Samsung Chromebook Plus (XE513C24-K01US) Chromebook General Review

Samsung Chromebook Plus (XE513C24-K01US) is a stylish and powerful Chromebook from Samsung. This device stands out from rest of the Chromebooks because of its design, features and mainly for its Quad HD display. Lets see this laptop's general review.

One of the best thing about this Chromebooks is its design. This is a 2-in-1 convertible Chromebook with touch screen, Weighs around 2.4 pounds and is about 0.6 inches thin. So, its easy to carry around and you will not feel more weight while using in tablet mode. Another feature to consider is its stylus.

A built-in pen is included with the device. This is a good add-on for architects, artists and for business purposes. The display and the stylus will be a good combination for budding architects and artists.

12.3 Inch Quad HD display is more to get in a Chromebook. You can enjoy watching high quality videos, movies etc. This Chromebook is more towards business, so you can enjoy editing documents, preparing presentations etc.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus is powered by OP1 processor which is designed for Chromebooks and comes with 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32 GB eMMC storage. OP1 is a Hexa Core processor which is more for Google Chrome OS and Android apps. 4 GB RAM and this processor can handle android apps and Chrome applications without any issues. You can even play Android games without any lags.

32 GB eMMC storage is very low for this device. But considering other Chromebooks, eMMC storage type with 16 or 32 GB storage is common at the time of this review. So, storage has to be ignored if you want to enjoy other specs. You can expand storage via SD card slot.

You can have HD video calls and can enjoy music from two stereo speakers. Feature 802.11 ac WiFi adapter and Bluetooth 4 wireless connectivity options. As this is a convertible Chromebook, it features only two USB Type C ports. If you want to connect to other ports like HDMI port or standard USB slots, you have to use an adapter. These two ports are perfect when its design and features are taken into consideration.

Battery life is very good. You can expect around 7 hours of battery life in normal usage.


Overall, this is a high-end Chromebook with amazing specs and features. Cost is little high for a Chromebook but with its features and specs, price is acceptable. This device is suited for students and people who want a basic laptop for entertainment and for MS office or other general business work.

As this Chromebook supports android apps, this can be a good home laptop. Many are complaining about the keyboard cause it is not a backlit-keyboard.

So, if you don't bother about backlit-keyboard, this can be a good addition to your entertainment and work.