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Samsung NP300U1A

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Samsung NP300U1A. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and size. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the sound. Many are critical about the touchpad and energy efficiency.

performance, portability, price, size, usability

battery, energy, touchpad

On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Samsung 300U1A-A01

 

The 11.6-inch screen may not be large, but the 1,366 by 768 resolution is actually quite high for a screen of this size. Video will play back in 720p whether you're playing files from a USB drive or streaming movies on Netflix. Despite the decent...

One of the lightest laptops in its class. Keyboard is small, but comfortable. Smooth multi-touchpad makes navigation easy

Short battery life. Underutilized processor. Small hard drive

The Samsung 300U1A-A01 packs laptop performance into a netbook-size chassis, perfect for students and people on the go, but it faces some tough competitors.

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Excellent machine

 

Bought this for my best friend and she is extremely happy with it. I spent about a week with it configuring it for her to use and it was a pleasure to use. I highly recommend this or other similar Samsung products.

Beautiful design ; Very light ; Bright screen ; Very responsive

None

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Carrotguy (newegg.com)

Customer Favorite with SSD

 

just remember to upgrade with a 7mm drive. Had problems with the drives freezing until I completed all ssd and pc firmware and bios updates. After that all intermittent freezing problems were resolved. 1 stick of ram. no need to upgrade.

read prior review, great little laptop ; Works great with the ocz vertex 3 7mm ssd. Sold 4 to customers, some of whom were concerned about the size, but all ended up raving about it ; The anti glare screen and resolution is great, and with an ssd and...

1 of them came without the ac cable half of the power adapter. The brick part (important part) was still there ; 1 was missing a few rubber grommets ; The missing grommets are more upsetting than the ac adapter, as I sold one without grommets. The ac...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: EJ (newegg.com)

Refurbished np300u1a

 

I just wanted to let people know that I received this REFURBISHED 11.6" laptop in a samsung packaged refurb box. Not a single scratch on it! That was my main concern, not a single scratch...It came with ac, cord, battery, but no cds or windows cd....

Its tiny, fast, nice keyboard, same color as shown in picture

too soon for cons

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Barry (newegg.com)

Outstanding

 

I have many computers and am a computer expert - I run a network for a large lab. This is one great little laptop. Very nice - looks and acts like it is brand new. Limited bloat wear too. Nice...

Light, fast, Windows 7, 4 GB DDR3 ram. Very screen. 3D rating came in at 6 on the Windows Experience rating test

At $399, I can't think of any

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Surface:Gloss
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:HD 720 / WXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino / No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel ® HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel®
Chipset Type:HM65
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:Mobile Pentium 4 / Pentium
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Number:967
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor package size:31