Samsung 600B5B-S01UK

Specifications

Samsung 600B5B-S01UKNotebook: Samsung 600B5B-S01UK (Series 6 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung 600B5B-S01UK

80% Samsung NP600B5B-S01UK review
Source: PC Advisor English
If you're after a solid, functional and quick laptop for work there is the Samsung NP600B5B-S01UK. It isn't the most portable model around at 3.7kg so you should think twice if you need to carry every day. The screen is decent and though the keyboard is fine it is let down by a numeric keypad we just found too squashed.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 70% ergonomy: 80%
80% Samsung 600 B5B laptop review
Source: IT Reviews English
Slightly chunky, slightly clunky, a bit heavy, and a bit boring to look at - but sturdy, with a separate numberpad on the keyboard and shock protection for its hard drive. All in all, the Samsung 600 B5B is a solid enough laptop that's suitable for the accident prone among us.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung 600B5B review
Source: CNet English
The Samsung 600B5B isn't the most beautiful laptop on the market, nor is it the most powerful, but it will happily plough through any office task and won't shy away from the odd knock and bump on the road. If you're after a business laptop with security features your IT department will appreciate, it could be a good option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA NVS 4200M: Business Graphics card that is based on the GeForce GT 520M with special BIOS and drivers for business applications. The clock speeds however can in theory slightly surpass the GT 520M, in the Latitude 6420 however they are at a level of the GT 520M.

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.


2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » 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.


2.6 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


80%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Samsung 600B5B-HC1
Core i7 2720QM
» Samsung 400B5B-S02
Core i5 2410M
» Samsung 400B5B-H01
Core i5 2410M
» Samsung Aegis 600B
Core i5 2410M
» Samsung 200B5B-S01DE
Core i3 2310M

Devices with the same GPU

» Samsung 400B4B-S01DE
Core i3 2310M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad T420s 4174-PEG
Core i7 2640M, 14.0", 1.7 kg
» Dell Latitude E6420 XFR
Core i7 2620M, 14.0", 4 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad T420-4180W1J
Core i7 2620M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
» Dell Latitude E6420
Core i3 2310M, 14.0", 2.67 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Lenovo ThinkPad T540p-20BFA0AVPB
GeForce GT 730M, Core i5 4200M
» Lenovo IdeaPad S510P-59-405720
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U
» HP Envy 15-j151sr
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4702MQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-103
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
» Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W-BST2N22
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Asus NX500JK-DR013H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4712HQ
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1M6
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830
» MSI GP60 2PE-222UK
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Acer Extensa 2510G
GeForce 820M, Core i3 4030U
» HP Pavilion 15-p011nr
Radeon R7 M260, A-Series A10-5745M
» Asus N550JK-DS71T
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Acer Aspire V3-572G-70TA
GeForce 8400M GT, Core i7 4510U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)