What is a Chromebook? An ultra portable, sleek laptop for everyday adventures. Very light! so you can bring it anywhere and use it everywhere, Best of Google, consider to be your 2nd mobile device and much more!
My first impression of the Samsung Chromebook, I got to have it! since it is marketed as your 2nd portable device. Also, that caught my eye was the Google OS platform includes your favorite Google products are built-like Search, Gmail, YouTube, and Hangouts which I’m already part of their ecosystem.
I ordered this bad boy for the price of $249.00 the WI-FI only built in at the Best Buy’s online store and selected the pickup option at my nearest Best Buy Store. This is a great option, if you do not want to wait around and have it picked up the same day.
Let’s take a look at both the exterior and interior specification;
- It weighs about 2.43 pounds,
- 0.7 inches thin, 11.6 (1366X768) display and has over 6.5 hours of battery life.
- Google Chrome as the operating system
- Dual Core Processor / 1.7 GHZ
- 2GB system memory
- 16 GB storage capacity / eMMC storage Technology
- Built –in dual band WI-FI 802.11 a/b/g/n.
- VGA camera
- 1X USB 3.0, and 1X USB 2.0
- One HDMI port
- Bluetooth 3.0 compatible
- Speaker (1.5w2) / Web Cam 0.3
- Microphone in
It feels very light in your hands and stays cooler than expected. A built in fan, you say? No, it does not have a fan since it’s built to stay cool. You will never hear a humming noise.
There are basically (2) models with staying connected. One, with dual band WI-FI and the 2nd optional 3G. Very import information to be aware of when deciding to purchase the Samsung Chromebook: To get the full capacity of the Samsung Chromebook, you must have internet connection whether it be WI-FI or the optional 3G. Again, this notebook is marketed as your 2nd mobile device, it is not for everyone, and you will need a Google account since it revolve around the Google ecosystem.
According to the manufacturer, it updates itself automatically and comes with built in virus protection. If you are at some point disconnected from the web, it has offline apps like Gmail and Google Docs. Today there are so many flavors of the Chromebook to choose from and the technology has evolve.
Do your research carefully and decide what is best for your needs. My expectation, it is a very cool 2nd device for my everyday needs and I recommend this product. See more information about this product, please visit their website at http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/hp-chromebook-11/?gclid=CjgKEAjw8MqcBRCsv5Kf8NCUwlgSJADL4ihhb__r4MdvzlzXPM8g51nwCnt6qp5fHGsZodS-Z-dYM_D_BwE
Or come in to your local Best Buy. Some of the stores have a demo to try it for self. Good Luck!