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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 / XE550C22
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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 / XE550C22

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6.0

Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook

MobileTechReview.com
16 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Google’s Chrome OS, now more than a year old, is perfect for those who live in the cloud and always have an Internet connection. Chrome 19 takes a few things offline (basic photo viewing and editing, document viewing), but most everything is done through the web browser that for all intents and...
  • Pros: Very portable, strong improvements over last gen Chromebooks software and hardware, fast OS.
  • Cons: Lose your Internet connection and the Chromebook becomes much less useful. Mediocre hardware for the price.
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The Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 Review

Tekgoblin
6 August 2012
  • Excerpt: The Series 5 550 is Samsung ‘s new generation of Chromebook . Measuring 11.5’’ by 8.5” and weighing only 3.02 lbs, it easily fills the niche in between a traditionally sized laptop and a netbook.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
18 June 2012
  • Conclusion: And for a small subset of regular consumers, specifically those who like the Chromebook's design and don't mind paying a price premium to play with Google's new OS while watching it develop before their eyes with future updates, the Series 5 550 might be worth splurging on as a second or third...
  • Pros: Quick boot time, Faster processor, more RAM than previous model make for better performance, Improved OS feels less like "just a browser"
  • Cons: Limited storage, offline abilities, Much shorter battery life than previous Chromebook, Pricey, considering limits of OS and hardware
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Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 550 review: Is less more?

Liliputing
14 June 2012
  • Summary: But you can do many of those things better with a Chromebook if the web browser is your most important app. The Chromebook 550 boots more quickly than a typical laptop, resumes from sleep nearly instantly, and generally offers the kind of responsiveness you’d expect from a good Apple or Android...
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Review: Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550

Geek.com
12 June 2012
  • Excerpt: It’s been about a year since the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook launched. In that time we’ve seen a lot happen with Google’s Chrome browser. Chrome OS has also made for lot of news since then, but we haven’t seen it make major headway into its target markets, and you’re still much more likely to see an...
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Overall 5
5.0

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 Review

LAPTOP Magazine
6 June 2012
  • Summary: While it's a different breed of laptop, it's hard to justify spending this much dough on an ultraportable with a Celeron processor and just 16GB of storage when you can get a Dell Inspiron 14z with a second-gen Intel Core i3 processor and a 500GB hard drive for the same price.
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Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook

digital.it
30 May 2012
  • Summary: Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook è un computer portatile con sistema operativo Chrome OS, equipaggiato con display LED da 12,1 pollici, risoluzione 1280x800 pixel, processore Intel Celeron 867 da 1,3 GHz, 4 GB di RAM e SSD da 16 GB
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