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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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