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Samsung ATIV Smart PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 565 reviews of Samsung ATIV Smart PC. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the screen and reliability are overall positive. The portability and usability also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the social networking functionality, while the GPS navigation and connectivity get critical comments.

performance, usability, portability, reliability, screen

camera, connectivity, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung ATIV Smart PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung ATIV Smart PC

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 310 user reviews of Samsung ATIV Smart PC from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Views about the price and screen are generally positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the GPS navigation and connectivity, while there are some mixed comments about the social networking functionality and apps.

performance, usability, portability, screen, price

reliability, camera, connectivity, GPS navigation

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T (Tablet Only)Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T (Tablet Only)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Vivek Gowri (anandtech.com)

Samsung ATIV Smart PC: Revisiting Clover Trail Convertibles

 

The Windows 8 tablet space at launch consisted exclusively of Tegra 3-based or Core i5/i7 ULV-based systems. That changed with the release of Krait and Clover Trail tablets like the ATIV Tab and Acer W510, respectively, but with 7W IVB and AMD Z60 on...

I used the ATIV Smart PC as my main system on the CES show floor. It worked out relatively well, though part of that was due to the fact that I didn’t actually spend much time using it there. My CES scheduling this year ended up in back-to-back-to-back...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Review

 

When a mobile carrier like AT&T picks up a device for sale that's as massive as the Samsung ATIV Smart PC with Windows 8, you've got to wonder who would be heading out to the same location they picked up their smartphone to pick up a PC. In this case...

This machine is a PC without a keyboard attached to it – while we’ve yet to see the keyboard attached for any long amount of time, we’re confident that the full experience will be somewhere between a mobile tablet and a full Ultrabook-type-situation....

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

Samsung ATIV Smart PC review (AT&T LTE)

 

More Info Samsung announces Series 5 and Series 7 Windows 8 tablets with S Pen apps, optional keyboards AT&T gets its hands on ASUS

Fast LTE speeds

Buggy performance ; Expensive, even on contract ; No pen support in the AT&T version ; AT&T isn't selling the keyboard dock yet ; Relatively heavy, unwieldy

Samsung's ATIV Smart PC holds promise as a Windows 8 hybrid, but the AT&T version is buggy and expensive with fewer features.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Daniel P. (phonearena.com)

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Review

 

Tablets with the frugal Intel Atom processor are supposed to bring you the best of all worlds – a full Windows 8 operating system, but in a slim and light slate that will last as long as an ARM-based machine. These should be the main selling points of...

Battery life comparable to an ARM-based tablet ; USB port and software drivers allow hooking up any peripheral ; S Pen functionality

Expensive ; Intel Atom processor is only for light Windows programs ; No extra battery in the keyboard dock

Jack of all trades or a master of none? The Samsung ATIV Smart PC, as other Intel Atom-based tablets with Windows 8 sound great on paper – thin and light, they are capable to run legacy Windows programs, and have battery life comparable with iOS or...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: Andrew Ku (tomshardware.com)

Samsung's ATIV Smart PC 500T: An Atom-Based Windows 8 Tablet

 

Samsung takes Intel's Atom Z2760 SoC, the full version of Windows 8, and builds a tablet that begs to stay connected to its docking station. Is this the combination of freedom, performance, and battery life we've been waiting for, or are we left wanting?

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Matthew Bolton (techradar.com)

Samsung Ativ Smart PC review

 

It's hybrids galore as Samsung gears up for Windows 8

Great battery life ; Precise and useful S-Pen ; Full Windows 8 compatibility ; Fast boot/wake

Woefully underpowered ; Cripplingly overpriced ; Small usable storage ; Trackpad often unresponsive

So, Microsoft and Intel really want to get into tablets. We know this not just because they've told us, but because they're really throwing everything at it.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Ativ Smart PC pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

With Windows 8 being the talk of the town (in some quarters), we're not surprised to see a Windows 8 tablet or two from Samsung. But this isn't a just

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung ATIV Smart PC

 

Hands-on: A Windows 8 tablet with a detachable keyboard and metallic finish.

The Samsung ATIV smart PC will be released later this year.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Rich Brown, and Brian Bennett (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Ativ Smart PC

 

We'll be interested to see whether Samsung's Windows 8 Ativ line, announced at IFA this year, makes it to the land down under.

Via CNET.com

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Samsung Ativ Smart PC

 

The Samsung Ativ Smart PC Laptop is a sleek Hybrid Laptop/Tablet by Samsung. It runs on the latest Windows 8 OS and has a powerful Dual Core Processor. It has a lightweight design and weighs just 750 Grams making it ultraportable and easy to carry...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5

Design

Kids tablet: No

Networking

Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11n

Performance

GPS: No

Ports & interfaces

Headphone Out: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor special features

Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No