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Samsung P530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The keyboard and value for money also get good comments. There are some negative comments about the size and battery.

screen, value for money, keyboard, usability, design

battery, size

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)

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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

Reviewer left no comment

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Professional Downgradable to XP


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):INTEL HD GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / Unknown
Processor:Celeron / Celeron Dual / CORE I3
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I3-330M / I3-370M / I3-380M / P4500 / P4600