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Samsung RV509

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Samsung RV509. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and size. The design and performance also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung RV509 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Ashima Gupta (technostall.com)

Samsung RV509-A0CIN Laptop Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

Samsung RV509-A0CIN is yet another laptop launched by the Samsung Electronics. Various elegant and outstanding features of this device have made it a choice of the technology enthusiasts and users as well. Further, styling ...

Island keyboard, Super multi dual layer, 2.53GHz Intel Core i3-380M processor, FreeDos operating system, 15.6 inch full HD display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution, Intel GMA HD Int. graphics, Intel HM55 Chipset, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Prafulla Joshi (flipkart.com)

please do not buy from flipkart

 

i order this on 16/10/2012 morning @ 9.45 till date no single call from flipkart and also till date i have not received product also. after followup on everday every flipkart executive giving different answer but not delver the product worst service...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: vishwanatha g (flipkart.com)

excellent product

 

Samsung RV509-A0CIN Laptop (1st Gen Ci3/ 2GB/ 500GB/ DOS) Intel Core i3 (1st Generation) 2 GB DDR3 RAM 15.6 Inch Screen is one of the best product available in the samsung series,iam very happy happy to use this product because of superfine touch and...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Nitish Singh (flipkart.com)

Took too much time to deliver

 

Order Summary TypeProduct DescriptionExpected Shipping DateExpected Delivery DatePriceQty.Subtotal ComputerSamsung RV509-A0CIN Laptop (1st Gen Ci3/ 2GB/ 500GB/ DOS) (Silver, Without Accessories) By Oct 20, 2012 By Oct 22, 2012 Rs. 258001Rs. 25800

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Suresh Shrestha (flipkart.com)

Good laptop for general work

 

my uncle bought the same laptop from reliance mart just for 24,000 with free accessories. I think flipkart should decrease its cost price. It is good for general internet surfing, typing, networking and all other entertainment purpose.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Siddhardh Reddy (flipkart.com)

i am planning to buy this laptop

 

i have done lot of research and found that this is the only laptop in my range with desired features, so finally decided to go with this one.... but can any one tell me wheather this come with a backpack???

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Naren Subramanian (flipkart.com)

Superb Laptop at a low price

 

I picked this laptop for my mother. Used it myself for a couple of weeks and its been working fantastic. Flipkart's delivery was dot as they said and arrived in a fantastic shock proof packing. Keep the good work happening Guys!!!

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: chintan dedhia (flipkart.com)

how come price has increased? !

 

when i checked last month, price was sub-25000.. now when finally i have to buy it, its almost 28000.. how come such a spike! :X is it just flipkart increase or samsung increase? please guide me on this.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Sandip%20Kumar... (flipkart.com)

good configuration at this price

 

I am using this laptop for last 2 months. i never encountered any problem. i am also running games like NFS Carbon etc..it takes time to load the game but runs smoothly then after. you can buy for general purpose.sound quality is good.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Sachin saini (flipkart.com)

Take Risk Ignore Minimal lackness and enjoy your mandatory work !

 

1. In this cost, this configuration , can you get in Mac book or Sony vaio or Lenovo If yes go for that, forget about it. 2. If you need it for mandatory works and routine works , what else you need which has better speed, good processor verison , and...

Aug, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD, SRS 3D / HDA
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Number of battery cells:6

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Plastic
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:40 / 60 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No / NVIDIA GeForce 315M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
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
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

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

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

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:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD / LED
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Type:PC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: No
Handheld remote control: No
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
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:40 / 60 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):15 / 16 / 18 / 19 / 20
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
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:i3-370M / I3-380M / I5-480M / P6100 / P6200
Processor boost frequency:2.933
Processor cache:0.512, 3 / 3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.13 / 2.4 / 2.53 / 2.66
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:i3-370M / I3-380M / I5-480M / P6100 / P6200
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: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:No / 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):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
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):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
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:49020 / 50175 / 50176 / 50178 / 52952
Processor code:SLBUK / SLBUR / SLC26
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

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

Software

Bundled software:Samsung Update Plus, Easy Display Manager, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Easy Partition Manager, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office Starter 2010, Samsung Support Center / Samsung Update Plus, Easy Display Manger, Easy Battery Manager, Easy Network Manager, Easy SpeedUp Manager, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Samsung Support Center
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.1
Depth (imperial):10
Height:1.26
Height (front):1.26 / 1.37
Height (front) (imperial):1.25
Height (rear):1.37
Height (rear) (imperial):1.37
Weight:5.29
Width:15
Width (imperial):15