Samsung Chromebook Series 5 (2012)

Verge Review

2012 is the year of Chrome OS — or so we're told. When we spoke with Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, he told us that this is the culmination of "a long, slow march" for Google's cloud-based operating system. One iteration was about getting people to understand what Chrome OS is; another was about seeding it to developers and OEMs. Now, Pichai said, Google's trying to take Chrome OS mainstream. The company's diving in with two new devices, both running a brand-new version of...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Other, Budget
Weight 3.3 pounds
Operating system Chrome OS
Screen size (diagonal) 12.1 inches
CPU brand Intel
The Verge Battery Test 7 hours and 10 minutes

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Other, Budget
Weight 3.3 pounds
Color Gray

Software

Operating system Chrome OS

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 12.1 inches
Display surface Matte
Resolution (X) 1280 px
Resolution (Y) 800 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
Model Celeron 867
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.3 GHz

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB

Storage

Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 16 GB
Card reader support SD

Port options

USB 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
DisplayPort++ 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz

Battery

Quoted time 6 hr

Benchmarks

The Verge Battery Test 7 hours and 10 minutes

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