Toshiba Chromebook 2 gets 1080p display option and Skullcandy audio

September 3, 2014
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Toshiba's Chromebook 2 computer has gone official and it is packing some features that Chromebook fans will appreciate. The new machine still offers a 13-inch screen packed inside a small 12-inch chassis. Two versions of the Chromebook 2 will be available with one offering a full HD 1920 x 1080 screen with IPS technology with the base model offering 720p resolution.

The 1080p screen will also offer users wider viewing angles. Both models of the Chromebook will feature Skullcandy audio with enhanced bass and sound quality. No fan is used inside the Chromebook 2 making them very quiet.

Toshiba will offer charcoal, aqua, and rose accessory cases for the computer. With Skullcandy audio inside, the Chromebook 2 from Toshiba is the first Chromebook to offer branded audio. Processors inside the Chromebook 2 will include Celeron units. WiFi will be built-in and Toshiba will offer 2GB or 4GB configurations.

Battery life is promised to be up to 11.5 hours on the HD screen model and up to 9 hours on the 1080p model. Connectivity includes a USB 3.0port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI output, SD card slot, and a security lock slot. Pricing ranges from $249.99 to $329.99 with availability set for October 5.

SOURCE: Toshiba


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