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Samsung NP900X1B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Samsung NP900X1B. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the screen and keyboard. The design and portability are also appreciated, whereas the connectivity and battery get critical views. There are some mixed comments about the durability and usability.

performance, portability, design, keyboard, screen

price, battery, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP900X1B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung NP900X1B from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the reliability and design. The price and portability also get good views. Many are negative about the screen and durability, while there are some mixed comments about the usability.

performance, portability, price, design, reliability

durability, screen

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung 900X1B 11.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2467M 1.6GHz, RAM 4GB, SSD 128GB, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit) - BlackSamsung 900X1B 11.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2467M 1.6GHz, RAM 4GB, SSD 128GB, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit) - Black

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Felix Sold (

Review Samsung Series 9 900X1B Subnotebook


Haute Couture. Samsung wants to continue the success story of the

Appealing, modern design; Comparatively good stability; Adequate scope of interfaces; Generous input devices; Illuminated keyboard; Matt display with good rates; Good application performance; Swift SSD memory; Convincing consumption rates and battery...

Only expandable to an extent; Wobbly port covers; HDMI only via adapter (not included in scope of delivery); No docking port or 3G UMTS module; Temperature development during load; Charging the LiP battery needs a very long time

Subnotebooks, respectively ultrabooks with the latest Sandy Bridge processors. Among them, Apple's MacBook Air 11 Mid 2011, Lenovo's ThinkPad X121e with the same processor or the Alienware M11x as a strong gaming mite. The Asus UX21 lines up in this...

Sep, 2011

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Samsung NP900X1B-A01IN


Samsung Series9 NP900X1B is an ultra portable laptop powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 2467M processor and powerful Intel HD 3000 Graphics. This lightweight laptop has a sleek design and is ideal for mobile professionals. Samsung Series9 NP900X1B...

Jul, 2013

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I love this laptop!


I am not a techy, but I am a college student, and this laptop is fantastic! The keyboard is easy to use, it is so light I can carry it with me wherever I need to go! It is fast and easy to use. Although there is not a lot of memory, I already had an...

Oct, 2012

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Fantastic package in 11.6'' format


If you don't mind the 11.6'' screen, this is the best bang for your buck. Great bright matte screen, fantastic keyboard for touch typing with a blue LED light on Caps Lock, blue LED light on Fn Lock, (lets you use f key functions with out hitting the...

Jun, 2012

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Like dating a supermodel with gas


Gorgeous and very thin!Screen is good quality and the keyboard is great (and backlit!) Under normal usage you would never know this has a CPU only clocked at 1.3ghz. It is quite fast and the SSD makes everything just snappy and immediate. As long as...

BEAUTIFUL ; Great screen and keyboard ; Fast and snappy performance ; Thin and sleek, great for throwing in a backpack

Battery life ; UAC barrage at log in

Sep, 2011

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Good little laptop with style


I've really grown to love this laptop, but I've already done some fairly major mods. I've upgraded the SSD to 128 GB, I've swapped out the wifi card for an Intel N-6230, and I've upgraded to Windows 8. Beware that when updating to W8, I had to update...

Bright display, Durable, Lightweight, Realistic color

Dec, 2012

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I hope you don't use the internet...


As many other people will tell you (feel free to search). This laptop ships with a very poor quality wifi card that won't even work on some networks. Settings tweaks will not fix it. This is unacceptable in such an expensive laptop. Other than this,...

Bright display, Lightweight, Powerful

junky wifi card, Poor quality

Dec, 2012

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I can't be the only one buying the only bad unit


First the wireless card performed erratically -- the technical service was allover the place -- upgrading this driver and that driver to make it worse. Then the audio port could not work with a surroundsound speaker unit and help is not readily...


Poor quality

Nov, 2012

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Jun, 2012

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Macbook Air's SLEEK & Luxurious Rival Has Arrived!!


This is the bad boy's/girl's answer to the Apple's Macbook Air! This laptop is really outstanding! It is so light, so sleek, so FAST and so powerful! I could have chosen the Macbook Air but I am so glad that I chose the Samsung Series 9! Apple has been...

Bright display, Built-In Speakers, Durable, Lightweight, Realistic color, sleek

Fingerprint Magnet!, only 128 gb ssd

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio system:HD / HD, SoundAlive / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / SRS Premium Sound
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 / 3
Speaker Power:1.5


Battery Capacity:42 / 5680
Battery capacity (Watt hours):42
Battery life (max):6.1 / 7
Battery performance:5680
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6


Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Plastic
Product type:Ultrabook


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:340
Display Diagonal:11.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Gloss
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:40


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1150 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000


Full-size keyboard: No
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:81 / 82
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


3G: No
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, BT
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
SIM card support: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
Audio system:HD / HD, SoundAlive / HD, SRS 3D / HDA / SRS Premium Sound
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:Intel
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Weight:2.34 / 3.53
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:N
Handheld remote control:N
Mouse included:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: No
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: No


GPS (satellite):N
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:40


Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express / Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 16
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM55 Express / Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-2357M / I3-2367M / I5-2467M
Processor boost frequency:2.3
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:1.3 / 1.4 / 1.6
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-2357M / I3-2367M / I5-2467M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

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: 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 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:56858 / 59798
Processor code:SR0CV / SR0D6
Processor package size:31 / 31 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


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


Bundled software:-40 - 150
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:Norton Internet Security


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 64
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (imperial):7.7 / 7.8
Height (front):0.614 / 0.62 / 0.626
Height (front) (imperial):0.62
Height (imperial):0.64
Height (rear):0.65
Height (rear) (imperial):0.64 / 0.65
Width (imperial):11.7