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Samsung R520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Samsung R520. 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 portability and reliability are generally positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the energy efficiency. There are some mixed views about the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung R520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Samsung R520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and reliability. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably.

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung R520 15.6 Inch Notebook PC (C2D T6400, 2.0GHz, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD, DVDRW, HD, Vista Home Premium) -Black/SilverSamsung R520 15.6 Inch Laptop PC (C2D T6400, 2.0GHz, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD, DVDRW, HD, Vista Home Premium) -Black/SilverSamsung R520 15.6-inch Notebook ( T6500 2.1 GHz Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, DVDSMDL, Webcam, HDMI, BT, 6 Cell Battery, Windows 7 Home Premium, B

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung R520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Samsung R520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung Stereo Headset for Samsung SGH-A737, SGH-T639, SGH-T729, and SCH-R520

May, 2016

Expert review by: Alex Bentley (techradar.com)

Samsung R520 review

 

Samsung offers yet another strong entry-level laptop

Powerful processor ; Very portable ; Great features

Screen not that great ; 3D power is lacking

Great performance, usability and features at a price that's hard to beat

Sep, 2009

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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung R520 review

 

If Samsung's intention for its R520 was to create a budget laptop that looks and feels like a much more expensive model, it's succeeded.

A stunning laptop for the price, Samsung's R520 has everything you need. If you're on a tight budget, this is the model to buy.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: (ixbtlabs.com)

Preview: R520 and Others

 

It's no secret that there appeared a lot of preliminary data (for example, on www.anandtech.com and www.vr-zone.com) on future ATI products based on the new R520 chip and its crippled low-end modifications (RV5XX). Let's try to sum up the available...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: Kev (reevoo.com)

Samsung R520-JA01UK

 

Great little laptop,no problems running multiple tasks at once.easy to set up and very quiet once running.top marks

the keyboard is very fiddly and typing at length is rather tricky and annoying

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Display

Display Surface:Gloss

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5

Processor

Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series / Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor package size:35