After the competitors release and update their Chromebook products, Toshiba also released Chromebook 2. This the latest Toshiba Chromebook into the market at the beginning of the last quarter of 2015. Earlier, Toshiba Toshiba issued its first Chromebook 2 in 2014. But a few months before late this year 2015, Toshiba laptop upgrade again Chrome OS a flagship that has been dubbed a myriad of awards from media and reviewers.
Want to know what are the specifications of the hardware and accessories that are pinned to the Chromebook 2 version 2015 from Toshiba? Check out the following reviews below.
Toshiba Chromebook 2 Design and Appearance
For design and appearance, almost nothing has changed. Physical form and dimensions still same, length x width 32 cm x 21.3 cm and thickness 1.9 cm, this laptop enough proportioned and suitable to be inserted into standard laptop bag Briefcase or Backpack equipped laptop pouch.
The thickness of this laptop might be a little thicker than some other brands of chromebook products. However, the does it weigh only about 1.3 kg lighter clear, and certainly not troublesome users when carried about traveling.
The surface of the cover over the laptop is still rough in texture with a mottled appearance, while on the side part of the body without texture aka smooth. The presence of texture on the surface of the cover makes the laptop body is not easy skid when held.
As the Chromebook laptop with a price range that is quite economical, Toshiba’s given the screen to Chromebook 2 this new edition is indeed can not equated with some mainstream laptop with a premium price.
However, when compared with another Chromebook laptop, the screen of Toshiba Chromebook 2 is definitely better. This screen size is 13.3 inches diagonally and can display the image full-HD resolution of 1920 x 1080, with backlit LED and IPS technology, and value brightness 378 nits. The result? A laptop screen, capable of displaying a bright color, contrast, and viewing angle as well.
If you compare these advantages at a price that you have to be made good, certainly the Chromebook 2 from Toshiba is going to be a very tempting option.
Specifications and Performance
Although the laptop Chromebook can not replace the position a laptop with mainstream operating systems such Windows and Mac OS, Toshiba apparently did not want to look at this class with one eye.
Toshiba Intel Celeron processor pairing the fifth generation to the latest Chromebook 2. This processor tested efficiency in delivering fast performance but still save battery power. To compensate for the processor, 4 GB of RAM to plug in Toshiba, which tend to be larger than the default memory some cheap laptops with mainstream operating systems on the market.
To accommodate the data of its users, Toshiba provides media storage SSD with a capacity of 16 GB. If the capacity is noticeably small, don’t worry because Chrome OS not instead of the operating system such as Windows disk space. However, with the use of SSD, positive effect on this laptop work good speed when booting the operating system or when opening an application.
A matter of battery life, according to claims from the Toshiba Site US, this formidable Chromebook able to be used for about 9 hours. But based on benchmarks performed by reviewers from Laptopmag, they found that the Chromebook 2 able to last up to 10 hours of surfing the web via Wi-Fi and with minimum screen brightness.
The question of completeness and accessories, Toshiba any unmitigated satisfaction in consumers. But, the best point of Chromebook 2 2015 this is probably his keyboard.
In addition to the distance between the button which is quite tenuous and convenient for users with a rather large hand, chiclet-type keyboard given Toshiba may seem just like any other laptop keyboard. However, this keyboard laptop more than others, especially other cheap laptops and Chromebook because it has a backlighting.
Yes, the keyboard has an extra lighting in the back button so that you can keep typing in the room that less light because it can distinguish clearly the buttons of the keyboard. This kind of feature is usually only given vendor to the premium class of laptops or gaming laptop. But apparently, Toshiba was generously tucking this feature into the laptop.
The touchpad in this latest generation of Chromebook 2 feels comfortable touch. Great sensitivity, not too wild, nor too slow. Rough surface makes the user not easy finger slipping so that the direction of the mouse cursor relative control. Oh yes, touch detection-to-click the trackpad is quite innovative: click with one finger to click, and click with two fingers to right click. I think it’s a great idea, and more comfortable than the click-hold method as a right click which is usually implemented in another laptop touchpad.
Connectivity and Port
Regarding the laptop platform is Chromebooks rely heavily on networks, Toshiba provides an excellent system of connectivity. An adapter wi-fi 802.11 a/b/c with Intel Wireless AC7260 controller-capable dual-band. The unfortunate need to probably just lack the RJ45 port for LAN connection via cable.
In addition to the wireless adapter, the laptop also has a bluetooth connection v4.0. For expansion and connectivity to external devices, Toshiba provides a single USB 2.0 port and one USB 3.0 port. To display eskternal plugs, Toshiba HDMI ports provide.
As a media expansion storage media, other than by making use of USB devices, you can use the SD Card reader slot that’s located on the side of the body.
Basically, Toshiba truly understands that his Chromebook 2product is interested and has a positive response by many people. Therefore, the decision of the Toshiba gave him a bit of a facelift in this year, is the right decision. Usually in late years, computer stores hold a discount and clearance event. Toshiba may want to take advantage of these moments to unleash the Chromebook 2 sales with the release of the latest edition.
In specifications, Toshiba Chromebook 2 is a quality product, with steady specs, attractive body packs, clear screen, and a durable battery. Overall, the quality of specifications and performance offered tend to be superior to competitors of chromebook product-its competitors.
But the best thing of this chromebook is it’s price!