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15.6" NP700Z5CI Series 7 Premium Notebook

NP700Z5CI

4.5 5 10 reviews

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Powered for today's mobile, multi-tasking workplace
  • Extremely light
  • Supremely durable
  • With quick start-up and applications that launch in the blink of an eye

High-Performing NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology

High-Performing NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology
A powerful and power-efficient NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M Graphics, Optimus™ technology provides high-definition video and stereoscopic 3D for an enhanced viewing experience. Its advanced image processing delivers striking imagery, true-to-life visual effects and the smoothest video playback using DirectX® 11 Evolved technology. Business users can also run multiple power-hungry applications simultaneously with great speed and little effort.

Latest Intel® Core™ processor

Latest Intel® Core™ processor
The third-generation quad-core Intel® Core™ processor delivers best-in-class performance. It is capable of dealing with intensive and varied workloads with the most demanding applications and multimedia. It dynamically allocates processing power where it is needed most using intelligent Turbo Boost technology. Business users can get on with their work efficiently at their own convenience. * Specifications may vary depending on the model.

BatteryLife Plus – Anti-Aging Battery Technology

BatteryLife Plus – Anti-Aging Battery Technology
Intelligent charging uses anti-aging technology that enables the battery to keep 70 per cent of its original capacity for up to 1,500 recharges. Thanks to a battery with a lifetime that is five times longer than typical capacity, businesses can save money on replacement costs. It continues to operate like new over a three year period.

Anti-reflective screen

Anti-reflective screen
Images are sharp and clear on the anti-reflective LED screen, even in the brightest sunlight. With no reflections from surrounding lights, the matt surface delivers a more comfortable viewing experience, enabling business users to work for longer without straining their eyes.
Faster Performance with ExpressCache™

Faster Performance with ExpressCache™

Business users can connect and work more efficiently with ExpressCache™, which allows faster start-up times of 2 seconds. Internet Explorer and other frequently used applications start up 2 times quicker*, while maintaining the security of business data. This innovative technology is available thanks to an additional 8GB of flash memory on the motherboard, functioning as an ultra-quick HDD. Its smart, automatic caching takes just 20 seconds, or 45 per cent** less time, to boot up. * Speeds measured in tests by Samsung, and will vary depending on configuration, applications used and wireless settings. ** By comparison with PCs without ExpressCache™.
A Trusted Brand

A Trusted Brand

Through a dedication to quality, performance, technology, design and service, we have risen to become one of the fastest-growing PC vendors in the world. This has also helped us become the world's largest electronics company.
Better Performance and Better Technology

Better Performance and Better Technology

Our Samsung PC products are continually being celebrated by the world’s media for their outstanding performance. This includes “Product of the Year” awards from Wired (US), Mikro PC (Finland) and PC World (China and Poland).
Unrivalled Product Quality

Unrivalled Product Quality

We manufacture the majority of our laptop components, thereby guaranteeing their world-class standard. Our rigorous quality assurance programme and ISO-certified manufacturing process also ensure that only the very best products make it to the customer.
Worry-Free Service

Worry-Free Service

At Samsung, we are committed to providing the best, most timely customer service in the industry, and we are proud to be recognised as a leader in this field by a number of publications.

Operating System

  • Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional (64-bit)

Processor

  • ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 Processor 3210M (2.50 GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)
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Display

  • LCD15.6" SuperBright 300nit HD+ LED Display (1600 x 900), Anti-Reflective

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (WxDxH)362.1 x 238.5 x 23.9mm (14.2" x 9.3" x 0.94")
  • Weight2.4 Kg (5.29 lbs)

Graphic

  • Graphic ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4000
  • Graphic MemoryShared with System Memory

Memory

  • System Memory8GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (on BD 4GB + 4GB x 1)
  • Memory Slot1 DIMM Slots

Storage

  • HDD1TB S-ATAⅡ Hard Drive (5400RPM) with ExpressCache 8GB
  • ODDSuper Multi Dual Layer (9.5mm, Slot loading type)

Main Chipset

  • Main ChipsetIntel HM76

Multimedia

  • SoundHD Audio
  • Sound EffectMic Noise Suppression
    SoundAlive™
  • Speaker4W Stereo Speaker (2W x 2) (With sub-Woofer)
  • Integrated Camera1.3 megapixel HD Webcam

Communication

  • ModemNo
  • Wired Ethernet LAN10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless LANIntel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2x2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps), Widi Support
  • Wireless WANNo
  • BluetoothBluetooth V4.0

I/O Port

  • VGAYes(Adapter Option)
  • HDMIYes
  • Headphone OutHeadphone-out/Mic Combo
  • Mic-inHeadphone-out/Mic Combo
  • Internal MICYes
  • Display PortNo
  • USB2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
  • Multi Card Slot4-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
  • Dock PortNo
  • RJ11 (Modem)No
  • RJ45 (LAN)Yes
  • DC-In (Power Port)Yes

