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Samsung NF310 Series

Samsung NF310-A01DEProcessor: Intel Atom N550
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 399, 400 euro
Average Score: 79.2% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 56%, features: 52%, display: 74%
mobility: 76%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 88%

 

Samsung NF310

Specifications

Samsung NF310Notebook: Samsung NF310
Processor: Intel Atom N550
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 NF310 (Series)

Average Score: 76.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

80% Samsung NF310 review
Source: Liliputing English
The Samsung NF310 features a unique design, a dual core processor, and a high resolution display, not to mention some of the best speakers I’ve ever heard on a netbook (which isn’t really saying much). But at a time when you can pick up many netbooks for less than $300, Samsung is selling the NF310 for $399. So are the extra features enough to justify the relatively high price tag?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung NF310
Source: Laptop Mag English
One of the best-looking netbooks yet combines sleek lines with a dual-core CPU and a high-res display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/10/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
Klein und leicht
Source: c't - 7/11 German
mobility good, performance and display satisfying, 3D-games and fan noise bad
Comparison, , Long, Date: 04/01/2011
80% Samsung NF310
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
67% Samsung NF310
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/09/2011
Rating: Total score: 67%

 

Samsung NF310-A01DE

Specifications

Samsung NF310-A01DENotebook: Samsung NF310-A01DE
Processor: Intel Atom N550
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 399 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 NF310 (Series)

Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 14 reviews)

 

86% Review Samsung NF310 Netbook | Notebookcheck
Shark-Design. If mini, then at least with style. The swinging forms are conspicuous, the case is grippy in the hand, and the matte HD Ready display gives good oversight of the desktop. Does the Dual-Core shark also impress in terms of battery life?
80% Samsung NF310 Shark
Source: Digital Versus English

Samsung has chosen to play the design card to try and stand out in what is an increasingly crowded netbook market and has launched the NF310 Shark. In the netbook category, the NF310 gives decent battery life. It's a shame that Samsung has settled for such a poor quality screen however. The 1015PEM has the same configuration with a much better panel but lower battery life.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung NF310 A01
Source: CNet English

Samsung is a laptop maker that's been on a tear lately. Though the company is largely known for its TVs and smartphones, its U.S. assortment of computers has stood out lately for offering a great mix of design, features, and affordability.  The curved, eye-catching Samsung NF310 is a bold 10-inch Netbook with some premium features for its price, but in the end it's not different enough to break out of the mold.


Review Type Unknown, online available, Long, Date: 12/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 70%
80% Samsung NF310-A01
Source: Techreview Source English
Netbooks have become extremely popular among many groups of people, especially the always "on-the-go" folk. The Samsung NF310-A01 is a 10-inch netbook with a dual-core CPU from Intel and has a high-resolution display and extremely long battery life, which are all things that make a great netbook.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 80%
80% Samsung NF310-A01
Source: Techreview Source English

System performance is quite admirable, but the 1GB of RAM holds it back slightly. It is fairly easily upgradable yourself to 2GB if you wish to do it, which is probably worth it. Besides that, average computing tasks work very well and were very quick with this netbook. For a low price of around $400, this is a netbook that's definitely worth a good look.


Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Samsung NF310-A01
Source: PC Mag English
Netbooks are still key products despite claims that the Apple iPad and the rest of the tablet space are eating into sales. Intel recently launched the first dual-core version of its Atom processor for the mobile space. Standing out from the latest batch of dual-core netbooks is the Samsung NF310-A01 ($399.99 street). It comes with a great user experience, a high-resolution screen, and more than seven hours of battery life. Its price, meanwhile, is close to the Toshiba mini NB305-N410 ($340 list, 4.5 stars)—the netbook it replaces as the new Editors' Choice in this category.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Samsung NF310
Source: Computer Shopper English

Standing out in the netbook crowd has become quite the challenge of late, but Samsung still managed to impress us with the sleek design, high resolution, and dual-core Atom processor of its NF310. This slick netbook sports a sharp design, high resolution, and a dual-core CPU. The price-to-performance ratio is good, and anyone looking for a good netbook deal will feel comfortable with this one.


Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
66% Test: Samsung NF310 A01
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 12/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 41% features: 41% display: 75% mobility: 81% ergonomy: 75% emissions: 70%
81% Klein & günstig
Source: Computerbild - 26/2010 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 70% features: 82% display: 84% ergonomy: 82% emissions: 94%
88% Test Samsung NF310 Netbook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 46% display: 80% mobility: 97% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 94%
80% Samsung NF310-A01DE
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 40% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 50%
Kraft der zwei Herzen
Source: Mobile News - 1/11 German
good chassis quality
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2010
Samsung NF310-A01
Source: CHW Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2010
Samsung NF310
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Review Type Unknown, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 12/02/2010
Samsung NF310
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2010

 

Comment

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.

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These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

» 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).

N550: Dual core Atom with a TDP of only 8.5 Watt. Because of the slow clock speed of 1.5 GHz it may be sometimes even slower than a N465 Atom CPU.


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.

1.3 kg:


79.2%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Review Asus Eee PC R051PX Netbook
Atom N570, 1.198 kg
» Review Asus Eee PC 1015PX Netbook
Atom N570, 1.178 kg
» Review Toshiba NB520-108 Netbook
Atom N550, 1.278 kg

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba NB520-10P
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» MSI Wind U135DX-4615W7
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» HP Compaq Mini CQ10-688NR
Atom N455, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10U
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101H-WHI024G
Atom N455, 1 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM4UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Gigabyte T1005M-CF1
Atom N550, 1.5 kg
» Samsung NS310
Atom N550, 1 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S100
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC R011PX
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC10-JP05DE
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung N148-DP05IN
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-A03
Atom N570, 1.2 kg
» Gateway LT2085u
Atom N570, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101-WHI018G
Atom N435, 0.9 kg
» HP Mini 210-3022sf
Atom N570, 1.35 kg
» Gigabyte S1080
Atom N570, 0.85 kg
» Acer Aspire One Happy 2
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» Samsung NC210-A01PL
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257-N57DQrr
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» HP Mini 110-3652sf
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Samsung NS310-A01UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10H
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Medion Akoya E1228
Atom N570, 1.25 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC210-A02FR
Atom N550, 1.2 kg
» Advent Zuni
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM1UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-11- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)