Samsung Series 5 Ultra 530U4B
SSD makes for snappy boot times.
Range of connectivity options.
Built-in optical drive.
Plenty of ports.
Included optical drive.
Long battery life.
Plenty of ports.
Good Webcam and sound.
Carries an optical drive.
Offers lots of ports.
Optical drive and 14-inch screen top generic ultrabooks.
Hybrid hard drive system almost as fast as SSDs.
Weighs more than a real Ultrabook.
Plastic is alarmingly easy to snap in places.
Average battery life and performance.
Battery life could be better.
Screen has limited viewing angle.
Some unrefined, uncomfortable edges.
Touchpad is not very accurate.
Heavy almost 4 pounds.
No big advantage in weight or battery life over ultraportables and 14-inch slimlines.
Screen has limited viewing angles.
Below-average battery life.
Keyboard not backlit.
Inconsistent wake-from-sleep times.
By GadgetSpeak on September 10, 2012
Not just another thin notebook - it is very thin – but this has a far bigger selling point. Simple figures, initial boot time 70 seconds, initial shutdown time 25 seconds, once the 16GB SSD second drive gets to work boot is 20 seconds and shutdown...80
By APC Magazine on July 27, 2012
The 530U4B-S01AU is Samsungs first attempt an ultrabook/all-rounder hybrid; unlike most of the former, it has both a dedicated graphics card and a DVD burner. According to Samsung marketing spiel, its meant to offer exceptional...80
By tbreak.ae on May 28, 2012
The Series 5 Ultra is a decent notebook, but it’s certainly not an Ultrabook. The unit may be sleek, but it’s not Ultrabook-sleek, despite what Samsung claims. The device also feels much heavier than other Ultrabooks, in part due to the...70
By AsiaOne on May 18, 2012
This one's geared at the user who's willing to take the next step forward in embracing the next generation of laptops but isn't quite ready to let go of some stuff...60
By TechCentral on May 18, 2012
Overall, Samsung's mid-range laptop with its RM2,999 price tag appears to straddle the blurry edge of what makes a portable computer and an Ultrabook. This one's geared at the user who's willing to take the next step forward in embracing the...60
By CNET Australia on May 17, 2012
If you miss the trappings of a normal laptop — optical drive, large-capacity hard drives, discrete graphics — but want to get in on the ultrabook rush, then the Series 5 Ultra 14-inch will do you...80
By Tech2 on May 09, 2012
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By PCQuest on April 27, 2012
It's a stunning notebook chiselled as an ultra-book with features that many ultra-books have said goodbye to, and at 54k, it is a steal of a deal.. Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this...-
By Good Gear Guide on April 19, 2012
If you want an Ultrabook that has a lot of features -- including a built-in DVD burner -- then Samsung's Series 5 is for you. It also includes a dual-band Wi-Fi adapter, two USB 3.0 ports and HDMI. It's a comfortable notebook to use, but it...75
By Computer Shopper on April 17, 2012
This sub-$1,000 ultrabook makes few compromises, with its optical drive, long battery life, and strong performance. It's an excellent fit for those who value function and portability over design in a super-compact laptop....80