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Samsung Introduces Series 5 Chromebook Laptop with Google
      #40622 - 05/11/11 05:57 PM

Samsung today announced its stylish Series 5 Chromebook, a 12.1" 3.3 pounder with dual core CPU that runs Google's Chrome OS. The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook has a slim 0.79" body and comes in Titan Silver or White finish. Here is more info on this upcoming Chrome notebook:

Samsung Series 5 will connect you to your data anytime, anywhere through 3G, WLAN and a 4-in-1 Card Reader. Verizon Wireless has partnered with Samsung and Google to provide 3G connectivity for the Series 5 in the U.S. Verizon will provide up to 100MBs per month of Mobile Broadband service included with device for two years.

The Series 5 weighs 3.3 lbs. and has a battery life of up to 8.5 hours. The Series 5 starts up in less than ten seconds.

Key specs:

- 0.79-inch thin case designed for comfort and mobility
- Full-size Chrome keyboard
- Oversized multi-touch trackpad
- Intel Dual-core Processor
-; 16:10 resolution
- 12.1-inch SuperBright Display ? 36% brighter than standard display
- Starts up in less than 10-seconds
- Resumes instantly from standby
- Up to 8.5 hours battery life
- HD Webcam, built-in digital microphone and stereo speakers
- Two USB ports capable of charging mobile phones and accessories, connecting digital cameras and media storage devices
- Support for removable media cards (SD, SDHC, MMC) for photos, videos, music and documents

The Samsung Series 5 will launch in the U.S. June 15, 2011 from and The Wi-Fi + 3G model will retail at $499.99, and the Wi-Fi only model will retail at $429.99.


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