Samsung R530 review

A great looking laptop which offers substance as well style

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Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA X4500
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Finger Print Reader
No
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
R
Processor Model
T4400
Colour
Red, Silver
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Samsung
Processor Speed
2.20 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.50 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
GL40 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 128 MB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
SuperBright Gloss
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Fast Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
36.2 mm
Width
379.8 mm
Depth
255.5 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
R
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
R530
Product Name
R530 Notebook PC
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NP-R530-JA0KUK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information
Something as powerful, fashionable and reliable as the Samsung R530 shouldn't be so affordable. But it is. Designed to enhance your unique sense of style with optional patterns to choose as well as comfortably fit your on-the-go lifestyle with its ergonomic engineering and durable casing, this mobile computer is truly a great all-around value. And the casing, engineered to reduce the risk of scratches and fingerprints, ensures that it keeps its cool, smooth looks. Factor in its outstanding graphic performance and you'll see exactly how valuable an experience owning the R530 can be.
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • R530 Notebook PC
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz
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