Samsung Chromebook Series 5 (2011)

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The Samsung Chromebook Series 5 isn’t just any laptop — it’s one we’ve been waiting on since the fall of 2009. It was then, back in an economy where netbooks were still selling like hotcakes, that Google’s Sundar Pichai took to the stage in Mountain View to talk about a future operating system that would be completely based around the browser — Chrome OS. He promised a new type of netbook that would connect you to the internet in less than 20 seconds and would be entirely based in the cloud....

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Netbook
Thickness 0.8 inches
Weight 3.3 pounds
Operating system Chrome OS
Screen size (diagonal) 12.1 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Pineview

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias XE500C21

Hardware

Laptop type Netbook
Width 11.6 inches
Depth 8.3 inches
Thickness 0.8 inches
Weight 3.3 pounds
Color Black, White / Black, Silver / Black

Software

Operating system Chrome OS

Display (base)

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

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Pineview
Model N570
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.66 GHz

Memory

Base RAM size 2 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 16 GB
Card reader support SD, miniSD, microSD, MMC

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Video resolution 720p

Port options

USB 2
VGA 1
3.5mm headphone 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b

Battery

Size 8280 mAh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

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