Samsung 700Z5A-S01UK


Samsung 700Z5A-S01UKNotebook: Samsung 700Z5A-S01UK (Series 7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2675QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 80.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 87%, performance: 89%, features: 83%, display: 77% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 72%

Reviews for the Samsung 700Z5A-S01UK

Samsung Series 7 Chronos
Source: IT Reviews English
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is a lovely laptop. The high-resolution screen, good keyboard and stylish design, lifting it above the run of the mill. It’ll suit MacBook Pro fans looking for a Windows alternative, and Windows fans after a stylish, capable machine. It really is a shame you can’t get to the battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/21/2012
80% Samsung Series 7 Chronos
Source: Computer Active English
At £1,100 the Series 7 is an expensive laptop that is not portable or powerful enough. It didn't perform as well as the Novatech nSpire 2760, which is faster and cheaper at around £800, although that laptop is even heavier, has a lower resolution screen and a smaller hard disk. While on the whole this is a well-built and fast laptop, it doesn't quite justify the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Series 7 Chonos 15.6in Core i7 notebook
Source: Reg Hardware English
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is a great notebook that offers a lot of the kinds of thing I tend to harp on about, such as a big screen, a full keyboard, USB 3.0 ports and a multi-touch trackpad. With so many competitively priced notebooks around, you might baulk at paying close to a grand for a product that is not particularly thin or light, but it looks well designed, is well thought-out and well built. It is also extremely comfortable to use – and surely this is the critical buying factor for a general-purpose notebook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/06/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Series 7 Chronos review
Source: PC Advisor English
With the Series 7 Chronos, Samsung has turned its talents to making a commoditised version of the Apple MacBook Pro. It has much of the same technology inside, and borrows heavily in certain design cues, but using cheaper materials to allow a lower price. Where the entry-level 15in MacBook Pro costs a handsome £1549, the Samsung can be had for £900. The screen is in some ways better (unless you specifically order an anti-glare for the Mac, at an extra £120) although build quality and ease of use trail some way behind the MacBook.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/25/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 70%
Samsung Series 7 Chronos review
Source: Engadget English
Samsung's Series 7 Chronos is a good, but not great laptop. It's got lengthy battery life and provides quite the hardware punch for a reasonable, if not bargain price. It's graced with restrained good looks, and has a lot of the features we love in a laptop, but its build quality lags behind (relatively) similarly specced offerings from Dell and Apple.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/04/2012
70% Samsung Series 7 Chronos review
Source: Techradar English
If you need a portable machine to entertain you on the move, which won't be out of date any time soon, the Samsung Series 7 Chronos is well worth considering. Just don't expect great beauty.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Samsung Series 7 Chronos 700Z5A review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Samsung’s sleek, metal-clad 15.6in Chronos laptop is the most impressive MacBook Pro rival we’ve yet seen, offering a lighter machine with better specs for nearly half the price, even if it’s not quite as attractive or well-built. A quad-core Core i7 CPU, innovative SSD and HDD hybrid storage, discrete gaming-capable graphics and a matt, high resolution screen are but some of the highlights of this portable powerhouse. And with good ergonomics and battery life thrown in, we have no hesitation in giving it our wholehearted recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/10/2011
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% performance: 90% features: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%

Foreign Reviews

83% Samsung Serie 7 Chronos 700Z5A im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 87% features: 89% display: 77% mobility: 79% ergonomy: 92% emissions: 72%
80% Test: Samsung Chronos 7 notebook
Source: HwT DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/26/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 100% workmanship: 90%
Samsung Serie 7 Chronos
Source: DA→EN
Positive: performance, ExpressCard, design; negative: expensive
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2012


AMD Radeon HD 6750M:

Essentially a renamed Radeon HD 6650M but with faster 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.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2675QM: Fast Quad-core processor clocked at 2.2-3.1 GHz 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.

2.3 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

80.43%: 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, 2011-11- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)