You’ve seen the Chrome OS pictures, now here’s an in-depth look at the Samsung Series 5. Early reviewers say that “it outclasses the other sub-$450 netbooks [they’ve] seen in both style and rigidity, and while [they’ll] always have a special place in [their] heart for the CR-48, it’s pretty clear that this particular unit was in the oven for some while.” Click here for the first picture in gallery. Continue reading for the video hands-on.

In use, the machine felt decidedly zippy, and it managed to handle three simultaneous windows filled with around ten panes apiece without any noticeable lag. We’ll definitely need a more suitable test bed to tell for sure, but at least it’s not lagging in the most ideal of circumstances.

[via Engadget]


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