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Samsung P530

Samsung P530
alaScore 83

14 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the build quality and value for money. The keyboard and screen also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the battery.

screen, keyboard, value for money, build quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung P530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Review Samsung P530 Pro Notebook


Feng-Shui. Who needs a graphic card, Bluetooth or ExpressCard whe

Hard-wearing haptic; Good keyboard; Quiet and cool; Matt LCD; Good LCD brightness; Low current consumption

Limited battery life; Small viewing angles; Few connections

Simple office notebooks without all the bells and whistels: Acer Extensa e.g. 5230E, there are unfortunately no Core i processors on the Extensas. Samsung P580 Pro with Core 430M and IGP GPU. With dedicated graphics: Sony Vaio VPC-S11M1E or Asus...

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Samsung P530 review


The 15.6-inch Samsung P530 is an affordable business laptop with a fair amount of grunt. It has a great keyboard and screen, but it's let down a little by its relatively poor battery life.

Good performance for the price ; Comfortable keyboard ; Bright screen ; Sturdy build quality ; Reasonable price tag

Limited range of ports ; Below-average battery life

The Samsung P530 is a decent enough business laptop. The screen and keyboard are excellent and the processor has a fair bit of grunt, especially considering the laptop's reasonable asking price. On the other hand, its short battery life means it's more...

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Samsung P530 review


The Samsung P530 is Samsung's business notebook, so it's not festooned with unnecessary illuminations or tarted up with bling.

While its ergonomics are certainly to the credit of the Samsung P530, you may be swayed by the higher specification of something like Mesh's Dynamo i3V which also happens to cost more than £100 less.


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Samsung P530-JA03UK


Good value and robust feeling laptop

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