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Samsung NP-Q70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and performance are generally positive. The durability and screen also get good feedback. There are some negative opinions about the connectivity and size. There are some mixed reviews about the design.

price, screen, durability, performance, usability

portability, battery, keyboard, size, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP-Q70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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Samsung Q70 Review

 

The Q70 comes with a shiny black cover, which is the current Samsung family styling. However, perhaps to set it apart from the slightly smaller Q45, it has been given a dark grey brushed aluminium palm rest and keyboard surround

An excellent display with bright, uniform illumination and contrast ; Effective and quiet cooling system ; Good audio volume and quality for this size of notebook ; Powerful CPU and generous RAM and hard disk capacity ; The brushed aluminium palm rest...

Relatively fat for this size of notebook ; Very small right shift key (on the UK version) with some other keys in non-standard places ; A limited selection of ports compared to other notebooks in this size range ; The provision of a PC card slot rather...

I am certain that Samsung can interchange the motherboard with the Q45 so they could quickly introduce a model with the X3100 GPU and much better battery life. If mine had come in that configuration then I would probably keep it because my own priority...

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Leistungsstarkes Mauerblümchen: Samsung Q70

 

Das Q70 hat unter der Haube einiges zu bieten und bringt auch einen recht guten Funktionsumfang mit. Allerdings ist das Gehäuse reichlich schlicht ausgefallen, zu schwer und auch etwas sperrig. Bei Ultra-Portables muss es auf den ersten Blick funken....

beieindruckender Hochglanzbildschirm, guter Funktionsumfang

unscheinbares Äußeres, hohes Gewicht

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Samsung Q70 notebook

 

Does this lightweight pack a punch?

The Samsung Q70 is a good all-round notebook that will suit the daily traveller. While the screen isn't as bright as we'd have liked, the battery life and keyboard make this a great notebook for using on the daily commute or in the University library....

The Samsung Q70 is a good all-round notebook that will suit the daily traveller. While the screen isn't as bright as we'd have liked, the battery life and keyboard make this a great notebook for using on the daily commute or in the University library....

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Samsung Q70 (2.1GHz) review

 

Powerful, affordable and portable, but connectivity is limited

Fantastic build ; Impressive performance ; Affordable ; Good screen

No software included ; Poor connectivity

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Samsung Q70 review

 

Compact and smart, rapid and well made

p>Good multimedia credentials Strong performance</p

p>Casing prone to scratches</p

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Samsung Q70

 

We recently ran the rule over a close relation of the Q70, the Q45. To a large extent, the problems we had with the Q45 - slightly gutless looks, and a processor which, at 1.8GHz, was not powerful enough to deliver the holy grail of mobile high-end gaming

Powerful, Comfortable to use

Limited battery life

A good all-round performer, but one that lacks identity somewhat because of its attempts to be all things to all men

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Samsung Q70

 

Another update to the Q range, but can it match its cheaper sibling?

However this price still makes the Q70 good value for money, just not to the degree of the Q45 and though the Q70 provides a larger hard drive and more RAM comparative to a MacBook, all the new MacBooks come with Draft N wireless and Gigabit Ethernet....

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Samsung Q70

 

Another update to the Q range, but can it match its cheaper sibling?

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Samsung Q70 review

 

It's back, and this time it means business. A likeable ultraportable with solid performance at a fair price.

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Samsung Q70 laptop

 

The Samsung Q70 is an excellent laptop that will be equally well suited as a business or an entertainment laptop. It'll blend beautifully into any corporate environment thanks to its glossy finish and nimble 2kg frame, while the fast speed and...

The Samsung Q70 is a highly portable option that is powerful, convenient to use and well featured. The aluminium casing heated up a little quickly but, otherwise, the Samsung Q70 had few flaws, performing well in games, battery and WorldBench testing.

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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 / Yes
Web Cam: No

Connectivity

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

Display

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

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 8400 MG / GeForce 8400 MGS / GeForce 8600M GS

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:965PM / Unknown
Processor:Core 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T7100 / T7500
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