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Samsung NP900X3B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and screen. The design and performance also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the value for money.

portability, performance, design, screen, battery

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP900X3B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 98 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung NP900X3B

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 17 user reviews of Samsung NP900X3B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, performance, design, usability, battery

value for money

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B 13.3 inch Ultrabook (Intel Core i5 2467M 1.6GHz, 4Gb RAM, 128Gb SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung NP900X3B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of Samsung NP900X3B from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

portability, performance, design, screen, battery

reliability

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B-A01US 13.3-Inch Laptop (Titan Silver)

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Samsung 900X3B-A01 (Series 9) Laptop Review

 

A Timeless Design. We didn't think Samsung could do it, but they

Extremely light and thin, yet stable; High-class unibody duralumin build quality; Very low fan noise; Fast mSATA SSD performance; Very bright matte PLS display with extra-wide viewing angles; Excellent outdoor usability; Easy access to motherboard...

Limited expandability; Average battery life compared to competition; No docking port or 3G/WWAN; Potentially high load temperatures; Tight port placement; Difficult-to-reach card reader; No included mini-HDMI or mini-VGA adapters; Soon to be outdated...

The 900X3B is even slimmer than its older brother, yet feels just as durable and with a slight CPU upgrade. The impressive display is leaps and bounds ahead of the first generation Series 9.

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Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Review: An Ultrabook With A Great Display

 

The Series 9 NP900X3B is Samsung's top of the range offering in the 13-inch ultrabook category. How does this premium, thin-and-light laptop stack up against other ultrabooks?

Excellent PLS (Samsung?s equivalent of IPS) display ; Amazingly thin and light ; Robust and stylish ; Quiet

Moderate battery capacity ; Only two USB ports and special adapters ; Limited potential for hardware upgrades ; Expensive

If you want a slim, light and stylish notebook with a high quality, high resolution display then the 13-inch Samsung Series 9 must be on your shortlist. If you value the display above everything else, then there?s very little competition. However,...

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Samsung Series 9 900X3B review

 

The new Samsung Series 9 900X3B laptop is a revamp of the existing model. We stopped by to give it a test drive at CES 2012

Super thin ; Super stylish ; Super screen

Poor battery ; Fiddly track pad ; Weak graphics

This is a beautiful computer, a luxury option and a suitable alternative to a MacBook Air. Of course it's expensive, good things are.

Recommended!

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Samsung Series 9 900X3B

 

Thin, light, beautiful and feature-packed; this is simply the best 13in notebook we've ever reviewed.

Best screen we’ve ever seen on a portable laptop ; Thinnest and lightest 13in laptop in the world ; Gorgeous design ; Good connectivity and audio ; Great backlit keyboard

Average battery life ; Average performance

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Awesome Machine

 

Has no problems running Linux Mint 14. I can get about 5-6 hours of battery life with the lowest screen brightness and moderate web browsing. I'm also not experiencing any of the wifi issues that others are complaining about. They only gripe I have is...

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Sexy Styling, WIFI terrible Overall moderate

 

OK I got sucked in by the looks. LOVE the styling, and the backlit keyboard. Also very rugged. CONS only TWO USB ports and an almost non functional WIFI. This laptop DOES have its limitations, and if you dont need more than 2 USB's and WIFI then it is...

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Stable Product

 

Passed tactical vibration test for 9 Hours on bumpy Amtrak ride without failing. The only con was the screen lid keeps vibrating and needs adjusting. Also it is missing the Intel anti-theft subsystems.

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good stuff

 

This is the kind of product that you can take one look at, use once, and know to be a quality-built machine.17 sec to desktop. rigid construction. everything works well.

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Phenomenal product

 

Yeah, it's pricey, but for me (and for many others, I suspect) it really is that good and well worth it. I don't think there's much for me to say here to change your mind; you're either someone who's going to love it, and you probably already know...

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No PC laptop is worth more money than a Mac laptop

 

How can anyone reconcile spending $1300 for a PC laptop, when for less money you can have a far superior Mac that will not only out-perform any PC laptop, but will also last longer, can be up-graded easier, and most viruses that render PCs useless...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WSXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD Graphics 3000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM65
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-2467M
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