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Samsung NP305U1A

Samsung NP305U1A
alaScore 86

174 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 174 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the screen and value for money are on the whole positive. The battery and performance also get good opinions, but there are some mixed opinions about the sound.

portability, performance, battery, value for money, 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 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 174 reviews)

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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.

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Amazon review summary for Samsung NP305U1A

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Samsung NP305U1A from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

portability, keyboard, value for money, design, screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Awesome for the price and size

 

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

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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...

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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

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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

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Amazon review summary for Samsung NP305U1A

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 80 user reviews of Samsung NP305U1A from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, performance, battery, screen, value for money

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

This summary is based on the product: 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)

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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...

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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...

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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.

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook:No / Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

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

Processor

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