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Samsung QX410

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Samsung QX410. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the portability and battery. The price and performance are also appreciated, 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 QX410 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung QX410

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung QX410 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The battery and performance are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative reviews about the touchpad.

portability, performance, battery, usability, design

touchpad

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

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Samsung QX410-S02

 

The Samsung QX410-S02 mainstream laptop is beautifully made and offers some high-grade features for a reasonable price, but its needs a component upgrade and a better clickpad to play with the big boys.

Trendy yet rugged aluminum design. Powerful Core i5 processor. Switchable graphics with a midrange Nvidia chip. Inexpensive. Equipped with Intel's Wireless Display and WiMax. Very good battery life.

Moody clickpad. Non-removable battery. No Sandy Bridge.

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Apr, 2011

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Samsung QX410 review

 

Just $799? Wait, really? Indeed, it's quite hard to grasp that the Samsung QX410 costs under $800, and when you hear about what you get for the money, you'll...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Samsung QX410-J01

 

The Samsung QX410 is one of the premiere laptops in the 14-inch space, with only the moody clickpad holding it back.

Trendy, rugged aluminum design. Powerful Core i5 processor. Switchable graphics with a midrange Nvidia chip. Inexpensive. Equipped with Intel's WiDi and WiMax. Great battery life.

Moody clickpad. Non-removable battery.

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Dec, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Brian Oliver Bennett (laptopmag.com)

Samsung QX410

 

This aluminum-clad notebook packs in strong performance and battery life at an attractive price.

The Samsung QX410 ($799) is one stylish and fast laptop. It's not a graphics powerhouse, but it offers plenty of oomph for productivity and enough muscle for some light gaming on the side. The notebook's lengthy battery life and strong Wi-Fi...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Samsung QX410-J01 review

 

Though the average person might not normally think of Samsung when it comes to laptops, that's likely to change if he sees this new favorite of ours. The electronics giant has a huge reputation in HDTVs, smartphones, and other gadgets, and its 2010...

High-end look and feel; good keyboard; large touch pad; Intel Wireless Display, Nvidia Optimus graphics switching; very affordable for the features.

Mediocre battery life; no Bluetooth; entry-level Nvidia GeForce graphics.

Slickly designed and amply featured, the Samsung QX410 looks and plays the part of a more expensive high-end laptop at a price that's a solid value.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (computershopper.com)

Samsung QX410 Review and Ratings

 

This thin-and-light laptop has the looks, features, and performance to compete with the best in its class, and the price is very good. But the built-in battery could be a deal breaker.

Excellent productivity performance ; Very good 3D throughput, aided by Nvidia Optimus ; Sleek, modern design ; Long battery life ; Attractive price

Battery is not user-replaceable ; One-piece touch pad/buttons take getting used to

We liked just about everything relating to the Samsung QX410: the look, the speed, the features, and the price. What gives us serious pause, though, is the sealed-in battery.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: foster016 (cnet.com)

Great overall

 

Good product for the price

No Bluetooth

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: praxyz (cnet.com)

The best laptop I have had till today

 

The best laptop I have had till today. It never broke down on me like HP, Sony, Compaq and other brands. I bought this laptop in September 2010 and I have been using this laptop for both home and work purpose. I have been running office, gis, and other...

Keyboard- Good design Touchpad- Difficut in the beginning but got used to it Speakers - very good quality Enough USB and HDMI ports Sleek Design Battery life

Inaccessible battery - but i never had to remove it No bluetooth. Cant customize and buy at samsung store.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: kirtika_R (cnet.com)

"DO NOT BUY"

 

Many models ship with a defective screen. The display suddenly splits into two parts, with a white vertical patch in the middle. Both halves display only the left side of the screen. If you connect it to an external monitor, it works fine. This problem...

Cheap given its specifications.

Many Samsung laptops come with a defective screen. See 'summary' section for more details

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: jam240sx (cnet.com)

Excellent computer. Very fast and powerful.

 

Overall it is a very attractive and well performing machine. The Windows Experience Index is 3.8, because that is the maximum rating for the graphics processor. Average WEI is around 5.6 on a scale of 7. it is easy to tether any wifi device to the...

Attractive Aluminum casing. Great display, with backlit LED. HDMI port. Standard keyboard, I prefer to use wireless keyboard and mouse when at home. Boots quickly, but that feature can be disabled. WEI is 3.8 because of graphics limits. WIMAX.

Doesn't have blue ray or bluetooth. Both features should have been standard for the price of this laptop. Keyboard isn't backlit, hard to use in dark rooms. Only 3 USB ports.

Feb, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SRS 3D
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:3

Battery

Battery Capacity:5500
Battery performance:5500
Number of battery cells:6

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver
Housing material:Aluminium, Plastic

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:500
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Keyboard number of keys:88
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:Y
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
WWAN: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / SRS 3D
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.7 x 9.71 x 1.07
Display:LED
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
TV in port: No
Type:PC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: No
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

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

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I5-460M
Processor boost frequency:2.8
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.53
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I5-460M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-400 series
Processor socket:BGA1288
Processor threads:4
Stepping:K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:50179
Processor code:SLC22
Processor package size:34
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:640
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:640

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.7 / 9.72
Depth (imperial):9.7
Height:1.07
Height (imperial):1.07
Weight:4.7 / 5.07
Width:13.7
Width (imperial):13.7