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

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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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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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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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