12.1" XE550C22 Series 5 Chrome-based PC

XE550C22

  4.667 5 21 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Stays good as new with no maintenance
  • Boot up quickly in a matter of seconds
  • Browse with powerful performance
  • Go straight online to create, share and enjoy
The (always) new computer
Chromebooks are fast to use, and don’t slow down over time. They have built-in security, so you’re protected against viruses and malware. They come with apps for all your everyday needs, and keep your files safely backed up on the cloud. And with free, automatic updates, your Chromebook keeps getting better and better.
The (always) new computer
Get going in less than 1 second
Get to the things you need quickly and easily. Chromebooks boot up in seconds, and use the latest web technology to load web pages with blazing speed. Access all your favourite apps instantly in just one click. Unlike traditional computers, your Chromebook always stays as fast as the day you first got it.
Get going in less than 1 second
Be more productive
Now you can multitask with ease and get even more done. A powerful Intel® Sandy Bridge Dual Core processor and 4 GB RAM* ensure you can simultaneously open twice as many browser windows as Intel® Atom™ based Chromebooks.
Be more productive

Ports Information

Do everyday things. Do amazing things.

Go straight online to creating, sharing and enjoying. Chromebooks come with built-in apps for editing photos, creating documents and presentations, and video chat, so you can get everyday tasks done right out of the box.
Do everyday things. Do amazing things.

Collabourate on documents

Create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings with apps like Google Docs, Zoho and SlideRocket. With productivity apps, you can collabourate in real-time with others, access your documents from any computer, and have your files backed up automatically. Access other everyday files using the built-in PDF and document viewer.
Collabourate on documents

Thousands of apps

You can explore thousands of apps in the Chrome Web Store. Offline apps like Gmail keep you productive even when you're not connected to the web.
Thousands of apps

Sync your stuff

Files, bookmarks, and apps that you change on your Chromebook instantly update on your other devices running the Chrome browser.
Sync your stuff

Operating System

  • Operating SystemGoogle Chrome

Processor

  • ProcessorIntel® Celeron™ Processor 867 (1.3GHz, 2MB)
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Display

  • LCD12.1" SuperBright 300nit WXGA LED Display (1280 x 800), Anti-Reflective

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (WxDxH)291.8 x 216.7 x 21.1 ~ 21.2mm (11.4" x 8.5" x 0.83" ~ 0.83")
  • Weight1.37kg (3.02lbs)

Graphic

  • Graphic ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics
  • Graphic MemoryShared with System Memory

Memory

  • System Memory4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1333MHz (on BD 2GB + 2GB x 1)
  • Memory Slot1 DIMM Slots

Storage

  • HDD16GB Solid-state Drive
  • ODDNo

Main Chipset

  • Main ChipsetIntel HM65

Multimedia

  • SoundNo
  • Sound EffectNo
  • Speaker4W Stereo Speaker (2W x 2)
  • Integrated Camera1megapixel HD Webcam

Communication

  • ModemNo
  • Wired Ethernet LAN10 / 100 / 1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless LAN802.11abg/n 2 x 2
  • BluetoothNo

I/O Port

  • VGANo
  • HDMINo
  • Mic-inHeadphone-out / Mic Combo
  • Internal MICYes
  • Display PortYes
    1 DP++
  • USB2 USB 2.0
  • Multi Card Slot4-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
  • Dock PortNo
  • RJ11 (Modem)No
  • RJ45 (LAN)Yes
  • DC-In (Power Port)Yes

Input Device

  • Keyboard74 Key
    75 Key
  • Touch Pad, Touch ScreenTouch Pad (Scroll Scope, Flat Type)

Security

  • AMTNo
  • VirusNo
  • LockKensington Lock Slot
  • FingerPrint ReaderNo
  • TPMTPM (Trusted Plaform Module)
  • H/W SecurityTPM (Trusted Plaform Module)
    Kensington Lock Slot

Power

  • AC Adapter40 Watt
  • Standard Battery4 Cell (51Wh)

Ratings and Reviews (21)

Overall Ratings

20 out of 21 (95%) customers recommend this product

Features4.1/5

Performance4.7/5

Design4.5/5

Value4.3/5

MartynUK
UK, Somerset - Gender: - Age:
2013-03-30
Just get one!

I debated with myself do I try one of these or stick with Windows. I am glad I took the plunge. The first thing you notice is the speed. After usingthis, windows seems so slow.

It boots in seconds, is the easiest laptop you will ever set up and runs at light speed. Forget all the hype about "it won't run MS Office" or other windows programs. If like me, you work out how much time you actually spend "not" browsing, you realise that you don't really need them anyway. Google docs and sheets takes care of the office, cloud print means you can print off just about anything, you can view photo's and listen to music offline, and choose from thousands of apps to make your laptop do just about anything. I use this as my main PC now because I couldn't stand the drop in speed of anything else. Don't just think about one of these, Just get one!

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Clik Photo
West Sussex, England - Gender: - Age:
2012-11-21
Perfect for anyone on the Go.

The Samsung Chromebook is perfect for anyone on the go, having used a traditional laptop and tablets the Chromebook is the only device that can be used daily as a replacement for my Windows laptop.

The best features are the near instant boot up (beat that Windows) and always on connectivity using the built-in SIM card, meaning I can work anywhere, anytime. I was so impressed with Chrome that only a week after purchase I trasnfered my buisness email to Google Apps and the intigration is seemless and perfect when working with the Chromebook. I fully recomend this for anyone on the go who wants the benefits of a traditional laptop without the restrictions of a Windows machine.

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nilreb
London, England - Gender: - Age:
2012-08-14
Few days in and ....

Been using cloud like box and dropbox for a while but this is whole different level of cloud it's all in, but really easy to use...half weight of normal laptop.

.so few days in and well well worth the money..downsides quite minor, plugs a bit fussy and screen just about ok..upside is so fast to be online amazing, great value..

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Surprised&Delighted!
London - Gender: - Age:
2012-07-24
Makes traditional PCs redundant in 99% of use cases

I've used one for a month now and I hate having to use my Windows-based laptops now. Where the Chromebook is fast, light and elegant, my Windows laptops are heavy, sluggish, unresponsive and deeply frustrating.

The main hurdle facing prospective purchasers is the idea of life without local applications. Using a Chromebook shows you that this hurdle is an illusion - unless you have a highly specialised use case, you simply won't miss anything. Instead, you'll gain an extremely fast, responsive and stable interface to a device that is light and lasts all day on a single battery charge. I expected this to be a novel science experiment that would, in time, be relegated to some younger relative with less demanding computing needs. Instead, I now look for ways to migrate all of my activities to the Chromebook and away from my Windows laptops.

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Support

3G Connection Guide

0.66 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

2 May, 2012

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