Samsung SF310 reviews and prices: 13.3" Laptop computer

15 customer reviews

+ This laptop has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on size and weight.

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7.3 out of 10 based on 15 reviews.
Samsung SF310 with Intel Core i5 i5-460M 2.53 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 320GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. DVD writer See full product description

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Syed , London Often on the move

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
looks nice, sturdy, small charger easier to carry around.
Brightly colored screen but too reflective.
Has two graphics cards, a basic performance intel and higher performance nvidia. Switches between the two as and when required to save battery.
Brushed aluminum surface with chicklet keyboard.
USB and HDMI port hide behind cover.
Have installed ubuntu linux on it and everything works perfectly.
Good price to quality ratio.
Bad points:
Really bad touchpad. Had to disable it and get a wireless mouse to operate easily.
Battery life is too short. Lasted about 3 hours from full charge to dead under normal operations.
single button to switch off bluetooth and wifi at the same time.
The battery is built-in which is a big bad point. This means I can't even carry an extra battery to replace in case current one dies. Spilled water on keyboard on day one. Machine is safe but was dangerous as couldn't take out battery for quick shutdown. How to press the power button for a few seconds for hard shutdown which felt like an eternity specially when u have spilled water dripping out of the chasis.
Too heavy for the size.
Speakers are ok. Their position is not good as the are under the chasis rather than top over the keyboard.
Overall rating 6.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 4.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Jan 2011

Norrie, Ilminster, Somerset. General home user

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
I cannot give an opinion on this product.
Overall rating 1.0
Size and weight 1.0
Performance 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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0 of 15 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 15 Apr 2011

mike, belfast Music, gaming or video fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
very good, expected from samsung
excellent build quality
Bad points:
only 1 exposed usb port, there are others but under a plastic slot, bit annoying
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 06 Jan 2011

Westy, Much Wenlock Business user

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Looks. feels and performs great (apart from the mouse pad).
Bad points:
The mouse pad is a nightmare, very twitchy, it jumps around the screen with a life of it's own. I exchanged the laptop for the same model but had the same problem so gave up and went for a different brand.
Overall rating 3.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Feb 2011

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Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 13.3
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 320
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i5
Processor number i5-460M
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.53
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Card reader 4 in 1 Card Reader
Weight (kg) 2.06
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card model number GeForce 310M
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 512
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series HM55
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Width in cm 33.1
Depth in cm 23.59
Release date 2010-10-18

Also known as: Samsung

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Manufacturer's Description

Stand out with stylish curves

Put an end to your search for that sleek, designer laptop that you’ve been looking for with the arrival of the ultra-portable Samsung SF310 notebook. It is unique and by far the most stylish of designs with its fluidic shape and ergonomic profile that looks far from the conventional, strait-line, box-type notebook designs. A streamlined exterior with chrome Deco line accent is complemented by what lies inside, which includes an improved accuracy island keyboard, ergonomic gesture pad.

Experience the power of advance graphics for long periods

The NVIDIA® Optimus™ graphics card incorporating the energy efficient NVIDIA GeForce 310M, delivers outstanding multimedia and superior graphics performance for intense 3D gaming while extending battery life by automatically switching to the internal Intel graphics for more basic applications. Whether you are enjoying games or your favourite movies, rely on the NVIDIA® Optimus™ graphics card to bring everything to you with ultimate smoothness and realism without compromising battery life.

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