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Unveiled

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook

Login screen

Personalized laptop

USB port on the right side

The left side of the Chromebook

VGA USB

Bottom of the Chromebook

Function keys removed

Dedicated search button

SD card slot on the front

Insert an SD card

Camera

Wednesday night at an event in San Francisco, Samsung unveiled it's Series 5 Chrome, a first of it's kind cloud-based laptop running the Chrome OS.

The lightweight laptop utilizes Google web based services in lieu of a hard drive.
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The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook powers up when opened, giving users immediate access to the Web and Google's cloud services.
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The login in screen of the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook.
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Samsung Series 5 Chromebook requires a Google account to log in, which means that each users' previous actions and Web history, even if on another Chromebook, are remembered from the previous session.
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There is one USB port on the right side of the laptop.
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On the left side of the laptop, from left to right is the power, a VGA connection, a USB connection, and the headphone jack.
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Behind the small door is the VGA monitor connection and the USB port.
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The bottom of the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook. There is no removable battery.
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The standard function keys along the top row of the keyboard have been removed. Instead, there are more Web-specific keys. On the top right, an ESC key, followed by Forward and Back web browser buttons, Refresh, FullScreen and a button to cycle through Windows, as well as brightness adjustment and volume adjustment.
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A dedicated search button on the keyboard opens a new tab and places the cursor in Chrome's omni-bar to perform a search.
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The SD card slot on the front of the Chromebook.
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When the SD card is inserted, a standard file director appear to navigate the card.
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Above the screen is the HD camera lens in the center, with a light sensor on the left, and the camera status LED on the right.
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