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Samsung NP400B5B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Samsung NP400B5B. 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. Views about the keyboard and energy efficiency are generally positive. The battery and design are also appreciated. Many are negative about the size and image quality.

portability, design, battery, energy, keyboard

screen, durability, performance, image quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP400B5B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung NP400B5B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung NP400B5B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the energy efficiency and battery are overall positive. The keyboard and portability also get good comments, whereas many are critical about the image quality and size.

portability, keyboard, battery, energy

performance, durability, screen, size, image quality

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung 400B5B 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3 2310M, RAM 4GB, HDD 500GB, DVDRW, Windows 7 Professional 64 bit)Samsung 400B5B 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3 2310M, RAM 4GB, HDD 500GB, DVDRW, Windows 7 Professional 64 bit)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Konrad Schneid (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Series 4 400B5B Laptop

 

Communicative. Samsung introduces a new series of business laptop

Bright display; 3G module; Two USB 3.0 ports; Good input devices

Throttling; Weak display hinges; Low contrast

The Trackpoint seems to find a home in more and more notebooks nowadays.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Konrad Schneid (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Serie 4 400B5B Laptop

 

Communicative. Samsung introduces a new series of business laptops: the Series 4. The 400B5B is part of the new line-up and offers an anti-glare, high-resolution 15.6 inch display, two USB 3.0 interfaces, and an integrated 3G module. The Korean...

Bright display; 3G module; Two USB 3.0 ports; Good input devices

Throttling; Weak display hinges; Low contrast

The Trackpoint seems to find a home in more and more notebooks nowadays

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / High Definition
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
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
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 48 / 5800 / 5900 / 66
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48 / 66
Battery life (max):4.4 / 5.3 / 6 / 6.6 / 9
Battery performance:4400 / 5800 / 5900
Battery recharge time:2.1 / 6.6
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

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

Certificates

Certification:TCO / TCO 3.0 / TCO`3.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Grey
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Metal / Polycarbonate
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:HD+ / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512 / 1
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M / NVIDIA NVS 4200M / NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:101 / 102 / 103 / 107 / 85
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1 / 2

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G:N / Y
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0 / 2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating shock:163
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85 / 30 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 85 / 30 - 90
Operating shock:122
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 45 / 10 - 35 / 5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 45 / 10 - 35 / 5 - 45
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90 / 50 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 90 / 50 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-24 - 45 / -32 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-24 - 45 / -32 - 60

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:10 / 24
CD-RW write speed:24
Disc types supported:CD / DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW DL
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4 / 8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5 / 8
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6 / 8
DVD-RW write speed:4 / 6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:4 / 8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:2.4 / 4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Labelflash: No
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / High Definition
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V / 100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:3.84 / 5.51 / 5.53 / 5.62
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):15.2 x 6.69 x 12.1 / 19.6 x 11.8 x 3.31
Package weight:6.39 / 8.6
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

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

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 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
Processor:I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
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 Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2,0 / 2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52219 / 52220 / 52224 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53470
Processor code:SR02S / SR02Y / SR04J / SR04S / SR04W / SR04Z / SR0DN
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, User / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, User / Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:25.6 x 11.6 x 19.3 / Adobe Reader, Absolute Data Protection, AnyWeb, Battery Life Extender, Chargeable USB, CyberLink Media Solution, Cyberlink YouCam, Easy Content Share, Easy Display Manager, Easy File Share, Easy Network Manager, Easy Partition Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, FastBrowsing, Norton Online Backup, Office Starter 2010, Phone Share, Recovery Environment, Samsung Easy Migration, Samsung Fast Start, Samsung Support Center, SKYPE, Turbo Boost Monitor, Windows Live Wave / amsung Magic Doctor\nSamsung Update Plus\nEasy Display Manager\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader\nSamsung Support Centre / Cyberlink YouCam\nSkype\nCyberLink Media Solution\nAdobe Acrobat Reader\nEasy Display Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy Partition Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nBattery Life Extender\nEasy File Share\nEasy Content Share\nWindows Live\nSamsung Fast Start\nNorton Online Backup\nAnyWeb\nEasy Migration\nFast Browsing\nTurbo Boost Monitor\nPhone Share\nRecovery Environment\nAbsolute Data Protection\nUSB Chargeable / FCC CLASS B,CCC, CE, ROHS, ISO 14001 / Samsung Update Plus\nEasy Display Manager\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader\nSamsung Support Centre\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2010 / Samsung Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader\nSamsung Support Center\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2010 / System S / W Media
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office Professional 2010 / Microsoft Office Starter 2010, Norton Internet Security / Norton Internet Security / Norton Internet Security (60) / Norton Internet Security, Absolute Data Protection

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDIO, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC, xD / MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 8.82 / 9.76
Depth (imperial):9.7 / 9.77
Height:1.39
Height (front):1 / 1.11 / 1.13
Height (front) (imperial):1.12 / 1.22
Height (rear):1.27 / 1.39 / 2
Height (rear) (imperial):1.38 / 1.39
Weight:3.84 / 5.51 / 5.6 / 5.62 / 7
Width:11.9 / 14.6 / 15
Width (imperial):14.5