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Samsung 300E5A-S03DE

Specifications

Samsung 300E5A-S03DENotebook: Samsung 300E5A-S03DE (RV-Series Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 72%, features: 70%, display: 50% mobility: 70%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 61%

Reviews for the Samsung 300E5A-S03DE

60% Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Series 3 laptop is a capable machine that is ideal for people who want to do the basics of home computing, without spending silly money. If you're looking for a stylish, portable and fast machine, you'll have to spend more, but if the basics are all you need, this Series 3 is worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
In terms of productivity, the Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A is a great budget laptop, thanks to its low price, excellent usability, reasonable specifications and rugged lid. Unfortunately its potential as an entertainment laptop is hindered by its sub-par 15.6in screen, and with plenty of competition, the NP300E5A simply doesn’t stand out enough.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 60% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80%

Foreign Reviews

72% Notebooks um 500 Euro im Test
Source: PC Go - 1/12 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 12/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 72%
74% Обзор ноутбука Samsung Series 3 300E5A-S03
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 73% display: 40% mobility: 59% emissions: 61%
低价也有窄边框 三星300E5A笔记本评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/26/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX:

Entry level graphics card based on the GF119 chip with a 64 Bit memory bus. Compared to the GT 520M, the MX is higher clocked.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


2330M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.2 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

» 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.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

Samsung reviews


69%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-11-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)