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Samsung N150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 988 reviews of Samsung N150. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and battery. The portability and usability also get good opinions. There are some critical views about the image quality. Views about the sound and energy efficiency are mixed.

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image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung N150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung N150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 user reviews of Samsung N150 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and price are generally positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the energy efficiency and touchpad, while views are divided on the glare.

performance, usability, portability, price, design

reliability, touchpad, energy

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung N150 10.1 inch Netbook (Intel Atom N550 1.5GHz, RAM 1GB, HDD 250GB, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter) - BlueSamsung N150 10.1 inch Netbook (Intel Atom N550 1.5GHz, RAM 1GB, HDD 250GB, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter) - Blue

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung N150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 242 user reviews of Samsung N150 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and battery. The price and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the performance, while there are some negative reviews about the touchpad and energy efficiency.

portability, usability, price, battery, screen

reliability, energy, touchpad

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung N150 10.1-Inch Netbook (Blue)Samsung N150 10.1-Inch Netbook (Blue)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung NP-N150 Eom Netbook

 

Sofa Surfer. Check mail on the run or take a look at your course

Long battery life; Very quiet and cool; Matt TFT; Stabile case; Good keyboard; Integrated UMTS

TFT too dark for outdoor use; Significant heating in silent mode; Limited performance; small palm rest

Lenovo IdeaPad S10 UMTS: Can be had with N270 starting at 240 Euro; Asus Eee PC 1005HA-M: starting at 280 Euro with similarly high runtimes. LG Electronics X120-H: 3G starting at 280 Euro but with shorter runtimes. Samsung N310-anyNet: old netbook...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

Samsung N150 Verizon Wireless Review

 

With holiday shopping right around the corner there are plenty of people looking for low-cost ways to stay connected. The Samsung N150 netbook from Verizon Wireless might just be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stay in touch with friends,...

Good battery life ; Low cost with Verizon 3G service

Difficult to upgrade ; Weak performance ; Low-resolution screen

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Samsung N150-11 review

 

While its components inside may be the standard configuration for stock Netbooks, Samsung's new N150 version of its minilaptop line at least stands out from the crowd with a unique design. The back of its lid--a deep red that fades to black at the...

Sturdy design; cool color palette; matte screen.

Narrow touch pad with flimsy buttons; cramped keyboard; merely average battery life.

Samsung's solid N150 Netbook feels very roadworthy, but other Netbooks have a longer battery life.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Patrick Joynt (pcworld.com)

Samsung N150

 

Careful! Don't read too hard, or you might break the Samsung N150 netbook I'm writing this review on. From the flex in its Chiclet-style keyboard to screen distortions when you press lightly on the glossy black back of the backlit LCD, the machine...

Responsive multitouch touchpad ; Decent battery life

Feels cheap and fragile ; Middling netbook performance

This middle-of-the-road product delivers your money's worth, and not a dime more.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Lydia Yu (blog.laptopz.com )

Samsung N150 Netbook Review

 

Samsung N150 netbook features fashionable design, light weight, impressive long battery life at a very low price tag of about $349.99. Samsung N150 netbook runs Windows 7 Starter edition and it's perfect for Web browsing, word processing and even for...

Cramped

On one hand, Samsung N150 netbook features stylish design, high quality at an affordable price. In addition, Samsung N150 netbook comes with very long battery life and light weight with best mobility. On the other hand, Samsung N150 netbook comes with...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Chris (netbookreviews.com)

Samsung N150 Review

 

The Samsung N150 is a great netbook in the $329 price range. The keyboard is excellent, the touchpad is roomy, it has an excellent matte screen and it is relatively thin. The only real complaint I can find with it is the battery life. It receives an...

Nice Island Style Keyboard, Large touchpad, Low price, Solid build quality, Matte Display

Low battery life

Overall I believe the Samsung N150 is a worthy netbook in the $329 price range. The keyboard is excellent, the touchpad is roomy, it has an excellent matte screen; however, as I mentioned earlier the battery life is where it falls a few hours too short...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Dushyant Khilnani (tech.firstpost.com)

Samsung N150 netbook

 

The Samsung N150 belongs to Samsung's new series of netbooks that feature the next generation of Intel Atom processors. This particular model is powered by an Intel Atom N450, which is a single core Atom processor with a clock speed of 1.66 GHz. While...

