Samsung SF510-A01US


Samsung SF510-A01USNotebook: Samsung SF510-A01US (SF510 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 660 euro
Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 82%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung SF510-A01US

80% Samsung SF510-A01
Source: CNet English

Holiday laptop shopping can be a challenge, as is finding an affordable laptop that covers all the bases for a reasonable price. Samsung's sleek, curvy SF510, at $629, could be a lifesaver for anyone looking for a sweet-spot notebook computer that performs well and actually looks good doing it. Offering a complete package of performance, design, and even Intel Wireless Display at a very attractive price, the Samsung SF510-A01 is one of the best laptop values we've seen all year.

Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung SF510
Source: Laptop Mag English
This slick ivory notebook supplies good performance, long battery life, and plenty of neat extras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung SF510
Source: PC World English

Samsung ships an elegant looking laptop with a great keyboard, but the machine is overpriced for what you get.

Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 73% features: 82% ergonomy: 85%
60% Samsung SF510-A01US 15.6-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English

Samsung's SF510-A01 feels much more like a specialized system that will benefit greatly those looking for its unique features. These include long battery life thanks to the lithium polymer battery, WiMAX 4G wireless networking and Intel WiDi for wirelessly connecting to an HDTV.

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

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.

370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). 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.

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.

2.1 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.

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

72.5%: 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, 2010-11-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)