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NP780Z5E The Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS runs faster than ever, delivering a seamless computing experience and brilliant entertainment anywhere. 4.5 5 4 reviews

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  • The Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS runs faster than ever, delivering a seamless computing experience and brilliant entertainment anywhere

Ports Infomation

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Faster than ever before

Faster Than Ever Before

Why waste time waiting to get things done? the New Series 7 CHRONOS runs faster than ever before. With RAMaccelerator* and an Intel® Quad Core i7 processor it loads applications 1.5x faster**, if previously opened, and runs multiple programs without slowing down. It also wakes in 2 seconds** and boots-up in 12 seconds***. * Powered by Condusiv™ Technologies ** Compared to only RAM based application loading speed. ** Speed will vary depending on the CPU and SSD configurations, applications used and wireless settings.

All you need to get connected

All you need to get connected
Despite a compact, portable design it still features a comprehensive range of ports for maximum connectivity on the move. You can quickly share data using the 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0 and 3-in-1 multi-card slot. And with full-sized VGA, LAN and HDMI ports built-in there’s no need for any extra adapters.
A seamless multimedia experience

A seamless multimedia experience

Enjoy amazing multimedia whenever and wherever you want. A powerful AMD Radeon™ HD 8870M graphics card*, with up to 2 GB of memory, delivers a seamlessly brilliant visual performance when editing videos, watching movies or gaming, without any buffering or lagging. And it also extends battery life by automatically switching to internal graphics for more basic applications. * Factory option.
All day computing power

All day computing power

Ever worried about losing battery power? You don't have to with the Series 7 CHRONOS. It delivers an incredible 10.5 hours* battery life on a single charge. Plus its battery keeps 70% of its capacity for up to 1500 recharges – that’s 5x longer than normal. So leave your bulky power adapter at home and enjoy worry-free computing for longer. * Based on MobileMark 2007 test scores that will vary based on configuration.
True to Life Full HD Touch Screen

True to Life Full HD Touch Screen

Bring everything to life with clearer, brighter and more vivid pictures. A SuperBright (300 nit) Full HD 15.6” screen with Image Enhancer Software is 50% brighter* than a normal screen and 40% clearer*. It can be viewed from any horizontal or vertical angle within 178º without color distortion. And, because it’s anti-reflective, you can enjoy outstanding picture clarity even when you’re outdoors. * Compared to a 200 nit HD screen.
Vibrant sound with JBL® speakers

Vibrant sound with JBL® Speakers

Rock your world with high quality sound reproduction for all types of music and entertainment. Enjoy exceptionally clear and realistic surround sound through two big and powerful 4 W JBL® stereo speakers. Bass Boost technology also provides an enhanced low pitch for even greater depth and optimal audio quality.
Ergonomic backlit keyboard

Ergonomic backlit keyboard

A backlit keyboard automatically adjusts to suit the light conditions. It increases the brightness of the keys for optimum comfort and ease of use when working in dark environments or at night. When it gets bright, the keyboard backlight is turned off and the screen becomes brighter. Or it can manually turned on and off at any time.
Advanced Mobility And Style

Advanced Mobility And Style

Why limit where you go – or what you do? Weighing only 2.45 kg and just 20.9 mm thick, the New Series 7 CHRONOS ensures maximum portability. But it still incorporates comprehensive functionality for optimum performance wherever you go. A 'Bare Metal’ aluminum casing also provides a cool and elegant look that’s extremely durable and capable of withstanding everyday bumps and knocks.

tech specs

Dimension of NP780Z5E-S02CA

  • Operating System

    Windows 8

  • Processor / Chipset

    Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 3635QM (2.4 GHz up to 3.4 GHz, 6 MB L3 Cache)
    Intel HM76

  • Graphic

    AMD Radeon™ HD 8870M Graphics with 2 GB GDDR5 Graphic Memory (PowerExpress)

  • Display

    15.6" SuperBright 300 nit FHD LED Display (1920 x 1080) with Touch Screeen Panel

  • Memory*

    16 GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600 MHz (on BD 8 GB + 8 GB x 1)
    1 SODIMM

  • Hard Drive

    1 TB S-ATA II Hard Drive (5400 RPM)

  • Color

    Bare Metal

  • Multimedia

    JBL Stereo Speakers ( 4 W x 2 )
    Internal Dual Array Digital Mic
    720p HD Web Camera


  • Network

    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2x2 802.11a/b/g/n (up to 300 Mbps), Widi Support (Only for Core i CPU)
    Bluetooth V4.0
    Gigabit Ethernet [10 / 100 / 1000]