Alongside this machine, we compiled the scores of the Samsung NP-NC10 and the Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 . If you notice, there a very clear difference in the performance of the previous Samsung netbook which has the previous generation of the Atom...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Dushyant Khilnani (tech.firstpost.com)

Samsung N150 netbook - Tech2

 

The Samsung N150 not only looks good, but has a rock-solid build, just like the previous models.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Samsung N150 netbook

 

A 10in netbook that's useful for basic computing and not much more

Good keyboard, matte screen, light weight, chargeable USB port

Battery life could be improved, too much pre-installed software resulted in lots of nagging reminders, netbook screen design is a little tacky and needs to be finessed

Samsung's N150 netbook is good for creating basic office documents, browsing the Web and watching standard definition video. We like its keyboard and think it's a comfortable netbook to use overall. However, its battery life could be a little better...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung N150 notebook

 

The Samsung N150 is the latest miniature notebook that promises an improved battery life and basic computing on the cheap. But can it deliver? We grabbed one and hit the road to find out. At £280 the Samsung N150 is a standard netbook that is perfect...

Simple design, long battery life

Tight keyboard, uninspiring specs, plastic design

At £280 the Samsung N150 is a standard netbook that is perfect if your needs aren't anything other than emailing, web surfing and basic word processing. More powerful devices are out there, but you do have to pay a premium for those.

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

The budget-friendly Samsung N150 offers all the high-end style you're looking for, but without the high-end price tag. With a high quality design, extensive quality assurance testing and most of its components manufactured by Samsung it affordably delivers exceptional style and reliability. Add in a mark and scratch-resistant Samsung durable casing to reduce the risk of any damage, and it all adds up to great long-term value. The N150's 10.1" LED anti-reflective display lets you enjoy images that are fine-tuned with the sharpest details and boldest colors. It also has all of the advanced wireless communications and data sharing technologies need to ensure secure connected mobility anytime and anywhere.

Audio

Audio system:3D SRS / HD / HD Audio / HD SRS / HD SRS 3D / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / HDA SRS 3D / SRS / SRS 3D / SRS 3D Sound / SRS 3D, HD
Built-in Microphone:No / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 3
Speaker Power:1.5 / 2 / 3

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 5900 / 66.67
Battery capacity (Watt hours):66.67
Battery life (max):10 / 12 / 13.5 / 7 / 8 / 8.5 / 9.7
Battery performance:4400 / 5900
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.3
Number of battery cells:6
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3

Certificates

Certification:EPEAT Gold\nRoHS\nENERGY STAR\nTCO / RoHS\nTCO / TCO 3.0
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Pink / Pink, White / Red / Red, White / Turquoise / White / Yellow
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Netbook

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.4in
Height:1.1in
Weight:2.7lbs
Width:10.4in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 5:3
Display Diagonal:10 / 10.1 / 11.6
Display Resolution:1024 x 600 / 1366 x 768
Display surface:Gloss / Matt
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.1
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:40
Power supply:40

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128 / 0.256
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter model:Integrated / Intel GMA 3150

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Samsung
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung N150

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:83 / 84
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1 / 2
Memory clock speed:1066 / 667 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 1 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Miscellaneous

Color:Flamingo pink

Modem

Type: None

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 100
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:10/100 LAN / 802.11 bg/n / Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Fast Ehternet, WLAN / Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
SIM card support: No
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-5 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):-5 - 40

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Starter

Other Features

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HD SRS / HD SRS 3D / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / SRS / SRS 3D / SRS 3D, HD
Battery recharge time (off):2.5
Battery recharge time (on):2.5
Dimensions (WxDxH):10 x 7 x 1 / 10.4 x 7.4 x 0.996
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Driver software for optical drive:SD, SDHC, MMC
Graphics:GMA 3100 / GMA 3150 / ION LE
Graphics adapter:GMA 3100 / GMA 3150 / ION LE
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Power Requirements:100 - 240V / 100-240V / 100-240V AC
Weight:2.73
Weight (imperial):2.73
Wireless Technology:801.11 b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 bg/n / 802.11/b/g/n / 802.11b/g / 802.11b/g/n / 802.11bg/n / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.11 bg/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi / WiFi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):0.409 x 0.291 x 0.0382 / 11.8 x 4.57 x 9.25
Package weight:4.85 / 6.02
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Port replicator: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.1
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:40
Power supply:40

