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Samsung 900X3C-A04DE

Specifications

Samsung 900X3C-A04DE
Samsung 900X3C-A04DE (Series 9 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, 1600 MHz, onboard
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixel, SEC0100, PLS, Diagonal: 33.8cm, LED, HD+, 400nit, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM75 (Panther Point)
Storage
Lite-On LMT-256M3M, 256 GB 
, mSATA
Soundcard
Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm jack, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, RJ-45 & VGA via Adapter
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 13 x 314 x 219 ( = 0.51 x 12.36 x 8.62 in)
Battery
44 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 5880 mAh, 7.5 volt, integrated
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3 Megapixel
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet-Style, Keyboard Light: yes, Subnotebook, 40watt power adapter and cable, RJ-45-Adapter, Recovery-DVD, Documents, Absolute Reminder, CyberLink YouCam, Intel WiDi, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter, Norton Internet Security (test version), Norton Online Backup, Skype & Software from Samsung and Microsoft, 24 Months Warranty, Color: Mineral Ash Black
Weight
1.186 kg ( = 41.83 oz / 2.61 pounds), Power Supply: 189 g ( = 6.67 oz / 0.42 pounds)
Price
1549 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 94.67% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 90%, features: 66%, display: 91% mobility: 97%, workmanship: 96%, ergonomy: 97%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Samsung 900X3C-A04DE

90% Review Update Samsung Series 9 900X3C-A04DE Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Facelift. Under the name 900X3C-A04DE Samsung offers the well-known 13.3-inch Premium Subnotebook with fresh hardware from Intel. In addition to the matte display with a resolution of 1600x900 pixels, an Intel Core i7-3517U dual-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, and a 256 GB SSD will be offered. Prices start from around 1500 Euros (~$1940).
100% Samsung Series 9 Revamped to Full HD
Source: Digital Versus English
Like Sony with the Vaio X505, Samsung has already attempted to launch a brand new type of device, the ultra-thin laptop (Samsung X1). Samsung can be proud of its new Series 9. The company has optimised the space available without sacrificing sturdiness or performance. We were pleased to see that the screen also got an upgrade and provides high-quality images.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

94% Absoluter Ultrabook-Traum
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 100% performance: 98% features: 70% display: 92% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100%
Samsung 900X3C - tenký a s perfektním displejem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Top performance; IPS display; quiet and efficient cooling. Negative: Most of the connectors only at a reduced version requiring reduction; inappropriately positioned microphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2012

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance. 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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
3517U: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.9 - 3.0 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1150 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

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.
1.186 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


94.67%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2012-12- 3 (Update: 2012-12- 3)