Slim, sturdy design.
Powerful mainstream CPU.
Great sub-$900 13-inch Windows 8 machine.
Touch screen and Windows 8.
Large 500GB hard drive with 24GB flash cache.
Good thing it has a touch screen, because the touch pad is a bit jumpy.
Performance is slower than that of similar Core i5 laptops.
VGA output requires adapter dongle.
No keyboard backlight.
Flat sound from speakers.
By theregister.co.uk on May 29, 2013
Review model random screen lines notwithstanding, the Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch does appear well put together but misses a trick here and there. Undoubtedly, the ExpressCache delivers a worthy performance boost to keep the Core i3 model out of...-
By Trusted Reviews on May 09, 2013
What is the Samsung Series 5 NP540U3C? It's a 13.3-inch touchcreen ultrabook that, at 1.69kg, is light enough to carry around comfortably and handles day-to-day tasks with ease. It's also known as the Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch and Samsung...70
By TechRadar on May 07, 2013
The Series 5 Ultra Touch is a suggestively-named plan by Samsung to deliver a kind of "all things to all people" Ultrabook. A first glance at its spec list will leave you thinking that it's got just about everything you could want, but like so many...80
By Computer Shopper on April 10, 2013
This touch-screen ultrabook sports an attractive keyboard (except for some sharp edges) and premium good looks. But it's a bit pricey compared to more deeply discounted competitors....70
By SlashGear on March 26, 2013
With the Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch you’ve got one of the companies most solid deliveries of an Ultrabook-level computer upgraded with Windows 8 and a full 10-point touch display. With this notebook you’re going to be working with 3rd Gen...-
By ultrabooknews.com on March 04, 2013
It's always nice to review an Ultrabook that's well-balanced and good value for money. The Toshiba U940 was one. The Samsung Series 5 (Sandy Bridge) was another. Does the Samsung Series 5 with touch, Windows 8 and SSD, have the same values?...-
By ModSynergy on February 22, 2013
Apparently I've stated that there are quite a few faults with the Ultrabook, but at the same time, it didn't have anything catastrophically wrong that compromised the experience, other than the poor performing SanDisk U100 Solid State Drive it...-
By PC Advisor on February 08, 2013
Balancing portability with power, the 13.3in Samsung NP540U3C-A01UK is a solid ultrabook that’s flexible enough for home use or on the road. Suitable for media playback and productivity, the price isn’t too bad either....70
By cnet on February 06, 2013
Samsung's midprice Series 5 UltraTouch looks and feels like a more expensive machine, but keeps it simple by skipping the complex hybrid mechanics of so many new Windows 8...70
By PC Mag on January 31, 2013
The Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch NP540U3C-A01UB is a solid touch-enabled ultrabook with decent performance and battery...70