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Samsung N510

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 reviews of Samsung N510. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and design. The keyboard and screen are also appreciated, whereas opinions are divided on the price. Many are less positive about the memory.

performance, screen, keyboard, design, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung N510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Samsung N510 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the keyboard and durability. The reliability and portability also get good comments, but there are some less positive reviews about the usability.

performance, portability, reliability, durability, keyboard


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

This summary is based on the product: Samsung N510 11.6 Inch Mini Laptop (Intel Atom N280 1.66ghz, 1gb, 160gb, Bt, 11.6 Inch Hd Led, Xp Home (black))

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

Review Samsung N510 Ion Netbook


Pocket Player. Nvidia's ION chip set has already provided for a s

Robust case; Very good workmanship; Low emissions; Bright, non-glare display with WXGA resolution; Fairly fast graphic; HDMI; Good keyboard; Good mobility; Smooth FullHD rendering possible (dependent on format, software and files); Good converting...

Port distribution; Contrast poor display with pallid colors; Only 1 RAM slot; Poor VGA quality

The Samsung N510 is the first available ION netbook and therefore still without competition. Other manufacturers, like Lenovo with its Ideapads (S12) or HP with the Compaq Mini 311 want to follow and also launch devices based on ION.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

Samsung N510 Review


Even though it's taken its sweet time coming to market, we like the Samsung N510. This 11.6-inch netbook combines souped up graphics with very good audio quality. Some may prefer the Ion-powered HP Mini 311 ($583 when similarly configured), which...

Surprisingly good audio, Excellent HD video experience, Comfortable keyboard and touchpad, Best battery life among Windows 7 Ion netbooks, Very good speakers

A bit pricey, Long boot time, Outperformed by other Ion netbooks

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Tech Staff (

Samsung N510 review


Samsung brings the Nvidia Ion to the masses

Ion graphics ; Great keyboard ; Good battery power ; Connectivity

Intel Atom

The first ultraportable to include Nvidia's Ion technology doesn't dissapoint. It's fast, highly portable and has a nice interface to work with

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Andrew Tiney (

Samsung N510 notebook - Pocket-lint


Samsung's N510 netbook is one of the first machines featuring Nvidia's ION technology to hit the market. With a relatively powerful graphics card alongside

Sharp, matt screen ideal for outdoor use, good 3D performance, excellent keyboard and design

Bland, colours lack vibrancy

With a mid-level price, the Samsung N510 strikes a good balance between performance, portability and comfort. Its large keyboard is one of the best you’ll find on a netbook, and despite a lack of vibrancy the screen is also sharp and highly usable.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Samsung N510 - 11.6in nVidia ION Netbook


We've seen the power of nVidia's Ion in a nettop, now Samsung brings it to a netbook as well.

May, 2011


Expert review by: Andrew Harrison (

Samsung N510 review


The Samsung N510 is the first netbook to use the nVidia Ion graphics chipset - in other words, the first netbook that can really do video.

At the heart of practically every netbook beats a slow but steady Intel Atom, chosen for its worthy low power requirements. Now Samsung has, with nVidia's help, opened up the multimedia possibilities in the Samsung N510, making the first Ion netbook;...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Samsung N510 review


Its 720p-capable screen and Ion chipset are welcome, but its battery life is poor compared to the N120.

With a disappointing battery life and a slightly mushy keyboard, the N510 doesn't stand up well to the competition from its own stablemates, especially for those who want to work on the go. The larger display and HD video playback will appeal to some,...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: (

Samsung N510 review


This isn't the first netbook we've seen that's supercharged its graphics performance by pairing an NVIDIA graphics processor with an Intel Atom CPU . That particular accolade goes to the Asus N10J , an otherwise ordinary netbook dressed up in a...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: (

Samsung N510 review


A decent netbook, but the price is too much for what you're getting

Pics look great thanks to Nvidia graphics

Graphics eat into battery life, pricey

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Techworld (

Samsung N510 review


At the heart of practically every netbook beats a slow but steady Intel Atom, chosen for its worthy low power requirements. Now Samsung has, with nVidia’s help, opened up the multimedia possibilities in the Samsung N510, making the first Ion netbook....

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

The Samsung N510 is compact and light but still packs an exceptional visual punch. Its dedicated nVIDIA GeForce Go 9400M graphics card delivers 10x faster image processing than existing netbooks. So movies are more lifelike. Sports are delivered in smooth, flowing detail. And 3D images almost leap out of the screen.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5.4hour(s)

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:11.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):29.5cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung N510

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium


Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Processor Number:N280


Installed Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA ION LE