Samsung Chromebook Plus – Quick Review

Recently, I bought used Samsung Chromebook plus, to both use as a second laptop, and also try out Chrome OS. It is a beautiful, thin and light Chromebook.

Here is a quick review


The Samsung Chromebook Plus, is a Yoga style, convertible laptop. It comes with a pen. It is very thin and light. It can be held as a tablet, and on your lap as a laptop. It is about the same size as a Dell XPS 13. It features a beautiful silver, metal finish. The Samsung Chromebook Plus, is reminiscent of a Macbook, slightly.


The Chromebook Plus is very snappy! It features an Hexa-core OP1 Arm Processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Apps and web content run, very nicely. The battery life is very good, and can get 8 hours (depending on use) .


The Samsung Chromebook Plus, features a beautiful 3:2 2400×1600, retina like, touch display. Images and videos look beautiful, as well as web content and apps.


The Chromebook Plus features a MicroSD port, headphone port, 2 USB-C ports, and a removable pen. There is no regular, full sized USB ports.


The keyboard, is no Thinkpad keyboard, but it is good enough for typing a few sentences.


The trackpad is pretty decent and responsive. It isn’t near the level of a ThinkPad or Macbook.

Above: Notice the Macbook like notch


The Samsung Chromebook Plus, runs Chrome OS with Android apps. It is not Windows or Mac. It can get alot of things done, to an extent, like word processing or light photo editing. It can play tons of different games, and run an ocean of apps. You can install, all the Microsoft apps, and turn this into a pseudo Windows device.


The Samsung Chromebook Plus, is a superb Chromebook. If you are looking for a second laptop, and don’t mind leaving Windows or Mac behind. I highly recommend this!

Conversation 2 comments

  • wunderbar

    Premium Member
    06 May, 2018 - 9:38 pm

    <p>I've owned one for almost a year now, and I wouldn't call it snappy. It's ok, but not super fast once you have more than 3-4 things going on.</p><p><br></p><p>You also neglected to mention battery life, which a year later I'm still seeing 8+ hours of my normal usage on it.</p><p><br></p><p>That being said, i'm not gaming on it (obviously) and as a coffee table/portable travel web browsing machine Its served me really well. The screen is way too good for the price range, and is even 3:2. That's the primary reason I bought it. I really like the thing.</p>

  • NextWithoutFor

    06 May, 2018 - 11:54 pm

    <p>Great review. Paul should hire you and let go of Mehedi. </p>


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