The Samsung Series 5 3G is one of the first commercially models of Google Chrome OS Netbooks. The netbook will be available to US Customers in the mid of June.
The Samsung Series 5 3G Chromebook features Google Chrome OS, Intel ATOM Processor N570 1.66Ghz, 12.1″ LED (WXGA) 1280×800, 1 Mega Pixel HD webcam. 16GB, Solid State Drive (mSATA), System Memory: 2 GB, Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), integrated 3G (via optional Verizon Wireless subscription), Two USB 2.0, 4-in-1 memory card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC), VGA (via optional dongle), Built-in stereo speakers and combo headphone/microphone jack.
The dimensions of the Chromebook itself are 11.6 x 8.6 x 0.8 inches and weigh around 3.3 pounds. The Chromebook has a long lasting battery that can last up to 8.5 hours in one charge and it boots in 10 seconds.
All of the user’s apps, documents and files are stored on Google’s “Cloud”. Every Chrome notebook runs millions of web apps, from games to spreadsheets to photo editors. With an advanced technology, the users don’t have to worry about virus and malware. Chromebooks are designed to get faster over time as updates are released.
An Internet Connection is required to do or access anything through a Chromebook, however, because of HTML5, many apps keep working even when the internet is not connected. If a user wants to find and try new apps, he can visit Chrome Web Store.
As All the data on Chromebook is saved on the Cloud, therefore it can be accessed from anywhere using a computer. If someone loses or breaks his Chromebook, his data will be secure on the internet.
When the Chromebook is turned on, it automatically updates itself. Any changes made in the Operating System are automatically updated without any update prompts.
Chromebooks work with the principle of “defense in depth” to offer several layers of protection. Features like sandboxing, data encryption and verified boot make Chromebook completely safe of viruses and malware. The websites are also load more quickly as compared to a traditional computer.
The Chrome itself is lightweight, portable and easy to carry. With a built-in Wi-Fi and 3G, it is very easy to get connected anywhere and anytime. The Chromebook connects to the Internet itself while you boot, so when the Chromebook starts, the internet is already connected.
The Keyboard of Samsung Series 5 3G Chromebook is designed especially for it. There is a search button and a new row of web-enabled keys.