Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 Review Rundown

Samsung Electronics | Published on 23 Mar 2021 | Last Edited on 01 Apr 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2
  • Beautiful 13.3-inch AMOLED display
  • Great battery life
  • Long-lasting stylus
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

The QLED panel of the Galaxy Chromebook 2 is able to produce over a billion colors. Touch-enabled, it can also be used with a digitizer, which truly leverages the device's convertible form factor and well as the display's over 4000 levels of pressure sensitivity.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

digitaltrends[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 71%
Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 hits a sweet spot for Chromebooks in terms of price at $550. It's a far more palatable price than the $999 of the original Galaxy Chromebook. The original Samsung Galaxy Chromebook had an OLED 4K screen. Google's Pixelbook Go is the main alternative to the Samsung Chromebook 2.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek, premium design
  • Slim bezels
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Thin bottom bezel is an eyesore

techradar[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 77%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 is coming Q1 2021 and will start at $549. That starting price will net you a very Chromebook-y configuration of an Intel Celeron 5205U, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. If you do want more horsepower, you can bump that price up to $699 to get a 10th-gen Intel Core i3, 8GB of memory and 128GB of storage. At $699 at the top-end, the value of the Samsung Galaxy Chrome 2 has entirely shifted.
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Pros[**]
  • Beautiful AMOLED display
  • Beautiful QLED panel
  • Excellent battery life
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

theverge[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from Theverge have found the following[***]:
Last year's Samsung Galaxy Chromebook couldn't even make it five hours on a charge. The Galaxy Chromebook 2 isn't so much a sequel to the Galaxy Chromebook as it is a more affordable alternative. The Chromebook 2 is missing some of the snazzier features you'll see on more expensive devices.
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Pros[**]
  • Long battery life
  • Fantastic OLED display
  • Built-in S Pen
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

tomsguide[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 77%
Reviewers from Tomsguide have found the following[***]:
Samsung's new Galaxy Chromebook 2 offers the streamlined computing of Chrome OS in a sturdy, lightweight chassis. Starting at $550, you get a bright and colorful QLED display, a sleek design and longer battery life. Gone are some of the original's outstanding features, like a 4K AMOLED screen and a built-in stylus.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Bright and colorful QLED display
  • Long battery life
  • Built-in stylus
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 review: Less fun for a better price. Digitaltrends. 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  2. 2. ^ Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 review. Techradar. 2021-01-07. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  3. 3. ^ Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 review: premium in the right ways. Theverge. 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2021-04-01.
  4. 4. ^ Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 review: The Chromebook you really want. Tomsguide. 2021-03-22. Retrieved 2021-03-23.
  5. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  6. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  7. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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