Samsung Chromebox XE300 already available and unpacked

Initially, 2012 was shown at CES in Las Vegas Chromebox from Samsung. The Chromebox is a nettop with Google's own operating system for desktops, the Chrome OS. However, it was the hype that Google and Samsung are expected, remained rather small and the Chrome OS devices were more in the background. Now Samsung before coming to the developer conference Google I / O had to present the Chromebox. However, this was acquirable already a few hours ago and was delivered by mistake even to the first customers.

The online shop of Tiger Direct for a short time had inadvertently offered the Chromebox and process orders, which were then confirmed. To make the complete breakdown, the first units were delivered to customers, although the Samsung delivered specifically to the developers conference, said. The Chromebox, however, was already taken out of the range and for the time being no further orders are possible. First unboxing videos are already available.
The XE300 is Chromebox it in two different models. One comes with an Intel Celeron 1.9GHz twice with B840 and Intel HD 3000 Graphics. The larger version comes with an Intel Core i5 processor. Both systems come with 4 GB of RAM and a 16 GB SSD. Who does not have enough space that can store more data on Google's servers in the cloud. To use the Chromebox may have a permanent Internet connection is required.

Furthermore, the Chromebox comes with six USB 2.0 ports, two audio ports, a DVI-I, and two DiplayPort ports. For the internet connection can the Gigabit Ethernet port or Wi-Fi module with 802.11 b / g / n support is used.

For about $ 330 to the Samsung Chromebox XE300 be available. The sale will begin after the developer conference, Google I / O. What are the anticipated consequences of Tiger Direct because of the earlier sale must, however, is still unclear.

Source: Engadget