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Samsung NP305U1A

Samsung NP305U1A
alaScore 84

178 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 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. Comments about the screen and size are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good views. There are some mixed views about 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 Reviewers really like the screen and size. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the reliability.

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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)

Aug, 2016

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: 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

Consumer review by: whoops123 (

Battery Life is no where near 8.5 hrs


I bought this for my 8yr son, & it's fine for him to play his games on & it runs minecraft so thats a bonus, however the spec info regarding the battery life is no where near 8.5 hrs.

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


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


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
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:No / Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
HD type: No
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook:No / Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD GPU / Radeon HD6310 / Radeon HD6310M / RADEON HD6320


4G: Yes
4G standards:WiMAX


Chipset Brand:AMD
Chipset Type:AMD Hudson M1 (A50M) / Unknown
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Number:E-350 / E-450

Processor special features

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