Samsung Chromebook 4, 15.6″ FHD, Celeron N4000, 4GB RAM, 32Gb eMMC, XE350XBA-K01US Review

Samsung Chromebook 4, 15.6″ FHD, XE350XBA-K01US

Samsung Chromebook 4 XE350XBA-K01US

Samsung Chromebook 4 XE350XBA-K01US is a 15.6-inch laptop with a Full HD display, the entry level but adequate Celeron processor, memory and eMMC flash storage, 10.5 hours of long battery life and the Chrome operating system. You’ll get the Amazon technical support included free of charge with your purchase.

There are plenty of Google apps on Play Store like Google Docs and Google Drive that you can use to perform tasks just like on a Windows machine. The mid-2018 release entry level dual core Intel Celeron N4000 runs at speeds between 1.10GHz and 2.60GHz with the turbo boost function. It has a Passmark benchmark score of 1435 as a lower mid-range processor that is more than enough for daily Chrome operations.

The 4GB LPDDR4 memory offers sufficient multitasking power for an entry level compact Chromebook and you’ll be able to run different apps and browsers simultaneously. Maximum of 4GB memory is supported on this system. 32GB eMMC flash storage is not much and you’ll rely more on Cloud storage to save and have access to your files wherever you have internet access.

Chrome OS comes with the advanced security features and the built-in virus protection. The security updates are done constantly in the background without you being aware. The Chrome OS interface is quite user-friendly and feels just like using the Chrome browser and comes with a variety of online and offline Google apps.

Silver Samsung Chromebook 4 weighs 4.95 pounds and measures 14.16 x 9.64 x 0.65 inches. It has a slim and lightweight chassis and you can take it wherever you go. The 15.6″ immersive FHD screen fits into a slim and compact frame with a military grade sturdy construction. It has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, vivid colors and good contrast. You can work, create and play on the 15.6″ maximized screen space with minimal bezel. 

The built-in graphics card is the Intel UHD 600 with a video card benchmark score of 361 that is similar to Intel HD 500 and is fine for daily multimedia tasks and light gaming. You shall be generally fine with the Chrome games. The two USB-C chargers let you charge the Samsung Chromebook 4 15.6 XE350XBA-K01USbattery quickly to full charge and be away from the power outlets for up to ten hours depending on what you’re doing on the computer.

They let you charge, transfer files and multitask efficiently. The Thermal Design Power- TDP is only 6 watts. The Gigabit 802.11ac WiFi offers very quick wireless connection with wider coverage. You can make different requests by using your voice via the Google Assistant to get things done. We think this is a decent value machine for general internet browsing, video streaming and other daily tasks. It is well worth considering at the current price level.

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