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Samsung R440

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Samsung R440. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and size. The portability and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed reviews about the image quality. Many are negative about the touchpad and battery.

performance, usability, portability, size, keyboard

battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung R440

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Samsung R440 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The keyboard and usability also get good comments. Views about the image quality and portability are mixed, and many are critical about the battery.

performance, usability, keyboard, size, reliability

battery

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung R440 14-inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-350M 2.26GHz, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, DVD Super Multi DL, Bluetooth 3.0, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-biSamsung R440 14-inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-350M 2.26GHz, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, DVD Super Multi DL, Bluetooth 3.0, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bi

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: HardwareCentral (hardwarecentral.com)

Laptop Review: Samsung R440-11

 

We tested the Samsung's performance with PCMark Vantage , 3DMark06, and Cinebench . And predictably enough, based on its specs, it did ... OK. In PCMark Vantage, it managed a score of 5,161, while in Cinebench's CPU test, it rendered the sample scene...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (techradar.com)

Samsung R440 review

 

Good value from this 14-inch Intel Core powered laptop, with next to no flaws

Good performance ; Sturdy build quality ; Decent sized hard drive ; Good screen

SD card reader only ; Compact touchpad

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: gagash (newegg.com)

Very Popular Buy...

 

I've been monitoring this laptop for about 2 weeks now and the price fluctuation is amazing - from 499 (shell-shocker deal) to 750 and back to 530 now. Seems to be a very popular laptop, and based on the specs, it pretty much sounds so. My credit card...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: David (newegg.com)

Not too shabby

 

Put an SSD drive in this and watch it fly!

Nice quiet keyboard. Bright display. Compact. Runs fairly cool

Trackpad has a little something to be desired, but it gets you by

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: anita (reevoo.com)

Samsung R440-JA01UK

 

the 14 inch is still easily readable the kepad is of standard size -the only difference you have is one set of numericals good size and weight make it very portable

none

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / SRS / SRS 3D
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery performance:4400
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera:Y
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14 / 14.1
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:60 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4570 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5145 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 545v / AMD Radeon HD 545v / Intel GMA HD / No
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
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):667 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:Alphanumeric
Keyboard number of keys:88
Keyboard type:Alphanumeric
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / SRS / SRS 3D
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Display:LED / TFT
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:4.85
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

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

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
Line-in: Yes
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

Power

AC adapter power:60 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 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:i3-330M / I3-350M / i3-370M / I5-460M / P6000
Processor boost frequency:2.8
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.86 / 2.13 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:i3-330M / I3-350M / i3-370M / I5-460M / P6000
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Pentium P6000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1288 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C2 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

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:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection 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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / 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):No / 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):N / 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:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 47663 / 49020 / 49058 / 50179
Processor code:SLBNF / SLBPL / SLBUK / SLBWB / SLC22
Processor package size:34 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection:BIOS / BIOS, HDD / HDD
Password protection type:BIOS / HDD

Software

Bundled software:Samsung Recovery Solution IV\nAdobe Acrobat Reader\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Virus Scan

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.37 / 9.41
Height (front):1.14 / 1.16 / 1.45
Height (rear):1.16 / 1.42 / 1.44 / 1.45
Weight:4.85
Width:13.5