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Samsung Q210

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Samsung Q210. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The portability and design also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung Q210 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung Q210 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and durability. The performance and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the screen.

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0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Q210 12.1-inch Laptop, Centrino T6400, 2.0GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LightScribe, Vista Home PremiumSamsung Q210 12.1-inch Laptop, Centrino T6400, 2.0GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LightScribe, Vista Home Premium

May, 2018

Expert review by : Sylwester Cyba (

Review Samsung Q210 Aura Notebook


Recently Samsung launched a number of new notebooks based on the ...

Really quiet ; Relatively long battery life ; Reasonable CPU ; GPU performance surprisingly good

Sensitive to fingerprints ; Chassis creaks ; Contrast low

Pricerunner n.a

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Tech Staff (

Samsung Q210 review


The performance and battery life of this laptop make it a winning design

Fantastic battery life ; Gorgeous styling ; Great spec ; Impressive performance

Screen lacks clarity

A great laptop that balances great performance with a good feature set

Aug, 2008


Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (

Samsung Q210 12.1in Centrino 2 Notebook


It's all shiny and new and it has Centrino 2, is it time to get your credit card out?

Despite some questionable design decisions, the Samsung Q210 continues Samsung's legacy of well balanced and affordable portable laptops thanks to excellent battery life and application performance at a price that won't break the bank.

Aug, 2008

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Samsung Q210


Samsung's kitted out the Q210 ntebook with an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz processor, an NVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M graphics card, a 320GB hard drive, support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, a DVD drive, three USB ports and one HDMI port. All that and a 12.1-inch...

Some one should tell Samsung small laptops don't need to be this fast. If you travel and need something powerful and portable this will suit you admirably. Sure, the screen is small but it's usable and the knockout battery life means you'll be using it...

Sep, 2008

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Samsung - NP Q210


Samsung's latest 12.1-inch notebook, the NP-Q210 (NP-Q210-AS02UK), is also the first true Centrino 2 model we have seen. Centrino 2 (codename Montevina) is Intel's delayed evolution of the original Centrino technology, featuring a new line-up of ...

Samsung's replacement for the popular Q45, the Q210 shows off Intel's new techology nicely and is a well equipped and performing notebook. And who knows, you just may get to like the 'touch of red'.

Sep, 2008

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Review: Samsung Q210 notebook PC


Intel's Centrino 2 processor in a chassis that divides opinion

Aug, 2008

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Samsung Q210


Samsung's first Centrino 2 laptop is a 12in portable beauty. But is Matthew Sparkes suitably impressed?

Jul, 2008

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Samsung Q210


The Q210 is the successor to the Q70.

One very interesting feature of this laptop is the CD/DVD writer. Like any normal writer you can burn a disc but the interesting part about this writer is what you can do with the other side of the CD or DVD. This writer uses HP Lightscribe technology...

The only down fall with paying the extra ₤50 or so is the look of the laptop. The red rim looks as if Samsung got bored or ran out of the amazingly glossy black paint they used on the Q70

The Q210 weighs in just under 2kg, comes with a 12.1” display, 4GB of RAM, a DVD Super Multi Dual Layer with Lightscribe, 3 USB ports, Ethernet, D-Sub ports, HDMI, Bluetooth, wireless and an ExpressCard slot and the battery lasts about 6 hours all for...

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Samsung Q210 laptop


After looking through many reviews of 12.1 inch laptops I decided on the little Q210 laptop from Samsung. My budget was a 1000$ which fit this perfectly. I was looking for a laptop that could play games, be great for travelling and with a crisp nice...

Jan, 2010

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Samsung Q210 T3400


Have only used the laptop a few times but battery life seems very good. Very impressed with the size and weight. The screen quality is great - everything is crystal clear!

Finger prints are a bit of a problem but apart from that, the design is fab!

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications


Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition / Intel HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3


Battery Capacity:5200
Battery life (max):4
Battery performance:5200
Number of battery cells:6 / 9


Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Color of product:Black / Black, Red / Pink / White
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Disk Drive

Hard disk controller:Serial ATA-150


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:12 / 12.1
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:90


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500M / Intel GMA 4500MHD / Intel GMA X4500 / No / NVIDIA GeForce 9200 GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS / NVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M / NVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M GS
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.384 / 2.047 / 256
On-board graphics adapter: No
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel GMA
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X4500 / No

Hard Drive

Hard disk controller:Serial ATA-150


Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:82 / 83
Keyboard type:AZERTY / Silver Nano
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone


Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:800
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 1 / 2 x 2
Memory slots: / 2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Ethernet LAN, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit LAN / Intel 802.11a / b / g / n (1 x 2)
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g
Networking Type:Ethernet LAN, WLAN / Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
DVD read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R write speed:8
LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HDA / High Definition / Intel HDA
Dimensions (WxDxH):12 x 1.44 x 8.9 / 12 x 8.86 x 1.44 / 12 x 8.9 x 1.44
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
Power Requirements:110-240V
TV in port: No
Type: / PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Warranty:1 / 2
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n/a / 802.11a / b / g / 802.11a.b.g/n / 802.11a/b/g / 802.11a/b/g/n / 802.11b/g / Intel 5000 a/b/g/N / WiFi 802.11 b/g / WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n / WLAN 802.11n

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type III
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:90


Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 13 / 7.5 / 8.5 / 9 / 9.5
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Motherboard southbridge:Intel ICH9M
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
Processing die size:107 / 143
Processor:P7350 / P7450 / P8400 / P8600 / T3400 / T4200 / T5750 / T5800 / T6400 / T9400
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Core Duo / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2 / 2.13 / 2.16 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53
Processor front side bus:1066 / 667 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor model:P7350 / P7450 / P8400 / P8600 / T3400 / T4200 / T5750 / T5800 / T6400 / T9400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T9000 series / Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:mPGA4 / Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor technology:Intel Centrino 2
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / E0 / M0 / R0 / R1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 85 / 90

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33915 / 35562 / 35568 / 35569 / 35581 / 35583 / 36734 / 36750 / 37251 / 40479
Processor code:SL3BU / SL3BV / SLA4D / SLB3P / SLB6E / SLGE3 / SLGEK / SLGJ4 / SLGJN
Processor package size:35 / 35 x 35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


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


Bundled software:-SAMSUNG Magic Doctor,\n-SAMSUNG Update Plus,\n-Easy Display Manager,\n-Easy Battery Manager,\n-Easy Network Manager,\n-Easy SpeedUp Manager,\n-Adobe Acrobat Reader. / Adobe Acrobat Reader, Samsung Update Plus, Magic Doctor, CyberLink DVD Suite, Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (60 days trial), Samsung Easy Battery Manager, Samsung Easy Network Manager, Samsung Easy Display Manager, Samsung Easy Speed Up Manager, Samsung Recovery Solution III / McAfee Virus Scan, SAMSUNG Magic Doctor, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Display Manager, SAMSUNG Update Plus, SAMSUNG Wall Paper / Screen Saver, Play AVStation, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Cyberlink DVD Solution / McAfee Virus Scan,\nSAMSUNG Recovery Solution II / SAMSUNG Magic Doctor\nSAMSUNG Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / SAMSUNG Recovery Solution III
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:-Microsoft Office Professional 2007. / McAfee Virus Scan / Microsoft Office Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.44 / 8.9 / 9
Height:1.44 / 1.46 / 12 / 8.9
Height (front):1 / 1.1 / 1.13
Height (rear):1.42 / 1.44 / 2
Weight:4 / 4.3 / 4.41