Samsung 530U4B-S01AU


Samsung 530U4B-S01AUNotebook: Samsung 530U4B-S01AU (Series 5 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2467M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7550M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 76.4% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Samsung 530U4B-S01AU

80% Can an ultrabook be an all-rounder?
Source: APC Mag English
Premium form is where it falters slightly. The metal screen backing and palm-rests felt great, and the other fibreglass surfaces felt fine. Unfortunately, the 14in (1,366 x 768-pixel) matte screen had slightly washed-out colours and ordinary viewing angles. The screen hinge also had an annoying tendency to stick slightly, with strong resistance during opening. And while loud, the speakers were of ordinary quality, as was the webcam’s recording quality at 720p.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung Series 5 Ultra Notebook Review
Source: T Break English
The Series 5 Ultra is a decent notebook, but it’s certainly not an Ultrabook. The unit may be sleek, but it’s not Ultrabook-sleek, despite what Samsung claims. The device also feels much heavier than other Ultrabooks, in part due to the included optical drive and HDD. If you’re in the market for a decent notebook that offers a number of connectivity options and acceptable performance, then this is the one for you. If you’re shopping for a genuine Ultrabook, then there are much better options to look at.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
75% Samsung NP530U4B Review
Source: English
The Samsung NP530U4B is priced at 54,390 (MOP). At this price tag, it competes with the likes of Wipro e.go Aero Ultra and the HP Pavilion dm4-3010tx. We weren’t overly happy with the build quality of the Wipro and the 530U is the clear winner amongst the two. In comparison with the HP Pavilion dm4-3010tx, the 530U props up with a better GPU. To sum it up, if you have that budget and you want a slim notebook without compromising on any connectivity features, the Samsung 530U is your best bet for now.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
75% Samsung Notebook Series 5 ULTRA (530U4B-S01AU)
Source: Good Gear Guide English
If you want an Ultrabook that has a lot of features -- including a built-in DVD burner -- then Samsung's Series 5 is for you. It also includes a dual-band Wi-Fi adapter, two USB 3.0 ports and HDMI. It's a comfortable notebook to use, but it doesn't have a backlit keyboard and its screen isn't of high quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%

Foreign Reviews

82% Series 5 Ultrabook: Ütős apróság
Source: HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2012
Rating: Total score: 82%


AMD Radeon HD 7550M: Same chip as the Radeon HD 6630M, but only 64 bit memory interface and only 5 SIMDs (=400 Shader) activated. Differently clocked versions with DDR3 oder GDDR5 memory.

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.

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.


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

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

76.4%: 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.

Samsung 530U4B-S01FR
Radeon HD 7550M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-04-25 (Update: 2012-05-26)