Samsung 530U4B-A01UK

Specifications

Samsung 530U4B-A01UKNotebook: Samsung 530U4B-A01UK (Series 5 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2467M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 75.33% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 66%, features: 67%, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung 530U4B-A01UK

80% Samsung Series 5 14” Ultra Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The Series 5 Ultra comes with an industry-standard one-year parts and labor warranty. In addition, Samsung throws in a year subscription to Absolute Data Protect, a service that, in the case of loss or theft, allows you to delete personal information and lock the computer remotely.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung Series 5 Ultra review
Source: Techradar English
Lastly, although power and battery life are sacrificed, the price-point of the Series 5 Ultrabook is particularly attractive and gives this machine a real chance against its better styled and more powerful rivals.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
14-inch Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook review (NP530U4B-A01U)
Source: Engadget English
If you're in the market for a mid-sized laptop with a DVD burner for occasional backups, we can see why you'd look twice at the Series 5: it's thinner and lighter than most 14-inchers. It also has a pleasant keyboard-and-trackpad combo -- something we can't say about all Ultrabooks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2012
67% Samsung Series 5 review
Source: PC Pro English
Samsung’s Series 5 is a solid proposition: it’s slim, sensible and manages to cram in an unusual amount of connectivity. At £853 inc VAT, though, it has its work cut out. It isn’t much cheaper than its competitors, and the plasticky chassis and washed-out display leave it sorely lacking in pizzazz. It might be the most sensible Ultrabook on the market, but with the Asus Zenbook UX31E proving swifter, sexier and much longer lasting for around £150 more, we’d be tempted to save up for something a little more special.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/06/2012
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 83% performance: 67% features: 50% ergonomy: 50%
80% Samsung Series 5 530U4B review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Samsung Series 5 530U (4B-A01) Ultrabook is more of a super thin and light 14in ultraportable and Macbook Pro rival, than a competitor to the 13in Ultrabooks already on the market - but either way it’s a sleek, attractive yet affordable laptop. A decent screen and the best audio we’ve yet heard from an Ultrabook combine with good usability and connectivity to make up for its average battery life. We’re especially excited that Samsung is introducing dedicated Radeon graphics into the Ultrabook market with its 530U4B range, though this specific model sticks with Intel’s integrated solution. For those who want an optical drive, it is also the only (current) choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung NP530U4BL review
Source: PC Advisor English
The price is decent and the screen is good but we can't help be a little disappointed by the Samsung NP530U4BL’s performance. However, if you are after something relatively portable with plenty of storage and an optical drive to boot, it’s well worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 70% ergonomy: 70%

Foreign Reviews

75% 14-Zoll-Ultrabook im Test: Samsung Serie 5 Ultra
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2012
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2467M: Power saving ULV processor clocked at 1.6-2.3 GHz due to Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1150 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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


75.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-03-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)