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Samsung ATIV Book 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the portability and sound are overall positive. The keyboard and build quality also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the screen and value for money. Comments are divided on the design.

battery, build quality, keyboard, sound, portability

value for money, screen

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 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung Ativ Book 5 Review

 

Most spotlight-grabbing Ultrabooks are expensive, with prices that start around $1,000 and can come close to $2,000 with the right options. These flagships are proof that PC manufacturers have finally learned how to build premium products, but they...

Good build quality ; Edge-to-edge glass touchscreen ; Above-average battery life

Boring design ; Exceptionally dull display ; Below-average performance ; Not a good value

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.

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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...

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Samsung ATIV Book 5

 

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