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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 / XE550C22
7.8 out of 10

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 / XE550C22

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Overall 7
7.1
Battery performance 9
9.4
Display 7
7.3
Weight 9
9.2
Noise 10
9.6
Connectivity 6
5.5
Keyboard 9
8.6
Temperature 9
9.0

Review Samsung 550C22-H01US Chromebook

Notebookcheck
14 September 2012
  • Summary: Reliable office worker. Chrome OS is still young with a very limited scope, but it already excels in everything it has been designed to do. Is this second-generation Chromebook from Samsung worth a look to on-the-go business and office users?
  • Pros: Bright matte display, Large touchpad, Long battery life, Secure and reliable, Almost instantaneous performance, Easy to use and learn, Strong wireless capabilities, Almost noiseless, DisplayPort and USIM options, The Chromebook has a narrow and limited focus, but everything feels instantaneous an...
  • Cons: Limited in flexibility and scope, Essentially useless without an available Internet connection, Not easily end-user upgradeable, no USB 3.0/HDMI/eSATA/sleep-and-charge, Fragile AC connector, A backlit keyboard would go a long way in adding additional value to the Chromebook and the weak AC plug f...
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Overall 6
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: There's no doubt that the Chrome OS has improved by leaps and bounds. And Samsung's Chromebook Series 5 550 is a pretty slick vehicle for the platform, especially for those who have basic needs.
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Overall 4
4.0

Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook review

v3.co.uk
3 July 2012
  • Summary: The Chromebook's reliance on an active internet connection and unreasonable price tag make it ill-suited for business use.
  • Pros: Reasonable keyboard and trackpad, Chrome OS works well when connected to the internet
  • Cons: Reliance on internet is a pain, external case scratches easily, incredibly overpriced, feels heavy
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Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook review

PC Advisor
7 February 2012
  • Summary: Can Google's updated Chrome OS address the flaws with the original? Is it worth paying the same amount for a Chromebook as a budget Windows laptop? We find out in our in-depth review.
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Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook

digital.it
7 July 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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