About the Chromebook

What is a Chromebook?

  • A low cost, Internet-only device
  • Only runs the Chrome Browser

Why Chromebooks?

For classroom use, it is an ideal device because it:

  • integrates with our main productivity tools - Google Apps for Education
  • can take advantage of numerous web tools
  • boots up in 8 seconds and has a long battery life

Additionally, it

  • updates automatically
  • can be managed centrally by the district
  • is low cost
  • allows for all students to have the same device
  • uses the GUHSD content filter at school and at home

MODELS IN USE

Samsung 3 Technical Specs

  • Chrome OS™
  • Intel Celeron N30650 Dual-core 1.60 GHz
  • 11.6" HD (1366 x 768) 16:9
  • Intel HD Graphics with Shared Memory
  • 4 GB, DDR3L SDRAM
  • 16 GB SSD
  • 11 hour battery

Visit the Samsung website for more information.

Acer 740 / Acer 11 Technical Specs

  • Chrome OS™
  • Intel Celeron 3205U Dual-core 1.50 GHz
  • 11.6" HD (1366 x 768) 16:9
  • Intel HD Graphics with Shared Memory
  • 4 GB, DDR3L SDRAM
  • 16 GB SSD

Visit the Acer website for the full technical specs.

All new GUHSD Chromebooks come with case.