The shipping of Samsung Series 5 Chromebook from Amazon and BestBuy has been started today. But the Acer Cromia is still in pre-order status. And Amazon has started giving discounts on Acer Cromia Chromebooks.
Acer Cromia Chromebook and Samsung Series 5 3G Chromebook are now available for Pre-order starting at a price of $379.99 at Amazon and BestBuy. The Samsung Chromebook is slightly costlier than the Acer Cromia. Learn more on the pricing and availability here.
Google has sent out emails that Samsung Chromebook aka Series 5 will go on sale starting June 15 at Gilt Groupe, the fashion and luxury brand retailer. Lucky early buyers will also get a limited edition custom-fit Chrome sleeve designed by Rickshaw.
Google announced the Acer Chromebook at Google I/O which is powered by an Intel Atom N570 CPU, featuring a 16GB SDD, 6.5 hour battery life for $349. It also starts up in 8 seconds only!
The Samsung Series 5, a standard Chromebook has been officially announced which is powered with a dual-core 1.66GHz Intel Atom processor and features up to 8.5 hours battery life with a price tag of cost of $429 for the WiFi and $499 for 3G versions respectively.