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Samsung ATIV Book 8 870Z5E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Samsung ATIV Book 8 870Z5E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the connectivity.

performance, design, usability, screen, size

connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung ATIV Book 8 870Z5E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 73 reviews)

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Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 8 Review

 

With a 1080p touch screen, quad-core Haswell processor, discrete graphics and nearly 8 hours of battery life, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 packs a lot into its 15-inch frame.

Attractive chassis; Full 1080p display; Solid performance and graphics; Long battery life ; Loud, clear audio

Mushy keyboard

With a 1080p touch screen, quad-core processor, discrete graphics and nearly 8 hours of battery life, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 packs a lot into its 15-inch frame.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 8 Review

 

Just five years ago Samsung was, to most Americans, primarily a manufacturer of high-end televisions. That market was booming, but, in a smart move, the company's management decided to make the brand a globe name in other areas. Smartphones have been...

Attractive design and good build quality ; Good, high-contrast display ; Outstanding performance in apps ; Adequate game performance ; Lots of storage space ; Excellent battery life ; Good value

Keyboard is just average ; Runs a bit hot at idle

The ATIV Book 8 is among the best laptops we’ve ever reviewed. The laptop’s outstanding performance, excellent endurance, and attractive design are matched by few competitors, all of which sell for hundreds more.

May, 2013

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Ativ Book 8 review

 

A great general purpose laptop with a beautiful display and dedicated graphics, but this is a step down from its cheaper predecessor

Dec, 2013
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Expert review by: Chris Martin (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung Ativ Book 8 review

 

A potentially better improvement is that screen resolution is now a full-HD 1920 x 1080 pixels – for many, a more suitable spec for a 15.6in screen size. Viewing angles are excellent but the glossy surface counteracts this somewhat – a shame...

We'd rather have an optical drive instead of a touchscreen but this is hardly uncommon. Nevertheless, the Samsung Ativ Book 8 is a powerhouse Windows 8 laptop. We like the smart design and usability, but you're paying a lot of money for a 2012-spec...

Dec, 2013
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