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Samsung Series 3 NP355E5C-A02US 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)

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  • AMD Dual Core E2-1800 1.70 GHz
  • 4 GB DDR3
  • 320 GB HDD
  • 15.6-Inch Screen
  • Windows 8
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Product Information

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Screen Size15.6 inches
Screen Resolution1366 x 768
Max Screen Resolution1366 x 768 pixels
Processor1.7 GHz E-Series Dual-Core E2-1800
RAM4 GB DDR3
Memory Speed 1600 MHz
Hard Drive320 GB
Graphics CoprocessorAMD Radeon HD 7340
Wireless Type802.11bgn
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
Brand NameSamsung
SeriesSeries 3
Item model numberNP355E5C-A02US
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemWindows 8
Item Weight5.2 pounds
Item Dimensions L x W x H14.78 x 9.57 x 1.29 inches
Color Black
Processor BrandAMD
Processor Count2
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive InterfaceSerial ATA
Hard Drive Rotational Speed5400 RPM
Optical Drive TypeDVD Super Multi DL
Audio-out Ports (#)1
Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  
Additional Information
ASINB0098O6DLY
Shipping Weight7.2 pounds
ShippingCurrently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
Date First AvailableOctober 12, 2012
  
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Amazon.com Return Policy: You may return any new computer purchased from Amazon.com that is "dead on arrival," arrives in damaged condition, or is still in unopened boxes, for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Amazon.com reserves the right to test "dead on arrival" returns and impose a customer fee equal to 15 percent of the product sales price if the customer misrepresents the condition of the product. Any returned computer that is damaged through customer misuse, is missing parts, or is in unsellableRead more condition due to customer tampering will result in the customer being charged a higher restocking fee based on the condition of the product. Amazon.com will not accept returns of any desktop or notebook computer more than 30 days after you receive the shipment. New, used, and refurbished products purchased from Marketplace vendors are subject to the returns policy of the individual vendor.
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Product Description

The Series 3 Notebook from Samsung is the perfect combination of efficiency and design. It’s the everyday notebook for the everyday you. From checking emails to updating your status to browsing the Web and rocking out to music, this notebook does it all. Loaded with great features like Fast Start and PowerPlus Battery technology, it’s no wonder the Samsung Series 3 Notebook is considered the everyday notebook.

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At a Glance
NP355E5C-A02US
At a Glance:
  • 15.6-inch Screen

  • 1.7 GHz AMD Dual Core E2-1800 processor

  • 320GB hard drive

  • 4 GB DDR3 RAM

  • AMD Radeon™ HD 7340

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)

  • See full specs below
At a Glance
Access the Web, transfer files and boot up quickly on the go. The Series 3 notebook is designed for the on-the-go lifestyle, making everyday
computing easy as 1-2-3. Fast Start technology means you don’t have to wait for your notebook to boot up: one touch of the power button and it’s up and running almost instantly Easy Migration technology allows you quickly to transfer all your files from your old PC to your brand new Series 3 notebook. With a streamlined and ultra-lightweight design, hitting the road with your Series 3 notebook has never been easier.

Maximum Potential

Whether you’re away at college, busy at the office or hanging out at home, you have the power you need to complete any task. With PowerPlus Battery technology you can browse the Web, update your status, send an email, take notes and still have enough power to do more. Samsung Control Center gives you instant access to all your settings so you can tweak them to improve efficiency

Customize Everything

With Easy Settings, you have control over the most important setting of the Series 3. Samsung has designed the most commonly used features to be fast and simple to use. And you have complete control over it all. Switch networks in a flash for maximum efficiency. Adjust power settings to improve battery life and productivity without sacrificing performance. Modify sound and vision settings to create a truly immersive experience

Discover the New Windows 8

Reimagined to be all about you, Windows 8 lets you personalize your desktop and gives you instant access to all your favorite people, apps, sites and more. Use SW Update to keep your PC running smoothly with the latest software and drivers, and to download Samsung’s Quick Starter feature, which adds a toolbar and start button for easy navigation in the desktop view. Plus, connect to SkyDrive® and store files, photos, videos and more, so wherever you go, you’re connected to the cloud.

