Samsung, the South Korean based Electronics company has reportedly announced a new “11.6 inch laptop that runs on Google Chrome as its operating system”, called as Samsung XE303C12-A01US Chromebook. Comes with ultra sleek and stylish design with just 0.7 inch thin and a 11.6 inch High Definition matte finish display with support a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels (200 nits brightness), the XE303C12-A01US Chromebook laptop gives a great mobile computing experience, especially if you are familiar with Google’s Linux-based Chrome OS and looking for a decent laptop for daily use.
Inside, the Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Core Processor with a base clock rates at 1.7GHZ and paired with a 2GB DDR3L memory and integrated graphics engine delivers fast and seamless performance for Chromebook’s activities, such as web browsing, play games, streaming video, read and edit Google Docs and more. Samsung XE303C12-A01US Chromebook built in 16GB flash (eMMc) memory as an internal storage. Yeah, it is small space, but you did not need to worries, Googe and Samsung confirm if every XE303C12-A01US buyer will gets 100GB of free cloud storage in Google Drive for two years, so you can access and store more important files and video.
Like other chromebook machines, this laptop always “up to date”, because it can automatically update the OS, the only you need is stay connected to internet. As a Chromebook laptop, the 11.6 inch XE303C12-A01US Chromebook laptop also comes with Fast Boot technology and features 12 free Gogo Inflight passes, perfect for business users who need to stay connected with their colleagues, even in the flight.
The 11.6 inch XE303C12-A01US’s display offers clear, crisp and good color with support to play 720p video playback. For detailed viewing experience and enjoy 1080p HD video playback, you can connect it into external HDTV, thank to HDMI port. Above the display, you will find a 0.3 Megapixel web camera with internal microphone for face to face video chats, as well as two stereo speakers which only offers decent audio reproduction.
At 2.5lbs and measures 11.4 x 8.09 x 0.69 inches, Samsung XE303C12-A01US Chromebook is a slightly thinner and lighter than the 11.6 inch Acer C710-2847 Chromebook which has dimension in 8.0 x 11.2 x 1.1 inch with weigh s around 3.04 lb. Reportedly, the 2 cell Lithium Polymer 4080 mA battery on the Samsung machine also offers longer battery life, up to 6 hours of battery usage on full charge, instead of 4 hours on the Acer’s Chromebook with a 4-cell Lithium Ion battery.
The rest of specifications are a single USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, audio combo jack, 3-in-1 media reader with supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity and SDXC formats, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n to connect into wireless network and Samsung’s 74 Keys keyboard with chiclet technology and a few large dedicated and web enabled keys that are optimized for Chrome. If you are on the market for Chromebook laptop and interested with this machine, you can grab Samsung XE303C12-A01US Chromebook laptop now for price around of $249.00 with 1 Year Standard Warranty for Parts and Labor.