After a short delay, Samsung’s Chromebook Pro is now officially available for pre-order and has a shipping date. According to Amazon, pre-orders will be dispatched on May 28.
The 12.3-inch convertible touchscreen laptop was first launched in January at CES 2017 and was expected to be released last month. For reasons still unknown, that didn’t happen and, despite the Amazon listing, Samsung is yet to make an official announcement about the new availability.
The Chromebook Pro arrives with a 2400 x 1600 resolution display, Intel Core M3 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage space, as well as Samsung ‘S Pen’ stylus. Though it was first revealed in [...]
Google announced plans to release Android apps for Chrome OS at Google I/O last year, but until now they’ve been in beta. The apps were expected to roll out fully along with the introduction of the new Chromebook Pro from Samsung in April, though that’s still not here yet either.
Speaking to The Verge, a Samsung spokesperson has now confirmed that the Chromebook Pro will be available “later this spring,” which means it should be here in the next six weeks or so. But we’re still left to wonder about the Chrome OS apps.
It’s possible that the delay of the Chromebook Pro isn’t actually related to the apps situation, however it seems likely that Google would want to [...]