Samsung R720 review

A comfortable and usable desktop machine that outperforms the competition

By  from What Laptop Issue 131
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
ATI
Graphics Controller Model
Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Bluetooth
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Dedicated
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
R
Processor Model
T4300
Operating System
Windows Vista Home Premium
Brand Name
Samsung
Processor Speed
2.10 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
43.9 cm (17.3")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.88 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
PM45 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 512 MB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
SuperBright Gloss
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Height
396 mm
Width
4114 mm
Depth
2728 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
R
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
R720
Product Name
R720 Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NP-R720-FS03UK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

This stunning designed R720 Notebook is complimented with a range of high performance features, great for on the move or as a desktop replacement. Its ultra sharp 17.3" LED screen has a pure 16:9 aspect ratio, which is optimised for watching HD movies or playing games, with no black bars in widescreen, and also makes it easier to use Windows Vista gadgets.

Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • R720 Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • System Software Media
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz
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