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  • Samsung 540U3C 13.3-inch Touchscreen Laptop (Titan Silver) - (Intel Core i3 3217U 1.80GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)
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Samsung 540U3C 13.3-inch Touchscreen Laptop (Titan Silver) - (Intel Core i3 3217U 1.80GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8)

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  • HD SuperBright screen with Image Enhancer technology
  • Remarkably thin and light
  • Fast Start technology gets you up and running quickly
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Technical Details
BrandSamsung
Item Weight1.7 Kg
Product Dimensions46 x 27.8 x 6.4 cm
Batteries:1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
Item model numberNP540U3C-A02UK
SeriesNP540U3C-A02UK
ColorTitan Silver
Form FactorPortable
Screen Size13.3 inches
Processor BrandIntel
Processor TypeCore i3
Processor Speed1.8 GHz
Processor Count2
RAM Size6 GB
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Size500 GB
Graphics Card DescriptionIntegrated
Graphics RAM TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Operating SystemWindows 8
Average Battery Life (in hours)6.7 hours
  
Additional Information
ASINB00B18RRDI
Best Sellers Rank 6,455 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight2.5 Kg
Date First Available1 Jan. 2013
  
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Product Description

Product Description

A full touch experience
A full touch experience

Just "touch & run" with the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA. It features an easy-to-use 13.3" HD SuperBright touch screen and touch-centric Windows 8 interface, which provides enhanced sensitivity and effortless control using all 10 fingers. So you have a fast, fluid and intuitive way to enjoy the full capabilities of the latest applications and games.

Access, manage & share content anywhere

AllShare Play makes viewing and sharing your photos, music, videos, documents and files ultra simple. You can wirelessly access, play and send items from your Samsung device to any other compatible device, storage or web service, so you'll never run out of space. Plus there's no need for cables or USB drives and you can remotely access your content anywhere!

Large Storage You Want
Large Storage You Want

Having an ultra-portable notebook has always meant sacrificing storage – until now. Unlike other slim notebooks the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA has a huge amount of space for your files. Its ultra large capacity HDD can store up to 500GB of data, so can always enjoy your favourite music, pictures and movies. * SSD models are also available.

The Ultimate Design for On the Go
The Ultimate Design for On the Go

Carrying a heavy notebook is always a big burden, especially for professionals who are always on the road. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA is amazingly portable and perfectly designed for a mobile life. Because it's remarkably thin (16.9 ~ 19.9mm) and light (1.64kg with SSD / 1.69kg with HDD). it's easy to take it with you anytime and anywhere – so you'll always have your own office.

Ports Information
Samsung Fast Solutions

You can work and play even more efficiently with the blazingly fast performance of the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA. With Fast Start, you can work and play even more efficiently with "instant on" - your notebook wakes from sleep in 2 seconds. with Fast Browsing, get the information you need - when you need it! Fast Browsing makes frequently viewed web pages run 2x faster, so you won't be left staring at blank pages waiting for them to load. * Speed will vary depending on the configuration, applications used and wireless settings.

Box Contains

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Battery
AC Adapter
Warranty Leaflet
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Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5 stars

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35 of 36 people found the following review helpful By Gerard Carlin on 17 April 2013
I bought this laptop 3 weeks ago from John Lewis (it was on offer at the same price as amazon). Prior to buying it I was convinced I didn't want Windows 8. When I went to the shop to try it out I changed my mind completely. The reason? Touchscreen. There are much better reviews of windows 8 out there but simply, if you have a touch screen laptop, it's a great OS. The comic book look of windows 8 takes a little getting used to but when combined with the familiar and still present Windows 7 desktop mode, you'll find yourself using both in a complimentry way.

This Samsung laptop is the perfect machine to show off the benefits of windows 8. Design wise, it's beautiful, easily up there with the mac book air. It's very portable and so far I've been really impressed with the battery life, getting roughly 5 hours of heavey usage.

The 500gb hard drive is a bonus, so many new ultrabooks have silly 128gb SSD, this is just too small for my needs.

