Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung SF510-A01US
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%
Source: Laptop Mag
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%
Source: PC World
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%
Source: Comp Reviews
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%
CommentIntel 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.
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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» 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.
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.
72.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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