A lot of RAM.
Improved Chrome OS.
Faster processor than the previous version.
A relatively high price.
The need to always be online.
General limitations of the Chrome OS.
By TopTenREVIEWS on December 04, 2012
By PC Advisor on November 08, 2012
Chromebooks are definitely not trying to be primary computers. Instead Google is positioning them as inexpensive, additional devices that can be used by families, students, or people that want an extremely portable device that offers a more...70
By PC Pro on October 04, 2012
With a higher specification and facilities for offline use, the Chromebook is now a more viable choice for...83
By V3.co.uk on August 29, 2012
The Chromebook's reliance on an active internet connection and unreasonable price tag make it ill-suited for business...40
By 5FWD on August 13, 2012
While there’s a lot to like about Chrome OS’ simplicity, the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook is still a tad too limited for most casual users day to day. The inability to install applications you’d take for granted on Windows or Mac...60
By Expert Reviews on August 03, 2012
More powerful hardware and a new edition of Chrome OS that lets you work offline make this the best Chromebook yet...80
By Wired UK on July 26, 2012
If you've sniffed a wind of change in the air and are keen to get on board with the Chrome OS, then the Chromebook offers a decent hardware spec to do it with. But it's pricy, especially since a similarly priced Windows laptop or iPad-like is...60
By TechRadar on July 12, 2012
So without being able to recommend the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook as your only computer, does it do enough to warrant you buying it to go alongside your existing laptop, desktop or all-in-one? Sadly, not. While it's certainly well built, the form...60
By Techworld on July 04, 2012
We’re using the cloud more and more, but Google is too far ahead of the curve with Chrome OS. The updates have made it more usable, but what you can do offline is still too limited, and the file manager desperately needs improving. We could moan...-
By PC Mag on June 21, 2012
The new Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 550 (XE550C22-H01) laptop is a speedy 3G-equipped portable Web terminal. It works well in that regard, but there are other netbooks and even ultraportables that do more for less money. ...60