Input Device

  • Keyboard101 Key
    102 Key
  • Touch Pad, Touch ScreenTouch Pad (Scroll Scope, Flat Type, Gesture UI)

Security

  • AMTNo
  • VirusNorton Internet Security (60-day Trial)*
  • LockSecurity Slot
  • Recovery SolutionSamsung Recovery Solution
  • FingerPrint ReaderNo
  • TPMTPM (Trusted Plaform Module)*
  • H/W SecurityTPM (Trusted Plaform Module)*
  • S/W SecurityBIOS Boot Up Password
    HDD Password
    Samsung Recovery Solution
    Norton Internet Security(60-day Trial)*

Power

  • AC Adapter90 Watt*
    60 Watt*
  • Standard Battery8 Cell (80Wh)

Warranty

  • Warranty-

Software

  • Standard DVDOS DVD
  • Installed S/WEasy Partition Manager
    Microsoft Office Starter 2010
    WildTangent Game Console
    Easy File share
    Cyberlink Youcam
    Easy Migration
    Easy Settings
    Software Launcher
    Easy Support Center
    Fast Browsing

Ratings and Reviews (10)

Overall Ratings

8 out of 10 (80%) customers recommend this product

Features4.6/5

Performance4.5/5

Design4.5/5

Value3.9/5

Noteveclose
- Gender: - Age:
2013-04-18
Crash

Does not charge or keep charge. Graphics are very different on this laptop, so color or design projects will look different. Crashes and loses important data.

sabrefresco
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Gender: - Age:
2012-12-30
Amazing Battery Life

Pros: AMAZING BATTERY LIFE, breathable chiclet keyboard which is back-lit, sleek design, lightweight, lots of I/O, ExpressCache truly made a difference on Win7, epic performance on the i7-3615QM and GT640M, huge multi-touch trackpad, numpad (:D) and a nice matte display Cons: The biggest problem I have with the laptop is that there are no LEDs for activity when you close the lid, so you can't be sure whether the laptop went to sleep or still running, I have peek through the spaces between the lid and submerged keyboard to try and find the blue LEDs to confirm.

The display has very nice colors after a little bit of calibration but the viewing angle is terribly small. Overall, laptop is not very sturdy. I can actually compress the DVD drive by pushing against the keyboard on the left side and it would bend in. The display itself flexes at the terminal points. The bevel of the display is very thin and can easily permanently be deformed by apply subtle force. The backlit keyboard is amazing, but I wish it was brighter with more levels of brightness for choice. The trackpad is great but I have the driver feature which makes all the clicks on the lower left area to be taken as a left click, I wish it was like a MacBook Pros trackpad where only double-tapping would initiate a left click. This feature is present on Linux since there is no actual driver. The ExpressCache SSD was amazing when I had Win7, now I can't really tell if WIn8 is booting fast because that's the way it was supposed to be or whether the iSSD is speeding it up. Tried testing by switching the feature on and off, did not really make a difference. The processor and GPU are amazing, but I would have loved to see 2GB of buffer on the GPU instead of 1. Also would have loved to see 1080p panel on the 15 inch models. Speakers aren't the best, although subwoofer does give off some nice bass. The built-in camera is mediocre, but that's the case with most laptops nowadays. The design is not perfect, I see flaws every now and then but they are minor. The cover for the RAM slots is a very thin plastic piece and can easily be broken (something to keep in mind when swapping DIMM). Other thoughts: This is the closest to a perfect alternate to a 15-inch MacBook Pro at about less than half the price. The RAM is actually upgradeable to 12GB since only one of the DIMMs are accessible (the other is soldered), which is a 4GB DIMM by default, so adding an 8GB DIMM would give you 12 which actually works. The DVD drive can actually be removed and replaced with a HDD caddy for adding a 2nd HDD/ a new SSD. Who needs optical drives these days? There is no option for RAID0 in the BIOS, so that is something to keep in mind. Overall, its a great laptop, but not one which I will look back at every day and be happy for purchasing it. The only reason I bought this was because of the truly amazing battery life (I was referred to that by one of my friends). I get around 8hrs when reading PDFs or viewing text. 5-6hrs with wifi and 30% brightness @normal browsing. 4-5hrs with video streaming. Around 3hrs for watching 1080p videos. Gaming time on battery is short, which is common to all laptops, but I have never measured it (too busy playing :))

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rmlspeedy
- Gender: - Age:
2012-12-26
Great laptop

Incredible laptop. Fast, great display and keyboard layout is well designed. Plenty of ports, good amount of RAM and memory.Very good support features from samsung when you upgrade to windows 8

Pickytotheextreme
- Gender: - Age:
2012-11-17
Very good laptop

I really like this laptop due to the many great features. Fast start up and great storage. Battery life is phenomenal, all day without charging. Theimages are crisp and bright though they do dim some when viewed at an angle.

The wireless card stays connectd no matter where I roam through the house. My only issue is with the touchpad. Sometimes the touchpad stops working for 15-20 seconds and then will start again. Not sure what this is.

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