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13.3" Series 5 Notebook 500GB HDD NP540U3C


13.3 Series 5 Notebook 500GB HDD NP540U3C Discover a portable PC with a more intuitive touch interface. Your Samsung Series 5 ULTRA features a 13.3” HD SuperBright touch screen, which combines perfectly with Windows 8 to give you perfect ease-of-use. Thanks to Fast Start, it wakes in just a matter of seconds, so you can get started quickly too. Meanwhile, 500GB of storage is more than enough for all your photos, music, documents and more. And, with its thin and light design, you’ll want to take your Series 5 ULTRA with you wherever you go. 4.375 5 16 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.

13.3" Series 5 Notebook 500GB HDD NP540U3C


  • Use intuitive 10-finger touch control with Windows 8
  • Access, play and share all your content wirelessly
  • Make the most of 500GB HDD and 6GB RAM memory
  • Enjoy thin and light design and enhanced portability

Port_Ports Information

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Samsung Fast Solutions

Samsung Fast Solutions
You can work and play even more efficiently with the blazingly fast performance of the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA. With Fast Start wakes from sleep in 2 seconds. Plus Fast Browsing makes frequently viewed web pages run 2x faster. * Speed will vary depending on the configuration, applications used and wireless settings.

Expandable and upgradable feature

Expandable and upgradable feature
A lack of storage or memory can really hamper your ability to work efficiently. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA includes a HDD (max. 500GB) with over 2x the capacity of other slim models and up to 8GB of upgradable memory to help you multi-task effectively. Plus it includes a full HDMI port and VGA adapter.

On the - go without stopping to recharge

On the - go without stopping to recharge
Now you need never worry about unexpectedly having to stop work. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA delivers up to 6.7 hours* of power on a single charge. So whether you’re on a flight or at your favourite cafe you can stay focused on your work ? or having fun! And Samsung’s BatteryLife Plus technology extends the battery life up to 1500 cycles / 3 years. * Battery life based on MobileMark test scores that will vary based on configuration.

Professional durability & style

Professional durability & style
The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA unites professional style and durability. The sophisticatedly simple and refined exterior is a cool metallic aluminum, while the underside is made with fiber glass that’s light but resistant to wear and damage. So you’ll always be shielded from the bumps and knocks of life on the road ? while still looking good.
A full touch experience

A full touch experience

Just “touch & run” with the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA. It features an easy-to-use 13.3” HD SuperBright touch screen and touch-centric Windows 8 interface, which provides enhanced sensitivity and effortless control using all 10 fingers. So you have a fast, fluid and intuitive way to enjoy the full capabilities of the latest applications and games.
Access, manage & share content anywhere

Access, manage & share content anywhere

AllShare Play makes viewing and sharing your photos, music, videos, documents and files ultra simple ? wherever they are stored. It lets you wirelessly access, play and send any item on any device to another device, storage or web service. So there’s no need for cables or USB drives and you can remotely watch your content anywhere.
Large storage you want

Large storage you want

Having an ultra-portable notebook has always meant sacrificing storage ? Until now. Unlike other slim notebooks the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA has a huge amount of space for your files. Its ultra large capacity HDD can store up to 500GB of data, so can always enjoy your favourite music, pictures and movies. * SSD models are also available.
The Ultimate Design for On the Go

The Ultimate Design for On the Go

Carrying a heavy notebook is always a big burden, especially for professionals who are always on the road. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA is amazingly portable and perfectly designed for a mobile life. Because it’s remarkably thin (16.9 ~ 19.9mm) and light (1.64kg with SSD / 1.69kg with HDD) it’s easy to take it with you anytime and anywhere ? so you’ll always have your own office.

Samsung SERIES 5 ULTRA Touch - A Closer Look

tech specs

Dimension of NP540U3C-A03UK

  • Operating System

    Windows 8 (64-bit)

  • Processor / Chipset

    Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 3517U (1.9GHz, 4MB L3 Cache)
    Intel HM76

  • Graphic

    Intel® HD Graphics 4000

  • Display

    13.3" SuperBright 300nit HD LED Display (1366 x 768) with Touch Screen Panel

  • Memory

    6GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (on BD 4GB + 2GB x 1)
    1 SODIMM

  • Hard Drive

    500GB SATA II Hard Drive (5400RPM) with ExpressCache 24GB

  • Colour

    Titan Silver

  • Multimedia

    Stereo Speakers ( 2W x 2 )
    Internal Mic
    1.3 megapixel HD Webcam


  • Communication

    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2 x 2 802.11abg/n (up to 300Mbps), Widi Support
    Bluetooth V4.0
    Gigabit Ethernet [10 / 100 / 1000]

  • Ports

    1 VGA
    (VGA Adapter Option)
    1 HDMI
    1 USB3.0, 2 USB2.0
    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
    Touch screen

  • Power

    Li-Polymer 4 Cell (52Wh)
    40W AC Adapter

  • Dimension

    315.1 x 218.9 x 16.6 ~ 19.9mm (12.41" x 8.62" x 0.65" ~ 0.78")

  • Weight

    1.69kg (3.73lbs)

  • Software

    S Player
    S Gallery
    S Camera
    Microsoft Office Trial
    Support Centre
    SW Update
    Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial)
    Norton Online Backup (30 days Trial)
    ※ Software can be changed without notice.


Owners Overall Ratings

15 out of 16 (93%) customers recommend this product

  • Features4.6/5.0
  • Performance4.3/5.0
  • Design4.7/5.0
  • Value4.5/5.0

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  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Very good computer

Very good computer. Very Fast core i5 I just love it.



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

Awesome ultrabook!

This is a great ultrabook, thin, light and just powerful enough to get everything done.



  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance4/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

I'm loving it

It's good laptop. Unfortunately, mine came with i3 processor, so it is slightly slower than others I've seen. Nevertheless, I would recommend this. On par with MacBook Air but a lot cheaper.



  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance5/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value5/5.0

Ease of portability

I have a desktop and a full size laptop, I purchased this UltraTouch because of it's size and ease of carrying. My wife and I went on a 3 week vacation this year and for the first time I took a portable computer with me.

...yep this ultra book. It was small and easy to transport through the trip. It also allowed me to check my email and keep in touch with family and friends through Facebook. Thanks Samsung, keep up the good work.

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User Manual (Windows 8)

18.99 MB, pdf, ENGLISH

26 Jul, 2013

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