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Samsung NP540U4E

Samsung NP540U4E
alaScore 81

43 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Samsung NP540U4E. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP540U4E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung NP540U4E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Samsung NP540U4E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 5 (NP540U4E-K01US)

 

Samsung's new ATIV Book 5 updates last year's 14-inch Series 5 notebook, adding a touch display and a third-generation Core i5 processor while keeping the price at a relatively affordable $849. This laptop also features Samsung's SideSync app, which...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Samsung ATIV Book 5 (NP540U4E-K01US) Review

 

The Samsung ATIV Book 5 is a Windows 8 touch notebook that offers long battery life, punchy sound, and a clever way to integrate your Galaxy phone.

Handsome chassis; Long battery life; Solid performance and graphics; Above-average audio; Comfortable keyboard

Dim display with shallow viewing angles

The Samsung ATIV Book 5 is a Windows 8 touch notebook that offers long battery life, punchy sound and Android phone integration, but the display could be brighter.

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / JBL Stereo / SoundAlive / SoundAlive™
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2 / 4
Speakers manufacturer:JBL

Battery

Battery Capacity:57
Battery capacity (Watt hours):57
Battery life (max):6 / 6.5
Battery performance:3780
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Graphite / Grey
Form Factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:No / Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Number of hot keys:80
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Clickpad / Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 4 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 4 x 1
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G:N / Yes
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
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 / 10,1000,100 / 100,1000,10000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
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 / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD / JBL Stereo / SoundAlive / SoundAlive™
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
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
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-3217U / I5-3337U
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I3-3217U / I5-3337U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
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 HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: 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 / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
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):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
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):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65697 / 72055
Processor code:SR0N9 / SR0XL
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / Y
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):No / Yes

Software

Bundled software:S Player\nS Gallery\nS Camera / Samsung SideSync\nS Player\nS Gallery\nS Camera\nEvernote
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Trial software:Microsoft Office Trial, Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial) / Microsoft Office, Norton Internet Security / Microsoft Office,Norton Internet Security,Norton Online Backup

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA II / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA II / Serial ATA II
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:24 / 500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD / HDD+Hybrid-HDD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500 / 524

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.21
Height:0.787 / 0.819
Weight:4.3
Width:13.3