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Samsung brings Series 5 Chromebook to Europe

updated 05:20 pm EDT, Wed June 22, 2011

Runs Google Chrome OS, targets online fanatics

Samsung has officially launched the Series 5 Chromebook in Europe. It targets those users who spend a significant amount of time online. It will be available Friday at prices ranging from 399 (349 or $575) to 449 (399 or $650).

The company claims that this is the first notebook designed from scratch around Google's Chrome OS. As the larger of the two on offer, it has a 12-inch 1280x800 screen, an Intel Atom N570 1.66GHz dual-core processor, 2GB DDR3 memory, and a 16GB SSD for storage. Expected battery life is 8.5 hours.

The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook will be available in the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain and Italy. It has been available in the US since mid-June.

by MacNN Staff





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