When people talk about new laptops you commonly hear about the HP’s and Dell’s of the world but you shouldn’t forget about Samsung, They have been producing top quality laptops for many years now. Today we are going to be looking at one of their latest which is the Samsung Notebook 5 NP530E5M-X02US. This is a full sized 15.6 inch model that has some interesting features and specs. Below we are going to go over some of the benefits and downsides to this model and see just how well it stacks up.
Processor: Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB of RAM
Storage: 1 TB SATA
Screen: 15.6 Inches
OS: Windows 10
– With an Intel Core i5 processor included you can rest assured that this laptop will have the performance you need when you need it
– The 15.6 inch display is not only HD quality but touchscreen as well
– For those that like to do a little bit of light gaming as well on their devices the NVIDIA GeForce 920MX graphics card with its 2 GB of dedicated memory will be able to handle most modern games
– No shortage of storage with a large 1 TB SATA drive
– With 8.5 hours of battery life it is above average for laptops of this size and price range
– At 5.18 pounds it isn’t overly light for a 15.6 inch laptop model and slightly heavy to be carrying for extended periods of time
– USB 3.0 is clearly taking over as the dominate external connection option but this model only includes a single USB 3.0 port
– The 1 TB SATA may provide plenty of space but is much slower than an SSD and impacts boot times and overall performance
For the price you get plenty in the Samsung Notebook 5 NP530E5M-X02US. It has decent performance and gives you the benefit of touchscreen technology which has quickly become a must have for many consumers.