13.3 inch 2015 Toshiba Chromebook 2 via Amazon
Toshiba CB35-C3300 is the very well designed and constructed 2015 model Chromebook 2 with a Broadwell Celeron processor, Full HD display, long battery life, backlit keyboard and an integrated virus protection. It comes with the dual core fifth generation Intel Celeron 3215U processor at 1.7GHz processor, 4GB DDR3L SDRAM memory for multitasking, 16 GB eMMC flash storage for speed and overall performance than a mechanical drive as the storage is more Cloud based and Chrome OS operating system that is updated automatically in the background. It is not a system that will slow down by time like Windows machines and you’ll experience the best of what Google has to offer. You have the option to get the CB35-C3350 model with the Intel i3-5015U processor at 2.10 GHz speed with everything else the same, price difference is around 100 dollars at the time of this review.
13.3 inch diagonal Full HD IPS display with 1920×1080 pixel maximum screen resolution offers awesome screen quality with FHD resolution and 178 degree viewing angles. Mobile Intel HD graphics is the improved version of previous generations with acceptable levels of performance for a compact machine- Chromebook as you won’t be playing heavy and demanding Windows games but great for browsing the net and using the sheets, docs and slides (Windows Word, Excel and Powerpoint alternatives), streaming videos or editing simple multimedia. It has an HD webcam with integrated dual microphones and the sound quality is quite decent through the Skullcandy speakers. Modest but attractive looking ice silver colour Toshiba Chromebook 2 has a modern compact and angular design, weighs 2.9 pounds and measures 8.40 x 12.60 x 0.76 inches- is very easy to carry around with its slim chassis and lightweight. Connectivity options include the very fast 802.11ac wireless, a USB 3.0 port on the right, a USB 2.0 port on the left, an HDMI output, an SD card slot, a power charging port, a little battery indicator light, a combo audio jack and a security lock slot.
Conclusion: Image quality is this Chromebook’s main strength with very clear texts and easy to view multimedia with vibrant colours (beautiful colour rendering) and the great 13.3 inch screen is housed in a 12 inch body, battery life is quite long at up to 8.5 hours in average use, has a LED-backlit keyboard with smooth keys without a numeric pad on the right hand side but a good size and functional touchpad in the middle. It is very easy to set up and you will simply log in by using your Google account and share the computer with others as you can go from one account to another quickly and you can easily synchronise with your Android tablets or phones. You will be experiencing more power, better energy efficiency, enhanced graphics and longer battery life with the new Celeron processor. Thermal Design Power-TDP is 15 watts so a fan is needed but you won’t hear or feel it running very often. With 4GB RAM and the way this Chromebook is set up you will handle a few tasks and graphics heavy stuff simultaneously and efficiently. It includes 100GB of Google Drive storage, 12 free Gogo in-air internet passes and 90 days of Google Play streaming. Toshiba is one of the best computer brands worldwide and we highly recommend this brand new Chromebook.