Looking for a “starter” Chromebook that won’t bust your budget? Amazon is discounting two Samsung 2-in-1s by up to 31% today, starting at $379.99.
Samsung Chromebook Pro
Early Black Friday deals: Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 and Pro discounted up to $150 off
If you don’t want integrated LTE, Samsung’s Black Friday deals on the Chromebook Plus v2 and Chromebook Pro can save you a bundle. The best deal may be the $449.99 Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 with a newer Intel Core m3 processor than the Pro model.
New Samsung Chromebook certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance. New Plus, Pro or something else?
Samsung has a new Chromebook in the works, but there’s little information available just yet. It could be a refresh of the Chromebook Pro, or perhaps even a new model to compete with recently announced devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo.
Samsung Chromebook Pro v2 likely coming with LTE, updated Core m3 chip
After updating the Samsung Chromebook Plus, it appears the Chromebook Pro is getting a v.2 upgraded with an integrated LTE option and a faster Core m3 processor.
New Samsung Chromebook Pro now has a backlit keyboard
Nothing else has changed since the original model save for a backlit keyboard and it will cost you $599.
Samsung Chromebook Pro discounted to $499 at Best Buy
The Samsung Chromebook Pro is normally priced at $599 and while you can often find it for less on Amazon, Best Buy is currently discounting the 2-in-1 Chromebook by $100. Even better, this is the model with 64 GB of storage, not the base 32 GB configuration that Samsung sells direct.
Why people (wrongly) assume Chromebooks have to be inexpensive
Almost every time I tweet about or mention the Pixelbook I purchased a few weeks ago, I inevitably hear that the device costs too much. But Google has always focused Chrome OS and Chromebooks on what it calls the “three S’s” — Simplicity, Speed, and Security — for a range of markets.