Who am I and how did I test this product?
My name is Donald Sawyer and I’ve been a systems administrator for more than 12 years. This review today will be on the Samsung Chromebook 3. I have had this laptop for 6 months now.
Is Samsung a scam?
Samsung has been in business for over 70 years and their website has been online since 1994. Their net worth was at 300+ million in 2014.
What do the positive and negative reviews say?
This product has 400+ positive reviews and about 100+ negative reviews on Amazon. This product has been on the market since 2016.
Pros of the Samsung Chromebook 3
|Large online following||The company has 40 million+ followers on Facebook, 5 million+ followers on Twitter, 3 million+ on Instagram, 20,000+ on Pinterest and 2 million+ subscribers on YouTube.|
|Great Support||There is a great support system from the Samsung website that offers support via live chat, email and phone number. The phone number is available for mobile support 24/7 whereas for other Samsung products it operates between Mon – Fri : 8am -12 am (Est) and Sat – Sun : 9am -11pm (Est)|
|Easy Setup||You simply ned to power on your Chromebook, select a language you prefer, log in to your google account and get started exploring your Chromebook.|
|Security features||The Chromebook comes with built-in security features ensure you’re protected from viruses and malware.|
|Water-resistant Keyboard||The keyboard is water-resistant so if you happen to spill anything on your keyboard, there is no worry because you simply wipe it off and continue from where you left off.|
|Long lasting battery||After one single charge the Chromebook can last up to 11 hours long without needing to be recharged.|
|Affordable||The Chromebook costs less than 200 dollars on most platforms.|
|Light and portable||Weighing only 2.5 pounds, the Chromebook is extremely portable, while still offering a large enough screen and keyboard to use without feeling hemmed in.|
Cons of the Samsung Chromebook 3
|Lack of cooling fans||With time the system gets hot and there is no internal cooling fan.|
|Trackpad||The trackpad on the Chromebook Series 3 is a single-piece, blank-faced click pad, without the usual right- and left-click buttons, just one touchable clickable touchpad.|
|Performance||Samsung’s Exynos 5 dual-core ARM processor (1.7GHz). Paired with 2GB of RAM is not for power users accustomed to having more than a couple dozen browser tabs open because it is sometimes sluggish.|
Other publications that recommend the Samsung Chromebook 3
According to an article in www.cnet.com the Samsung Chromebook is a lightweight, thin, and inexpensive laptop for those times when all you need is a powerful browser. Another article on http://www.pcmag.com the Samsung Chromebook offers a reasonably priced laptop for those who can get by with web access and cloud-based storage and tools.