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Samsung Chromebook 2 13-inch

Samsung Chromebook 2 13-inch

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

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

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90
 
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
1920 x 1080
Bundled OS
Linux
Processor speed
2.119
System RAM
41
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 8.520
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
Processor speed
System RAM
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Ultraportable
13.322
1920 x 1080
Linux
2.119
41
HDMI
Up to 8.520

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

90
fatlip
I really like this 13" laptop, replaced an old XP machine with it that just...read more
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