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Samsung R519

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Samsung R519. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The usability and performance also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the reliability, and some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R519 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Samsung R519 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the portability and design. The usability and price also get good opinions, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung R519 15.6-inch Notebook (Intel Celeron Dual Core Processor T3100 1.9 GHz, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, Black)Samsung R519 15.6-inch Notebook (Intel Celeron Dual Core Processor T3100 1.9 GHz, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, Black)

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Bernd Müller (

Review Samsung E251 T4200 Esilo Notebook


Premium brand but affordable. Bargain hunters can find Samsung's

Runs quietly in silent mode; Performance well-suited to office work; Matt surfaces

No anti-reflective screen coating; Very few ports; Spongy keyboard; No number pad

You can judge a laptop by its enemies... Acer's Extensa 5230E is a direct competitor. Lenovo also offers a reasonably priced office laptop in the G550 series.

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: ZDNet (

Samsung R519


Samsung's R519 brings entry-level pricing and sensibilities to the market in a notebook that won't wow anybody, or send them broke either.

Decent keyboard, Low asking price, Simple style

Ordinary style, Heavy, Poor battery life

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Philip Barker (

Samsung R519 review


A no-frills machine offering truly impressive value for money

Solid build quality ; Decent CPU

Noisy keyboard ; Only 2GB of RAM

A robust machine with a decent amount of power but lacks the style of other competitors

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Andrew Tiney (

Samsung R519 notebook


With prices for laptops tumbling year on year, it's now easy to get a perfectly good machine for the price of a high-end netbook. Samsung's R519 is a great example of this, and although you won't be able to play games, it could be the ideal laptop if...

Well-made, comfortable keyboard, outstanding value

Painfully dull design, location of all the ports

The Samsung R519 definitely won’t bring excitement into your life, but it does provide an awful lot of laptop for the same price as a well-equipped netbook. Unlike most netbooks, however, it also provides a much more usable screen and user interface,...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Andrew Harrison (

Samsung R519 review


As well as notable netbooks and popular ultraportables, Samsung has also successfully staked out the competitive ground of entry-level full-size laptops.

Simple but reasonably quick and solid, the Samsung R519 is a sound choice as a cheap no-frills 15in laptop, and one offering great value for money.

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (

Samsung R519


Decent keyboard, Low asking price, Simple style

Ordinary style, Heavy, Poor battery life

Samsung's R519 brings entry-level pricing and sensibilities to the market in a notebook that won't wow anybody, or send them broke either.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: (

Samsung R519


The Samsung R519 laptop boasts an Intel Premium Dual Core processor, Windows Vista Home Premium, and an ultra-sharp 15.6-inch 1,366x768 WXGA LCD screen. It also has a 1.3-megapixel webcam and measures 376x256x38mm. It weighs 2.6kg. Samsung R519 is...

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: BzRKLeGacY (



I have this laptop at the moment, I am wondering if you can record from a Hauppage HD PVR with this laptop?

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: largeshark (

My first laptop - Brilliant


I have a desk top pc that is used for home office application as well as gaming. So i decided I needed something portable for holidays and at other times away from home. This laptop was featured on "The Gadget Show" where it was rated as the best...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: runninglikemad (

So far So Good!


I like it! I have to admit I was a bit disappointed that it is somewhat lacking in style and shine (it is matt black), however after searching for a good day for an alternative with the same spec and the same price tag, I soon realised that there is...

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications

Featuring state-of-the-art Intel processor technology with advanced connectivity, this ultra sharp 15.6" screen has a pure 16:9 aspect ratio, which is optimized for watching HD movies or playing games, with no black bars in widescreen. Equipped with the latest optical disc drive and built-in stereo speakers, you can enjoy enhanced HD content, with perfect image and sound reproduction, wherever you choose to be. Featuring an integrated 0.3-megapixel digital motion camera, the R519 offers a simple way to keep in touch with friends or family, using video-conferencing or live messaging.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB


Front Camera: No
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3

Dimensions & Weight



Display Surface:Gloss
HD type: No

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.384 / 0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.384 / 0.5
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung R519

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor Number:T4200
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 900 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:35583 / 37251 / 37253 / 37258 / 39311 / 40738 / 40739 / 41498
Processor package size:35


Installed Size:3GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500M