Samsung Chromebook Plus XE513C24-K01US 12.3-inch

Samsung Chromebook Plus XE513C24-K01US 12.3-inch

NINJA SCORE
74
Positive Reviews
from $449.99$387.99
(as of 23-06-2017 11:46 UTC) Details
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Pros

  • Thin and light
  • 8-Core processor
  • Pen for drawing and taking notes
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Only 2 USB 3.1 Type-C ports
  • Limited apps
  • Chrome OS
  • Limited storage space

Bottom Line

The Samsung Chromebook Plus XE513C24-K01US is a powerful Chromebook that is perfect for all of your college classes. The included pen will make taking notes much easier and will allow you to save them as digital copies.


The Samsung Chromebook Plus XE513C24-K01US is a bestselling Chromebook that has been praised for its sleek design, USB 3.1 Type-C ports, bright Quad-HD display with Gorilla Glass 3, 2.38-pound weight and for its built-in pen. However, it runs an OP1 Cortex processor instead of an Intel based CPU which generally offer better performance. You also only get two USB 3.1 Type-C ports that will require adapters in order for you to use standard size USB devices, luckily Samsung have added one in the box. Designed for out of the box thinkers, the Samsung Chromebook Plus XE513C24-K01US can be folder 360-degrees, which will allow you to easily draw and work with Chrome OS and the pen.

  • Weight: 2.38 lbs
  • Processor: Rockchip OP 1 Cortex-A53/Cortex-A72 2.0GHz
  • Display Size: 12.3 inch
  • RAM: 4GB LPDDR3
  • Operating System: Chrome OS
  • Graphics: Mali-T860 MP4

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • The Verge February 10, 2017

    Samsung’s Chromebook Plus is the first of a new generation of Chromebooks running Chrome OS, and it's shipping next week for $449. It’s one of a pair of Chromebooks that Samsung is releasing in the first half of the year. The other is the Chromebook Pro, coming in April and costs $100 more thanks to a more powerful Intel processor.

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  • 70
    PCMag April 13, 2017

    Samsung's Chromebook Plus takes convergence to another level, with a 2-in-1 form factor and the ability to run both Android apps and ChromeOS.

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  • 80
    NotebookReview April 20, 2017

    The Samsung Chromebook Plus is not only a great Chromebook, but a solid laptop that delivers an elegant design, top notch display, and array of useful features.

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Specifications

Processor Rockchip OP 1 Cortex-A53/Cortex-A72 2.0GHz
Graphics Mali-T860 MP4
Graphics Type Integrated
Graphics Memory Shared
RAM 4GB LPDDR3
Operating System Google Chrome OS Chrome OS
Weight 2.38 lbs
Battery Life 10 hours
Hard Drive 1 32 SSD
Display Size 12.3 inch
Display Type IPS
Display Resolution 2400 x 1600
Display Technology LED backlit
Connectivity 2x USB 3.1 Type-C | MicroSD slot | Dual-Band AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
Audio Stereo speakers
Webcam 720p HD
Additional Features Pen | USB adapter | MicroSD slot
Dimension (LxWxH) 11.04 x 8.72 x 0.55
Warranty 1 year

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