The introduction of minimum system requirements for a Chromebook to qualify for the new badge is expected to enhance their appeal relative to most entry-level Chromebooks currently available. As outlined in Google’s official blog post, these minimum requirements are as follows:
- At least Intel Core i3 12th-gen or AMD Ryzen 3 7000-series processor
- At least 8GB of RAM
- At least 128GB of storage
- At least 1080p IPS display
- At least 1080p webcam Temporal Noise Reduction
John Maletis, Google’s VP of ChromeOS product, engineering, and UX, asserted that Chromebook Plus laptops will deliver “double the performance” compared to last year’s best-selling Chromebooks.