Samsung Series 3 3530E reviews and prices: 15.6" Laptop computer

108 customer reviews

+ This laptop has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on performance.

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7.7 out of 10 based on 108 reviews.
Samsung Series 3 3530E with Intel Core-i5 i5-2410 2.3 GHz , 6GB of Memory and 750GB Storage on Windows 8. Built-in disc drive, 6.5 hours of battery See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Alastair, London General home user

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
it looks ok
Bad points:
I am not sure if its windows 8 or the computer, but shockwave is terible
Overall rating 4.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 31 Aug 2013

Ron, Bournemouth General home user

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Good solid design and looks smart.
Bad points:
This laptop would have been rated much better if it did not come with Windows 8 which is complicated and cumbersome. After a month I am still struggling with it so for speed I turn to my ipad. Why complicate a perfectly good windows 7?
Overall rating 6.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 6.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 2.0
Value for money 6.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Jun 2013

Thomas, LOndonderry General home user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
No caps lock light or Num lock light
Internal microphone muffled sound - cannot rectify- impossible location
No start button on Windows 8
Poor graphics card for Skype
Annoying Windows 8 technology
Overall rating 5.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 6.0
Value for money 4.0
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3 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Apr 2013

William, portsmouth uk General home user

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Good speck for price.
Bad points:
Only lasted a week.software problems and kept crashing.
Overall rating 3.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2013

Helen, Bristol Business user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Keyboard is well organised and the keys are easy to use for long lengths of time.
Bad points:
Weight.
Keypad very sensitive and opens Windows 8 'pop ups' when you don't want them to!
Windows 8 is a challenge.
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 14 Apr 2013

Ailsa, Royston General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use and reliable
Bad points:
Heavy
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 May 2013

Andrew, Evesham General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It's quick plenty of storage and easy to use once you get use to windows 8
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Jul 2013

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1366 x 768
Operating system Windows 8
RAM (Gigabytes) 6
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 750
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core-i5
Processor number i5-2410
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.3
Number of USB ports 3
Built-in disc drive Yes
Card reader Yes
Battery life (Hours) 6.5
Weight (kg) 2.3
Graphics card brand Intel HD Graphics

Also known as: Samsung Series 3 NP3530EC

Laptop Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

The next step in computing from Windows® 8

With the new Windows® 8 operating system pre-installed, the Samsung Series 3 3530E 15.6" Laptop brings together everything that is important to you. A selection of applications make everyday computing easier – choose between built-in apps and the huge Windows Store to build your perfect computing platform. This clever system also offers seamless interaction between Windows® 8-based devices with your Microsoft account – it goes everywhere you do!

What’s great is that when connected to the internet over the integrated WiFi technology, these apps for Windows® 8 such as weather, contacts, emails and more, automatically update with the latest to keep you up-to-date with what is going on.

Top level performance

Featuring a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3210M processor that automatically adapts to you whenever you need it for performance and a burst of speed, the Samsung Series 3 3530E is a great device for all your computing needs. The 750 GB hard drive will hold up to 187,500 songs or up to 240,000 photos while its inbuilt 1.3-megapixel camera is great for video calls with friends and family.

Catering for all your computing concerns, this laptop also has a low profile keyboard and multi-gesture touchpad.

Continuing the theme of style and functionality, the Series 3 also has a slim bezel and anti-reflective HD LED display, making it attractive and easy to carry and use.

Battery power

Samsung’s BatteryLife Plus is a reliable anti-aging battery technology which helps prolong the health and performance of your laptop even when heavily used. As a result you can expect up to 6.5 hours of battery life between charges.

Speedy and productive

With its three USB 2.0, HDMI connection and 3-in-1 memory card reader, the Samsung 3530E allows quick and easy data transfer between devices. With its VGA connection you can even connect this laptop up to another monitor for a bigger viewing experience and with its SuperMulti Dual-Layer DVD optical disk drive, the Samsung 3530E allows for complete media functionality.

Safe and secure

This Samsung Series 3 3530E 15.6" Laptop features BIOS Boot Up Password, HDD Password and Samsung Recovery Solution for extra security too so you need not worry.

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