Toshiba announced their second Chromebook, creatively named the Chromebook 2 at IFA this week, offering a few hardware updates to their 13.3″ screen form factor. Today, Toshiba Australia has announced that they will be bringing the Chromebook 2 to Australia.
Toshiba Australia have advised that the Chromebook 2 – CB30(PLM02A-007001) – will be arriving in Australia this October with a retail price of $499. Unfortunately, the Chromebook 2 coming to Australia will not be the 1080P resolution version, it will in fact be the lower specced 1366×768 resolution model. It will however carry the updated Intel Celeron N2830 Dual-Core processor.
Full Specs for the Chromebook 2 CB30(PLM02A-007001):
- 13.3″ 1366 x 768 resolution HD Matt Widescreen with LED Backlit Display
- Intel® Celeron® processor N2830 (Dual Core 2.16GHz – 2.41GHz, 1333MHz MC, 1MB L2 Cache) and Intel® HD Graphics
- 2GB 1600MHz DDR3L RAM (memory not expandable)
- 16GB SSD(iSSD) with SD card Slot
- Combined Microphone & Headphone ports, 2 USB Ports (1x USB 3.0 & 1x USB 2.0)
- Intel® 802.11(ac/a/g/n), Toshiba Bluetooth™ V4.0
- HD Webcam/Microphone
- Skullcandy Sound
- Touchpad with Gesture
- 320 x 214 x 19.3mm @ 1.35kg
- LiPo 3-cell 44Whr battery, Up to 10.5 hours*
- Blast Silver
You can check it out now on the Toshiba website and we’ll be getting a Chromebook 2 for review as soon as they hit our shores. We’re asking Toshiba about the higher resolution Chromebook 2 and will advise if we get any information on the release of that model.