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Samsung NP355E5C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Samsung NP355E5C. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and screen are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the connectivity, while opinions about the battery and reliability are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP355E5C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung NP355E5C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Samsung NP355E5C from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the battery and image quality are generally positive. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. The connectivity and screen get negative opinions, while there are some mixed reviews about the portability.

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69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung NP355E5C-A01US Laptop (1.7GHz AMD Dual Core E2-1800 Accelerated 1.7GHz Processor, 4GB Ram, 500GB hard drive, Windows 8)Samsung NP355E5C-A01US Laptop (1.7GHz AMD Dual Core E2-1800 Accelerated 1.7GHz Processor, 4GB Ram, 500GB hard drive, Windows 8)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Series 3 355E5C-S02DE Notebook

 

A bit of this and a bit of that. Samsung's 355E5C brings along an

Matte screen; High storage capacity; 24 month warranty

Too loud in idle; Short battery runtimes

Samsung fuses the E2-1800 APU with a dedicated GPU. That's unusual.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Samsung NP355E5C-A01IN

 

The Samsung NP355E5C-A01IN Laptop runs on the latest Windows 8 OS and has a powerful APU Dual Core 1.7 GHz Processor for faster processing. This Samsung Laptop is ideal for personal as well as professional users. The Samsung NP355E5C-A01IN laptop has a...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

The Samsung NP355E5X-A01IN Laptop is ideal for people who are on a low budget but still want a branded, well performing laptop. It is fast and efficient and makes for a good choice for everyday light usage.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Debbie (beachcamera.com)

Horrible customer service

 

Nice compter

Great Picture And Perform

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: vishal shukla (flipkart.com)

good laptop

 

having a processor from AMD and win8 installed and also with a gr8t battery life upto 5-6 hrs, this laptop is definetily worth buying at this amazing price.If ur looking for a laptop powerful enough to handle ur everyday tasks (except high...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SoundAlive / Unspecified
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):4.5 / 5.3 / 6.3
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Certificates

Certification:TCO 3.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Polycarbonate
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6470M / AMD Radeon HD 7470M / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7310 / AMD Radeon HD 7340 / AMD Radeon HD 7340G

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G LTE: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 179921.3
Operating altitude:0 - 120078.7
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / SoundAlive / Unspecified
Ethernet interface type:Fast, Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Plug and Play: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Thunderbolt technology:N
Volume Control:Digital

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Package depth:6.02
Package height:15.9
Package weight:10.3
Package width:16.9
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Chipset:AMD A68M
Compatible processor series:AMD E2
Motherboard chipset:AMD A68M
Number of processors supported:1
Processor:E1-1200 / E2-1800
Processor cache:1 / 1024
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD E
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor model:E1-1200 / E2-1800
Processor socket:Socket FT1 BGA
Processor threads:2

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD / Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Starter 2010, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera / S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, PowerDVD, Settings, Support Centre, SW Update, Recovery, Norton Internet Security, Norton Online Backup / S Player, S Gallery, S Camera / Samsung ChatON, Family Story, All Share Play, S Gallery, S Player, Media/Music Hub, S/W Update, Recovery, Settings, Support Center
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8
Trial software:Microsoft Office Starter 2010, Norton Internet Security / Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.7 / 15 / 9.21 / 9.57
Height:1 / 1.34
Weight:4 / 5.14 / 5.16
Width:14.6 / 14.7 / 9 / 9.57