Samsung Series 5 13.3

(Model: NP530 U3B)
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The Samsung Series 5 13" could be a good value Ultrabook although entry level versions will come with a Hybrid hard drive rather than an all-SSD build and it's relatively heavy at nearly 1.5KG. The keyboard is good, port selection is good and you've got an Intel Centrino WiFi card capable of Wi-Di so at the current €799 pricing in Europe we think it's a better choice than the Acer S3. US pricing is looking a a little higher at $999 [Jan 18 2012]

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Samsung Series 5 13.3 Specifications (base)
Manufacturer (Click for list) Samsung
Model name Series 5 13.3
Model id NP530 U3B
CPU type (Click for list) Intel Core i5 2467M
CPU speed 1600 Mhz
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000
OS Windows 7 Home Premium
Display Size
13.3" 1366 X 768
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touch Technology
No Touchscreen
Display Type
No Touch
RAM 4096 MB
Flash 16 GB
Hard Disk 500 GB
Battery capacity 45 Wh
Weight (Minimum operating) 1430gm / 3.15 pounds
Size 315/18/99.9 mm
Size 12.4/0.7/3.9 inches
Physical Interfaces
DC-in
Ethernet 10/100/1000
HDMI
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SDXC (SDHC, SD Compatible)
USB 2.0 (x2)
USB 3.0 (x1)
VGA
Wireless Interfaces
802.11 b/g/n
BT 3.0 + HS
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 3G cellular)
Additional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
AC Adaptor
Stereo speakers
WebCam 1.3Mp
Wireless Display (WiDi, Miracast or similar)
Product Notes
Pricing for SSD-only versions unknown.
Samsung Series 5 13.3 price guide (spot-check pricing.)
Europe:€79930 Oct 12
USA:$99930 Oct 12
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Samsung Series 5 13.3 News and Review LinksTrack product
Samsung Series 5 (2011) Review01/03/13
Samsung Series 5 NP530 Update Leaked. Ivy Bridge, New Ports.02/05/12
Pocket Lint - Samsung Series 5 Review13/04/12
PCPro - Samsung Series 5 Review29/03/12
PCMag - Samsung Series 5 Review29/03/12
Live Review of the Samsung Series 5 13"20/03/12
Ritchies Room overview of the Samsung Series 508/02/12
Samsung Series 5 Ultrabooks Disk, Boot, Power Testing18/01/12
Early Opinion, Video Hands-On with the Series 5 Ultrabooks12/01/12
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