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Samsung NP-Q45

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and battery. The keyboard and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the sound and screen.

design, performance, keyboard, battery, portability

screen, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP-Q45 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 72 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung NP-Q45

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 14 user reviews of Samsung NP-Q45 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

performance, portability, design, usability, value for money

battery, keyboard

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Q45 - Core2 Duo T7100 1.8GHz 2x1024MB 160GB DVDRW 12" Vista HPSamsung NP-Q45 Laptop AC Adapter Charger Power Supply PSU NP-Q45Samsung Q45 Notebook Core 2 Duo (T7500) 2.2GHz 2048MB (2x1024MB) 200GB 12.1 inch WXGA TFT DVD±RW DL LigthScribe Modem LAN WLAN BT Webcam Vista Home Pr

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Review Samsung Q45 Notebook

 

The Samsung Q45 Aura T7100 Damali is top equipped with 200 GB har ...

Top performance considering it is a subnotebook; Good price performance ratio; High-quality keyboard; Relatively quiet; Nice looking design

but, sensible glossy display cover; Reflecting display; Moderate Workmanship

Of course also the office performance is very good and makes working without delays possible

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Samsung Q45 Review

 

The Samsung Q45 is a 12.1" ultraportable notebook is a budget priced system that still manages to pack impressive performance and features into a relatively small footprint. Based around Intel's Core 2 Duo Santa Rosa platform and featuring Intel X3100...

Very quiet ; Long battery life ; Relatively lightweight ; Sober and elegant styling

Quite heavy for the size of screen/versus other ultraportables ; Awkward keyboard arrangement ; Heat vent on right hand side ; Shiny lid may become scratched

The Samsung Q45 is easily one of the most cost-effective ultraportable computers available, and pretty much the only one similar for less than ’,000. The specifications are ideal for the tasks it will perform,  and complement the very good battery life...

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Samsung Q45 review

 

Compact, but it delivers both great performance and usable battery life

Powerful performance ; 320GB storage ; Impressive battery life ; Lightweight

Screen is a touch on the small side ; Basic feature set

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Samsung Q45 laptop review

 

Samsung continues to overhaul its notebook range with the Q45. This is a lightweight entry-level machine that uses its new Aura design, which includes a piano-lacquer style of finish. This gives the Q45 a great look that is highly reflective but it...

Great value, long-life battery

Poor keyboard, grainy screen

It’s a small and highly usable notebook with a stunning battery life but its keyboard and screen are flawed

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Samsung Q45

 

The latest in Samsung's Q range of small laptops is, on the face of it, a very appealing prospect. Outwardly, its minimalist 'piano black' casing gives it what most users would class as an enviable, even chic, appearance

Great value for money, Good display

Poor sound, Nothing to get excited about

Reasonably good in most areas, and good value too, but don't expect to fall in love

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Samsung Q45 review

 

Samsung's Q45 stands apart from the rest of the laptops in this group, with a design that's suited to a life in the great outdoors.

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Samsung Q45 review

 

The Samsung Q45 punches well above its weight, with performance results you'd expect from a much larger model. It's not quite up to 3D gaming though, and suffers from an annoying key layout

Good performance ; Small size ; Great looking design

Poor at 3D graphics ; Annoying key layout

Conclusion Unlike many a small laptop, the Q45 is actually capable of doing some proper work on the move, although its 3D performance is still pretty miserable. The basic key reassignment is stupid, serving no conceivable purpose other than to confuse...

Recommended!

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Samsung Q45

 

Samsung updates the Q35 for Santa Rosa, and calls it the Q45. Does it match the excellence of its predecessor?

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Samsung has already managed great things with the Q35, and the Q45 only continues that trend. It isn't the most complete Santa Rosa notebook out there, but at this price it hardly matters.

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Samsung - Q45

 

Samsung's popular Q series of notebooks has had a recent addition to the family line-up - the Q45 - which continues the family trait of highly portable, well-featured business laptops and adds in the latest Intel ...

With the Q45 Samsung has another winner on its hands. The combination of the latest technology, features and price tag make it a business laptop that's hard to ignore.

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Samsung NP-Q45

 

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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:No / Yes

Connectivity

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

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino / Centrino Duo / Centrino Pro / No
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino / Centrino Duo / Centrino Pro / No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 8400 MGS / GeForce 9200M GS / GMA X3000 / GMA X3100 / k.A. / Media Accelerator 950 / Not Applicable

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:915GM / 965 / 965GM / Unknown
Processor:Core 2 Duo / Pentium Dual Core
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T2330 / T5450 / T5550 / T5750 / T7100 / T7250 / T7500 / T8100
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