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Samsung Series 5 Ultra 530U3BI

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      13.06.2013 23:42
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      Whilst it won't blow you away, this is a solid and hard working machine

      After owning a number of bulkier and heavier laptops over the years, I wanted to find an Ultrabook with would serve me well and also would not break the bank. I have had this Ultrabook now for 9 months and it is as good as I had wanted it to be.

      Firstly it comes with a mid range i5 processor which although it won't give you lightening fast breakneck speeds, it still provides you with a smooth and efficient experience. It has a 500gb hard drive which I find impressive for an Ultrabook of this size and also a 16gb solid state drive for a quick boot up.

      The keyboard is nicely layed out with good sized keys and well spaced out for accurate and comfortable typing. The trackpad is nice and large with strong left side and right side buttons and is positioned well to work with the keyboard.

      On the downside the appearance will split opinions. Some will see it as quite boring and bland, whilst others (including me) will like the simple and functional design. It is slightly bulkier than other Ultrabooks, but is still very thin and portable and I actually prefer this to the fragile feel of other thin Ultrabooks.

      On other disappointment is the microphone. The quality is woeful and could leave you feeling a bit frustrated if you plan to use a service like Skype with this.

      Overall I think that while this Ultrabook will not blow you away, it will be a solid and reliable hard working machine.


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    • Product Details

      Your laptop should cater to you, not the other way around! With the Samusung Series 5 Ultra, you have all the connectivity and ports that you need to get things done. From blazing fast USB, to a full size memory card reader, you have all the ports that you need. Don't let your laptop limit your creativity, let your laptop unleash it.

      Ultra-light, ultra-thin and ultra-sleek, you'll never get tired of staring at the Series 5 Ultra. The Samsung Series 5 Ultra is amazingly portable and perfectly designed for a mobile life. Because it's remarkably thin and light it's easy to take it with you anytime and anywhere.

      Do everything more efficiently with the blazingly fast performance of the Samsung Series 5 Ultra. With Fast Boot the computer boots-up in just 20 seconds while Fast Start wakes from sleep in 2 seconds. Plus Fast Browsing makes frequently viewed web pages run 2x faster.

      Technical Data

      Product Description: Samsung Series 5 Ultra 530U3BI - 13.3" - Core i5 2467M - Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB Hybrid Drive
      System Type: Ultrabook
      Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
      Processor: Intel Core i5 (2nd Gen) 2467M / 1.6 GHz / 3 MB Cache
      Memory: 6 GB DDR3
      Storage: 500 GB Hybrid Drive ( 16 GB flash )
      Display: 13.3" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
      Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
      Networking: 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 , Gigabit Ethernet
      Battery: 4-cell - up to 6.5 hours
      Dimensions (WxDxH): 31.51 cm x 21.89 cm x 1.76 cm
      Weight: 1.45 kg
      Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.
      Localisation: United Kingdom