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Samsung 900X4B-A01DE

Specifications

Samsung 900X4B-A01DENotebook: Samsung 900X4B-A01DE (Series 9 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 2637M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.667kg
Price: 1999 euro
Average Score: 86.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 81%, features: 72%, display: 82% mobility: 97%, workmanship: 95%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Samsung 900X4B-A01DE

86% Review Samsung Series 9 900X4B-A01DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Premium slim case. Amidst Samsung's Series 9 refresh, there is now a model featuring a matte 15 inch screen available. In return, the smallest member has not been updated. The South Korean manufacturer demands steep EUR 1999 (RRP) for speedy hardware in a slim case.
79% Ultrabook-Überflieger
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 68% performance: 72% features: 75% display: 83% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 65%
95% Samsung Serie 9 900X4B A01
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 87%

Comment

Series:

At the Beginning of 2011, Samsung introduced the Series 9 with two new devices, which celebrated their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in Las Vegas, shortly CES. Simultaneously Samsung has begun to change the series-discriptions and their sorting. In addition to the Ultra-Thin Series 9, Samsung provides the Series 2, 3 (B2C), 4 and 6 for Business-Notebooks, the Series 5 for devices with Google Chrome OS and also the new Series 7 Chronos plus Series 7 Gamer for multimedia- respectively gaming-users.

Back to Samsungs Series 9: After the introduction of the Samsung Series 9 900X3A (13.3 inch) and the smaller 900X1B Subnotebook (11.6 inch) the hype was relatively large, because apparently they seem to be the first available alternative to Apples MacBook Air series, which runs on Apples Mac OS X. High-quality displays and a chassis made of lightweight and sturdy Duraluminium are two key-assets of Samsung Series 9 devices. In comparison to the german retail-market, Samsung provides both devices to their US-Costumers from the beginning. The MSRP located between 1199.99 and 1649.99 US-Dollar.

Major advantages in our reviews of the Samsung Series 9 900X3A and 900X1B are the good battery life, the rapid SSD storage, the convincing display, the LED-Backlit keyboard and furthermore the attractive design. Disadvantages are the limited expandability, the port-positioning, the missing dockingport and the long battery charge time. On average, the review-ratings are above 80 percent and thereby in a good rating range.

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.


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.  


2637M: Power saving ULV processor clocked at 1.7-2.8 GHz due to Turbo Boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1200 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.667 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 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


86.67%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

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

Samsung 900X4B-A01FR
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2467M
Samsung 900X4B-A02US
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2467M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-05-31 (Update: 2012-05-31)