Samsung R480 Series

Samsung R480LProcessor: Intel Core i3 330M, Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 14.0 inch
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 750 euro
Average Score: 70.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 81%, features: - %, display: 47%
mobility: 64%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 60%

 

Samsung R480-JT02

Specifications

Samsung R480-JT02Notebook: Samsung R480-JT02
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Samsung R480 Review: Great Keyboard and Blu-Ray
Source: Notebooks.com English
Ultimately, the Samsung R480 is an average notebook that defines itself with a great keyboard and a Blu-Ray drive at an affordable price. You can find a cheaper Core i3 notebook with a Blu-Ray drive, but you’ll be hard pressed to find one with a Lenovo-like keyboard, style and extra touches like a battery meter. If you’re looking for a notebook that has these extras for a small price premium then the Samsung R480 should be on your list.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2010
Rating: mobility: 50% emissions: 40%
Samsung R480: красивый ноутбук с Core i5
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/12/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Samsung R480
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/12/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%
71% Обзор мультимедийного ноутбука Samsung R480-JT02
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 71% performance: 82% display: 47% mobility: 44% emissions: 61%

 

Samsung R480L

Specifications

Samsung R480LNotebook: Samsung R480L
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 750 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Samsung R480L Laptop
Source: Tech2.in.com English
If appearance was the primary aspect when choosing a laptop, then perhaps I would have picked up the R480 for an entry-level laptop, because it looks pretty neat. However, as far as overall performance and functionality is concerned, there are better options in the same price. Check out the recommended entry-level laptops, we listed a few days ago.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

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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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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).

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


Intel Core i5:

430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

Intel Core i3:

330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.


14.0: 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. 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.


2.3 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.3 kg:


70.5%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-10- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)