Samsung has come up with an excellent notebook that is big on features and small in price. The notebook named NP300E4C, comes preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium Edition and runs on Intel core i3-2350M Processor.
The notebook is equipped with Samsung Proprietary Exclusive Fast Start and PowerPlus battery Technology. Lets take a deeper look into the features and benefits it offers in this review.
Features Of Samsung NP300E4C-A02US Notebook
Appearance and Measurements
The notebook has dimensions of 13.0 x 9.0 x 1.14 inches and weighs around 4.85 lbs. Appearance wise Samsung claims that the notebook carries state of the art “Slim Bezel Design”.
What that means is that user gets more screen size in lesser overall form factor, so that’s why 14 inches screen size is possible. The notebook is available in just one color, i.e. Titan Silver. Screen type available is LED HD (High Definition) and resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Intel core i3 processor, that this notebook is equipped with, runs at clock speed of 2.3 GHz. Samsung NP300E4C has on-processor CPU cache of 3 MB and Standard System Memory of 4 GB to make sure your apps and processes run fast enough.
Although, if you desire, the RAM (System Memory) can be enhanced to 8 GB max, if you wish to run high-end graphics applications and real time memory crunching games. The notebook is equipped with 540 GB Hard Disk Drive and has on-board Intel HD Graphics 3000 card.Since it’s not a high-end notebook, the graphics module does not have its own personal memory, but rather share the system memory instead.
Connectivity and other features
This notebook has ample connectivity options such as 3 USB 2.0 ports for high-speed data transfers with peripheral devices. NP300E4C also supports HDMI interface, so that user can connect and view HD quality movies on HDMI compatible TV sets.
NP300E4C is also equipped with 6 in 1 card reader, supporting almost every kind of memory card reading and writing. And of course, the notebook has onboard LAN card, supporting RJ45 connectivity and Wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n) communication system, to communicate with other devices wirelessly.
The best part with this notebook is that it supports Bluetooth 4.0. As we know that Bluetooth is most used wireless communication method for short distance data transfers such as between Laptop and mobile phone. Previous versions of Bluetooth were not that energy efficient as its latest version 4.0.
In this latest version, both the Bluetooth devices go into hibernation mode, when no data transfer activity is taking place, to save the power and elongate battery life. NP300E4C is also equipped with 0.3 Mega Pixel standard web cam for video conferencing or any other activity involving live pictures, short movies, etc.
Price and availability
NP300E4C is available to be bought online or from other stores as well. Price of this notebook is around $499 at company’s website.
As you may be aware from the feature set listed above, this notebook is for serious users who need to do lots of processor, memory and graphics related activity. Presence of 3 USB 2.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0 and Kensington Lock Slot make it more valuable.
So if you are looking for a notebook, which has all the latest and greatest of features, and price wise also does not digs a hole into your pocket, then definitely NP300E4C is wise choice indeed!
Since it’s not a high-end notebook, the graphics module does not have its own personal memory, but rather share the system memory instead.