The company Samsung when releasing their laptops, often focuses on the production of not very expensive models. This is due to the fact that this niche is the most popular and in great demand among consumers. Notebook Samsung 310E5C of those models that fall within the price bracket. It is equipped with a decent 15.6-inch matte screen has a relatively small size and weight, which makes mobile, its appearance is quite simple and concise, and the filling is different super-power. In fact, this gadget is designed to solve daily tasks less demanding users.
|Processor:||Intel Core i5-3210M 2500 MHz|
|Memory:||4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz|
|Storage:||500 GB HDD|
|Display:||15.6 “1366×768 WXGA LED, matt|
|Video:||Intel HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M 1GB|
|Wireless:||A Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0,|
|Interfaces:||3xUSB 2.0, VGA, HDMI, RJ-45, card reader SD / SDHC / SDXC, combo audio jack,|
|In addition:||1.3 megapixel webcam|
|Battery:||6-cell Li-Ion 4400 mAh|
|Dimensions and Weight:||368x243x35 mm, 2.3 kg|
|Operating system:||Windows 8 64-bit|
|Options:||Samsung 310E5C (NP-310E5C-U03)|
As mentioned above, Samsung 310E5C refers to the range of low-end models, so naturally he made of black plastic, which makes it a versatile, suitable for both men and women, both for business and for the students. On the cover with hardly noticeable brushed texture (like a tinted aluminum) near the right edge you can see the logo of Samsung, and it also makes the device a certain solidity. The substrate glossy keyboard of the laptop, because it seems darker than all the other aspects of the notebook. This transition is a kind of feature gadget. Naturally, in contrast to other surfaces, partly made of matte plastic, glossy substrate immediately covered with fingerprints. The touchpad surface and a few shades lighter than likely this shade can be called graphite. This solution has a great look at the overall design of the laptop.
Display, audio and webcam
Samsung 310E5C has a widescreen 15.6-inch TN-matte screen with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. Display backlight LED. Fringing is a very narrow frame, so that the screen seems bigger, and the weight gadget is getting smaller.
Keyboard and Touchpad
This model is equipped with a very comfortable and functional island-type keyboard. Its keys are square-shaped edge – rounded. A feature of this keyboard is the embedded numeric keypad. The key travel is average, and the response is fast enough. Digital control pressed down somewhat in width, but the arrow keys to get practical usefulness. It’s especially nice because in many models now you can find much height up and down arrows. Backlit keyboard is not, but it’s not a problem, because all the main features are marked in blue, the same bezel and dial a block.
Samsung 310E5C (NP-310E5C-U03) is supplied with the operating system Windows 8 64-bit. In addition, the filling gadget includes a dual-core Intel Core i5-3210M -generation Ivy Bridge processor with a clock frequency of 2.5 GHz. Enlisting the support of mode Turbo Boost, CPU operating frequency can be increased up to 3.1 GHz. In addition, the processor is made on 22nm process technology, along with an integrated graphics card consumes 35 watts. It is fair to say that the different configuration of the notebook can be equipped, and other processors such as the Intel Core i5-2410M or Intel Celeron B820. For graphic processing in the laptop meets the integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 and discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M with 1 GB of video memory.
Last supports DirectX 11, made on 40nm process technology, since it was based on the chip GF108. Integrated graphics, in turn, is made by more modern 22nm process technology and is more energy efficient. In the symbiosis of these two cards are coping fairly well, performing daily work without any delay. So, FIFA 13 with a resolution of 1366×768 at medium settings go with 135-140 fps, with the same resolution, but on the highest settings with 100-105 fps.
The game Diablo 3 is also on medium settings shows a little less than 50 frames per second. At Samsung 310E5C there is one bracket memory of 4GB of memory standard DDR3-1600 MHz, in addition to this there is one empty slot SO-DIMM, which you can put the same memory stick volume, thus obtaining a maximum of 8 GB. Information is responsible for the storage of a hard disk of 500 GB with a spindle speed of 5400 revolutions per minute, the laptop segment of the budget is the usual indicators.
Ports and Communications
You can not say that the laptop is equipped with a large number of interfaces, but here there is the absolute minimum. On the left side there are ports USB 2.0, VGA video outputs or HDMI, LAN port RJ-45, headphone and microphone (by 3.5 mm), and the power connector.
The laptop is installed 6-cell lithium-ion battery capacity of 4400 mAh. In principle, the battery has a good autonomy, declared by the manufacturer battery life is 3.5 hours. In practice, such a measure is possible only when you surf the web. But watching the movie will not be a problem, because in this case the notebook will last up to 3 hours. At full load the battery life of just over 1 hour. Besides, what assures us again Samsung, the laptop is endowed with a special battery saving technology – BatteryLife Plus, thanks to which the battery is stored for about 80% of its original capacity, even after 1,000 recharges . In addition, it does not damage the environment, because the need to frequently change the battery is no longer alone.
In summary, I would like to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of the laptop Samsung 310E5C (NP-310E5C-U03). This model has a cute and practical design, universal for people of both sexes and of different professions. Display laptop is certainly not the best, but better quality matrix would lead to a substantial increase in the cost laptop. In this case, the display will be enough for watching movies and browsing the web. The keyboard and touchpad are also pleased: classic-style, comfortable and functional. Performance, given that the budget laptop, very, very bad.
The presence of a discrete graphics card is an added plus, and a modern processor and enough hard disk Samsung 310E5C make a good choice for everyday use. Among the shortcomings, perhaps you can highlight the lack of USB 3.0 ports and an insufficient number of interfaces in general. As you can see, the number is much higher than the number of merit weaknesses, and they are not serious enough to be the decisive criteria when selecting a device. Therefore, if you want to buy a laptop for home use, perform simple tasks on it, the Samsung 310E5C is the best option!