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Samsung R560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Samsung R560. 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 are impressed by the keyboard and battery. The price and design also get good views.

performance, design, price, battery, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung R560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung R560 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on

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This summary is based on the products: Cricket CRKR560PKIT / SCH-r560 / SCH-r560 Messager IICricket CRKR560PKIT / SCH-r560 / SCH-r560 Messager II

May, 2018

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (

User Review: Samsung R560 Madril Notebook


Mobile All - Rounder> The new Samsung R560 - Aura P8400 Madril is ...

optical impression ; HDMI and Bluetooth ; low sound noise ; good price/performance ratio ; 24 month pick up service ; Installation software - simple Re - installation

intensive care necessary ; 4 GB RAM - only 3 useable (32-bit) ; loudness of the opt. drive ; low battery life

Pricerunner n.a

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Samsung R560 15.4in Notebook


Samsung produces another very tasty machine that's good value for what you get.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Samsung Messager II's Spangled Red Cover is fabulous! ”


The smooth plastic of the cover and the glittery stones inset around the screen opening tell people you are beautiful, fiery, and maybe a little high-maintenance... but that you are worth every penny! Another good thing about these types of covers is,...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

very good ”


good quality phone works pretty good

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (

the samsung messager II red hard plastic case is a good buy ”


the samsung messager II red hard plastic cover didnt look all that great to me at first. usually im the kinda person who just carries my phone around in my pocket and never use any kind of case. but when i got this cover for christmas, i immediately...

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio drivers:REALTEK ALC262-VC2-GR
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HD, REALTEK ALC262-VC2-GR
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2 / 4


Battery life (max):3
Battery recharge time:2
Number of battery cells:6


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Color of product:Black / Black, Red


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:200 / 220
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1680 x 1050
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt

Energy Management

AC adapter output voltage:100
AC adapter power:60 / 90


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:nVidia GeForce 9200 / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS / NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT / NVIDIA GeForce Go 9600M GS
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.5 / 0.768 / 1.28 / 2.047 / 2.303
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536


Keyboard number of keys:88 / 89
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone


Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit LAN
Networking Type:10/100/1000 LAN / Ethernet LAN, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:4
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: Yes
Optical drive removable: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.1 x 1.52 x 10.6 / 14.1 x 10.4 x 1.44
Graphics adapter family:NVIDIA
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel Turbo Memory:2
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V
TV in port: No
Warranty:1 / 2
Wireless Technology:5100 - 802.11a/b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g / 802.11a.b.g/n / 802.11a/b/g/n / 802.11a/g/n / Intel 802.11a.b.g / Intel WiFi Link 5100 - 802.11a/b/g/n / WiFi 802.11 b/g

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y


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 / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 3.5
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter output voltage:100
AC adapter power:60 / 90


Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel PM45 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 7.5 / 8.5 / 9 / 9.4 / 9.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel PM45 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:P7350 / P7450 / P8400 / P8600 / P8700 / P9500 / T6400
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor core voltage (AC):1.062 - 1.150
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2 / 2.13 / 2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:P7350 / P7450 / P8400 / P8600 / P8700 / P9500 / T6400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P9000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor system type:Up
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / M0 / R0 / R1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: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 / Yes
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 / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
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
Processor ARK ID:35566 / 35568 / 35569 / 36734 / 36750 / 37006 / 40479
Processor code:SL3BU / SL3BV / SLB4E / SLGE3 / SLGFE / SLGJ4
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No


Bundled software:-Adobe Acrobat Reader\n-Easy Battery Manager\n-Easy Display Manager\n-Easy Network Manager\n-Easy SpeedUp Manager\n-SAMSUNG Magic Doctor\n-SAMSUNG Update Plus / -Cyberlink DVD Suite,\n-Adobe Acrobat Reader,\n-Easy Battery Manager,\n-Easy Display Manager,\n-Easy Network Manager,\n-Easy SpeedUp Manager,\n-SAMSUNG Magic Doctor,\n-SAMSUNG Update Plus. / Cyberlink DVD Solution, Play AVStation,\nMcAfee Virus Scan, Samsung Recovery Solution III, Samsung MagicDoctor,\nEasy Battery Manager, Easy Display Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Samsung Update Plus,\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / Cyberlink DVD Solution, Play AVStation\nEasy Battery Manager, Easy Display Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Samsung Update Plus, Adobe Acrobat Reader / McAfee Virus Scan,\nSAMSUNG Recovery Solution III / SAMSUNG Magic Doctor, SAMSUNG Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Operating System Recovery DVD, System S/W Media / SAMSUNG Magic Doctor\nSAMSUNG Update Plus\nEasy Display Manger\nEasy Battery Manager\nEasy Network Manager\nEasy SpeedUp Manager\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / SAMSUNG Recovery Solution III
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:-Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (Versión de prueba de 60 días) / -Microsoft Office Professional 2007. / Genuine Microsoft Office Professional 2007, McAfee Virus Scan / McAfee Virus Scan / McAfee Virus Scan\nMicrosoft Office Professional 2007 / Microsoft Office 2007


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / MMC, SD, SDHC, xD / MMC, SDHC, XD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 10.6 / 14.1
Height (front):1.13 / 1.25
Height (rear):1.44 / 1.52
Width:10.4 / 14.1