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Samsung X460 Premium Blazor

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Samsung X460 Premium Blazor. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and battery. The screen and design also get good comments. The price and image quality get negative views, while there are some mixed comments about the size.

portability, design, screen, battery, durability

image quality, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung X460 Premium Blazor is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung X460 14.1in Notebook

 

We've seen the X360, how does its larger and cheaper 14.1 cousin, the X460, fare?

This aberration aside the basic design and build of the X460 is very strong. There are no annoying creaking panels, very little flex in the keyboard and though the glossy finish won't suffer bumps and scrapes gladly, the machine itself shouldn't suffer...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Riyad Emeran (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung X460 14.1in Notebook - Exclusive Hands-On Preview

 

Riyad gets his paws on a very early sample of Samsung's latest notebook, and is very impressed.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung X460 notebook

 

Following the staggering amount of publicity Apple's super-skinny MacBook Air received, with Mac fanatics waxing lyrical about how you can stick it in an envelope and risk accidentally posting it, South Korean manufacturer Samsung decided it could do...

Amazing light weight, comfortable keyboard, power and features

Cheap looking plastics, average screen resolution

In taking on the MacBook Air, the X460 has a huge amount to live up to. In many ways, it succeeds, and then some. If you’re determined to get one of the lightest and thinnest laptops, without compromising on screen size, performance or features, then...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Tech Staff (techradar.com)

Samsung X460 review

 

A highly portable and practical laptop with great all-round performance

Good battery life ; HDMI ; Networking options

Mixed build quality ; Screen res could be higher

A well specified and performing laptop that only loses points due to the choice of plastics used inside the chassis

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung X460 review

 

The Samsung X460 is basically a Samsung X360 with upgraded parts (a slightly larger screen and a discrete GPU). It's even smartly priced considering what's on the table.

We're pretty impressed with the Samsung X460. Oh, sure, we have a couple of quibbles about choices such as the discrete but low-end GPU (obviously a cost-cutting measure), but that doesn't stop us from recommending this machine. It's a little outside...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Thomas McKinnon (techsmart.co.za)

Samsung X460

 

The Samsung X460 is a stylish and well speced thin-and-light notebook.

Its 14.1-inch LED display is excellent in most conditions and it offers an HDMI output.

Its trackpad is far too small.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (techworld.com)

Samsung X460 review

 

The Samsung X460 is a 14.1in thin-and-light all-purpose notebook that's perfectly road-ready.

We're pretty impressed with the Samsung X460. Oh, sure, we have a couple of quibbles about choices such as the discrete but low-end GPU (obviously a cost-cutting measure), but that doesn't stop us from recommending this machine. It's a little outside...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (pcworld.com)

X460-44P

 

Welcome back, Samsung. You've been laying low in the U.S. market when it comes to notebooks, but after kicking the tires on the X460, I can honestly say you were missed. I mean, you manage to craft a 14.1-inch thin-and-light all-purpose notebook that's...

Many great features in a slim package Bright, easily-viewable screen

Could've used a better discrete GPU

I'm pretty impressed with the Samsung X460. Oh, sure, I have a couple quibbles about choices like the discrete but low-end GPU (obviously a cost-cutting measure), but that doesn't stop me from recommending this machine. It's a little outside the range...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Samsung X460 review: Samsung X460

 

Samsung X460

Very slim and lightweight; distinctive look; excellent battery life; solid brushed-metal construction; comfortable keyboard.

Overpriced compared with comparable 14-inch laptops; you'll need to appreciate a black-and-red color scheme.

If you want a thin-and-light 14-inch laptop or just love the distinctive look, the Samsung X460 is an impressive piece of hardware, but you'll find better value elsewhere.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Samsung X460-44P

 

The Samsung X460-44P is a solid—and stylish—first offering into an already crowded U.S. laptop market.

Great design. Lightweight. Big 14-inch widescreen. HDMI-out port. Comfortable keyboard. Very good battery life.

Available only through e-tailers. Needs higher resolution and extended battery options.

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Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / REALTEK ALC262-VC2-GR
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1.5 / 2 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:5900
Battery life (max):6
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Red
Product colour:Black / Black, Red

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:35.8 / 36
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
Display Surface:Gloss
LED Backlight: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 256
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X4500 / NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS / NVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M GS / NVIDIA GeFroce 9200M GS
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.384 / 0.768 / 1.021

Hard drive

Hard disk controller:Serial ATA-150
Storage drive controller:Serial ATA-150

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:83 / 88 / 89
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Ethernet LAN: No
Integrated wireless LAN, type of network I/F chip:Atheros 802.11 b/g / Intel WiFi Link 5000 / Intel WiFi Link 5100
Networking features:100/1000 Ethernet UTP / 802.16E / Fast Ethernet, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit LAN
Networking type:WiMAX
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:16
CD write speed:24
DVD read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:2.4
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW write speed:4
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:2.4
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:4
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / REALTEK ALC262-VC2-GR
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:Intel / nVidia
HDD user password: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem type:ITU V.92 / V.92
Power supply type:AC - DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Warranty:2 / 3
Wireless Technology:802.11 a / b / g / n + WiMAX / 802.11a/b/g/n / 802.11b/g / IEEE 802.11b/g / Intel 802.11a/b/g/n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:2
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:100
AC adapter power:60

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 13 / 8.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291 / 410
Processing Die size:107 / 143
Processor cache:1 / 3
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom / Penryn
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2 / 2.16 / 2.26 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 667 / 800
Processor lithography:45 / 65
Processor Model:P7350 / P8400 / P8600 / T3400 / T4200
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series / Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479 / Socket P
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / M0 / R0 / R1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35583 / 36750
Processor code:SL3BU / SL3BV / SLB3P / SLGE3 / SLGJN
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):No / Yes

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Virus Scan, \nOmnipass 5.01.10, \nSamsung Recovery Solution III, \nSamsung MagicDoctor,\nEasy Battery Manager, \nEasy Display Manager, \nEasy Network Manager, \nEasy SpeedUp Manager, \nSamsung Update Plus,\nAdobe Acrobat Reader / OS DVD,\nAdobe Acrobat Reader,\nAdobe Acrobat Reader,\nEasy Battery Manager,\nEasy Display Manager,\nEasy Network Manager,\nEasy SpeedUp Manager,\nMicrosoft Office Professional 2007 (free 60-day trial),\nSamsung Magic Doctor,\nSamsung Update Plus
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee Virus Scan / Microsoft Office 2007

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard Drive Capacity:320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:320
HDD interface:Serial ATA
HDD Speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.6 / 25
Height :2.09
Height (front):2 / 2.03 / 2.09 / 2.1 / 2.12
Height (rear):3 / 3.18 / 3.19 / 3.2 / 3.22
Weight:1.81 / 1.84 / 1.9 / 2
Width:33 / 33.3 / 33.7 / 33.8