Full-featured 14-inch laptop, with an optical drive and decent graphics.
Slender and lightweight.
Good speakers for an ultrabook.
Full-size HDMI port.
Samsung's price is the same or more than comparable Intel versions.
Mediocre battery life.
Much slower than rival Ultrabooks.
Awkward card reader.
By PC Advisor on March 07, 2013
Producing an ultra-portable laptop that costs less than £500 inevitably involves some compromises, and the 13in Samsung Series 5 won’t win any awards for performance or battery life. Even so, it’ll handle most routine computing tasks...70
By TechRadar on February 13, 2013
You'd be forgiven for thinking there was only one processor manufacturer when it comes to laptops - Intel's hold on the market is so complete. There is another option though, and it's one that's making a renewed push to claw back some...60
By Trusted Reviews on November 16, 2012
13.3in 1366 x 768 matt TN screen; A6-4455M 2.1GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD; Slim and sleek, metal lid We don’t all have wads of cash burning holes in our pockets, and unfortunately that means we can’t all afford MacBook Airs or top-end...80
By NotebookCheck on October 15, 2012
Samsung's Series 5 scion featuring AMD technology clearly lines in behind the Intel-based versions in terms of performance and is only half as fast in many cases. The somewhat better graphics performance in the subareas does not help here either. It...83
By uk.hardware.info on October 06, 2012
It looks identical to the Series 5 Ultra NP530, but the Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A02NL is a completely different machine on the inside. Because Samsung used AMD components instead of Intel, it can't be called an Ultrabook. The pricetag of £499...-
By cnet on September 25, 2012
The 4-pound Samsung Series 5 isn't as light and portable as some slim 14-inch laptops, but this AMD-powered version can be found at a significant discount if you shop...70
By Expert Reviews on September 11, 2012
The best value ultra-portable we’ve seen, thanks to its AMD Trinity processor...100
By NotebookCheck on August 29, 2012
For our final verdict, we look at all the positive aspects of the Series 5 535U4C and work our way to the flaws. Let's start with the chassis. Build quality is superb, and the materials used (aluminum and fiberglass) would even look at home on a...79
By itproportal.com on August 14, 2012
As an inexpensive ultraportable, ultra-low-voltage laptop, the Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C is passable, but only if you ignore the similarly priced competitors sitting next to it in the laptop aisle. You'd be wise to consider pushing the budget out a...50
By PC Advisor on August 13, 2012
You shouldn't write off the Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C just because it has an AMD processor instead of an Intel processor. Though Intel's Ultrabooks may outperform the AMD Series 5 overall, the Series 5's integrated Radeon HD 7500G graphics...70