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Samsung NP915S3G ATIV Book 9 Lite

Samsung NP915S3G ATIV Book 9 Lite
alaScore 94

95 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and value for money. The performance and screen also get good opinions. The connectivity and build quality get mixed comments. There are some critical reviews about the resolution.

portability, screen, performance, value for money, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP915S3G ATIV Book 9 Lite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review: What does it take to make an $800 version of a $1,400 Ultrabook?


It is what it sounds like. The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite, announced at the same time as the ATIV Book 9 Plus, is a mid-range version of the company's

Thin and light, especially for a machine in this price range ; Low-glare display ; Comfortable keyboard ; Fast disk speeds

Performance hiccups ; Short battery life ; Touchscreen wobbles when you touch it ; Finicky trackpad

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review: It's like a laptop for your Galaxy phone


Unless you intend to take full advantage of Samsung's SideSync technology, you'll find far better notebooks on the market.

SideSync is a good feature—if you have a Samsung mobile device ; Smooth, accurate touchscreen ; Good overall performance

SideSync is difficult to set up ; Trackpad feels cheap ; Lots of bloatware

The Ativ Book 9 Lite is a good notebook if you also own a mobile Samsung device and intend to use the two together; otherwise, it's just average.

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite (marble white)


Sometimes it's pretty hard to tell what constitutes "low-cost" in a laptop. There are doorbuster, underpowered computers for $300, plenty of perfectly decent bargains for $500 , and a wide swath of ultrabooks and gaming PCs that'll get as expensive as...

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite has a touch screen, feels reasonably sleek, and handles everyday tasks reasonably well.

A plastic design, underwhelming display and battery life, and underpowered AMD processing.

Samsung’s latest budget spin on a Windows touch-screen, AMD-powered, ultrabook-esque laptop has some flair, but the corners it cuts aren't worth the money saved.


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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review


Netbooks may be dead, but the idea of low-voltage computing hasn't been buried with them. On the contrary, it's now mainstream, and some laptops that don't earn the Ultrabook label now ship with low-voltage processors rather than more powerful (and...

Good build quality ; Excellent keyboard ; Very thin and light ; Cool and quiet operation

Very poor performance ; Battery life is only competitive at load ; Lackluster display ; Overpriced

Well-built and boasting an excellent keyboard, the ATIV Book 9 Lite could be a real contender among affordable laptops. Unfortunately, it’s let down by the processor, which offers netbook-grade performance and merely average battery life.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite


A glossy finish can't mask this Samsung's shoddy performance.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite


this laptop seems to have a problem with internet connectivity. the touch pad is large but seems to work ok. Currently I am using the laptop and it is locking up intermittently. Looks like I will be returning it. It looks nic and solid but looks is not...

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Love this notebook!


I just began using the Book 9 lite and I have to say I am quite impressed. It is designed extremely well. The white exterior is smooth and sleek. The system is very thin and the keyboard is very comfortable to use. I was most impressed when I turned...

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Great laptop for my business


it is sufficient for what I need it for. I am in real estate and I just need to be able to access my files and Internet along with office type software to edit information. I love the touch screen. And the employees with windows were very helpful in...

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memory consumed by Windows8


looks good and takes getting used to however I am out of memory after only loading up Microsoft office for small business. Files are saved to cloud and only have 8 months worth of email... (no music, no videos, no pictures)This product is... limited at...

light and thin

out of memory after 4 weeks... I don't even save to hard drive

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I bought the samsung laptop and it's junk. One year I had a lot of problems. One time I sent it to Samsung and they repaired some thing. Just expired woranty the mother board done. I called to Samsung and they don't won't to repare any more because the...

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen:10-Point Touch / Multi Touch / No
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4400 / RADEON HD8250


Chipset Brand:AMD / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:A6-SERIES / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:AMD / Intel ®
Processor Number:A6-1450 / A6-3400M / I5-4200U