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Toshiba upped its already solid Chromebook game today with the aptly-named Chromebook 2 laptop. With an optional 1920×1080 pixel display, Haswell processor, 4GB of RAM, HDMI AV out and AC/Bluetooth 4 wireless, it ticks most of the boxes on what you’d want on a high end laptop. It even claims 11.5 hour battery life and new forward facing speakers designed with help from Skullcandy.

It comes in starting at $249 for the 720P 16 Model and is set for release on Oct. 5

Spec sheet follows:

Toshiba’s Chromebook 2 :

  • Display: 33.8 cm (13.3”) 16:9 aspect ratio with 1366 x 768p (HD) or 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) resolution IPS display
  • Processors: Intel® Celeron® Graphics: Intel® integrated
  • Storage: 16 GB eMMC plus 100 GB free Cloud storage via Google Drive2
  • Memory: 4 GB DDR3L (1600 MHz) for the Full HD model, 2 GB DDR3L (1600MHz) for the HD model
  • Connectivity: 1x HDMI®-out, 1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 (including Sleep-and-Charge), SD/SDHC slot, headphone/mic combo jack, security lock
  • Communication: Intel® Wireless LAN (802.11ac+agn), Bluetooth® 4.0, HD webcam with dual microphones
  • OS: Chrome OS
  • Audio: Stereo speakers tuned by Skullcandy®
  • Battery life: Up to 11.5 hours (HD model) or up to 9 hours (Full HD model)
  • Colour: Blast silver with dot pattern
  • Dimensions: 320 x 214 x 19.3 mm
  • Weight: 1.35 kg

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