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Samsung R509

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Samsung R509. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and screen are overall positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R509 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Samsung R509 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the screen and reliability are overall positive. The durability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the energy efficiency and usability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung R509 15.4-inch Laptop, Pentium Dual Core T3400 2.16 GHz, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Vista Home PremiumSamsung R509 15.4-inch Laptop, Pentium Dual Core T3400 2.16 GHz, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Vista Home Premium

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: glen (reevoo.com)

Samsung R509-H500UK

 

its a very fast laptop for the price that it was bought so i am very happy with it

none

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:ALC262-VC2-GR / HD / HD Audio
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2 / 4

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000
Battery performance:4000
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:N
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
Display Surface:Gloss

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Battery performance:44.4

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500MHD / Intel GMA X4500 / NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128 / 0.256 / 0.384
On-board graphics adapter model: No

Keyboard

Keyboard number of keys:88 / 89
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:667 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Networking features:100/1000 Mbps / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit LAN
Networking Type:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.52 x 14.1 x 10.4
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
TV in port:No / Yes
Type:PC
Warranty:1 / 2
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g / 802.11b/g / Atheros 802.11 b/g / Atheros 802.11b/g

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type II / Type III
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
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: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N / Y
TV out port:No / S-Video
TV-out:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Battery performance:44.4

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12 / 13
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor:T3200 / T3400
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.83 / 2 / 2.16
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T3200 / T3400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket P
Processor threads:2
Stepping:M0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
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 for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
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
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35583 / 37160
Processor code:SLAVG / SLB3P
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Bundled software:-SAMSUNG Magic Doctor,\n-SAMSUNG Update Plus,\n-Easy Display Manager,\n-Easy Battery Manager,\n-Easy Network Manager,\n-Easy SpeedUp Manager,\n-Adobe Acrobat Reader. / Adobe Acrobat Reader\nCyberlink DVD Solution\nPlay AVStation\nSamsung Recovery Solution III\nMcAfee Security Center\nSamsung MagicDoctor\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Update Plus / McAfee Virus Scan,\nCSAMSUNG Recovery Solution III,\nAdobe Acrobat Reader,\nEasy Battery Manager,\nEasy Display Manger,\nEasy Network Manager,\nEasy SpeedUp Manager,\nSAMSUNG Magic Doctor,\nSAMSUNG Update Plus. / SAMSUNG Magic Doctor\nSAMSUNG Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / SAMSUNG Recovery Solution III
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Home Basic / Windows Vista Home Premium
Optional operating system supplied:Windows XP Professional
Trial software:-Microsoft Office Professional 2007. / Microsoft Office Professional / Microsoft Office Professional 2007 / Microsoft Office Professional 2007(60)

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC / MMC, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 10.6 / 14.1
Height:1.25 / 1.26 / 10.4
Height (front):1.25 / 1.26
Height (rear):1.5 / 1.52
Weight:5.91 / 5.95
Width:1.52 / 10.2 / 14.1