Samsung N130

Specifications

Samsung N130Notebook: Samsung N130
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 74.18% - average
Average of 11 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 87%, performance: 53%, features: 60%, display: 69% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Samsung N130

80% Samsung N130 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
There's nothing flashy about the Samsung N130, but that's kind of the point. It's everything a netbook needs to be - no more, no less - and is priced accordingly. If that sounds good to you then it's well worth looking at.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 60% features: 60% mobility: 80%
67% Samsung N130 netbook review
Source: It Pro English
Netbooks are ever becoming the tech gadget of choice for both consumer and business users alike. The light-weight design and long battery life that tend to typify the models are tempting people away from the full-size laptop along with an often much more appealing price tag.
Although an average netbook in all the specs, the Samsung N130 is enjoyable and comfortable to use and proves to be a sturdy reliable machine you can take out when you are on the move.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 67%
Samsung N130 Netbook Review – Very Usable, Long Lasting Netbook
Source: Notebooks.com English
For the most-part I liked the trackpad; I found it responsive, of usable size and the buttons are on the bottom where they belong. The only issue I had was that there is little difference in the palmrest and the touchpad which makes finding the pad troublesome at times. It possible that both of these issues could be overcome with practice and in the case of the trackpad a bit of clear nail polish to mark the edge of the palmrest, but you may want to take a look at your typing style or practice before purchasing the Samsung N130.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2009
Rating: display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
60% Samsung N130
Source: Laptop Mag English
We’re fans of the budget-priced Samsung N130’s ergonomics. However, when compared to the N140, which is only $50 more, it comes in behind in overall performance and—more importantly—battery life. If your budget is flexible, the N140 is definitely the better choice. If $349 is your sweet spot, however, you can also pick up a Toshiba mini NB205 running Windows XP, which has comparable benchmark scores and hours more battery life, for around the same price. Overall, the Samsung N130 is a decent netbook, but there are better choices in this price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Samsung N130
Source: V3.co.uk English
Of the many netbooks released by Samsung recently, the N130 is, on paper, the least interesting. It shares the 10in screen, Intel Atom N270 processor and 1GB of memory with most of the other computers in its class. It’s well-designed, though, with a sturdy body and nice curved edges. Overall, the N130 is a good laptop although it doesn’t stand out.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/18/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung N130
Source: Channel Web English
Of the many netbooks released by Samsung recently, the N130 is, on paper, the least interesting. It shares the 10in screen, Intel Atom N270 processor and 1GB of memory with most of the other computers in its class. The battery, which juts out of the bottom of the computer slightly, is larger than average, which gave our test N130 an impressive battery life of around four hours in general usage. Overall, the N130 is a good laptop although it doesn’t stand out
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/18/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Battery life is the stand-out feature for this netbook
Source: Computer Active English
A decent netbook without too much to shout about
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/18/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Samsung N130 review
Source: Techradar English

Can this 10.1" netbook swim in an already drowning netbook market? With its already comprehensive netbook range, Samsung's N130 enters an over-saturated market. Thankfully, great usability, a long battery life and low price help it to stand out from the crowd. While the N130 has no truly standout features, its great usability and battery life at such a low price mean that it betters many of its more expensive rivals. In a market where low prices are key and yet increasingly rare, this makes it a true breath of fresh air.


Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/16/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Samsung N130
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/25/2010
Rating: price: 80% display: 80%
76% Samsung N130 + HSDPA-Stick
Source: Connect - 2/2010 German
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 01/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 53% features: 78% mobility: 91% ergonomy: 79%
Mobile Preisbrecher
Source: c't - 1/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 01/01/2010
Rating: performance: 35% features: 40% display: 70% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 90%
73% Test: Samsung N130-anyNet - preiswertes Netbook für den mobilen Alltag
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 73% performance: 37% features: 93% display: 85% mobility: 93% workmanship: 75%
80% Samsung N130-@nyNet N270 BN
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 40% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
80% Samsung N130
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 100%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N270:

Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. Because of the in-order execution, the performance per MHz is worse than Core Solo or Celeron M processors.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 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


74.18%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus Eee PC 1000
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Acer Aspire One D260, GMA 950
Atom N450, 1.3 kg
» Gigabyte Touch Note T1028G
Atom N280, 1.5 kg
» Wipro E.go WNB7XFD182
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» Samsung N135-JA01NL
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB200-12R
Atom N280, 1.4 kg
» Simmtronics Simmbook
Atom N270, 1.2 kg
» Toshiba NB200-131
Atom N280, 1.18 kg
» Samsung NB30
Atom N450, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB200-11M
Atom N280, 1.3 kg
» Sony Vaio VPCW12S1R
Atom N280, 1.1 kg
» Medion Mini E1217
Atom N270, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1005 HGO
Atom N280, 1.4 kg
» HCL Me 06
Atom N270, 1.6 kg
» Acer Emachines EM250-1162
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» HP Mini 110-1199eg
Atom N280, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D250-1613
Atom N280, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba mini NB205-N325BL
Atom N280, 1.4 kg
» HP Mini 110-1131dx
Atom N270, 1.2 kg
» CTL 2Go Classmate PC E10
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Mesh Computers Edge10 R
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» HP Mini 110-1134CL
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Hercules eCAFÉ EC-1000W
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» Dell Mini Nickelodeon
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» Toshiba mini NB205-N330
Atom N280, 1.4 kg
» Dell Latitude E2100
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» Acer Aspire One ZG8
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» Acer Aspire One D250-1958
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Current Prices

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-10-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)