Samsung's new hardware combined with Google's upgraded Chrome operating system could finally pose a challenge to Windows or Mac OS X personal computers.
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Featuring a 12.1-inch, 1280 x 800 display, the Series 5 550 weighs 3.3 lbs. and offers 6 hours of battery life. It comes with 4 GB of RAM, built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet, and an optional 3G modem. There's an HD camera--just the thing for a Google+ Hangout. And it has ports to spare: two USB 2.0 ports, a 4-in-1 memory card slot, and a DisplayPort++ connector.