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Samsung NP300E5E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Samsung NP300E5E. 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. Opinions about the battery and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. The connectivity and durability get less positive opinions.

performance, usability, price, design, battery

durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP300E5E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung NP300E5E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Samsung NP300E5E 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. People are impressed by the portability and price. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the image quality and battery are different.

performance, usability, reliability, price, portability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Series 3 300E5E 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron 847 1.1GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Windows 8)Samsung Series 3 300E5E 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Celeron 847 1.1GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Windows 8)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung NP300E5E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung NP300E5E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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

Dec, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA

 

The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA balances performance with price, making it a smart bet for mainstream shoppers.

Solid performance, thanks to an Intel Core i5 CPU. Spacious 1TB hard drive.

No USB 3.0 ports. Plastic construction only looks like brushed metal.

The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA is an attractive, moderately priced mainstream laptop that offers solid performance and battery life without breaking the bank. While not perfect—I wish it had at least one USB 3.0 port—it's still a smart buy, making...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Samsung NP300E5E-A03IN

 

The Samsung NP300E5E-A03 Laptop is powered with Intel Core i3 (3rd Generation) 2.5 GHz processor and runs on the latest Windows 8 (64 bit) OS. It is a sleek and stylish notebook PC by Samsung meant for the budget consumer. The Samsung NP300E5E-A03...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Lovely design and solid build, good performance and gorgeous screen

The connectivity features, battery and camera all are not very impressive

All in all, Samsung NP300E5X-A05IN proves to be an ideal choice for students and moderate users with its state-of-the-art features, high-end performance and favorable design.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Jonathan (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

It's a laptop. It does what it's supposed to

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: jack (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

the battery life gets reduced very quick. it started off with 6 hours and now is only 3 after full charge and i have had it 3 weeks

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Nathan (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

Price, Brilliant machine for everyday use.

Not had any problems yet if i was to be fussy then there is lighter laptops out there but for this price no chance

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

Can't really fault this product....for its price it's a great laptop.

Not the computers fault but will need to buy a book about windows 8...all new to me but is fun finding out,

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: William (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

fast /clear picture, neat layout keyboard.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Nathan (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

Price, Brilliant machine for everyday use

Not had any problems yet if i was to be fussy then there is lighter laptops out there but for this price no chance

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Brian (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP300E5E-A08UK

 

it works well

windows 8

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SoundAlive
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):5.8 / 6.5
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Polycarbonate
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200 / 220
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:40 / 60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8750M / No / NVIDIA GeForce 710M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350 / 650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 800
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard number of keys:104
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / SoundAlive
Intel visual technologies: No

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Package depth:11.6
Package height:2.64
Package weight:7.05
Package width:18.5
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:40 / 60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM70 Express / Intel HM75 Express / Intel NM70 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 15 / 16 / 18 / 24 / 25 / 26
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM70 Express / Intel HM75 Express / Intel NM70 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:2117U / 2217U / 847 / 887 / 997 / I3-3110M / I3-3120M / I5-3230M
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.2
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Celeron / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.1 / 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.8 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:2217U / 847 / 997 / I3-3110M / I3-3120M / I5-3230M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:L1 / P0 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:56056 / 65700 / 69360 / 71465 / 72056
Processor code:SR0N2 / SR0V5 / SR0VA / SR0VQ / SR0WX
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD

Software

Bundled software:Settings, Support Center, SW Update, Recovery
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface: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
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.76
Height (front):0.992
Height (rear):1.25
Weight:4.85
Width:14.8