2020 Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 12.2″ 2-in-1 Laptop
2020 model Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is a 12.2″ 2-in-1 laptop with a Full HD 1200p touch display, modern Intel m3-7Y30 processor, 64GB eMMC flash storage, 4GB LPDDR3 high bandwidth memory, Chrome operating system and NexiGo MicroSD Card bundle of either 128GB or 32GB.
The last quarter of 2016 release dual core Intel m3-7Y30 processor (4 MB L3 Cache) works at the speeds of 1.00GHz up to 2.6 GHz with the turbo boost function. With the hyperthreading function the dual core CPU can execute four threads at the same time. It has an average CPU PassMark benchmark score of 2632 for a mid-range performance overall. It has the smart system accelerator that follows your daily stuff on the computer and helps with your performance to make the system smoother, quicker and more responsive.
The RAM is upgraded to 4GB on this Chromebook and it is the minimum you should have on a computer in the modern days, but will be adequate for your daily multitasking needs. And you can have some browser tabs and apps open simultaneously without experiencing any delays. 64GB eMMC flash storage is much faster than the standard HDD hard drive, despite being much smaller in size. Chrome OS takes up about 6.5GB of space including the Chrome cache, cached files and other invisible stuff and as the operating system is installed twice for security if anything goes wrong with the first one.
So whether the 57GB of space left from the Chrome OS will be enough for you will depend on how much you will save on the local storage. And you will also get a microSD card bundle of 32GB or 128GB, depending on how much you need. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 4.5 watts and the battery life is reported to be up to 8 hours from its 2-cell lithium ion battery in mixed daily use with tasks like word processing, internet browsing or video streaming. For connectivity you have the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 port, 2 x USB-C ports, 1 x MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader, and a Headphone out/Mic-in Combo.
12.2 inch Full HD WUXGA LED-backlit touchscreen display has the 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution for very good picture quality with high pixel density, good contrast and vibrant colors. There is a good quality 720p webcam on the top bezel for your live chats or taking good quality photos. The built-in graphics card is the Intel HD 615. You can play a few of the modern games at the lowest settings and the low demanding games smoothly at the medium settings. And it will be fine for your daily media needs like internet browsing and video streaming.
You will also get a Stylus type pen to touch and draw on the screen and will save you from having finger prints on the screen. Stealth silver Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 weighs 2.93 pounds and measures 11.3 x 8.2 x 0.6 inches. It comes with a year of limited warranty by NexiPC and you may contact the customer service if and when you encounter any problems. NexiPC opens the original computer box to inspect and test it and install the upgrades as they sell computers with the upgraded configurations (like RAM). Overall this is a nice looking 2-in-1 Chromebook with a modern design and features, decent technical specs and good connectivity, at a fair price.
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