Google’s unique Pixelbook provided a premium choice to anybody on the lookout for a high-end Chrome OS convertible. Greater than two years since, we haven’t seen a correct follow-up, and all we received final yr was a plasticky, $650 Pixelbook Go, which, by the best way, we appreciated fairly a bit. Finally month’s CES occasion, Samsung got here out with the Galaxy Chromebook, which David thought may very well be a worthy successor to the 2017 Google laptop computer. The Samsung convertible is now headed to the US, in line with an internet itemizing, nevertheless it gained’t get an LTE variant.

The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook is that this smooth metallic slab with flat sides and a 4K OLED display that tops the Pixelbook’s. It makes use of Intel’s latest 10th-gen Comet Lake i5 processor, which is paired with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. The convertible comes with the S Pen stylus that sits inside a devoted slot, very like the Galaxy Be aware sequence handsets. The keyboard deck homes a fingerprint reader and a digicam, which you should use to take footage when utilizing the Galaxy Chromebook as a pill.

Best Buy has already listed the Samsung Chromebook in two coloration variants—Fiesta Purple and Mercury Grey—with a coming quickly badge. The itemizing provides that the 8GB+256GB variant of the pocket book is ready for launch on April 6 for $1,000, whereas there isn’t any phrase on the choice with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of space for storing, which Samsung talked about at launch. Samsung’s US site beforehand mentioned that the LTE variant can be obtainable, however the firm later clarified in a communication with About Chromebooks that solely the non-LTE configuration shall be bought for now. It’s totally doable that the 16GB+1TB mannequin could arrive with LTE assist at a future date.