Samsung R540

Specifications

Samsung R540Notebook: Samsung R540 (R540 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 750 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 74%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung R540

60% Samsung R540 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Though the Samsung R540 laptop has the specs and Blu-ray drive of a multimedia powerhouse, its average-looking screen, indifferent audio, and weak battery life prevent the R540 from achieving greatness.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung R540
Source: PC World English
The quick processor and graphics chip performance only partly offset the mediocre screen and weak battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/20/2010
Rating: performance: 78% features: 74%
80% Samsung R540
Source: Digital Versus English
Samsung's claims for the R540. Pretty standard looking, it is a delicious chocolate colour and has an all-rounder configuration. The chocolate look of the Samsung R540 is combined with the fact that it's a comfortable and quiet laptop to use. An all-rounder, it is at ease with office documents and has a numberpad. On the downside, its screen lacks contrast and the touchpad is too small.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v: Renamed HD 5145 GPU (which is a slightly high clocked HD 4570) and therefore an entry level graphics card with DirectX 10.1 support.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.» 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.


2.4 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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


70%: 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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Current Prices

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-09-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)