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Samsung Go netbook is balanced but big-ticket

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.
By Andrew Nusca, Contributor
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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The battery clicks into the back and doubles as part of the support "feet."

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Two USB ports, VGA-out and power port.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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One USB port, Ethernet jack and audio jacks.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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The chiclet-style keyboard was nice, but the trackpad buttons were lacking.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Blast from the past: Microsoft Windows XP.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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I didn't enjoy all the default icons on my desktop.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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I didn't enjoy all the default icons on my desktop.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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The undersized keyboard was comfortable to type on.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Small details such as these status lights were incorporated nicely.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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Scrunched, but not too much, on this 10.1-inch screen.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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The 10.1-inch Samsung Go netbook compared to a 13-inch Lenovo laptop.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty
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The 10.1-inch Samsung Go netbook compared to a 13-inch Lenovo laptop.

Samsung's Go is a well-rounded contender in the netbook category. While it's got unique styling and satisfying fit and finish, the price tag is a bit hard to swallow. Here's a look at what $479 gets you.

Read the original post: Samsung Go netbook: Balanced, for a big bounty

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