Samsung launches new Chromebook 4 & Chromebook 4+ with Intel Celeron N4000 processor, Google Assistant and USB Type-C port

Chromebooks these days have made an impact on the laptop market and various manufacturers like HP, Acer, Asus are providing cheaper Chromebooks for a wider audience. It seems the South Korean giant is also joining the party with its Chromebook 4 series.

Budget Chromebooks are getting more and more popular these days, especially because you get a clean and minimal Chrome OS on top. Those who are more into web browsing and networking, a Chromebook might be the best choice at a budget.

With no bloatware or a heavy Windows OS, the Chromebooks has its own uniqueness and is widely preferred for children for educational purposes. Also, a budget Chromebook might be a good choice for anyone looking for a fast, scalable and portable budget laptop.

The Samsung Chromebook 4 line is a testament to what can be achieved when you’re focused on pushing the boundaries of convenience and value for computers. Given the tremendous response to the Chromebook 3, we worked hard to maintain the features our consumers loved, while still making great strides in design, performance, and user experience with the Chromebook 4 and 4+.

 Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung Electronics America

The Chromebook 4 line offers both hardware and software upgrades, providing new features without sacrificing the value that defines the Samsung Chromebook suite. The models are perfect for consumers looking for a portable, reliable, and cost-effective way to quickly tap into the Google experience.

Samsung Chromebook 4, Chromebook 4+ launched at $229

Design & Display

The Samsung Chromebook 4 line offers a sleek and beautiful design, providing a seamless aesthetic and functional experience. The Chromebook 4 comes with an 11.6-inch HD (1366×768 pixels) display and weighs 1.18kg, while the Chromebook 4+ offers a larger 15.6-inch FHD (1920×1080 pixels) display while remaining equally thin and weighing just 1.7kg.

Though being lightweight and sleek, these notebooks meet eight military-grade standards, measuring resistance to extreme temperature, dust, and other shocks. The Chromebook 4 and Chromebook 4+ also feature extended battery life, lasting 12.5 and 10.5 hours, respectively.

Samsung Chromebook 4, Chromebook 4+ launched at $229

Hardware Specifications

Both the Samsung Chromebook 4 and Chromebook 4+ is powered by the Intel Celeron N4000 processor with Intel UHD Graphics 600 integrated graphics. It is coupled with 4GB and 6GB of LPDRR4 RAM and you get 32GB or 64GB of eMMC storage options.

The Chromebook 4 line is also equipped with the latest standard in wireless connectivity with Gigabit Wi-Fi capabilities allowing you to stream high-definition content, load webpages, and transfer gigabytes of data in a matter of seconds.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port, USB Type-A (v3.0) port, microSD multimedia card reader, along with a single headphone/ mic combo jack.

For the first time in this range, you get a USB-C port functionality built-in not just for power, but for high-speed data transfer, at a rate of up to 5 Gbps, you can upload your presentation files in a snap. Also, you can connect your Chromebook 4 or 4+ to a 4k monitor, or you can switch to Ultra-HD for that presentation, TV show, or game.

Samsung Chromebook 4, Chromebook 4+ launched at $229

These laptops feature stereo speakers onboard (two 1.5W speakers), along with a 720p HD webcam and island-style keyboard.

Samsung Chromebook 4 and 4+ Product Specifications

Model NameSamsung Chromebook 4Samsung Chromebook 4+
Operating SystemChrome OSChrome OS
Processor / ChipsetIntel® Celeron® Processor N4000 (1.10 GHz up to 2.60 GHz 4 MB L2 Cache)Intel® Celeron® Processor N4000 (1.10 GHz up to 2.60 GHz 4 MB L2 Cache)
GraphicIntel® UHD Graphics 600Intel® UHD Graphics 600
Display11.6″ HD LED Display (1366 x 768), Anti-Reflective15.6″ FHD LED Display (1920 x 1080), Anti-Reflective
Memory4GB / 6 GB LPDDR44GB / 6 GB LPDDR4
Hard Drive32GB / 64GB eMMC32GB / 64GB eMMC
ColourPlatinum TitanPlatinum Titan
MultimediaStereo Speakers (1.5 W x 2)
Internal Digital Mic
720p HD Camera
Stereo Speakers (1.5 W x 2)
Internal Digital Mic
720p HD Camera
NetworkWi-Fi 5 (2×2)
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi 5 (2×2)
Bluetooth
Ports1 USB-C™2 USB-C™
1 USB3.01 USB3.0
1 MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader1 MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader
1 Headphone out/Mic-in Combo1 Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
InputIsland-type keyboard
Touchpad
Island-type keyboard
Touchpad
Power39 Wh39 Wh
30 W USB-C™ Adapter30 W USB-C™ Adapter
Dimension11.33″ x 7.96″ x 0.66” (287.9 x 202.3 x 16.7 mm)14.16″ x 9.64″ x 0.65″ (359.7 x 244.9 x 16.5 mm)
Weight2.60 lbs (1.18 kg)3.75 lbs (1.7 kg)
SecuritySlim Security Slot
TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
Slim Security Slot
TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
Energy StarYesYes
Samsung Chromebook 4, Chromebook 4+ launched at $229

Pricing & Availability

Both of the Samsung Chromebook 4 and Chromebook 4+ come in Platinum Titan colour options, and the Samsung Chromebook 4 has been priced at $229.99 (around Rs.16,400), while the Samsung Chromebook 4+ will be available at $299.99 (around Rs.21,400). 

The new Chromebook 4 series is already available to buy in the US via Best Buy and Samsung.com, no words regarding availability in other markets have been disclosed by Samsung.

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