1. ladonnast's Avatar
    Today Google announced that a new Samsung Chromebook was going on sale for only $249.
    The device features a 11.6-inch display, 16 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM, 1.7 GHz dual-core Exynos 5250 chip, and weighs only 2.4 lbs. A model with a built in 3G modem is selling for $329.
    Read more at Samsung Chromebook with Exynos 5 (Cortex-A15) chip
    10-22-2012 03:21 AM
  2. kinster02's Avatar
    Better late then never, the new Chromebook is already in the Google Play store. I hope more people buy these things a liven this place up.
    10-22-2012 10:06 PM
  3. jrappold's Avatar
    Would I be able to plug a USB mini HD into the Chromebook and then copy photos and videos from sdhc cards from my cams onto the HD? That's mainly what I use my current netbook for when I'm on trips... to backup your stuff.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Android Central Forums
    10-23-2012 12:25 PM
  4. AzD's Avatar
    sorta a big reason i got this, hope they make it really sweet to take advantage of the droids specs
    I'm buying one, if they will ever ship it. I think they were taken off guard by how many people ordered these.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
    10-24-2012 10:15 AM
  5. AzD's Avatar
    Would I be able to plug a USB mini HD into the Chromebook and then copy photos and videos from sdhc cards from my cams onto the HD? That's mainly what I use my current netbook for when I'm on trips... to backup your stuff.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Android Central Forums
    Yes.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
    10-24-2012 10:16 AM
  6. gmcbay's Avatar
    I bought one of these and it arrived today. So far I mostly love it, but I'm a bit annoyed that the SDCard isn't fully recessed. If you put an SDCard in it, it hangs halfway out. I had high hopes of just sticking a 32GB SDcard in there and having a lot of local storage but I'm not that fond of having the card sticking out the side 100% of the time.

    Other than that somewhat minor annoyance the device is pretty great for what it is.
    10-24-2012 10:07 PM
  7. philtann's Avatar
    I'd love one, but sadly...
    Being in Australia I can't buy one through "official" channels for some time yet!
    10-25-2012 11:44 PM
  8. Ravynmagi's Avatar
    I'm still waiting on mine. Amazon hasn't shipped, can't give an ETA.

    Gonna be hard to not cancel my pre-order soon with all those other temptations being announced lately.
    10-26-2012 01:02 PM
  9. AzD's Avatar
    I'm still waiting on mine. Amazon hasn't shipped, can't give an ETA.

    Gonna be hard to not cancel my pre-order soon with all those other temptations being announced lately.
    Same here. Not a peep from amazon on an estimated ship date. Kind of kills the point of a "pre order". If something really good gets announced Monday I may just cancel.

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
    10-27-2012 01:49 AM
  10. Raun14's Avatar
    Can u use Microsoft Office or word in this? That's the only thing I'm worried about before buying this

    Sent from my PH44100 using Android Central Forums
    10-28-2012 11:00 PM
  11. klau25's Avatar
    pretty sure no, you have to use google doc. with google doc, you can save in word format.
    10-29-2012 08:40 AM
  12. goat03#WN's Avatar
    Really wish the 3G version would be LTE instead. Def. would buy one then.
    11-09-2012 07:07 PM
  13. erwaso's Avatar
    Still love your Chromebook? Would you say it's better than a Samsung galaxy tab 2 or asus tf300?
    11-10-2012 11:22 PM

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