Samsung Chromebook Series 3 comparison

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Samsung Chromebook Series 3

Samsung Chromebook Series 3
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Acer C720P Chromebook (C720P-2600)

Acer C720P Chromebook (C720P-2600)
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Toshiba Chromebook

Toshiba Chromebook
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Samsung Chromebook 2 (13-inch)

Samsung Chromebook 2 (13-inch)
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HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11
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Price $184 to $275 at 8 stores $285 to $323 at 3 stores $275 to $312 at 8 stores $279 to $297 at 2 stores
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    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 19 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 5.0 stars out of 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one! 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date October 18, 2012 January 03, 2014 December 19, 2013 February 28, 2014 October 08, 2013
The Bottom Line The $249 Samsung Chromebook is a good extra computer for cloud-loving Google-centric Web users. The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before. Toshiba enters the growing Chromebook market with the first 13-inch model. It's a great size for switching between travel and home/office use and feels comfortable to type on, but other Chromebooks offer more features for the same price. A fresh look and comfortable feel make HP’s 11-inch budget Chromebook an appealing bet, especially for households that need a cheap no-frills Web-surfing Google Netbook. If you’re not thinking about productivity, though, you’re better off with a tablet.

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Product Description Samsung Series 3 - 11.6 in 5 - Google Chrome OS - 2 GB RAM - 16 GB
XE303C12 - Exynos 5 - 16 GB Flash
- Celeron 2955U - Google Chrome OS - 2 GB RAM - 32 GB SSD
- 13.3 in - Celeron 2955U - Google Chrome OS - 2 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD
- 13 in - Exynos - Google Chrome OS - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD
- 11.6 in - Exynos - Google Chrome OS - 2 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD
Packaged Quantity 1
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Battery 2-cell - up to 6.3 hour(s)
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System Type Chromebook
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Display 11.6 in
LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
Info unavailable 13.3 in 1366 x 768
13 in 1920 x 1080
11.6 in
Operating System Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Storage 16 GB
32 GB SSD
16 GB SSD
16 GB SSD
16 GB SSD
Dimensions (WxDxH) 11.4 in x 8.1 in x 0.7 in
11.3 in x 8 in x 0.8 in
12.9 in x 8.9 in x 0.8 in
0.65 in
11.7 in x 7.75 in x 0.69 in
Weight 2.4 lbs
2.98 lbs
3.3 lbs
3 lbs
2.3 lbs
Networking 802.11n None
Info unavailable 802.11b/g/n
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Optical Drive None
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Processor 5 / 1.7 GHz / 1 MB Cache
Samsung Exynos 5
Intel Celeron 2955U / 1.4 GHz
Intel Celeron 2955U / 1.4 GHz
Samsung Exynos
ARM Exynos
Memory 2 GB
Flash: 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
2 GB
2 GB
4 GB
2 GB
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