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 (NP305E5A-A03US) features a 15.6-inch high-def display, generous 500 GB hard drive, and 4 GB of installed RAM for excellent multitasking.
It's powered by the 1.5 GHz AMD quad-core A6-3420M Accelerated Processor, which provides a turbo boost of power up to 2.4 GHz when you need it the most thanks to AMD Turbo CORE Technology. It also offers integrated AMD Radeon HD 6520G graphics with support for DirectX 11 for fast, vivid visuals.
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).
Powerful Quad-Core Accelerated Processing
The 1.5 GHz AMD quad-core A6-3420M Accelerated Processor combines a CPU and a graphics processing unit (GPU) on a single chip, helping to accelerate daily applications while also delivering lower power consumption. The APU can quickly offload demanding tasks and applications from your CPU to the GPU, enabling you to do more with your computer in less time. You'll also get an extra boost of performance (up to 2.4 GHz of power) for those demanding calculations--or graphics-heavy tasks, right when you need it and greater power efficiency when you don't--thanks to AMD Turbo CORE Technology.
It also offers ATI Radeon HD 6520G discrete-class graphics with support for DirectX 11 for fast, vivid visuals with HDMI output so you can connect to an HDTV. And you'll be more productive away from the electrical outlet with AMD AllDay Power extended battery performance.
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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.
15.6-inch LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768 resolution for native HD 720p viewing
1.5 GHz AMD A6-3420M quad-core accelerated processor (2.4 GHz with AMD Turbo Core Technology; 4 MB cache)
500 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (8 GB maximum)
AMD Radeon HD 6520G graphics (supports Microsoft DirectX 11).
8x multi-format CD/DVD drive
Built-in stereo speakers with 3 watts of power (1.5W x 2) and SoundAlive enhancement
Up to 5.1 hours of battery life (at default brightness)
Dimensions and Weight: 14.44 x 9.5 x 1.29 inches (WxDxH); 5.07 pounds
Wireless & Networking
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (requires Wireless-N router to optimize speed and range).
- 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.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Connectivity & Expansion
- 3 total USB 2.0 ports
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
- VGA video output (analog, RGB)
- Multi-format memory card slot (compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, and MMC media)
- Microphone and headphone jacks
What's in the Box
Series 3 laptop with 15.6-inch screen (model NP305E5A-A03US), AC adapter, rechargeable battery, operating instructions
- Easy Content Share (stream media to other DLNA-enabled devices)
- Easy File Share (modes to improve speed and performance)
- Microsoft Office 2010 Starter (with limited functionality versions of Word and Excel
- Norton Internet Security (60-day Trial)
- Samsung Update Plus (keeps your software up to date)
- Samsung Control Center (for quick access to your settings)
- Samsung Support Center
1-year limited warranty on parts and labor.
- Energy Star (5.2)
- EPEAT Gold
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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: Your PC Simplified
- Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
- 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.*
Get a Faster, Safer Web with a New PC and Internet Explorer 9
- Helps protect against identity theft and malicious software with SmartScreen Filter.
- Movies, TV, and videos look better and run more smoothly.
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 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 Messenger.**
- Easily edit photos. Combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.
You can download Windows Live for FREE at download.live.com.
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Complete Your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 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.