Samsung 700Z5A

Specifications

Samsung 700Z5ANotebook: Samsung 700Z5A (Series 7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 999 euro
Average Score: 83.25% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 93%, features: 76%, display: 87% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung 700Z5A

80% Samsung Series 7 Chronos
Source: Computer Active English
Like a lot of larger laptops, the Series 7 Chronos is an awkward trade-off between power and portability. 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.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Samsung 700Z Chronos review
Source: PC Pro English
At a shade under a grand, the 700Z is well worth a look. If you’re after a decent-looking, lightweight 15-incher, the next best place to looks is the likes of Apple’s 15in MacBook Pro, for which you’ll pay nearly £600 more, and which comes with less RAM and a smaller hard disk. Aside from the over-ambitious trackpad, there’s an awful lot to like here.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 100% features: 67% ergonomy: 67%

Foreign Reviews

82% Samsung Chronos 7
Source: PC Go - 3/12 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 02/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 82%
88% MacBook-Pro-Rivale Samsung Chronos 700Z5A
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 85% features: 85% display: 87% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 100%
Обзор Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS (NP700Z5A): невероятно стильный ноутбук
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
low price, good keyboard, heavy
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2011

Comment

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.


2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).» 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.


2.4 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


83.25%: 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.

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

» Samsung 700Z5A-S04DE
Core i5 2450M
» Samsung 700Z5A-S04US
Core i7 2675QM
» Samsung 700Z5A-S03US
Core i7 2675QM
» Samsung 700Z5A-S01UK
Core i7 2675QM
» Samsung 700Z5A-S03DE
Core i7 2670QM

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» Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011-02
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10-31 (Update: 2012-05-26)