Toshiba Chromebook 2 gets Core i3

The capable Chromebook 2 from Toshiba gets even better with a fifth generation Core i3 processor.

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Toshiba has released refreshed models of the Chromebook 2 with better processors. An innovative design fits a 13.3-inch HD display in a body sized for a 12-inch screen. The new Chromebook 2 has all of the features needed for a work laptop including a backlit keyboard.

In addition to the model with the Intel Core i3 processor, the Chromebook 2 is also available with a Celeron processor. Chrome OS runs fine with the Celeron and this presents a more affordable option than the Core i3.

Hardware specs of the Toshiba Chromebook 2:

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  • CPU: Fifth generation Core i3; Celeron
  • Display: 13.3-inch IPS (1920 x 1080)
  • Memory: Up to 4GB
  • Ports: USB 3.0; USB 2.0; HDMI; SD card slot
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi ac
  • Battery: 8.5 hours
  • Weight: 2.9 lbs.

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 will be available in November. The Core i3 model will retail for $429.99 and the Celeron version for $329.99.

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