Processor

Bus type:DMI / FSB
Chipset:Intel NM10
Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel NM10
Number of Processing Die Transistors:123 / 17 / 47
Processing die size:26 / 66 / 87
Processor:N280 / N450 / N455 / N550 / N570
Processor cache:0.5 / 0.512 / 1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Diamondville / Pineview
Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor family:Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.6 / 1.66
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:N280 / N450 / N455 / N550 / N570
Processor Number:N450
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom N200 series / Intel Atom N400 series
Processor socket:FCBGA559
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:A0 / C0
System bus data transfer rate:1.5
System bus rate:2.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2.5 / 5.5 / 6.5 / 8.5
Tjunction:100 / 90
Type:Atom

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:N / Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):N
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:41411 / 42503 / 49491 / 50154 / 55637
Processor code:SLBMG / SLBX9 / SLGL9
Processor package size:22 / 22 x 22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3 / SSE2,SSE3,SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

BIOS password: Yes
Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:BIOS, HDD / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / Y

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Bundled software:- Adobe Reader\n- Easy Battery Manager\n- Easy Display Manager\n- Easy Network Manager\n- Microsoft Works\n- Easy Resolution Manager\n- Easy SpeedUp Manager\n- Samsung Support Centre\n- Samsung Update Plus / Adobe Reader / Adobe Reader \nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Network Manager\nMicrosoft Works\nEasy Resolution Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nMicrosoft Office Home & Student (60days trial)\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus / Adobe Reader, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Content Share, Easy Display Manger, Easy File, Share, Easy Network Manager, Easy Resolution Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Samsung Support Center, Samsung Update Plus / Adobe Reader, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Display Manger, Easy Network Manager, Microsoft Works, Easy Resolution Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, SAMSUNG Support Center, SAMSUNG Update Plus / Adobe Reader, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Display Manger,\nEasy Network Manager, Microsoft Works, Easy SpeedUp Manager Samsung Update Plus / Adobe Reader;\nEasy Battery Manager;\nEasy Display Manger;\nEasy Network Manager;\nMicrosoft Works;\nEasy Resolution Manager;\nEasy SpeedUp Manager;\nSamsung Support Centre;\nSamsung Update Plus. / Adobe Reader\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Content Share\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy File Share\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy Resolution Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus / Easy Resolution Manager, Samsung Update Plus, Easy Display Manger, Easy Battery Manager,\nEasy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager,\nAdobe Reader, Easy File Share / Easy Resolution Manager\nSamsung Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nAdobe Reader\nEasy File Share\nSamsung Support Center\nEasy Content Share / JPEG, H.264, WAV / McAfee / Samsung Recovery Solution / Samsung Recovery Solution IV\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / SAMSUNG Recovery Solution\nAdobe Reader / Samsung Recovery Solution\nAdobe Reader\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Network Manager\nMicrosoft Works\nEasy Resolution Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Starter / Windows XP Home Edition
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Internet Security (60) / McAfee Internet Security\nAnyPC\nFailSafe / McAfee Internet Security\nMicrosoft Office / McAfee Virus Scan / McAfee Virus Scan\nMicrosoft Office / McAfee Virus Scan\nMicrosoft Office 2007 / Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007, Norton Internet Security 2010 / Microsoft Office Home & Student\nMcAfee Internet Security / Norton Internet Security 2010 / Norton Internet Security 2010 (60d) / Norton Internet Security 2010, Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:160
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 3150

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.996 / 7 / 7.4 / 7.83
Height:0.996 / 1 / 1.37 / 1.38 / 7.4
Height (front):0.969 / 0.984 / 0.996 / 1 / 1.04 / 1.39 / 9.84
Height (rear):1 / 1.05 / 1.06 / 1.19 / 1.37 / 10.6
Weight:2 / 2.73 / 2.76 / 3.11
Width:10 / 10.4 / 11.4 / 14.3