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Samsung NP-NS310

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the keyboard and performance. The price and design also get good views. There are some negative comments about the durability and battery, while there are mixed comments on the energy efficiency and memory.

portability, design, price, performance, keyboard

battery, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the Samsung NP-NS310 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung NP-NS310

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 10 user reviews of Samsung NP-NS310 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Netbooks (Mini Notebooks) on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, price, performance, usability, keyboard

durability, battery

70% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung NS310 10.1 inch Netbook - Blue (Intel Atom N570 1.66GHz, 1GB RAM, 320GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter)Samsung NS310 10.1 inch Laptop - Blue (Intel Atom N550 1.5GHz, 1GB RAM, 250GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Windows 7 Starter)Samsung NS310 - Atom N550 / 1.5 GHz - RAM 1 GB - HDD 250 GB - GMA 3150 - WLAN...

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Samsung NS310 review

 

The rounded and colourful case of this sleek and shiny Samsung netbook makes it stand out from the pack, as do the backlit keyboard and light weight. But do the compromises Samsung has made to achieve the style and slenderness mean it's all flash and...

Sleek, stylish, shiny design, light weight and a useful backlit keyboard

Both battery life and performance are disappointing even for an Atom netbook

Good looking, but this is a case of style over substance. There are cheaper models that are better value, unless the design is really worth the price to you.

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Samsung NS310 review

 

Unimpressive battery life tarnishes a real looker of a netbook

Stylish design ; Good screen ; Portability

Battery life ; Performance

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Samsung NS310

 

Can a netbook still be worth £300? Samsung's latest shiny offering tries to teach us a lesson or two.

Backlit keyboard, Attractive interior, Decent keyboard

Expensive, Underpowered

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Samsung NS310 review

 

The 10.1-inch Samsung NS310 netbook offers average performance for a fairly high price. The garish blue case will also make some people want to stab out their eyeballs.

Portable size ; Decent screen

Distinctly average performance ; Poor battery life ; Garish colour won't appeal to all

The Samsung NS310 offers only average performance for a relatively high price. It may well appeal to those seeking a netbook that looks like it's wearing a shell suit, but your money will probably be better spent elsewhere.

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Samsung NS310 review

 

A beautifully designed netbook, but battery life isn't great. The NC110 is a better choice for £70 less

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Samsung NS310 review

 

Just because the netbook is fast becoming obsolete doesn't mean its extinct. So while many would-be buyers of a small, cheap compact computer have turned their attention to arguably more suitable tablet PCs – well, almost exclusively the iPad – it...

If you’re wedded to the notion of a small under-powered netbook, the Samsung NS310 offers all the usual features, but with glitzier casework and shorter battery life.

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Samsung NS310

 

This product is a quite literally shiny example of how the netbook market has matured in three years.

Bluetooth 3.0,Attractive Design

No real performance boost,Unimpressive battery life

Fair

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NS310

 

The NS310 would have been a great netbook 5 years ago, unfortunately, it's not 2007 and it's not a great netbook now. It's an average netbook, but albeit quite expensive for what it is.

Portable, Pretty good Keyboard

Expensive for What it is, Dubious Colour Choice, Terrible Battery for a Netbook

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Samsung NS310

 

Samsung were among the first manufacturers to make netbooks, with some of the best devices on the market. We had high hopes for the Samsung NS310 then, but sadly it's little more than a refreshed Samsung N310. The good Netbooks may have been overtaken...

Overall, the Samsung NS310 is a disappointment. It looks great, and with the netbook form factor having matured, we were hoping it would deliver on all fronts. It's not exactly cheap, however, and performance is poor, making devices like the Asus Eee...

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Samsung Netbook NS310

 

Netbooks continue to be a useful solution; however this one nearly did not get reviewed. It was slow to boot almost as slow to shut down and as for opening any applications, luckily I am known for my determination so read on.

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
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 / Yes
Card Reader:4 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:128:75 / 16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSVGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Starter
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA3150

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:NM10 / Unknown
Processor:ATOM
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:N550 Atom / N570 ATOM
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