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Samsung RF511

alaTest has collected and analyzed 252 reviews of Samsung RF511. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and screen are overall positive. The usability and price also get good views. Reviews about the reliability and portability are mixed, and there are some critical comments about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung RF511 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung RF511

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Samsung RF511 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the keyboard and price are on the whole positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the portability.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Samsung NP-RF511-S03

 

A 15.6-inch laptop with an Intel Core i5-2410M processor, the Samsung NP-RF511-S03 offers dedicated Nvidia graphics, SRS Premium Sound and a built-in Blu-ray drive.

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Aug, 2011

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung RF511 Notebook

 

Quad all-rounder. Samsung responds to the high demand on the previous model, RF510, with a revision called RF511. Graphics and processor performance have been upgraded to a quad core and Fermi. The perfect all-rounder?

High quality materials, Matt, bright display, BluRay & USB 3.0, BluRay player, Input devices with good feedback, Quiet & cool, High computing performance, Low idle power consumption, Strong 5-6 hour battery life, Pleasantly matt work surface that is...

Contrast weak TFT, Narrow viewing angles, Merely WXGA resolution, No eSATA & ExpressCard, Adapter overburdened @ full load, A WXGA++ screen, preferably with sRGB coverage and wide viewing angles. An Intel quad core without throttling - even if most...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : GoodGearGuide Staff (goodgearguide.com.au)

Samsung RF511: a good all-purpose laptop

 

This 15.6in laptop can be used for gaming as well as tough multimedia tasks and day-to-day office work

Plenty of speed ; Great keyboard ; Blu-ray drive

Screen too glossy ; Build quality not great

Samsung's RF511 is relatively inexpensive, yet it packs a lot of speed and good features. For just over $1000 (if you shop around), you get an Intel Core i7 CPU as well as a Blu-ray drive. We think it's a great laptop for anyone who wants to be...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Jeff Parsons (techradar.com)

Samsung RF511 review

 

A distinctive look and feel, but not nearly enough to justify the price

Good office performance ; Good screen ; Nice design

Annoying pre-installed software ; A bit pricey ; Graphics performance

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (itreviews.co.uk)

Samsung RF511 review

 

15” laptop with Intel Core i5 processor & USB 3.0. Samsung's latest laptop is pleasingly priced for...

Cost effective; Bluetooth 3.0; USB 3.0; functional design

Dull design; average build quality; WXGA panel; no keyboard backlighting

Physically, the RF511 is distinctly middle of the road. It's got the look of an office laptop, only with a conservative mesh of platinum coloured keys and borders. Put simply, it looks very old-fashioned, and could soon look even more so, once the...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Samsung RF511-S02 Excellent

 

Have this laptop since April 2011 (3 years), and has not missed a beat still fast as heck. Very well made, durable, beautiful laptop. No problems whatsoever. Well I also have a high tech knowledge so I know how to take care of computers though ; I...

None

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Not Compatible with Wii U Control Pad

 

Have this laptop since April 2011 (3 years), and has not missed a beat still fast as heck. Very well made, durable, beautiful laptop. No problems whatsoever. Well I also have a high tech knowledge so I know how to take care of computers though ; I...

None

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

OK, but crashes

 

Looks nice, price was good

Crashes when I play computer games, the graphics card overheats

Dec, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung RF511-A01UK

 

Very fast and easy to use.

No bad points as yet.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung RF511-A01UK

 

Very fast and easy to use

No bad points as yet

Feb, 2013