Samsung Chromebook 2 coming in April in two screen sizes, faux leather trim, 1080p option (hands-on)
Most of the first and second generation of Chromebook laptops look similar, offer similar features, and cost around the same. Growing sales numbers indicate Chromebooks are hitting netbook-like heights of popularity among budget laptop shoppers, but to avoid the netbook's eventual fate, systems will have to evolve and offer more features, while keeping prices down.
Samsung says the answer is its next-gen version, called Chromebook 2. These new models, in
Both versions have a new look, which Samsung describes as, "a durable textured lid and elegant stitched design." That basically means they have a faux leather outer finish (confirming the leaks that appeared in recent days), with a soft-touch feel and "stitches" molded into the outer edge.
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