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Samsung R590

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and build quality. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative reviews about the reliability and battery.

design, performance, screen, build quality, keyboard

touchpad, sound, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R590 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 59 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung R590

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Samsung R590 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

screen, build quality, connectivity, energy

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung R590 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-450M 2.4GHz, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, DVD Super Multi DL, Bluetooth 3.0, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium (BluSamsung R590 Holest - Core i3 350M / 2.26 GHz - RAM 4 GB - HDD 500 GB - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - GF GT 330M - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11b/g/n

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Review Samsung NP-R590 Notebook

 

Colorful. Subsequent to the red R580, Samsung now presents the bl

Good performance; Elegant case; BluRay drive; Silent mode

Sensitive surfaces; Contrast poor display; Moderate sound

15 inch multimedia notebooks, like the Samsung R580, the Toshiba Qosmio F60, the Acer TravelMate 8572TG or the Acer TravelMate 5740G.

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Samsung R590-JS02AU 15.6in notebook

 

The Samsung R590-JS02AU looks good, feels sturdy and performs well. It's a 15.6in desktop replacement-style notebook with a fast Intel Core i5 CPU and...

Good build quality, good performance, bright screen

Poor touchpad buttons, palm rest is too smooth, too thick and cumbersome to travel with regularly, gets warm if you use it on your lap

Samsung's R590 is an attractive and solidly built 15.6in notebook. It's too cumbersome to be carried around every day, but it does make for a great desktop PC replacement. You can use it for everyday office work, as well as tougher tasks such as video...

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Samsung R590 review

 

A great all-round laptop that combines usability and performance

Excellent performance ; Dedicated graphics ; Good build quality

Portability

Recommended!

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Samsung R590

 

Samsung's latest 15-inch laptop ticks all the right boxes.

Powerful ; Feature-rich ; Great value

Glossy all over ; Mediocre battery life ; Poor touchpad positioning

A powerful, flexible and good-looking laptop, the R590 can service all your computing needs without breaking the bank.

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Samsung R590-JS02AU notebook review

 

The Samsung R590 is an attractive and solidly built 15.6in notebook. It's too cumbersome to be carried around every day, but it does make for a great desktop PC replacement. You can use it for everyday office work, as well as tougher tasks such as...

Good build quality ; Good performance ; Bright screen

Poor touchpad buttons ; Palm rest is too smooth ; Too thick and cumbersome to travel with regularly ; Gets warm if you use it on your lap

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Samsung R590

 

The R590 is a powerful notebook aimed at users who want a 15-incher that delivers. We take a look at what this $1400 model brings to the table.

Attractive design; Noteworthy specifications; Multitude of ports

Reflective screen; Glossy finish prone to fingerprints; Touchpad positioning; Mediocre sound quality from speakers

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Review: $1400 Samsung Notebook A Great All-Rounder

 

The R590 is a powerful notebook aimed at users who want a 15-incher that delivers. We take a look at what this $1400 model brings to the table.

Attractive design; Noteworthy specifications; Multitude of ports

Reflective screen; Glossy finish prone to fingerprints; Touchpad positioning; Mediocre sound quality from speakers

Recommended!

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Samsung R590

 

Samsung's R590 costs £638 exc VAT, but boy does it justify that. It uses Intel's 2.4GHz Core i5-450M processor with 4GB of RAM, which really powered it through our application benchmarks. An overall 1.73 is the kind of score we'd expect if paying...

Powerful, stylish and replete with features; if portability isn’t important, it's the stand-out choice

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Samsung R590-JS1BUK

 

Sleek lightweight design, with quality keyboard and good display. For what is packed inside in terms of graphics card, large HDD and fast CPU, this is good value for money. Next step up is significantly more expensive ; In gaming terms, performs even...

Battery life could be better, but recharge time is quite quick

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 310M / GeForce GT 330M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I5-430M / I5-450M / I5-520M
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