Samsung 940X5J-K01US

Specifications

Samsung 940X5J-K01USNotebook: Samsung 940X5J-K01US (ATIV Book 9 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4600
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 77.33% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 90%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung 940X5J-K01US

84% Rare big-screen ultrabook at a premium price
Source: CNet English
For anyone tired of working day to day on a small screen but still wants a high-end, thin-and-light with a long, long battery life, the Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition is one sweet system. It ain't cheap, though, and you'll probably need to come up with some combination of external and cloud storage to compensate for its 128GB SSD.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% mobility: 90%
70% Samsung ATIV Book 9 (2014 Edition) review: This laptop sounds as gorgeous as it looks
Source: PC World English
The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is one of the sexiest laptops to come through the Lab this year, but it's expensive for the processing power, memory, storage, and video resolution it has to offer. If you're passionate about high-quality audio, this laptop's premium price tag is probably justified. Just be sure to install Foobar2000 and its WASAPI component before you plug in your favorite headphones.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Samsung ATIV Book 9
Source: Computer Shopper English
When we reviewed the 13.3-inch Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus$1,247.00 at Amazon late last year, we called it "a near-perfect ultrabook." Resolution has fallen from quad HD to mere 1080p, but otherwise Samsung's ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition boasts everything we loved about the Book 9 Plus—a svelte aluminum shape, stellar keyboard, crystal-clear audio, and great battery life—in a larger 15.6-inch build.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition
Source: PC Mag English
While I was sad to see that the Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition didn't offer the same higher-than-HD screen seen on the previous Book 9 Plus, it was one of the only disappointments in an otherwise premium ultraportable. The slim design and sturdy aluminum build is just as impressive as ever, and the larger 15.6-inch display offers more screen real estate in roughly the same package, not to mention the all-day battery life, a healthy port selection, and improvements to the keyboard and sound quality. The Toshiba Kirabook 13 i7s Touch is our Editors' Choice for high-end ultrabooks, largely due to its own 2,560-by-1,440 resolution screen and lightweight magnesium construction. It takes the top spot due to its premium features, but the new Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition comes in as a close second, and is recommended for anyone who wants a premium ultrabook, but doesn't see the need for a higher-than-HD display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung ATIV Book 9
Source: Laptop Mag English
With its long battery life, solid performance, gorgeous display and attractive design, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (2014 Edition) is a strong choice for anyone looking for a highly portable 15-inch notebook. Though the Book 9's sleek aluminum chassis and high-res touch screen justify this machine's high, $1,499 price, we wish the laptop offered more graphics oomph or a faster CPU.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung Ativ Book 9
Source: Digital Trends English
Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 is essentially a 15-inch MacBook Air. If you’ve ever wanted such a thing, well, here’s your chance to own it, albeit with Windows 8.1 instead of OS X. The ATIV Book 9′s razor-thin profile, minimal heft, and bright display make it more portable than some 13-inch Ultrabooks, yet it still provides the space and comfort of a large, mainstream laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4600:

Integrated processor graphics card found on a number of Haswell CPU models. Offers varying clock speeds depending on the CPU.

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.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a 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.


1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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


77.33%: 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.

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Core i7 4600M, 13.3", 1.412 kg
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Core i3 4000M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
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Core i3 4000M, 13.3", 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-10 (Update: 2014-06-10)