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Samsung R505

Samsung R505
alaScore 80

73 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the performance and value for money. The screen and keyboard are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

design, keyboard, screen, value for money, performance

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 73 reviews)

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Samsung R505 review

 

Samsung's R505 is a fantastic entry-level laptop, despite some minor shortcomings

Excellent build quality ; Top-notch usability ; Good screen

Screen is rather reflective ; Easily scratched ; Sub-par multi-tasking performance

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REL R-505 review

 

The first product to come out of the reborn REL

p>Tight, controlled bass of great musicality</p

p>There's a distinct risk that ornaments may fall off shelves</p

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Samsung R505 review

 

Samsung's R505 isn't quite as attractive as the company's more expensive models; its silver and black livery looks a little plain.

Good build quality and generous hard disk capacity can't quite make up for poor performance and a higher price than PC Nextday's Versa.

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R505CT a multimedia treat

 

Sony's ultra-portable Vaio R505CT will benefit most users with its slight form factor and detachable multimedia docking station. Additionally, those with other Sony equipment (like a camera or MP3 player) can use their memory sticks to load data...

The PIII-850/700 SpeedStep CPU provides plenty of processing power, and it's combined with 128MB of SD-RAM and an integrated graphics controller in an i815EM chip set. Running Windows Me, the R505CT scored 129 in our PC WorldBench test suite

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Samsung R505 FA03UK

 

The new R505-FA03UK laptop from Samsung offers the perfect blend of performance, style and value.

The stylish and nifty Netbook comes with improved energy efficiency and advanced performance supplied by the VIA Nano U2250 processor added to a 1GB RAM, the Windows XP operating system now runs smoothly with no interruptions

However, the battery life, at only 3 hours for us, means that we'd prefer an Eee over the R505 FA03UK

Also with the new Notebook style keyboard and built in 1.3 mega pixel webcam, the improved Netbook could be regarded as the perfect combination of its Notebook counterparts with the convenience of its size and weight making it an ideal travelling...

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Samsung R505-FA03UK Laptop

 

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA / WXGA+

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM / DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD3200 / Mobility Radeon HD3470

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:Athlon 64 X2 / Turion 64 X2
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor Number:QL-62 / RM-72
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