AT20 Giveaway Day 15: ARM Connects You with Chromebooks
May 18, 2017 - chromebook
With a comfortable acquire to Tuesday, we’re now on day 15 of a 20 day giveaway jubilee of AnandTech’s 20th anniversary.
Today’s prizes come pleasantness of ARM. While not a product manufacturer in and of themselves – ARM’s business is all about IP and pattern chartering – a 800lb chimpanzee of a mobile universe has their hands in a crowd of products interjection to a ubiquity and opening of a ARM CPU pattern and their possess Cortex-A CPU designs. So for a giveaway, a association has sent over a span of Samsung’s Chromebook Pluses, that are among a many renouned of a ARM-powered Chromebooks on a marketplace right now.
- Samsung Chromebook Plus (#1)
- Samsung Chromebook Plus (#2)
Samsung Chromebook Plus
The Samsung Chromebook Plus is Samsung’s high-end ARM Chromebook offering. The 12.3” Chromebook facilities a 3:2 aspect ratio IPS touchscreen display, that offers a 2400×1600 pixel resolution. The laptop is 2.2lbs and 13.9mm thick, creation it skinny and light. This in spin is vicious to a 2-in-1 design, permitting it to also be used as a inscription interjection to a 360 grade hinge and enclosed stylus. Samsung’s Chromebook Plus is also one of what’s still usually a handful of Chromebooks with shipping Android app support, permitting a aforementioned inscription functionality to filigree good with tablet-optimized Android applications.
Under a hood, a Chromebook Plus is built around a ARM-powered OP1 SoC, that is a Rockchip-built and Google-approved SoC that packs a span of ARM Cortex-A72 CPU cores for opening with a party of ARM Cortex-A53 cores for efficiency. On a GPU side, a SoC includes another ARM design, their Mali-T860MP4 GPU. Rounding out a package is 4GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC storage, and 2×2 802.11ac WiFi. Meanwhile a 39Whr battery gives a Chromebook Plus a 9 hour battery life, while charging it is achieved by regulating possibly of a device’s USB Type-C ports.
Finally, as with a other giveaways, today’s giveaway is usually open for 48 hours, so be certain to enter soon. However greatfully note that for authorised reasons, we’re usually means to open these giveaways to residents of a United States.
Good fitness to everyone! And be certain to check in this afternoon for a subsequent giveaway.