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Samsung X50 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the resolution and portability. The keyboard and battery are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the touchpad and screen. Many are less positive about the value for money.

design, battery, keyboard, portability, resolution

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung X50 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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Samsung X50 HWM 760

 

The Samsung X50 combines stylish design, with an impressive feature set and solid performance.

The touchpad is slightly recessed from the wrist rest, also finished in matt silver. The right side of the touchpad is used for scrolling up and down through documents and web pages, and unlike many other notebook manufacturers, Samsung has actually...

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Samsung X50 review

 

Samsung leads an interesting change in the way PC laptops are being put together. We're slowly seeing a shift in a heavily Apple-inspired direction. The similarities between the X50 and a 2001 Titanium PowerBook include the milled power button,...

Sleek design ; Uncluttered port layout ; Sensible choice of outputs

Low LCD brightness on anything but maximum setting ; Fiddly scroll-button on trackpad ; Messy underside

The only major problem we encountered with this laptop is the level of screen brightness. To our eyes, the screen seemed dim when set to anything but maximum brightness. Your taste may be radically different, so we suggest you try this laptop out...

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X50 HWM 760 Notebook

 
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Samsung X50 (Pentium M Processor 740 1.73GHz, 512MB RAM)

 

Think you can squeeze a 15.4-inch screen into a frame weighing less than 2kg? Samsung says yes.

Good performance and battery life; lightweight for its size; well-spaced ports

No local online support; no volume control

The Samsung X50 will attract business / fashion-conscious users who want style, screen space and portability.

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"Looks cool and packs in superb features."

 

An excellent cross between style and performance.

Appeal and configuration

Can't 'really' find one

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Looks cool and packs in superb features.

 

An excellent cross between style and performance.

Appeal and configuration.

An excellent cross between style and performance.

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Followup post

 

This is a followup to my previous post. After a few days I ended up taking the X50 back and swapping it for the Acer Ferrari 4005. I'm certainly glad I did. The Ferrari is a much nicer notebook. The keyboard on the X50 has a more solid feel, but other tha

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"Followup post"

 

This is a followup to my previous post. After a few days I ended up taking the X50 back and swapping it for the Acer Ferrari 4005. I'm certainly glad I did. The Ferrari is a much nicer notebook. The keyboard on the X50 has a more solid feel, but other...

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"Not Impressed"

 

I bought this notebook a few days ago and I must admit I am not that impressed with it. The screen has a very narrow viewing angle, especially vertically. People rave about the battery life but I am only getting just over two hours while browsing the...

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Not Impressed

 

I bought this notebook a few days ago and I must admit I am not that impressed with it. The screen has a very narrow viewing angle, especially vertically. People rave about the battery life but I am only getting just over two hours while browsing the Web.

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Mobility Radeon X700

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:915PM
Processor:Pentium M
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:760
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