Battery Life in Years

Measure battery life in not just hours, but years. A battery designed for the long haul, the Samsung Power Plus technology gives you more years and more hours. This technology retains 80% of the original battery capacity for up to 1,500 charges. After 3 years of use, you still have a battery that works for you day in and day out. That's power when you need it.


Key Specifications

15.6-inch display with 1366 x 768 resolution

1.7 GHz AMD Dual Core E2-1800 processor with AMD Radeon™ HD 7340

320GB Hard Drive

4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (8GB maximum capacity)

1.3-megapixel HD front webcam

Built-in stereo speakers with 3 watts of power (1.5W x 2) and SoundAlive enhancement

Dimensions and Weight: 14.78 x 9.57 x 1.29 inches (WxDxH); 5.16 pounds

Wireless & Networking

  • Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Next-generation Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. Backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.

Connectivity & Expansion

  • 2 super-speed USB 3.0 ports with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals).
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV.
  • Headphone Out
  • Microphone In
  • Multi Card Slot: 3- in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC)
  • RJ45 (LAN)

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Drake Donegal on March 5, 2013
I bought this as a cheap beat up laptop. Turns out it's among the best I've ever owned. A half year into it, after using it 6 - 10 hours most days, it has yet to give me even a single problem. Not one crash, not one malfunction. The only wear came on the keyboard, where the letter paint has come away a bit. Not bad though.

Some other reviewers have claimed that this computer is slow. I'm not going to doubt them, but that has not been my experience whatsoever. The computer is as fast as any other that I have used and I run multiple programs (like Photoshop, Word and Firefox with plenty of tabs open) all at once. A friend purchased a Sony Vaio at the same time and has had nothing but problems, including with speed.

I recommend this computer.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Lawrence on January 1, 2013
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This item was as described, one of my favorite laptops. Well made, great function, great quality for the price, thanks!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on February 19, 2013
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I ordered this as a Christmas gift for my husband. It is a slow computer! We have tried everything and it just does not have the speed of the other laptops in our family. And Windows 8 yuck! I don't want it on mine!
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The manufacturer commented on this review(What's this?)
February 21, 2013
RoniMac:

Thank you for purchasing the Samsung NP355E5C-A02US laptop.

I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing slow performance, which should not be the case.

Please contact Samsung Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-SAMSUNG to speak with a representative who could perhaps help you achieve faster performance for this model.

~ Samsung Printer_Monitor_PC
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Bess D. on February 2, 2013
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My son loves this computer. It's sharp, fast, and plays his games perfectly. The only flaw would be that the bottom is light so when it lifts the whole computer when you open it - must keep weight on the bottom while lifting screen so can't do it one-handed. My son keeps it in his room, plugged in, at all times, so I can't speak to the battery life. But, overall, it's a great computer at this price and we love it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bill A Nicolaou on June 18, 2013
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The computer itself looks nice and works OK. It is slow as hell though. The video card cannot even play YouTube videos in High Def without lagging. I would spend a little more and buy a better quality notebook.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jhon on June 17, 2013
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its a nice computer for work at home and out door its good for students but if you want something faster i subject to buy a computer with a biggest ram, memory and procesor.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Rev. Kornnut on April 11, 2013
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Out of the box it comes with so much "bloat" that it's a challenge to weed through to the worthwhile pieces of software. The product is nice, hardware is more than decent, but for some reason, it hangs up from time to time. I haven't added any additional software yet, and I'm on 100Mbps fiber for Internet. Just sometimes when watching online videos or surfing the net it slows. It's not an extreme problem but it can be frustrating. I won't fault it for the issues I have with Windows 8.

***Update*** I haven't used this laptop much at all. The sluggishness just makes me crazy. I use it probably once a week for 20 minutes or so. On a side note, I bought 2 of these at the same time. Both of them behave the same way. After having these laptops for just over a year, one of them is showing hard disk errors. I tried to order a pizza from it yesterday and I just couldn't get it done. I turned it on and it took 28 minutes to load Windows. Then when I opened the browser it hung and never loaded anything. I'm a samsung fan but these laptops have been a problem at best.
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