SpecificationsNotebook: Samsung QX310-S02DE (QX310 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M 512 MB
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 1099 euro
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung QX310-S02DE
Compact but Packs a Wallop This Samsung 13" netbook fuses the power of a Core i5 460M with a 4.5 hour battery life and impressive efficiency. Even the DVD drive doesn't get left out on account of a modern cooling system.
Source: Notebookinfo DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% features: 90% display: 65% mobility: 93% ergonomy: 99% emissions: 90%
Source: c't - 2/11
Comparison, , Long, Date: 02/01/2011
Rating: performance: 80% features: 80% display: 40% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 90%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/14/2010
Rating: performance: 90% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 50%
Source: Chip.de DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 83% performance: 69% features: 79% display: 75% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 86%
Source: Notebookcheck DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 76% display: 60% mobility: 86% workmanship: 87% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 91%
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2010
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 61% display: 34% mobility: 66% emissions: 43%
NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
80.2%: 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.