Chrome OS netbooks are finally here and Samsung is set to be the benchmark with the revealing of their new all-new Samsung Series 5 “Chromebook”.
The much anticipated netbook is ultraslim at just 0.79-inch thick. Its 12.1-inch screen is capable of 1280 x 800 resolution and weighs only 3.26 pounds. Spec wise the Chromebook sports a dual-core 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 chip, a HD webcam with NC microphone, and a 16GB mSATA solid state drive. Connectivities include dual-band 802.11 WiFi, optional global 3G, two USB 2.0 ports, an SDXC card reader, and VGA-out via an ‘optional’ dongle.