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Samsung 540U4E-K01

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Samsung 540U4E-K01. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and design. The touchpad and portability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the screen and usability.

durability, portability, touchpad, design, keyboard

battery, usability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 540U4E-K01 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Bernie Pechlaner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung ATIV Book 5 540U4E-K01US Ultrabook

 

Turn the page. The Samsung Ativ Book 5 is a slim, yet sturdy 14-i

Slim design with upscale looks; Good build quality; Ports located towards the back; Good keyboard with backlighting; Generous touchpad

Dim TN display; Battery life could be better; Maintenance cover only allows access to RAM; Outdoor usability very restricted; Performance drop on battery

Overall, the battery life is very decent and compares well to other Ultrabooks and slim-and-light systems. The Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook offers comparable runtimes, although the battery life under load is an hour shorter due to the increased power...

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SoundAlive
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:JBL

Battery

Battery Capacity:3780
Battery capacity (Watt hours):57
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED Backlight: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard number of keys:86
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter power:60

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor: Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I5-3337U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:72055
Processor code:SR0XL
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Interface:SATA II
Hard drive speed:5400
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:24
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Storage Media:Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:234
Height :20.8
Weight:1.95
Width:338