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Samsung NP355V5C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 476 reviews of Samsung NP355V5C. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the screen and portability. The usability and price are also appreciated. The connectivity and touchpad get negative views, while there are mixed opinions on the sound and durability.

performance, price, usability, portability, screen

reliability, touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP355V5C 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 NP355V5C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 user reviews of Samsung NP355V5C from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and portability. The price and usability also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the size. Many are negative about the connectivity and reliability.

performance, usability, price, portability, screen

reliability, connectivity

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung 355V5C 15.6-inch Laptop (Silver) - (AMD A6 4400M 2.7GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, WSamsung 355V5C 15.6-inch Laptop (Silver) - (AMD A6 4400M 2.7GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, W

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Waldemar Trautwein (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung NP355V5C-S05DE Notebook

 

A Samsung featuring Trinity. Samsung is releasing another Series

Short battery life; Useful Samsung tools; USB 3.0 & Bluetooth 4.0; Good system performance

Many manufacturing flaws; Frustrating multi-touch scrolling; Meager processor performance

The extent to which AMD lags behind its competitor Intel in terms of CPU performance.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Series 3 NP355V5C review

 

Samsung proves mobile gaming is possible on a budget, even if desktop performance isn't quite so impressive

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN

 

The Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN Laptop is a sleek and stylish device ideal for multimedia purpose. It is powered with AMD Quad-Core A8 1.9 GHz processor and Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium OS. The Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN Laptop has a 15.6 inch HD LED Anti...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: tranest8tion (newegg.com)

Good Qaulity Laptop

 

Descent Laptop for the money. 2nd one I have purchased for a church, and no issues so far.

Descent HDD, RAM, Processor, Windows 8 Pro x64

None yet

Oct, 2013

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

Great Machine.

 

I would like clarify again. If you need a laptop this is the way to go as long as you don't mind installing a usable OS yourself.

The machine works great, looks very nice and feels well built. The boot up time is rather lengthy, but I've had no problems

Windows 8. I can't emphasize that enough. After I read all the reviews on here I thought "Windows 8 can't be THAT terrible. After all, Vista was bad, but still serviceable." I couldn't have been more wrong. The UI is decidedly not designed to be used...

May, 2013

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

pretty good

 

really nice machine. got it for my wife and she enjoys it

none so far , i have not tested it for games but good for everything else

May, 2013

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

It is alright

 

Get a mouse. I am not a mousepad kind of guy. Related thoughts to the mouse pad, this one was made with Windows 8 in mind. You can swipe from the right of the keyboard to the left to access certain parts of Windows 8 features. The keyboard seems...

Delivers within a week ; Sleek design ; Decent amount of ram and HDD size ; There is hardly ANY bloatware ; It does in fact run Team Fortress 2, not at its best quality but it manages to handle it. I mainly got this for my school work ; Runs AutoCAD...

Boot time seems pretty slow, not the worst part to complain about ; Sound quality is nothing to brag about but not much to expect from a laptop ; Arrow keys are very small, due to fact of keyboard size

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Joejoe (newegg.com)

Smooth Operator

 

This computer Seems to be a hot item and sells out quickly.

Fastest laptop you will find for this price, agreed. 5 USB ports, SD card, Quad core, AMD A10. I've been looking for this computer for a long time. Beautiful display, matte screen, sleek and lightweight. Runs like a dream

none so far

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Phantomrfa (asda.com)

Laptop with power at reasonable price

 

I bought this for mainly browsing the Internet and emailing and a few other things as my previous laptop slowed down and was not upgradeable anymore with the 6GB of ram and the dual core AMD chip is a good computer slow to start but purrs along nicely...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: nathan (reevoo.com)

Samsung NP355V5C-A06UK

 

Excellent Value for money, great screen, it will run games such as battlefield 3 no problem.

Windows 8 is hard to get used to, mouse pad isnt very good, not as good build quality as my old dell.

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SoundAlive / SoundAlive™
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):2.5 / 4.2 / 4.6 / 5.5 / 6
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

RoHS compliance: No

Design

Color of product:Anthracite / Anthracite, Silver / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver / Titanium
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display response rise/fall:8
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7670M / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7520G / AMD Radeon HD 7640G / AMD Radeon HD 7660G

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:101 / 102 / 104
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-24 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-24 - 45

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
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 Double Layer read speed:4
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe:No / Yes
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / SoundAlive / SoundAlive™
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.7 x 9.57 x 1.3 / 9.57 x 14.7 x 1.3
Display:LED
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Power supply type:AC/DC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: No
Cables included:AC / Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
Package depth:11.8
Package height:3.19
Package weight:7.76
Package width:17.4
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Chipset:AMD A60M / AMD A70M
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:AMD A60M / AMD A70M
Number of processors supported:1
Processor:A10-4600M / A6-4400M / A6-4440M / A8-4500M
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.2
Processor cache:1 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:1.9 / 2.3 / 2.7
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor model:A10-4600M / A6-4400M / A6-4440M / A8-4500M
Processor socket:Socket FS1r2
Processor threads:2 / 4

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: 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 HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:Samsung ChatON\nFamily Story\nAll Share Play\nS Gallery\nS Player
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.6 / 9.49 / 9.57
Height:1.29 / 1.3
Weight:5.14 / 5.51
Width:14.6 / 9.57