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Samsung Series 5 Ultra 14-inch

Samsung Series 5 Ultra 14-inch

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64 Engadget Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
64

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

This 14-inch Ultrabook doesn't justify its heft with long battery life or exceptional performance.

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64 Engadget Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
64

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

64
 

User Reviews

70
tenuki
Two big failures for this notebook: - Lcd's hinge - Ethernet socket Both...read more
60
Yassin
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
90
sandywoo
The Canadian one comes with 1TB HDD, 1GB dedicated switchable graphics (AMD...read more
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Score Breakdown

 
70
Average Critic Score
 
60
Engadget
This 14-inch Ultrabook doesn't justify its heft with long battery life or exceptional performance.
 
60
Laptop Magazine
It's one of the lightest 14-inch laptops around, features a sturdy design and comes with a comfy keyboard and touchpad. This Ultrabook also does a good job keeping its cool. However, the display's limited viewing angles give us pause, as does the below-average battery life.
 
70
TechRadar
Samsung has produced a well-rounded and affordable Ultrabook in the Series 5 Ultra 530U3B ... although power and battery life are sacrificed, the price-point of the Series 5 Ultrabook is particularly attractive and gives this machine a real chance against its better styled and more powerful rivals.
 
80
CNET Asia
With more features than the typical Ultrabook, the Samsung Series 5 Ultra is a versatile and attractive 14-inch laptop that justifies its higher price tag.
 
80
TrustedReviews
The Samsung Series 5 530U (4B-A01) Ultrabook is more of a thin and light 14in ultraportable and Macbook Pro rival than a competitor to the 13in Ultrabooks already on the market - but either way it’s a sleek, attractive yet affordable laptop.

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