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Samsung XE503C12

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the keyboard and portability. The battery and screen are also mentioned favorably. The energy efficiency and performance get less positive comments.

design, screen, battery, portability, keyboard

performance, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung XE503C12 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Samsung Chromebook 2

 

The Samsung Chromebook 2 boasts a sleek design, sharp HD display and impressive battery life, but it's not the fastest option.

Sharp full-HD display; Long battery life; Sleek lightweight design; Useful software selection

Slower performance than Intel Chromebooks'; Bottom runs warm; microSD card instead of full SD card slot

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Samsung Chromebook 2 review: A $400 laptop never looked so good

 

Chromebooks seem to be having a moment. Which is odd, because for a while there, nobody seemed to be giving them a chance. Since the first Chromebook

Stylish design, relatively thin and light ; Sharp display, especially for this price ; Comfortable keyboard and trackpad ; Long battery life

Pricier than other Chromebooks ; Performance likely weaker than soon-to-be-released Core i3 Chromebooks ; Lack of a full-sized SD card reader will be a disappointment to some shoppers ; Viewing angles aren't very good

Chromebooks will never be for everyone, but assuming you're game, the 13-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 is the one we recommend. Its sharp display, stylish design, long battery life and comfortable keyboard make it worth the premium over competing models.

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Samsung Chromebook 2 review

 

Two years ago, Samsung made the first great Chromebook. It was thin, and light, and had good battery life, but most of all it was a different kind of computer. Chrome OS wasn't like Windows, which can do absolutely everything on earth including a...

Simple, useful design ; Good keyboard and trackpad ; Cool and quiet

Just can't keep up with complex uses ; Display is pixelated and washed out ; Everything's a little cramped

Not worth the money you save over the larger Chromebook 2

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Hands on: Samsung Chromebook 2 review

 

11-inch and 13-inch models unveiled at Cebit 2014

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Samsung Chromebook 2

 

Samsung has long been a champion of the Chromebook. Since releasing the very first commercially available model back in 2011, it's been steadily trickling out new models, despite a lukewarm reception from consumers. The Samsung Chromebook 2 is the...

A classy Chromebook with a price that's a little on the high side

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I hate the Chrome book

 

I really want to return this, but your website will not let me select the item in able to return it.

Viral protection

it cannot be used for almost anything, without internet

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Great as a 2nd computer

 

Ordered it Wednesday at noon it arrived Thursday at 3pm -I was worried that the white might discolor, but after unboxing it appeared that the materials are very nice and would be easy to clean were that to happen.

Great battery (Advertised 8 hrs, more like 7 in real life) ; Build quality is stellar. Solid parts, track pad and keyboard feel smooth and controlled ; Quiet/Cool (No moving parts at all) ; 100gb of Google Drive storage with purchase ; Boot from cold...

power cable is strange (large/bulky) ; viewing angle on the screen is worse than most screens but not terrible. For everyday web surfing it is good

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ATI Radeon 7500 64mb PCI card

 

It runs very quickly

This should run quickly. The OS it comes with is honestly just a web browser with a desktop. You can't install anything except for what is in the google app store. This product isn't garbage. But the OS on it absolutely is

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Don't buy

 

It runs very quickly

This should run quickly. The OS it comes with is honestly just a web browser with a desktop. You can't install anything except for what is in the google app store. This product isn't garbage. But the OS on it absolutely is

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Solid Chromebook

 

This is a Chomebook so be aware it isn't for power users and it is NOT a laptop replacement. Overall the Samsung Chrome book is solid inside and out. I would highly recommend this Chromebook if you are looking to purchase one. I can literately work on...

This is my 7th Samsung device in my arsenal and it meets the high standard that I expect from this company. The Chromebook looks professional, sleek, and clean with the fake leather backing. The keyboard is solid and the touchpad is very responsive....

The one problem that I have had so far is that about 3 hours into battery life Google QuickOffice starts to lag. I don't know if it is a problem with the App because it is still in beta or I'm just throwing to much at the Chromebook for it to handle. I...

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