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Samsung R480

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Samsung R480. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the design and price are generally positive. The usability and battery are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R480 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung R480

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Samsung R480 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. Comments about the reliability and usability are overall positive. The price and battery also get good feedback.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Np-R480 Laptop Battery 4400mAh - ReplacementSamsung Np-R480 Laptop Battery 4400mAh - Replacement

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Cyril Kowaliski (techreport.com)

Samsung's R480 14-inch notebook

 

When it comes to laptops, Samsung's name comes up a little less often than those of bigger fish like Acer, HP, Dell, and Toshiba. The Korean conglomerate has fingers in a lot of pies, though, and it's given us some interesting notebooks over the years....

Samsung's R480 is an easy laptop to overlook. The 14" form factor isn't terribly hip or sexy these days, and the R480's manufacturer, Samsung, is a relatively small player in the notebook space. As we found, though, the R480's burgundy finish conceals...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Emily (blog.laptopz.com )

Samsung R480 Review

 

Samsung R480 which features attractive red outlook, combines high performance and good portability. Samsung R480 adopts Imprint technology to decorate laptop's cover. Samsung R480's black outer part makes red cover become obvious and shiny. Samsung...

Although with mediocre screen, Samsung R480 features shiny surface, stylish keyboard, efficient cooling system and excellent performance which are as good as R580.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : PCStats (pcstats.com)

Samsung R480-i5-430 Intel Core i5 430M Notebook Review

 

Samsung's R480-i5-430M laptop is the latest in a line of general purpose notebooks that blend features and pricing in an attempt to be all things to all people.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : mandyywl (blog.laptopz.com )

Samsung R480 Laptop Review

 

Samsung R480 will be released in March, 2010. Coming with Intel's GMA integrated graphics, Samsung R480 features i3-330M or i5-430M processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive, a DVD burner or Blu-ray combo drive, and a 14″ LED HD display with a...

Samsung R480 has a suggested retail price of $829.

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA
Audio system:HD / HD SRS 3D / HDA
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
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
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

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

Energy Management

AC adapter power:60 / 80 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 310M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 1.024
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
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

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:88 / 89
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
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
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Networking Type:Gigabit
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD SRS 3D / HDA
Compliance industry standards:802.11bg/n / IEEE 802.11 bg/n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LED
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz / 100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
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
eSATA ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
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 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:60 / 80 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):16 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
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:i3-330M / I5-460M
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
Processor frequency:2.13 / 2.53
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-330M / I5-460M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series
Processor socket:BGA1288
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C2 / 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: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): 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:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:47663 / 50179
Processor code:SLBNF / SLC22
Processor package size:34
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Virus Scan\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Magic Doctor\nSamsung Support Centre\nSamsung Update Plus / McAfee Virus Scan\nSamsung Recovery Solution IV\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Magic Doctor\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus / Samsung Recovery Solution IV\nEasy Battery Manager \nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nSamsung Magic Doctor\nSamsung Support Center\nSamsung Update Plus
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee Virus Scan / Microsoft Office Professional 2007

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:9.41
Height (front):1.16 / 1.2 / 1.49
Height (rear):1.2 / 1.45 / 1.49
Weight:4.85 / 5.07
Width:13.5