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I think that if you are going to be using it at home most of the time, then a Wi-Fi model would be better. If you are on the road a lot, and don't want to be hunting for hotspots, then 3G is better; in my opinion, anyways. :)
 

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I think Wi-Fi is the way to go. 3G is slow, and you're always going to be counting the MBs to make sure you aren't charged an arm and a leg by going over. With an internet only (nearly) device, 100 MB/month probably wouldn't come close to lasting 30 days for most people.

Remember, the cloud is supposed to change the way we think about computing. 100 MB will probably be the "emergency only" choice, not the bread and butter.
 

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I am undecided though leaning towards WiFi too. I could only justify 3G in my current job/leisure situation if I could get a pre-pay data plan. Then I could buy time when I was confident that I would actually need it.
 

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I am still pretty reluctant about the whole 3G thing. The way you pay for the data is not easy to understand and the unlimited plans make you wonder. I prefer wi-fi myself.
 

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I read that Samsung will be launching both a Wi-Fi and a 3G Chromebook. The Wi-Fi will be somewhat cheaper, but if you can't use it everywhere, is it worth buying?
A lot of smartphones have a personal wifi option now, that you could connect the wifi model Chromebook to and have Internet everywhere, what kind of phone do you use?
 

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Wifi is almost enough, and I would have access to it in about 75% of the places I intend to bring my future Chromebook, but Verizon's daily subscription for Chromebooks' 3g access makes it too convenient to pass up a wifi+3g model.
 

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The 3G option would be nice, and with PAYG 3G dongles available, it would make a good backup option. So I guess it's a question of the extra cost vs how often you find free wi-fi unavailable.
 
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