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Samsung ATIV Book 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Samsung ATIV Book 5. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and usability are generally positive. The reliability and keyboard also get good feedback, whereas the price and performance get critical comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung ATIV Book 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung Ativ Book 5 Review

 

Though the build quality, decent keyboard, and long battery life make Samsung's Ativ Book 5 seem attractive, competitors offer more value considering its inconsistent performance and poor display.

The Samsung Ativ Book 5 is a respectable, subdued entry in the mid-range Ultrabook market. Everything about the system is conservative, from design to specifications. And for some, that may be a boon. This is a simple, functional workhorse best suited...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 5

 

The Samsung ATIV Book 5 is a Windows 8 touch notebook that offers long battery life, punchy sound and Android phone integration, but the display could be brighter.

Handsome chassis; Long battery life; Solid performance and graphics; Above-average audio; Comfortable keyboard

Dim display with shallow viewing angles

Click to EnlargeIf you like the idea of owning a portable Windows 8 touch notebook with long battery life, the $849 Samsung ATIV Book 5 is a solid choice. The 4.4-pound laptop features a sturdy aluminum design, above-average audio and a comfortable...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Josh Fields (reviewed.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 5

 

Great processor, lots of storage—but it could be cheaper.

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SoundAlive
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:45 / 57
Battery capacity (Watt hours):45 / 57
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

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

Design

Color of product:Black / Titanium
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:13.3 / 14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:40 / 60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Clickpad / Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:SoundAlive

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: No
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:40 / 60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-3337U
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I5-3337U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:72055
Processor code:SR0XL
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

Bundled software:Samsung SideSync, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, \nEvernote, Microsoft Office Trial, Settings, Support \nCenter, SW Update, Recovery
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.62 / 9.21
Height:0.819
Height (front):0.587
Height (rear):0.693
Weight:3.35 / 4.3
Width:12.4 / 13.3