Samsung has also joined the 10 inch netbook market by launching its Netbook NC10 in which the Eee PC 1000H, MSI Wind, and Lenovo IdeaPad S10 are prime while its range is comparitive less ranges from 370$ to 499$.
The Samsung NC10 sports has an all white design which is very clean and minimal. The body comes with smooth surfaces and rounded edges which gives it a cool look. The Samsung NC10 measures 10.3 x 7.3 x 1.2 inches in dimensions and weighs about 2.8 pounds which is quite in line with other notebooks in the same range. It offers a nice mix of portability, power, style and endurance. The port placement is well thought and nice and the overall positioning of the status indicators and the buttons is nice.
- Dimensions: 10.3 x 7.3 x 1.2 inches
- Weight: 2.8 pounds
- Display: 10.2? TFT Display at 1024 x 600 pixels
- Processor: 1.6-GHz Intel Atom N270
- RAM: 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- Chipset: Intel 945 GSE Express
- Integrated Graphics: Intel GMA 950 64 MB VRAM
- Hard Drive: 120 GB HDD, 5400 RPM
- Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home
- Ports: 3 USB 2.0, Ethernet, Headphone, Microphone, VGA, 3 in 1, SD Card Reader.
The Samsung NC10has a nice 10.2? display which supports a resolution on 1024 x 600 pixels. The display quality is nice and crisp. The brightness and contrast are almost perfect and the image reproduction nice. The display isn’t glossy which means better direct sunlight legibility, and the vertical and horizontal viewing angles are decent too, allowing an audience of about 3-4. The Samsung NC10 also comes with a 1.3 MP webcam and a built in microphone.
Performance and Rating:
The Samsung NC10 carry the same configuration as any other netbook in that range –
processor with Intel Atom N270 at 1.6 GHz (with 512 KB L2 cache) , a 120 GB HDD at 5400 RPM, 1 GB DDR2 RAM, the graphics department is powered by the reliable old Intel GMA 950 offering 64 MB of VRAM. As said a gazillion times before, this specification is capable of handling all basic and casual / office tasks and can also handle multimedia playback.
Cnet.com has given its rating 7.4/10 but others haseven more gud reviews as
Testfreaks.com has given it 10/10 and
laptopmag.com has given 8/10