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Samsung NP540U4E

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. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The price and portability also get good views. There are some less positive views about the durability. There are mixed comments on the size and usability.

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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. Comments about the screen and design are on the whole positive. The price and portability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the durability. Views about the size and usability are different.

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

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Dec, 2017

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