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Samsung R590 review

A great all-round laptop that combines usability and performance

By  from What Laptop issue 142
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce GT 330M
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
R
Processor Model
i5-450M
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Samsung
Processor Speed
2.40 GHz
Processor Type
Core i5
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.60 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 3.0
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Height
36.7 mm
Width
379.8 mm
Depth
255.5 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
R
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
R590
Product Name
R590 Notebook PC
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NP-R590-JS02UK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information
If you like to stand out from the crowd - for all the right reasons - you really can't go wrong with the Samsung R590 notebook. Built to the highest specifcations, so it's extremely durable and reliable, and sporting an ultra stylish, blue Touch of Colour design, it's the perfect mobile companion for studying, communicating or enjoying your entertainment on the go. With the latest Intel Core i5 Processor, Windows 7 Home Premium, an edge-to-edge 15.6" HD LED flat screen and a powerful NVIDIA graphics card you can enjoy exceptional multi-tasking performance, state-of-the-art 3D gaming and high defnition (HD) movies wherever you choose.
Package Contents
  • R590 Notebook PC
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter

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