Samsung Chromebook 550 review

Does the new Samsung Series 5 Chromebook overcome past problems?

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Product Type
Netbook
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Bluetooth
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
No
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
8.50 Hour
Solid State Drive Capacity
16 GB
FireWire/i.LINK
No
HDMI
No
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
Chromebook 5
Operating System Architecture
32-bit
Processor Model
N570
Colour
Arctic White
Operating System
Chrome OS
Brand Name
Samsung
Processor Speed
1.66 GHz
Processor Type
Atom
Screen Size
30.7 cm (12.1")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
Standard Memory
2 GB
Weight (Approximate)
1.50 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
NM10 Express
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Total Number of USB Ports
2
Height
20.3 mm
Width
294.6 mm
Depth
218.4 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
5
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
XE500C21
Product Name
Chromebook XE500C21 Netbook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Chromebook
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Manufacturer Part Number
XE500C21A01US
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Nothing but the Web
Chromebooks are built and optimized for the web, where you already spend most of your computing time. So you get a faster, simpler and more secure experience without all the headaches of ordinary computers.

Thin & Light design - just 3.3 lbs.
Weighing in at 3.3 lbs and just .8 inches thick, the ultra compact design provides maximum portability without compromising on functionality and optimal performance.

Instant Web
Chromebooks boot in less than 10 seconds and resume instantly. Your favorite websites load quickly and run smoothly, with full support for the latest web standards and Adobe Flash. In fact, Chromebooks are designed to get faster over time as updates are released.

Maximum Memory
2 GB
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