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Samsung NP530U4E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Samsung NP530U4E. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the price and screen. The performance and design are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative opinions about the image quality and usability.

portability, design, performance, screen, price

usability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP530U4E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Felix Sold (

Review Samsung Series 5 530U4E-S02DE Ultrabook


Understatement. Samsung restyles its midrange dubbed Series 5 wit

Attractive design; Decent build & stability; Ports placed at the back; Modern communication features; RAM is easy to upgrade; Compelling input devices; Good application and graphics performance; AMD's Radeon HD 8750M ensures gaming fun; Sound of JBL's...

Only one USB 3.0 port; VGA out only usable via optionally available adapter; Hard drive and fan cannot be accessed directly; TN screen's middling rates; Noticeable temperature increase in Office use due to disabled fan

Slim devices with a 14-inch screen, such as the Acer Aspire M3-481, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch, Schenker Xirios S402, Dell Latitude 6430u, Toshiba Satellite P845-106 or Acer Aspire V5-471G. Not all devices fulfill Intel's ultrabook specifications.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Techware Labs (

Expert Review


As advances in technology march on, new products naturally are able to pack more and more power into an ever-shrinking profile. If you think about it, just a few years ago our laptops were slow, bulky chunks of plastic who's specs pale in comparison to...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Hardware Zone (

Samsung Series 5 (13-inch) - An Ultra-priced Ultrabook


The Samsung Series 5 Ultra 13-inch laptop, is an Ultrabook that sets out to give you the best of all the desired aspects - performance, build quality and portability at a great price. But will it succeed in creating the perfect Ultrabook? Sit tight as...

Good value, Matte Screen, Build quality, Pleasant keyboard to use

Sharp edges near palm rest, Slightly heavier than other Ultrabooks

May, 2012

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Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook Review


You may be slightly confused - is this an ultrabook, or just a mainstream laptop on a diet? With the Series 5, Samsung is smartly appealing to a wider demographic than a device otherwise does. This is meant for someone who wants consistent power on a...

Well built, Stable performance, Non-reflective display is very comfortable, Humongous hard drive, Doesn't miss out on features - graphics card, HDMI and USB 3.0

Battery life isn't the best around, Dedicated graphics, but limited capabilities, On the heavier side

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: TechSmart (

Samsung Series 5 ultrabook


Excellent screen, Comfortable keyboard, Reasonable price

In our benchmark tests, the Series 5 delivered 3131 Marks in 3D Mark. When compared to, Dell’s XPS 13, though, which sported similar base specifications; it came off second best, as the XPS 13 delivered 3503 marks., Not surprisingly, the Series 5 was...

Granted, the Series 5 has its fair share of competition, not least of which is coming from its Samsung’s own newly announced thin and light Series 9 notebooks. That being said, for the most part the Series 5 holds its own and proved to be a very good...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Techworld (

Samsung Series 5 Ultra review


Here's the thing: Samsung pitches the Series 5 Ultra as the first Ultrabook to sport an optical drive. But it's not, because it's not an Ultrabook. Sure, it may (barely) hit the 21mm thickness mark, but it contains a hard disk drive (along with a cache...

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera: No


Display Surface:Gloss
HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Island-style keyboard: Yes


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:2


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:72055 / 72057
Processor package size:31


Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500