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Samsung ATIV Book 7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Samsung ATIV Book 7. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and price. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the keyboard and portability.

performance, design, screen, price, durability

portability, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung ATIV Book 7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Daniel Perez (ubergizmo.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 7 Review

 

Samsung announced the next step into its ultrabook line earlier this year with its ATIV brand of products expected to be released in 2013. We were introduced to the ATIV Book 9 Plus earlier this year, but that isn't the […]

Those who want the latest and greatest may want to hold off on the ATIV Book 7 as you can either purchase another ATIV ultrabook with a Haswell chip inside of it in a few weeks, or you can wait until Samsung drops the price of this ultrabook.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Felix Sold (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Series 7 Ultra 730U3E-S04DE Ultrabook

 

Workhorse. The 730U3E ultrabook is a new member of Samsung's Seri

Stylish aluminum design; High-quality build and feel; Interface and communication configuration; Easy to maintain and upgrade; Compelling input devices; Integrated keyboard light; Matte 13.3 inch screen (1920 x 1080 pixels); Very good application...

Only one USB 3.0 port installed; Limited performance of AMD's graphics unit; Scanty accessories w/o VGA adapter

Dell XPS 13, Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A, Toshiba Portégé Z930-105, Samsung Series 5 540U3C, Acer Aspire S7, Apple MacBook Pro 13 Retina, MacBook Air 13 Mid 2012 or Samsung Series 9 900X3E.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 7 review

 

Due to its outdated look and feel, and unimpressive performance, the Ativ Book 7 isn't the best Ultrabook for the average user, but its outstanding battery life and beautiful display will appeal to travelers.

At first glance, Samsung’s Ativ Book 7 seems like an Ultrabook that should have been released two years ago. The system is sleek, but materials and build quality don’t back up the premium appearance or $1,060 price tag. A current-generation MacBook...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 7 review: a high-end Ultrabook arriving just before Haswell

 

The ATIV Book 7 is a good value among touchscreen Ultrabooks, with a reliable trackpad, fast SSD and lovely display. The main trade-offs are a shallow keyboard and a relatively heavy frame.

Beautiful 1080p display ; Fast transfer speeds, runs cool and quiet ; Great trackpad ; Good audio quality

Heavy for a touchscreen Ultrabook ; Flat keyboard ; No Core i7 or 256GB SSD option ; Lots of bloatware

So far, it would seem that $1,060 for a machine with a Core i5 processor, 1080p touchscreen and 128GB SSD is a pretty good deal, the lack of Haswell notwithstanding. And we're not just talking about the spec sheet, though that certainly makes for a...

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

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

Display

Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Full HD

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
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)

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

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

Processor

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 / 16
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 level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 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):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:65707 / 72054 / 72055
Processor package size:31