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Samsung NP-R40

Samsung NP-R40
alaScore 74

42 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Samsung NP-R40. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and price. The screen and design also get good feedback, whereas the portability and battery get mixed reviews.

performance, design, screen, price, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung NP-R40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: tama (NotebookReview.com)

Samsung R40 Review (pics, specs)

 

The Samsung R40 is a 15.4" widescreen notebook which focuses mainly on multimedia, and which Samsung places under the category Mobile Professional. The notebook uses the ATI chipset with the ATI Radeon Xpress 200m graphics card, and weighs 2.7kg, about...

Oct, 2006

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Samsung R40 review

 

A cost-effective solution that offers good performance

Good price ; Stays cool in use ; Decent spec for the price

Some signs of cost-cutting ; Poor battery life

Battery life is a serious let-down but you do get rather a lot for your money

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

The R40 is a notebook PC that perfectly balances mobile performance with cost.

Audio

Audio system:HDA
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Camera

Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.4in
Height:1.5in
Weight:6lbs
Width:14.2in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100/240
AC adapter output current:3.16
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:60

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Germany/Spain/United Kingdom
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:K002/LWD 5500/T2300 Caosee
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung R40

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad + Scroll zone

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Memory

Internal memory:0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Memory layout:2 x 0.5
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 0.5
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Data Link Protocol:802.11 Super G / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Fast Ethernet, Wireless LAN
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 Super G / 802.11b/g/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 4x (DVD/16x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Other Features

Audio system:HDA
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
TV in port: No
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g / IEEE 802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
TV-out:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100/240
AC adapter output current:3.16
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:60

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 12
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:151 / 291
Processing die size:143 / 90
Processor:T2050 / T2060 / T5500
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Yonah
Processor core voltage (AC):1.0375 - 1.30
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™ Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.663
Processor front side bus:533 / 667
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T2050 / T2060 / T5500
Processor Number:T2300/T2300E/T5500
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core Duo T2000 series / Intel Pentium T2000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Stepping:B2 / C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):31 / 34
Tjunction:100
Type:Core 2 Duo/Core Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:N / Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
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
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
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
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:27231 / 27253 / 28021
Processor code:SL9BN
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /2 years warranty

Software

Bundled software:Norton AntiVirus 2005 (trial)\nAdobe Acrobat Reader 6.0\nAVS Premium/Viewer\nSamsung Network Manager\nBattery Manager\nUpdate Plus\nEasy Box\nFirstware Pro
Operating system installed:Windows XP Home Edition / Windows XP Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard drive speed:5400
Total Storage Capacity:100 / 80

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon Xpress 200M

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4
Height:1.03
Weight:5.95
Width:14.2