Medion S5612

Specifications

Medion S5612Notebook: Medion S5612
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 63.4% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 47%, features: 80%, display: 83% mobility: 90%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 43%, emissions: 99%

Reviews for the Medion S5612

60% A laptop on a diet offered at Aldi stores
Source: Computer Active English
A decent laptop with good looks but let down by a couple of flaws

Good points Very thin; decent performance; lots of memory and storage space

Bad points Not enormously powerful; washed-out screen; so-so keyboard; no CD or DVD drive
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Medion Akoya S5612
Source: Channel Web English
Medion’s Akoya S5612 notebook is available from 29 October from Aldi shops. Its 15.6in widescreen has an anti-glare coating but was disappointingly murky at first glance. On further inspection the default screen brightness was very low – when increased it was better, if still slightly washed out. A decent laptop with good looks but let down by a couple of flaws.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

87% Langstreckenläufer
Source: Computerbild - 23/09 German
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% performance: 83% features: 86% display: 83% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 99%
Mittelgewicht
Source: c't - 24/09 German
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/01/2009
Rating: price: 80% features: 80% mobility: 80%
55% Medion Akoya S5612 im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/29/2009
Rating: Total score: 55% price: 90% performance: 29% features: 76% mobility: 95% ergonomy: 21%
55% Medion Akoya S5612 - Ausstattung und Leistung
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2009
Rating: Total score: 55% price: 90% performance: 29% features: 76% mobility: 95% ergonomy: 21%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530: About 27% slower clocked Mobility Radeon 4570. Power consumption 8-12 Watt according to AMD.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


SU4100: Entry-level dual core processor for slim and light subnotebooks. Due to the Pentium name, the CPU may have less power saving features than Core 2 Duo processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Medion: Medion AG is a German consumer electronics company. It operates in Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. The main products are computers, TVs, refrigerators, toasters, and fitness equipment. The manufacturer of laptops Medion mainly is active in the German market, but to smaller extent also in Western Europe. Market shares and amount of reviews are low. Above all, supermarkets like Aldi sell their laptops.

Medion reviews


63.4%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-11-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)