Product Review: Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C-T01US 15.6-Inch Laptop
Price Range: $800 – $850
Who Would Buy This: Those shopping for a good looking, energy efficient laptop with a dedicated graphics chipset that can meet gamers demands.
- The Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C-T01US 15.6-Inch Laptop is designed to ensure that you always stay moving. It is ultra-light in terms of weight and has a characteristic streamlined design which makes it very portable. The titan silver finish is both sleek and classy in appearance.
- A 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM is the brains at the heart of the Series 3 laptop. Whether you want to run processor intensive apps such as video editing software or even multi-task, this powerful i7 processor is up to the job. 6 GB DDR3 RAM is included which is upgradable to 8 GB, ensuring this machine is future proof for a good number of years.
- Aside from an integrated Intel HD graphics chipset, there is also a 2 GB AMD Radeon™ HD 7730M card on-board which is powerful enough to enable you to play most new games on ultra settings.
- Samsung’s Fast Start technology awakens the laptops full functionality in seconds, making it very quick to start regardless of the location. This means, you won’t have to worry about delays when you have an important task to do because by just pressing the power button, you will immediately be able to take advantage of the fast technology which makes it very easy to access windows applications as well as use the internet.
- When using this laptop you will have the opportunity of customizing virtually everything. The plethora of customization options available, all have very easy and simple settings to make your life easier. For instance you will be able to switch wireless networks quickly consequently achieving maximum efficiency. Apart from this you will also be able to adjust the power settings to increase the battery life so you have even more time to use your laptop on the move. The best thing about customization options of this laptop is the fact that at your convenience you will be able to modify both vision and sound settings for a truly personalized experience.
- In case you are not familiar with the process of data transfer, you will enjoy the easy migration technology that will allow you to transfer all of your important data files from another computer stress-free.
- The Samsung Series 3 battery is able last for several years, ensuring you won’t have to fork out on a new one anytime soon. The battery utilizes Samsung power plus technology that is able to retain up to 80 percent of the battery’s original capacity for up to approximately 1500 charges. This means even after four years of being charged daily, the battery will still have ample power to last for hours on a full charge.
- The built-in speakers aren’t impressive. They only provide 1.5-watts per speaker and sound distorted at higher volumes. We recommend using headphones or purchasing external speakers if you intend to get full enjoyment from audio.
Guarantee: 1-year warranty.
Value for money?
Samsung products always have styling down to tee so the burning question remains; does the Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C-T01US Laptop match up performance wise? The answer is yes. This machine packs in enough power with its high-end i7 processor to handle pretty intensive software and the AMD Radeon graphics chipset allows gamers to enjoy games such as WoW on high detail.
Students and office workers will also appreciate its streamlined designed which makes it easier to carry around. A great mid-range laptop.