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Samsung Series 3 NP300V4A-A01 14-Inch Laptop

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  • Intel Core i3 Processor 2.1GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 640GB Hard Drive
  • 14-Inch Screen
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
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Product Description

Product Description

The Samsung series 3 is designed to appeal to a wide range of consumers. From students to social networking enthusiasts, from the home office to the kitchen table, the Series 3 is designed for those who want a seamless blend of style and capability

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From students to social networking enthusiasts, home office to the kitchen table, the Samsung Series 3 laptop was designed to keep you connected, entertained, and looking stylish. Offering a seamless blend of style and capability, this model (NP300V4A-A01US) features a 14-inch high-def display, a generous 640 GB hard drive, and 4 GB of installed RAM for excellent multitasking.

It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i3 dual-core processor ("Sandy Bridge"), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware.

It comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010 (learn more below).

Key Features

Samsung Fast Start
Exclusive Fast Start Technology

Don't be weighed down by wasted time, let your PC come alive when you need it. Your life happens on the go, you don't have time to wait for PC to shut down and power up. With Samsung's exclusive Fast Start technology, simply close the lid to enter a hybrid sleep mode. When you open the lid, you are up and running in less than three seconds.


Stunning Slim Bezel Display

The screen on your PC is its gateway to wonder. With Samsung's slim bezel technology, you get more in a smaller footprint. By minimizing the bezel and maximizing the screen you have a highly portable PC without sacrificing screen size. From email to presentations, photos to videos, and everything in between, make your content come alive. More screen gives you more to love.

Samsung Slim Bezel

Samsung PowerPlus
PowerPlus Battery Technology

A battery designed for the long haul, the Samsung PowerPlus technology gives you more years and more hours. This technology retains 80 percent of the original battery capacity for up to 1,000 charges. After three years of use you still have a battery that still works for you day in and day out. That's power when you need it.

Stylish Samsung Design

A stunning, subdued design that balances the work and play role of every notebook. The 14-inch Samsung Series 3 laptop features a brushed metal look exterior with brushed chrome trim. Look stylish wherever you use it.

Built for Speed

The second generation Intel Core i3 mobile processors provide a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional graphics hardware required.



Specifications

  • 14-inch LED-backlit widescreen display with 1366 x 768 resolution. Intel Core i3
  • 2.1 GHz Intel Core i3-2310M ("Sandy Bridge") dual-core processor for smart performance and 4-way multitasking processor power to work on four tasks simultaneously. Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
  • 640 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
  • 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (upgradeable to 8 GB)
  • Intel GMA HD graphics delivers built-in performance for casual and mainstream gaming with no extra graphics hardware needed.
  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking capability provides up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range using 802.11n-compatible routers as you would with 802.11g networks. It's also backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (commonly found at Wi-Fi hotspots and in older home routers).
  • Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It's compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
  • 1.3-megapixel HD webcam
  • Built-in stereo speakers (1.5 W x 2) with SRS Sound Effect audio processing
  • 6-cell battery
  • Weight: 4.96 pounds
  • Dimensions: 13.07 x 9.06 x 1.24 inches (WxDxH)
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty
NP300V4A ports

Networking, Connectivity & Expansion

  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI high-definition audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your compatible digital TV or external monitor.
  • VGA analog video output
  • Microphone input port plus headphone output jack
  • 4-in-1 memory card reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)

What's in the Box

Series 3 laptop with 14-inch screen (model NP300V4A-A01US), 90-watt AC adapter, rechargeable battery, operating instructions



Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC

Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.

Windows 7
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Windows 7: Your PC Simplified

Simplifies everyday tasks, works the way you want, and makes new things possible.

  • Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek, and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
  • Creating a home network has never been easier. You can even share files and printers with all the PCs with Windows 7 on the network.
  • Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
  • Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
  • Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want*.

 

Windows Live

Create, Connect and Share with Windows Live

Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.

  • Get 25 GB of free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
  • Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
  • Share photos during video chats with Windows Live**
  • Easily edit photos and combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.

Windows Live is available for free at download.live.com.

Complete your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010

  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010 includes reduced functionality versions of Microsoft Word and Excel with advertising. (Note that PowerPoint or Outlook are not included.)
  • Purchase Office 2010 today and get the most out of your new PC.

* Additional hardware may be required. Not available in all countries. (See windows.microsoft.com/products/windows-7/system-requirements/ for more information.)
** Requires a compatible microphone, speakers or headset, webcam, and broadband connection.


Product Information

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Screen Size14 inches
Screen Resolution1366 x 768
Processor2.1 GHz Intel Core i3
RAM4 GB DDR3-SDRAM
Hard Drive640 GB
Chipset BrandIntel
Wireless Type802.11bgn
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Brand NameSamsung
SeriesSeries 3
Item model numberNP300V4A-A01US
Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium
Item Weight5 pounds
Item Dimensions L x W x H13.07 x 9.06 x 1.18 inches
Color Black
Processor BrandIntel
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Rotational Speed5400 RPM
Optical Drive TypeDVD Super Multi
Audio-out Ports (#)1
  
Additional Information
ASINB0056EY7AY
Best Sellers Rank #33,146 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight7.1 pounds
Domestic Shipping Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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Date First AvailableJune 17, 2011
  
Warranty & Support
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By VK on January 17, 2012
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I bought this laptop a month ago for light to moderate use with basic web surfing and word processing, and love it!
Pros:
Thin, but solid design with nice display
Windows 7 experience index (scale of 1 to 7.9) of 6 or above (Processor: 6.4), other than Graphics (4.6)
Quiet, rarely hear any fan sound. It doesn't get heated up like my other Dell, HP or Toshiba laptops.
Battery life is very good, averaging 6 hours. Nice Keyboard (wish it had backlit keys, but only a wish for this price range:))

Cons:

No major issues so far; was trying to install Logitech Harmony universal remote sw, had issues, but suspect it's Logitech sw issue.

Overall, solid laptop for under $500 (Paid $479 with $50 amazon gift card).
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By sirak on December 27, 2011
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Nice brushed metal look. Plenty of hard drive space. Performs as well as any Core i3 with 4 threaded processing.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A. Kashyap on December 29, 2011
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Just received this laptop...I would say one of the best laptops (portable) that I have used. I love the fact that this has a DVD drive and yet it weighs just 5 lbs. I like how Samsung has managed the screen area. The keys are big enough, screen is just bright enough and sound quality is acceptable.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Consumer Joe on June 14, 2012
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Got this as a second computer for stuff I cannot run on my Macbook Air. I like the enigmatic black design, the key are soft and comfortable, the touch pad and buttons works very well and I like the screen size, not to big, not too small. So far the computer performs just great. The computer came with almost no junkware software and all I needed was to uninstall the Windows Office trial. If needed I will upgrade its memory to 8GB but so far I did not see a need. Setting the wifi connection and printer (Brother network laser printer) was a breeze and Windows 7 looks nicer than XP which I had on my old computer.

One problem I had was that the Fn+Function keys that control the brightness, volume etc did not work. I contact Samsung support and they send me a zip file with Easy Display Manager app to install and this fixed the problem. Kind of strange that it did not come with the original software but since other people did not complain about it I presume it is a one off (my computer was refurbished with 11 months old production date so it may be an early product).

I would probably drop a star due to the function key issue but since Samsung support was just great, I am going to give it full 5 stars. I contacted Samsung support on the online chat, available 24x7. They were very professional and patient and did not even ask for serial number, email address, etc, just dived in directly and solved the problem.

Overall its is a very good product with very good value. Not the most portable one (compare with MacBook air and various Windows Ultrabooks) but so far it works great for me.
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