New Samsung Chromebook's 3G model costs $330

The device got lost in the announcement of a new Chromebook yesterday, but Samsung's site says it will come with 100MB of free 3G data.

The new Samsung Chromebook.
The new Samsung Chromebook. Stephen Shankland/CNET

The latest Samsung Chromebook does, in fact, come with a 3G version. And it's more expensive than the Wi-Fi-only model.

Samsung today posted the Chromebook 3G on its Web site for $329.99. For that price, customers get all of the features available in the Wi-Fi-only model, including an 11.6-inch screen, 2GB of memory, and 16GB of storage, but will have the ability to get on the Interwebs when away from a Wi-Fi signal.

That said, there is a caveat: Samsung is offering only 100MB per month of free 3G data. And that's only for a period of two years.

Google announced the Wi-Fi-only Samsung Chromebook yesterday . That device retails for $249. In order to qualify as a Chromebook, computers must be running Google's Chrome OS, an operating system built on Linux, but runs applications in the Chrome browser.

(Via The Verge)

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