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Samsung P560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and performance. The screen and keyboard are also appreciated, whereas the sound and battery get negative reviews.

design, keyboard, screen, performance, portability

battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung P560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung P560

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Samsung P560 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung P560 15.4 inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T6400, 2.0GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, DVD-RW BT FP WXGA Vista Biz inc XPP) - Black

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung P560

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Samsung P560 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

design, screen, portability, performance, keyboard

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung P560-54G 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Centrino 2 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Business)Samsung P560-54P 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Centrino 2 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Business)

Expert review by:

Samsung P560-54G

 

Samsung's mainstream business notebook debut in the U.S. is a solid effort, but the machine doesn't stand out in this crowded market in terms of design or price.

If 3D abilities are important to you, the If 3D abilities are important to you, the $1,299 Samsung P560-54G may be worth a look. Of course, you can configure other makers’ business portables with discrete graphics and get similar performance for a...

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Expert review by:

Samsung P560-54G

 

I'll assume this was an isolated incident, but the left-hand side of the keyboard popped off while I was typing on it. From the looks of the exposed side, the little tabs that hold it in place aren't very reliable. If you press firmly, you can sense...

Nvidia gaming graphics. Lightweight compared with its peers. Bright screen. Big hard drive

Uninspiring design. Noisy mouse buttons. Poorly engineered keyboard. Poor battery life. Overpriced by $200

The Samsung P560-54G doesn't skimp on parts, but a sad-looking design and a bloated price tag are huge knocks against it.

Consumer review by:

Worthy Business Laptop

 

If you get this laptop and know what it is made to do...

Lap top is feature rich (very fast, mobile graphics card, lots of disk space) and comes with Vista/Business. It is small enough to take between the office and home and there have been no issues installing the work applications I needed. Very much like...

The mouse buttons on the touch pad are somewhat stiff. You'll probably want a good bag if you are going do a lot of travel

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Samsung P560-AA05UK

 

Storage size and advertised speed. This is the third Samsung laptop I have purchased and it is always my first choice. Would have been an overall rating of 10 were it not for software, as below

Software. Supplied with Vista Business. I have tried to persevere with it but as soon as I have the time and courage I will load up XP. I am continually being told that I am not connected to the internet and for the first time I have had trouble with...

Product Specifications

Samsung sets the professional standard for notebook PCs with the P560 series. Perfect for your go anywhere, do everything lifestyle, this notebook PC has all the features you want. Durable casing enhances its overall strength and the high-capacity Lithium-ion battery delivers revolutionary battery life with up to 6-hours of use. With the Samsung P560 series there are no compromises. Sleek style, heavy-duty features and peace-of-mind reliability make sure you're at peak performance.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)/6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/3MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.5in
Height:1.2in/1.4in
Weight:5.7lbs
Width:14.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:52P/52S/54G/54P
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung P560

Input Device

Type:Keyboard/Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem/None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.26GHz/2.4GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8400/P8600/T5800
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:2GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB/256MB/512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X4500/NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS