Latest Samsung laptop reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6 inch) review: The affordable, long-lasting Windows 2-in-1
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6 inch) review: The affordable, long-lasting Windows 2-in-1 By Mike Lowe

In recent times the promise of post-PC era in 2-in-1 form seems to have been somewhat dashed by the creeping high price points of devices like the Microsoft Surface Pro or Lenovo Miix 720. It was only a year ago that we were calling out the £849 Samsung... Read more

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro preview: Flip screened laptop with built-in S Pen
Samsung Notebook 9 Pro preview: Flip screened laptop with built-in S Pen By Cat Thomas

Samsung announced its latest iteration of the Notebook 9 series at Computex this year and it comes with something extra. The Notebook 9 Pro has an embedded S Pen stylus and we got to go hands-on with the device on the show floor.As the device was... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review
Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced a Windows-powered all-in-one, the Ativ One7 at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint visited the stand to find out more.The new Samsung Ativ One7 all-in-one desktop boasts a 24-inch full HD touchscreen display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution,... Read more

Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on
Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Samsung has updated its Ativ Book 9 laptop at CES 2014 and we tracked it down to have a quick play.The newest device in the ATIV line, the new Windows notebook has had a huge overhaul in terms of the screen's specs and that's made a huge difference. The... Read more

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review
4.0 stars Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review By Mike Lowe

Windows 8 is beginning to embed itself into the public knowledge and we're getting more and more used to the concept of touchscreen laptops. And that's the exact where the affordable, sub-£500 Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite fits in.Its name might sound like... Read more

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus pictures and hands-on
Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Samsung recently made a small shift in the branding of its product lines, pulling together Windows products under the ATIV label.Whether that's a good or bad move we'll let you decide, but it leaves us with a notebook that reflects the design of previous... Read more

Samsung ATIV Q pictures and hands-on
Samsung ATIV Q pictures and hands-on By Rik Henderson

There is a distinct feeling that if a kitchen sink could have been attached to the Samsung ATIV Q, it would have been. Samsung has thrown everything at its new hybrid laptop/tablet device and it is an incredible piece of kit as a result.Although there... Read more

The Samsung Series 7 Chronos pictures and hands-on
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is an update to a pro-end machine that arrived in 2011. It's a 15.6-inch display computer with a number pad at the end of the keyboard and RAM Accelerator software, designed to provide a 150 per cent speed boost to the... Read more

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook 303C
3.5 stars Samsung Series 3 Chromebook 303C By Mike Lowe

The Samsung Series 3 Chromebook is the latest in the line of Google OS based laptops.For those unfamiliar, the Chromebook concept is simple - a small, light and ultimately affordable laptop that, in many respects, is nothing more than a web browser capable... Read more

Samsung Series 7 AIO 23 pictures and hands-on
Samsung Series 7 AIO 23 pictures and hands-on By Ian Morris

Oddly, the most interesting Windows 8 machines at the launch event weren't the laptops, but the all-in-one PCs. Consistently large crowds gathered to look at these machines, and we can see why.Massive screens with bright colours really suit Windows 8,... Read more

Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook
3.0 stars Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook By Ian Morris

What do you do on your laptop? Surf the web, write documents, watch a bit of video? Yeah, we thought so. Despite having machines that are capable of incredible things, laptops that have enough computing power to achieve almost anything you can imagine.... Read more

Samsung XE 300M Chromebox
3.0 stars Samsung XE 300M Chromebox By Ian Morris

Samsung's new Chromebox is essentially a desktop version of its Chromebook. It's a little bit cheaper at £280, instead of £380 for the Chromebook Series 5 550. It lacks the display, but has a lot more connectivity - especially in terms of video output.But... Read more

Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible pictures and hands-on
Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible pictures and hands-on By Lars-Göran Nilsson

Samsung has revealed a touchscreen-touting Series 5 Ultrabook at Computex in Taipei, looking to appease those wanting a Windows 8 touch experience as well as a keyboard, and Pocket-lint has already gone fingers on.The Samsung Series 5 Ultra Convertible... Read more

Samsung XE 300M Chromebox pictures and hands-on
Samsung XE 300M Chromebox pictures and hands-on By Ian Morris

The Chromebox is actually a very good idea. Between them, Samsung and Google are trying to make a computer that costs less than a normal PC, but still offered access to the world of cloud computing.How well it has succeeded probably depends on what you... Read more

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 pictures and hands-on
Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 pictures and hands-on By Ian Morris

The Chromebook is a curious idea. Essentially, it's a normal laptop - albeit one too low-powered to really run Windows - that has a stripped-down version of Linux installed, along with a version of Google's Chrome browser. And that's it.There are no apps,... Read more

Samsung 530U Series 5 Ultrabook
4.0 stars Samsung 530U Series 5 Ultrabook By Ian Morris

When we look at the new Samsung 530U, we aren't filled with the same sense of excitement that we were when we took the Dell XPS 13 out of its box. The Samsung, in fact, looks more like a regular laptop than it does an Ultrabook. But none of that matters... Read more

Samsung 700G7A GAMER
4.0 stars Samsung 700G7A GAMER By Chris Holmes

Samsung's latest gaming laptop is a monster of a 17-inch machine, with a huge, bright screen and a powerful combination of Core i7 and ATI Radeon graphics. It's one of the heaviest laptops we've looked at, weighing in at almost 4Kg, but with plenty of... Read more

Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T
4.0 stars Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T By Chris Holmes

If you saw the tablets Microsoft gave away to developers at its Build event last year, you'll find the Series 7 Slate a familiar looking device. That's not surprising, as the Build tablet was a modified version of Samsung's Slate.The Slate is an interesting... Read more

Samsung NS310
3.0 stars Samsung NS310 By Chris Holmes

The rounded and colourful case of this sleek and shiny Samsung netbook makes it stand out from the pack, as do the backlit keyboard and light weight. But do the compromises Samsung has made to achieve the style and slenderness mean it's all flash and... Read more

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on
Samsung Series 5 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

Officially speaking, the Samsung Series 9 laptop is not an Ultrabook - at least, Samsung has chosen not to call it one much like Apple hasn't bothered including the MacBook Air either. Instead, Samsung announced a couple of lesser machines at CES 2012,... Read more

Samsung Series 9 900X3B pictures and hands-on
Samsung Series 9 900X3B pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

The new Series 9, the Samsung Series 9 900X3B, is not something that the Korean giant has chosen to label an Ultrabook. Specs-wise it is one, but the only conclusion we can draw is that is that "ultra" doesn't cover it. It's better than that.Rather like... Read more

Samsung Series 7 Chronos 700Z
4.5 stars Samsung Series 7 Chronos 700Z By Chris Hall

We can safely say that in 2011, PC manufacturers have stepped up to the mark when it comes to design. Although Apple has had a fairly long headstart, we’ve seen more head-turning design in the Windows market thanalmost any other time, and not just at... Read more

Samsung RV720
3.5 stars Samsung RV720 By Chris Holmes

Cheap, cheerful and just a little chunky, the Samsung RV720 is an impressive budget 17-inch laptop that's a step up from the usual desktop replacement - but perhaps not the powerhouse you might imagine from a notebook this size.It costs less than £500,... Read more

Samsung Series 7 700Z pictures and hands-on
Samsung Series 7 700Z pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

By now we all know about the Samsung Series 9, the thin and light model that looks to challenge the Apple MacBook Air in the high-end stakes.By the same logic the new Series 7 700Z takes on the MacBook Pro. Of course, we’ve seen the Series 7 previously... Read more

Samsung Series 9 900X3A
4.5 stars Samsung Series 9 900X3A By Chris Holmes

Before you get your hands on the Samsung Series 9 you know it’s going to be thin and light, but it’s only when you lift it out of the box you realise just how thin and how light it really is and how sleek it feels.The first time you see it, you’re... Read more

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook
3.5 stars Samsung Series 5 Chromebook By Stuart Miles

The idea of the laptop is that it is your mobile office. Everything that the computer at the desk offers you on the go, be it your files, the web, email, or more, repackaged in a handy portable parcel.That idea works when you can take those files with... Read more

Samsung Series 9 hands-on
Samsung Series 9 hands-on By Dan Sung

What have England cricketer Alistair Cook and the photographer Rankin got in common? Not that much as it goes but one practiced his art upon the other to promote the Samsung Series 9 ultra slim laptop which Pocket-lint had a good feel of just the other... Read more

Samsung SF310-S02UK
4.0 stars Samsung SF310-S02UK By Chris Holmes

The first thing you notice about the Samsung SF310 isn't the 13.3-inch screen, the Core i5 processor, the nice complement of ports and features (including NVidia Optimus graphics and a DVD-RW drive), the excellent build quality or the battery life; it's... Read more

Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series hands-on
Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series hands-on By Rik Henderson

Samsung's laptop/tablet combo was first unveiled at CES in January, but there's been some developments since then. Firstly, it's dropped the moniker TX100, opting for the far more catchy Sliding PC 7 Series (erm), and the company is now allowing people... Read more

Samsung TX100 tablet PC
Samsung TX100 tablet PC By Rik Henderson

We've already brought you details of Samsung's TX100 tablet PC, dubbed by the company as its Sliding PC Series 7, so we won't dwell too much on specification here. However, Pocket-lint did manage to get up close to the device, and saw its sliding keyboard... Read more

Samsung NF210
4.0 stars Samsung NF210 By Libby Plummer

The last year or so has seen the laptop market being flooded with a series of netbooks which are proving popular thanks to their compact designs and affordable prices. There may be a huge selection to choose from, but a great deal of the products are... Read more

Samsung BX2350
4.0 stars Samsung BX2350 By Paul Lester

There’s no shortage of choice in the LCD panel market at the moment, and while many manufacturers are now orienting themselves towards the LED-backlighting market few have done it in such a stylish way as Samsung. While a rather subjective claim, its... Read more

Samsung SyncMaster LD220HD
4.0 stars Samsung SyncMaster LD220HD By Chris Hall

The SyncMaster LD220HD, like the LG W2230s, is sold as an accompaniment to your laptop, rather than as a desktop monitor, although in truth it could easily be both.Measuring 22 inches across the diagonal, the LD220 doesn’t have a conventional stand,... Read more

Samsung Q330
4.0 stars Samsung Q330 By David Phelan

Recent Samsung laptops have been stylish affairs, notable as much for their glossy red casing and matching keyboard and trackpad as for their computing capabilities.This new 13.3-inch display model is a more demure machine, dressed in discreet gloss black,... Read more

Samsung R780 notebook
3.5 stars Samsung R780 notebook By David Phelan

This laptop is the bigger brother to the Samsung R580 that we reviewed a couple of weeks back. Its snazzy semi-transparent deep red casing caught the eye, and that's duplicated here. Samsung has also neatly mirrored the default wallpaper on the display... Read more

Samsung R580 notebook
3.5 stars Samsung R580 notebook By David Phelan

Say what you like about Apple, without the Cupertino company we'd probably still have been using beige computers until that other style-conscious company, Sony, entered the fray.But thanks to the greater attention paid to design these days, we're rewarded... Read more

Samsung N210 notebook
3.5 stars Samsung N210 notebook By David Phelan

Last year Samsung released some cool-looking coloured netbooks which stood out in the crowd. For its latest model, the Korean manufacturer has gone for a more demure look with its gloss-black N210.The new netbook has a 10.1-inch screen, though the frame... Read more

Samsung N150 notebook
4.0 stars Samsung N150 notebook By Stuart Miles

The Samsung N150 is the latest miniature notebook that promises an improved battery life and basic computing on the cheap. But can it deliver? We grabbed one and hit the road to find out.Sporting the latest Intel Atom 1.66GHz N450 "Pine Trail" processor,... Read more

Samsung X120 notebook
4.5 stars Samsung X120 notebook By Andrew Tiney

With a very compact design, small screen, cheap price and no optical drive, it’s easy to think of the Samsung X120 as a netbook. Look at the specs though, and it’s a no-brainer - the Samsung beats most netbooks hands down - but does it deliver in... Read more

Samsung N510 notebook
4.0 stars Samsung N510 notebook By Andrew Tiney

Samsung’s N510 netbook is one of the first machines featuring Nvidia’s ION technology to hit the market. With a relatively powerful graphics card alongside the regular Intel Atom processor, the N510 offers a much more rounded package than most rival... Read more

Samsung R519 notebook
3.5 stars Samsung R519 notebook By Andrew Tiney

With prices for laptops tumbling year on year, it’s now easy to get a perfectly good machine for the price of a high-end netbook. Samsung’s R519 is a great example of this, and although you won’t be able to play games, it could be the ideal laptop... Read more

Samsung R620 notebook
4.0 stars Samsung R620 notebook By Andrew Tiney

Samsung is known for its range of well-priced and well-made laptops, and the R620 is an affordable 16-inch media centre that sits towards the top of the company’s range. Aimed at the budget end of the multimedia market, the R620 is one of the cheapest... Read more

Samsung SE-S084 Super WriteMaster Slim External DVD writer
4.0 stars Samsung SE-S084 Super WriteMaster Slim External DVD writer By Stuart Miles

So you've bought a netbook, but guess what, it doesn't come with a CD or DVD drive does it. What's the solution? Samsung believe its SE-S084 Super WriteMaster Slim External DVD drive is what you need. Designed to be slim so it will slip into your bag... Read more

Samsung N110 notebook
4.5 stars Samsung N110 notebook By Chris Hall

Samsung impressed with their NC10, delivering a great spec and the all-important battery life that netbook users crave. The N110 furthers the cause claiming a staggering 9 hours of battery life. But can this little netbook deliver in all areas? Out of... Read more

Samsung R522 notebook
3.5 stars Samsung R522 notebook By Stephen Patrick

Samsung’s R-series targets those on a budget, offering impressive features and quality at decent prices. The R522 is a 15.6-inch laptop that offers comfort, style and decent office performance. As with most laptops we’ve seen recently, the R522 features... Read more

Samsung Q320 notebook
4.0 stars Samsung Q320 notebook By Stephen Patrick

Over the past few years Samsung has released an impressive range of affordable laptops, mixing quality with features and usability. The Q320 continues this trend, and its portable nature makes it a great choice for business users. The inside of this lappy... Read more

Samsung X460 notebook
4.0 stars Samsung X460 notebook By Stephen Patrick

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... Read more

Samsung NC10 notebook
4.5 stars Samsung NC10 notebook By Christopher Pickering

Initially perceived as a bit of a fad, the netbook phenomenon is definitely here to stay. With shelves cluttered up with well over two dozen representatives of the slinky little devices, and with most packing similar specs, it’s been tricky to sort... Read more

Samsung Q310 notebook
4.5 stars Samsung Q310 notebook By Stephen Patrick

Samsung has overhauled its range in recent months, first with the 12-inch Q210 and now with its slightly larger sibling, the 13.3-inches of the Q310. It’s made from plastic but build quality is high and we were impressed with how solid it felt to the... Read more

Samsung P500 notebook
3.0 stars Samsung P500 notebook By Stephen Patrick

Samsung is aggressively attacking all sectors of the notebook market at present but none quite as aggressively as the entry-level end of the market. The P500 takes the standard Samsung approach of a simple design finished in matt black plastic with little... Read more