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Samsung Chromebook Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Samsung Chromebook Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and screen. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and keyboard.

design, price, portability, screen, durability

battery, keyboard, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung Chromebook Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro Review

 

Launched at CES 2017 during the Samsung press conference, the Samsung Chromebook Pro is a 12.3” thin & light laptop that introduces two...

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Feb, 2017

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro review: One misstep spoils the show

 

The Chromebook Pro looks great, has a wonderful screen and enough power to do just about whatever you need. But poor battery life is a major letdow.

Excellent design ; Strong performance ; Best-in-class display

Expensive (for a Chromebook) ; Poor battery life ; Android apps still need some work

After testing the Chromebook Pro, I had to admit that it's not the king of the Chromebooks I was hoping for when it was first announced. It does plenty of things well -- I love its looks, screen and performance, but the keyboard's a bit cramped and the...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro and Plus

 

The Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro ($449.99 and $549.99, respectively) are systems built on firsts. Nearly identical but for their processors -- the Plus has an ARM processor and the Pro has an Intel Core m3 -- they're the first Chromebooks that have...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro review

 

If you're looking for a solid all-around laptop for roughly $500, the new Samsung Chromebook Pro should at or near the very top of your candidate list. Sure, there are plenty of Windows laptops and tablets in that price range (or lower) , but none that...

A very long list of features for the price, including a QHD touch display, hybrid hinge and included stylus. Adding support for the Google Play app store means this Chromebook can access a wide range of software.

The keyboard and touchpad both remind you this is a budget laptop, and the accelerometer is way too touchy. Running too many apps and browser windows at once eats up the RAM quickly, leading to slowdown.

The Samsung Chromebook Pro will make a believer out of many Chromebook skeptics by offering great value, features and performance for a budget-priced laptop.

Feb, 2017

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Expert review by : Brad Bourque (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro review

 

Despite some oddities, Samsung's Chromebook Pro moves Chrome OS into a new era.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro

 

The Samsung Chromebook Pro ($549.99) is a system built on firsts. It's the first Chromebook that has an embedded stylus and can run Android apps out of the box, and both features add a ton of functionality to Google's lightweight operating system....

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Victoria Song (pcmag.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro

 

Samsung's premium Chromebook Pro is one of the first chromebooks to run Android apps. But it's likely only a matter of time before less expensive models roll out with the same functionality.

Effective, well-designed stylus. Access to Google Play Store increases functionality both online and off.

Expensive. Battery life is unremarkable for a chromebook. Squarish shape is a little awkward when typing. Legacy peripherals require an adapter.

The Samsung Chromebook Pro benefits from being one of the first chromebooks to launch with the Google Play store. But at the end of the day, that's not a benefit exclusive to this laptop. It will apply to all chromebooks launching this year, so this...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Lanh Nguyen (androidauthority.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro review

 

The Chromebook Pro brings Android app support, a stylus, and a rotating touch screen to the simple and easy-to-use platform of ChromeOS, to turn this super portable Chromebook into a machine that can provide a well rounded experience for both work and...

-Metal design ; -Portable, thin, and lightweight ; -microSD card slot ; -Two USB Type-C ports ; -Rotatable touchscreen ; -Can output 4K via USB Type-C port ; -Stylus compliments large touchscreen well ; -All day battery life

-Weak bottom-firing speakers ; -Android apps support still in beta

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Brian Heater (techcrunch.com)

Samsung’s Chromebook Pro highlights the category’s continued evolution

 

Chromebooks hit a key milestone last May, outselling Macs in the US for the first time ever, by IDC's account. It was a pretty big win for a category oft maligned at launch for its relative lack of functionality. And while the devices are, perhaps, not...

If early Chromebooks (understandably) put you off the space, you may be overdue for a revisit. The category has come a ways since the first generation, transforming from a machine defined by its limitations into a legit low-cost computing device – it’s...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Matt Safford (computershopper.com)

Samsung Chromebook Pro Review and Ratings

 

Samsung's first convertible Chromebook includes a nice stylus, a stunning screen, and day-one access to Android apps. But as much as we like the hardware, Google needs to work harder to get Android and Chrome to play nice together.

Stunning screen ; Slim, premium design ; Android apps and stylus let you do much more with a Chromebook

Android integration feels clunky ; Multitasking is far from intuitive ; Battery life could be better ; Cramped internal storage for Android apps ; Expensive

We started off this review likening the Samsung Chromebook Pro to Microsoft's original Surface Pro tablet, and after putting the system through our spate of benchmarks and plenty of real-world use, we find ourselves right back to that notion. There's a...

Feb, 2017
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