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 (NP300V5A-A03US) features a 15.6-inch high-def display, a generous 500 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).
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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.
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 15.6-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.
- 15.6-inch LED-backlit widescreen display with 1366 x 768 resolution.
- 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).
- 500 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: 5.49 pounds
- Dimensions: 14.44 x 9.45 x 1.24 inches (WxDxH)
- Warranty: 1-year warranty
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 15.6-inch screen (model NP300V5A-A03US), 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.
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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*.
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.