  • Ports

    1 VGA
    1 HDMI
    2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0
    3-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC) Multi-media Card Reader
    1 Headphone out / Mic-in Combo
    1 RJ45 (LAN)
    1 DC-in

  • Input

    Island-type keyboard with Numeric key
    (Backlit Keyboard)
    Touch screen

  • Security

    Security Slot

  • Power

    8 Cell (91 Wh)
    60 W / 90 W AC Adapter*
    * Adapter is different depend on system

  • Dimensions

    376 x 249.9 x 22.8 mm (14.8" x 9.84" x 0.9")

  • Weight

    2.54 kg (5.6 lbs)

  • Software

    S Player
    S Gallery
    S Camera
    Microsoft Office Trial
    Support Center
    SW Update
    Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial)
    ※ Software can be changed without notice.

  • Etc.

    Ambient Light Sensor


Owners Overall Ratings

2 out of 4 (50%) customers recommend this product

  • Features4.7/5.0
  • Performance3.7/5.0
  • Design4.5/5.0
  • Value4.5/5.0

Owner Reviews

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  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design4/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

the best laptop on the market

This laptop was the best I have ever used! The speed is amazing, the screen is brilliant and viewing angles are great! although the laptop is not thelightest I still think its amazing.

I have tried macbooks and other laptops but none of them quite match this laptop. Compared to the Mac I love this trackpad more its easier to click and has a smother surface. In addition the JBL speakers sound exquisite and have great bass. Thev laptop also contains a lot of ports which is great and very convenient. So to sum up or the money you are getting the best. I would recommend this to anyone.

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  • Features4/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design4/5.0
  • Value4/5.0

Great screen for photography !

The colors and viewing angles are incredible, battery live and sound are amazing. It's fast.....but little heavy. Lack of dvd and SSD.



  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Great but terrible performance.

This laptop is amazing for sure. The only issue was the performance of the HDD. For some reason Samsung decided to put a really slow, really large hard drive in here rather than a SSD.

For this reason, it drops the battery life and performance greatly. If you do decide to buy it, look into upgrading to a SSD or at least hybrid drive.

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  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance4/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value4/5.0

5 stars once it receives GPU driver updates

All in all, this is an incredible laptop. To get this kind of power in a chassis this small is one thing, but to then pair it with ridiculous batterylife ( 9+ hours web surfing ) is the icing on the cake.

I've been surprised to find that I have really enjoyed having the touchscreen on this, initially I thought it was just a useless gimmick that happened to come alongside all the features I wanted in a laptop, but it really makes Windows 8 that much nicer. The screen is beautiful, even though it's not technically an IPS display, it may as well be. Viewing angles are incredible, no ghosting or colour wash out happens when you tilt the display even to extreme angles. The screen is bright and vibrant. The speakers are very loud and clear, among the best I have heard on a laptop. Beside my wife's Samsung Series 9 15" it isn't even a comparison, these sound like a proper stereo compared to most laptop speakers. The keyboard is very good, keys have a decent amount of travel, and the fn lock button is a nice touch to allow one handed adjustment of things like screen brightness, volume etc... The keyboard backlight is only average, at certain angles it does not appear to light each key wholly. Not a major problem if you are a strong typer but worth noting. The build is HDD is relatively slow, one of my only complaints. I wish this had been made with an SSD option. This will likely be an upgrade I perform in the coming months. Power and RAM is fantastic, naturally. But herein lies my deduction of one star. It's pretty clear to me that since the GPU in this device is so new, it is in painful need of driver updates that are not available as of 5/27/2013. The laptop does NOT use the dedicated GPU when I launch games, but rather the intel integrated graphics, and even within the controls to choose your switchable graphics, the 8870 doesn't show up on the list beside the Intel HD 4000. If you do a Google search for series 7 2013 chronos video card problem you will see similar complaints. The game I want to play most on this is League of Legends, a relatively low demand ( graphically ) game based on the Warcraft 3 Engine. At full resolution ( 1080P ) and high settings I can barely break 30fps. In contrast, my 4 generations ( 3 years ) old Radeon HD 4870 desktop GPU can run the game at 1920x1200 at max settings and never dip below 60fps. I know that the 8870 is an extremely capable card, but I believe because this is so new that it's just not properly supported yet, I expect a fix in the coming month. I've tried installing a beta version of the GPU drivers as recommended on an owner's forum, but I still can't play the only game I want to play at anywhere near max settings. All in all, excellent power, a beautiful, high resolution touch screen with excellent viewing angles, tremendous battery life, all the ports you could need, a backlit keyboard, all in a chassis that is identical in thickness to my year old 15" Macbook Pro ( which I am so thrilled to be dumping for this machine ). Just needs a few driver updates and an SSD.

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User Manual (Windows 8)

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