor, including an extended range of up to 11 hours of use. Moreover, it has reduced his weight by 200 grams to 1.35 kilos to make it easier to transport and have softened the edges of the computer to make it easier to grab. All this with an Intel Celeron processor, 16 GB of internal memory (with 100 GB in the cloud) or a USB 3.0 high-speed port. The Toshiba Chromebook 2 is now available in the market for a price of 300 euros. We tell its main technical characteristics.
The Toshiba Chromebook 2 bet on the format most common 13.3-inch ultrabooks, with an HD resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and good brightness of 200 nits. Moreover, its matte finish seems an excellent choice for there to be less glare when using outdoors. Another point that Toshiba has taken care of is the design of this model, weighing 200 grams is reduced from the previous generation to 1.35 kilos. This figure is more manageable when transporting it in the hands or backpack. There has also been a good thickness of 1.9 centimeters and have softened the edge of the machine to make it more comfortable to hold.
Toshiba Chromebook 2
As for the internal power of this laptop, it has opted for an Intel Celeron processor with 2GB of RAM. This figure is sufficient for normal use, but if we are used to have many tabs open Chrome is more than likely to slow down their performance. Speaking of Chrome, the team opts for the Chrome OS operating system with a browser similar to the interface that is fundamentally designed for use with web applications. In fact, physical memory only up to 16 GB. This space is complemented by another 100 through the system GB online storage Google Drive. Although much improved at this point, one of the great handicaps with which users bet for this type of portable face is the decline in the functions available when the computer is not connected to the network.
Chromebook connections 2 include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, a slot for MicroSD cards or HDMI to transmit the contents of the computer directly to a television or monitor. In addition, we have two full-size USB ports, one with the USB 3.0 protocol. This protocol tenfold transfer rates achieved with the traditional USB. This notebook comes with a HD webcam to conduct videoconferences and a microphone with noise cancellation. The last point is that Toshiba has worked to improve the autonomy of the model, up to 11 hours of use (compared to nine hours earlier). The Toshiba Chromebook 2, and can be found at a price of 300 euros