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Samsung NP305U1A

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 reviews of Samsung NP305U1A. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the screen and size are generally positive. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the battery.

performance, portability, usability, size, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP305U1A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Samsung NP305U1A from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviews about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

portability, performance, usability, size, screen


84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung 305U 11.6 inch Laptop - Silver (AMD E450 1.65GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)Samsung 305U 11.6 inch Laptop - Silver (AMD E450 1.65GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Samsung 305U1A-A01DE Subnotebook


Long breath. Surfing on the Internet for 8:30 hours and sitting o

Long battery life; Bright, matt TFT; Low system noise; Good keyboard layout; Acceptable application performance; Fast hard disk; High-end looks

Instable base/unit; Wobbly hinges; Charge time of 4 hours; Few ports

There are equally priced 13.3 inch devices available among the low-priced subnotebooks: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E325 with AMD E-350 starts at €414.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (

Samsung 305U1A-A02 review


Only suitable if you need a compact laptop; you can get better performance and battery life elsewhere

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: (

Samsung 305U1A review


Netbooks have all but disappeared from store shelves, but one or two manufacturers have refused to give up on them just yet. Samsung's 305U1A is one such laptop, and it uses an AMD Fusion APU to power its diminutive 11.6in chassis.

Only suitable if you need a compact laptop; you can get better performance and battery life elsewhere

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Matt, (

Awesome for the price and size


This laptop performs really well for such a small profile. Very portable but still runs Windows 7 well.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: B (

Bad performance


I purchased this laptop as a 'traveler'. I'm enrolled in an online MBA program and need a lightweight machine I can take with me to work and vacation while I keep up with class.This computer started out okay, but after about a week of usage it began...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: phonetagger (

PERFECT size for college students!


I bought this for my son who's going off to college and another for me to replace my old 14" Toshiba laptop.

value for money, features, battery life, quiet, easy to use, design, Performance

no cd/dvd but you can add an external usb drive

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: daivid (

Samsung NP305U1A-A01UK


OK apart from the point below

There is always at least half a second delay in doing anything - eg opening a folder etc. I was like that from the start.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Samsung NP305U1A-A01UK


very clear screen, well made, does everything a larger computer will do but with more convenience


Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Akshun Jani (

Portability at it's best


I bought this just a day ago it's a very good product in it's category lightweight,portable and powerful too this was my first by AMD and it works just as fine as an INTEL the problem is with heating and I recommend a cooling pad But overall the...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Prabish Chandran (

Light and powerful for the price


I have bought this laptop as a machine that I can use till Windows 8 computers become available. I was looking at a number of ultrabooks but then I thought it may be a better idea to spend that money on a Windows 8 touch screen machine. On this Samsung...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter: No
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 6000 / Intel® HD Graphics


4G: Yes
4G standard:WiMAX
4G standards:WiMAX


Processor cache type:L2

Processor special features

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