Expert Review of Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook is one of the flagship product offered from the Samsung Group. The South Korean electronics giant Samsung means “three stars” where three symbolizes powerful and stars represents eternity. Samsung is playing aggressive in the market and is on a mission to serve the people with the best and quality products. Samsung under its brand name is catering the people with a wide array of different product line such as, microwave, TV’s, audio/video devices, cameras, mobiles, tablets, and laptops etc. Samsung N100-MA05IN is a netbook laptop that provides user the mobility and the luxury to meet his daily expectations. The netbook laptop runs on MeeGo operating system, it is a Linux based free mobile operating system which was developed to play on netbooks, entry level desktops, tablet computers and smart TV’s etc. The netbook laptop has got 10.1 WSVGA display. It has got the standard keyboard and it is fun to type on. The netbook laptop is very light, and like every other netbook you can carry and travel along. The netbook laptop equips 320GB of hard disk and got 1GB of DDR III RAM. The netbook laptop is bestowed with Intel’s N435 Atom processor that is clocked at 1.33GHz.
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop has got the dimensions of 264mm x 188mm x 26.7mm and weighs around 1.03kg. The netbook is very light and handy to pick and roam around; and you will need a very small space to open and operate this machine. It has got a sporty finish as a red line draws sideways and with the overall perfect Black color it flauts an aggressive styling. It has got a standard Chiclet keyboard and you can type with ease. The touchpad given with the netbook laptop is good enough and does respond quick and with precision.
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop is driven by Intel’s N435 Atom processor that is clocked at 1.33 GHz. Intel makes world’s favorite microprocessors, and Intel Atom is one of them, the power optimized processor is designed to keep the pace with and not to slow you down. It allows you to play, listen and watch; and do all of them without worrying battery life. You can enjoy swift internet surfing, super–responsive apps, seamless downloads and effortless multitasking. You can easily create and share full HD quality video with smooth playback. Intel Atom processor gives a long battery life to your netbook laptop. The netbook laptop has got 1GB DDR III Random Access Memory to boast about. The RAM provided with the netbook laptop works on 1066 MHz, providing enough bandwidth to cater all your needs regarding any application or game. The netbook has also got an integrated Intel GMA3150 graphic processor unit to handle all your gaming and video related queries. You can play low demanding 3D games on the netbook like, Quake 3 Arena even on the high details settings. Intel GMA3150 is capable of DirectX 9c and shader 3.0, along with this it has got two pixel shader but, no vertex shader. It features, Open GL 1.5, Clear Video HD, MPEG-2 Decode and Adaptive Interlacing to make your visual experience better. To help in supporting your storage demands it has got huge, 320GB SATA II Hard Disk Drive that runs at 5400 rotation per minute (RPM). The massive hard disk drive will be enough to store all your HD movies, and high-end games along with your music, and official documents. The Chiclet keyboard provided with the machine is of standard size and you won’t find any hassle in it. Though you won’t find it spacious but, it woks smooth, and you can type fast and swift with some practice. The touchpad is also of not that great quality we know Samsung for; but it works well and responds to your gentle strokes.
Netbooks are not for gaming purposes, if you are a gamer, it’s not for you. But, you can always play some low demanding games like Diablo II, Plants vs. Zombies, World of Goo etc. As the netbook laptop has got Intel’s GMA 3150 integrated graphic processor unit to tackle those graphic and video demands, which is further supported by Intel’s N435 Atom processor running at 1.33GHz along with 1GB of DDR III RAM; together they generates enough power to pull the machine up to your expectancy level, and run games with quite ease.
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop has got Intel Centrino Wireless-N 100 (Wireless LAN) b/g/n and wired Ethernet 10/100 LAN to take care of your internet demands. The netbook laptop lacks on Bluetooth that should be there in this price range. Samsung also noticed the flaw and may be it gets structured in upcoming model. The netbook laptop is provided with 2x USB 2.0 ports along with the 4-in-1 multi card slot that supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC cards to make you at ease. It also possesses an integrated web camera as it won’t let you down in front of your friends and relatives when they are calling you on a video chat. The webcam is supported by inbuilt mic to convey your love and regards to your near and dear ones. The netbook laptop has also got a VGA port along with headphone–out jack, and RJ45 LAN port. It also keeps it safe and secure as it comes with Kensington Lock Slot.
Screen and Sound
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop is a cute looking little netbook laptop which features a display size of 10.1-inch; the beautiful WSVGA LED Display shows off in style and bursts out the resolution of 1024 x 600. The screen is always a trademark in Samsung’s product and this one is not an exception as the netbook laptop has got an Anti-Reflective display to cherish, not many brands has got the feature. It helps reducing the strain from eyes, and in the end you will end up with relatively fresh eyes. The netbook laptop has got 1.5 watts x 1 Speaker and with HD Audio and SoundAlive sound effect it produces a nice and decent sound with good bass.
Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop’s main competition is with Asus 1015E-CY041D Netbook (CDC/ 2GB/ 320GB/ DOS). But, Samsung N100-MA05IN Netbook laptop emerges a winner on the basis of better processor, higher processing speed and anti-glare display.
The cute looking netbook laptop has everything to impress people; the budget baby has Intel’s processor based on Intel’s NM10 chipset and Intel’s graphic card to cherish with 320GB of Hard Disk Drive and 1GB of DDR III RAM. The 6-cell battery goes for up to 14 hours which is highly commendable.
You can’t find a downside of the netbook laptop, other than Samsung could have provided it with 2GB of RAM or have given 1 unused slot to upgrade it further. But, again the cute little netbook is worth paying for, as it is no lesser than a 15.6-inch laptop.