Samsung 305E7A-S04DE

Specifications

Samsung 305E7A-S04DENotebook: Samsung 305E7A-S04DE (Series 5 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-3520M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6640G2
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: 85% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Samsung 305E7A-S04DE

Samsung Series 3 – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
All things considered, the Samsung Series 3 notebook 305E7A is a good all-rounder for anyone needing a notebook for general use. There are areas (screen quality, gaming prowess, battery life) where it falls down, but not so far that casual users would be disappointed. But a moderately capable 17-inch notebook is still a good deal at 550 euros.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/27/2012
84% Samsung Serie 3 305E7A S04
Source: notebookforums.com English
Samsungs Serie 3 305E7A S04 ist ein schickes 17,3 Zoll Allround-Notebook, welches mit einem guten Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis lockt und mit den Treiber- und Performance-Schwächen von AMDs Llano Plattform zu kämpfen hat. Der dünne Displayrahmen, die Instant-On Technologie, ordentliche Eingabegeräte und vor allem das matte Finish für das Display bieten gute Argumente für einen Kauf.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2012
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 70% display: 85% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 92%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6640G2: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 6450M or 6470M and a 6620G APU graphics card (in the processor core of the A-Series).

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.


A8-3520M:

Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.6-2.5 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6620G (400 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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


84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-04-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)