Overall look (part 1)

The Samsung Chromebook uses an Exynos 5 Dual processor from Samsung. It is an ARM CPU with two Cortex-A15 cores running at 1.7 GHz and a Mali-T604MP4 GPU running at 533 MHz.

The LED-backlit LCD screen has a resolution of 1366 x 768.

Figure 4 shows the front of the Chromebook. It uses silver-colored plastic. Here you can notice one of the highlights of the device: its thickness of only 0.69” (17.5 mm). It is 11.4” (290 mm) wide and 8.2” (209 mm) deep.

Samsung ChromebookFigure 4: front side

At the let side of the Chromebook, you can see the microphone/earphone connector and an SD reader slot.

Samsung ChromebookFigure 5: left side

The are no connectors at the right side.

Samsung ChromebookFigure 6: right side

At the rear of the device you see the cover of the SIM chip compartment (not used in the model we analyzed, only in 3G-capable models), one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI output, and the power supply connector (with an LED indicator).

Samsung ChromebookFigure 7: rear


Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master’s degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.