Samsung Chromebook 550 review

Does the new Samsung Series 5 Chromebook overcome past problems?

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TechRadar's verdict

"The new Samsung Chromebook is a fine piece of kit which is a step on from its predecessor. Although Chrome OS is still not perfect, it's progressed a long way in a short time and could become a key challenger"
For
  • Improved speed
  • Fast boot up
  • Attractive design
  • Light and compact
  • Support for 3G mobile internet
Against
  • Underpowered for HD
  • Not as intuitive as a tablet
  • Not suitable as your main PC
  • Redundant if no internet
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