Toshiba CB35-B3340 is an inexpensive Chromebook packed with lots of features. At $330 (Best Buy, Walmart ), you will get a 13.3” full HD IPS panel which offers crisp and clear picture with great viewing angle. At this price it is a bargain. CB35-B3340 comes with 4GB RAM rather than 2GB RAM, which we could find in earlier Toshiba Chromebooks. These machines heavily rely upon Google and internet and Toshiba CB35-B3340 is not an exception. This Toshiba Chromebook 2 is powered by Intel dual core Celeron N2840 processor which means you can’t use it for resource hungry applications but it supports web browsing, YouTube, Web-based email and social media etc. You can play browser games and stream local video files as well. Though Microsoft office is not available with chromebooks still, if you need to edit Word documents or work on spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations, you need not worry as online version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ‘OneNote’ are ready for users to install in Chrome or Chrome OS. Buyer will also get 100GB of Google Drive storage for up to 2 years. Toshiba CB35-B3340 comes with all standard ports and connectivity features. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Toshiba CB35-B3340.
Toshiba CB35-B3340 is a stylish laptop and weighs around 3lbs. It is just 0.8” inch thick and the build quality is good. Though it is made up of plastic but it doesn’t look cheap. The laptop boasts Intel Celeron N2840 processor which is a dual core processor. Each core operates with 2.16 GHz and, if system demands, it can clock up to 2.58GHz. It is an advance version of N2830 processor and is faster than 1.4-GHz Intel Celeron 2955U processors which used to come with most of the chromebooks. Toshiba CB35-B3340 comes with Intel HD graphics which offers limited graphics processing power. However, you can play Angry Bird and Cut of the Rope in Toshiba CB35-B3340.
Toshiba CB35-B3340 comes with 4GB DDR3L memory which is enough as we know these machines are not for heavy use. Along with 16GB SSD. it supports intense Web browsing sessions and streaming HD videos. It can stream web-based video content on your big-screen TV .
As told earlier, the 13.3” IPS panel of this Toshiba Chromebook 2 supports full HD resolution (1920 X 1080). The display is bright as well (340 cd/m²), similar to high end laptops.
When it comes to port and connectivity features, Chromebook 2 offers 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI, SD card reader, dual band Wireless AC and Bluetooth. It also comes with high definition webcam.
Battery life is decent enough and you can expect up to 6 hours of battery backup. If you are looking for cheaper options you can take a look at Toshiba CB35-B3330 13.3-Inch Chromebook 2 which comes with 2GB DDR3L RAM and 1366×768 pixels screen, rest of the features are similar to Chromebook 2.