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Samsung 535U3C 2 Core AMD a 2.1GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 AMD a 2.1GHz 6GB Aug 2012
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Large Storage You Want An ultra large capacity HDD (up to 500GB) to store your favorite music, pictures and movies. Ultimate Design Remarkably thin (14.9 ~ 17.6mm) and light (1.52kg), so you can... More
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Samsung Laptops Have Good Reviews

Notebook PCs produced by Samsung are some of the better notebook PCs according to average reviews from users and experts.

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Megapixel Count

The megapixels counts of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a megapixel count of 1.3 megapixels, the Samsung 535U3C has a quite big megapixel count compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Samsung 535U3C is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 535U3C. The lightest laptop of this age and spec is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Portege R930 (1.5kg).

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The Samsung 535U3C has one of the higher front camera resolutions (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this age and type is 28MP.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Samsung 535U3C has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Narrow

The narrowest portable PC of a comparable spec and age to the 535U3C is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm. The Samsung 535U3C is one of the narrower notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 535U3C (only 315.1 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Samsung 535U3C is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Samsung 535U3C does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 535U3C.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung 535U3C does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 535U3C do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Samsung 535U3C has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 535U3C the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The Samsung 535U3C has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 535U3C is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the 535U3C have between two and three processor threads, including the Samsung 535U3C which has two processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Samsung 535U3C has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 535U3C have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Samsung 535U3C has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 535U3C.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Samsung 535U3C does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the 535U3C also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Samsung 535U3C has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Samsung 535U3C has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 535U3C.

The best processor cache level across similar types of notebook PC is L3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung 535U3C

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over four years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Samsung 535U3C has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 535U3C.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55 (2.13GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Samsung 535U3C has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Samsung 535U3C has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 535U3C.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
L2 Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Products Included

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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7 March 2013

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13 February 2013

You'd be forgiven for thinking there was only one processor manufacturer when it comes to laptops - Intel's hold on the market is so complete. There is another option though, and it's one that's... Read more…

13 February 2013

You'd be forgiven for thinking there was only one processor manufacturer when it comes to laptops - Intel's hold on the market is so complete.There is another option though, and it's one that's... Read more…

6 December 2012

Samsung's latest Series 5 is not as slim as Zenbook or Macbook Air, but at 0.82 inches and 1.79kg, it is undoubtedly slim and light for a 14 inch ultra-book. Inside the slim form, it has plenty to... Read more…

16 November 2012

The 13-inch Samsung Series 5 535U3C-A01 is a great little Ultrabook competitor that manages to keep its price low thanks to AMD innards. It's slim, sleek, light and very well-built. It offers a...

19 October 2012

At just Php29,900, the Samsung Series 5 Slimbook is portable, stylish, and budget-friendly compared to other Intel-based notebooks of its class. This laptop will be great for individuals who are...

15 October 2012

Samsung's Series 5 scion featuring AMD technology clearly lines in behind the Intel-based versions in terms of performance and is only half as fast in many cases. The somewhat better graphics...

6 October 2012

It looks identical to the Series 5 Ultra NP530, but the Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A02NL is a completely different machine on the inside. Because Samsung used AMD components instead of Intel, it...

2 October 2012

What We SayWhat the Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C lack in some areas, it definitely more than makes up for in other aspects including audio quality, design and battery life. For those who are often on...

25 September 2012

The 4-pound Samsung Series 5 isn't as light and portable as some slim 14-inch laptops, but this AMD-powered version can be found at a significant discount if you shop around...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 535u3ca02, 535u3ca02u, 535u3ca02uk, samsung 535u3, samsung 535u3c, samsung np535u3ca02, samsung np535u3ca02u, samsung np535u3ca02uk
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