Samsung R780-JS08UK reviews and prices: 17.3" Laptop computer

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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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9.7 out of 10 based on 6 reviews.
Samsung R780-JS08UK with Intel Core i3 i3-350M 2.26 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. DVD drive See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Very stylish, useful, and powerful. Speakers are surprisingly loud, and are easy to turn up and down, alongside the brightness- Numpad separate from the rest of the keyboard makes for easy typing when involving numbers and letters, and dual monitor support for HDMI/VGA connections, with an autodetect resolution feature. Even when using power-heavy programs, it does not heat up considerably; Can easily be used as a dektop replacement
Bad points:
Outside the keyboard, there is only the power button- other functions are integrated into the keyboard itself with use of the Fn key. Large size does make it difficult to find a laptop bag/case that will fit it.
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Aug 2010

Adrian, Staffordshire Business user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Excellent value for money. Great screen, speed and keyboard. Easy to use, very logical and great looking.
Bad points:
Finger marks show on gloss shell, but what a fantastic finish. Touch pad can be a bit difficult to use, I tend to use a mouse instead.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Sep 2010

Rees, London

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
A good sized keyboard, particularly for the ham fingered, excellent speed and great screen. Quite light for a large machine.
Bad points:
None as yet...
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Sep 2010

Bryan, Crawley

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
All good stuff, programs, software, colour, the feel of the keyboard, the finish, great software, Windows 7 is awesome.
Bad points:
No Bad Points
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Sep 2010

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 17.3
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1600 x 900 (HD Plus)
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i3
Processor number i3-350M
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.26
Number of USB ports 4
Connections Wireless
Connections Bluetooth
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Weight (kg) 2.8
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series HM55
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Depth in cm 27.28
Release date 40396
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Manufacturer's Description

Crafted for style and safety Because a life on the go can often trip you up, the Samsung R780 was crafted to not let you down. In fact, its high quality craftsmanship extends as much to its exterior as to its high performance inner workings. Built to withstand bumps and knocks, the R780 comes with a robust, durable casing designed to keep its contents safe and sound as well as reduce the risk of scratches and fingerprints. And its ergonomic, stylish design makes it as coolly eye-catching as it is reliable.

Samsung’s sleek and chic new Touch of Color design delivers a cool, comfortable lifestyle experience with little touches engineered to make a big difference. The R780’s finish features an appealing gradation of colors and eye-catching crystal S-pattern design while the new Intel Core i5 processor provides blazing computing power. The low profile island keyboard makes for a seamless look and effortless typing experience. while the haptic-enhanced LED touch pad lights up its look and responds to your every touch. Samsung’s new Touch of Color stylishly ensures you never blend into the crowd.
Enhance your entertainment
with great graphics

The R780 lets you play harder, play faster, play better. And it makes any and every movie instantly more gripping. With the latest NVIDIA GeForce 330M graphics card, advanced 3D graphics processing power, and a dedicated 1GB gDDR3 memory* for superior graphic performance, you can get the most out of the latest state-of-the-art 3D computer games and action-packed High Definition movies. It’s a power-packed performance package guaranteed to revolutionize your video viewing and gaming experience.

  • Factory option.
    A picture that’s close to perfection
    The R780’s 16:9 aspect ratio immerses you in games and movies with an accurate representation — so you don’t have annoying black bands crowding your picture. You’ll watch movies the way they were meant to be seen. And see images that are fine-tuned with the sharpest details and boldest colors on a 17.3" HD+ LED display. An added bonus? It uses less power, so you can be entertained longer. Get more out of your on-the-go entertainment and enjoy a bigger, better picture.
    USB Sleep-and-Charge

Pack one less cord (or forget one less) on your next trip. The R780 lets you charge many of your mobile devices right through its USB charging port. And the R780 doesn’t even have to be powered up. Go ahead, anytime, anywhere. Recharge your phone, your MP3 player and while you’re at it, yourself.
Easy-to-use numeric keypad

With an expansive 17-key numeric keypad, hitting the right number key is easier than ever – especially if your fingertips are used to tapping away at your PC. Whether you’re using Excel spreadsheets, doing calculations or playing video games, it all adds up: Samsung’s numeric keyboard offers easy, enhanced usability.
Get online almost anywhere

The R780 incorporates advanced communications technologies, including 802.11bgn wireless, to provide high-speed access to the Internet and your data anytime and anywhere.


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