I'm no expert on processors and speeds but the start up time and re-start time is extremely quick (except when updates are being carried out).

Only niggle: slightly slow set up time and a few updates needed out of the box.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Ink Man on 27 Mar. 2014
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I have to admit, I was very unsure of purchasing a "used" ultrabook on Amazon, especially since it was being offered by a 3rd party (The Money Station). But having checked the ultrabook out in a store previously, I as very tempted by the price.

The ultrabook itself is a very sleek device. Due to the tapered edges, it gives you the illusion of being slimmer than it really is. However, if you remove the HDD and put your own SSD in (which is what I did), the ultrabook is not only lighter, but amazingly fast!
While it's not a gaming machine, I cannot fault it in any way. I do wish that it had a backlit keyboard though.
A couple of extra points:
1) If you want to migrate the recovery section onto a new SSD, there is actually a built in feature to do that! so no need to burn discs etc. Bravo Samsung! Simply plug a new drive in on USB (size not important). Then go into the samsung recovery console and use the transfer / copy function. Replace the HDD with the new drive and it simply boots up as a brand new installation. MAGIC!
2) Windows 8 with touch screen functionality make it the most amazing version of windows yet. You will absolutely love it.

For those of you who are unsure about buying a "used ultrabook" off Amazon: here is my feedback:
1) The Money Station have awesome reviews and had described the ultrabook quite accurately. In fact, they claimed the lid had scratches when it didnt have any at all! Bonus!
2) about 2 months after I purchased this ultrabook, it developed an issue with the touch screen. The issue, known as ghost clicking, is shown here [...
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Glenn on 23 Dec. 2013
I have just bought a refurbished unit from laptops direct and I must says its possible the best laptop I have ever had.

1) The 500GB HD/ 24GB SSD combination makes it boot unbelievably fast from cold
2) Speed is good enough for anything except high performance games
3) Made me love Windows 8, which I still hate on my big games PC with 27" monitor
4) Very light, so very portable
5) Good battery life
6) Compared to my works Dell laptop it has the same keyboard size, 0.66" less monitor size, but a drastically smaller overall package
7) Does not get stupidly hot when used on your lap
8) No wifi issues
9) Good screen
10) The bezel around the screen and keyboard is small making the unit seem very small

Windows 8 should be renamed "Windows Touch" the touch experience makes the machine brilliant, you will never use the touch pad. I still hate Windows 8 on my Games PC with a large monitor. The children instantly, without explanation, worked out all the touch controls, pretty good.

The only downer was that all the SW needed updating which took forever, as I'm impatient, minutes on a fast connection and ages waiting while the disk whirred. I'm now running Windows 8.1 with an updated bios ... and all seems stable.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By santryIrl on 8 Mar. 2014
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I like the look and feel of the laptop and that it's so light. It does take some getting used to though with the touch screen and windows 8 but that's a user education piece. I like the keyboard. It takes time to get used to working the apps as opposed to the web pages but I really like it.Great screen resolution too for videos etc.

I have one big concern, the first one of these laptops I was sent the screen was faulty, it was like something was pressed at some stage too hard into the touchscreen and it got stuck and a line appeared down the screen. The various applications would then move about on their own, get bigger and smaller while I wasn't even touching the screen. However the second exact same laptop is fine.
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35 of 40 people found the following review helpful By neveragain on 18 Dec. 2013
Bought from PC World in September, all worked fine and loved the laptop. I opened it up one day as normal in November, and there was a cracking sound, looked at the back of the laptop, and the glue that holds the lid to the hinge has come away, making the screen too unstable to stand upright, which also caused some damage to the bottom of the front of the screen. I closed the laptop, and the lid no longer sits flush on the keyboard, and parts of the back are exposed where the lid used to attach to the hinge. I took the laptop immeditely back to PC World, where I had bought it from, expecting them to send it away for repair under Manufacturer Warranty, but PC World said Samsung would not accept it under the warranty and I would have to pay for the repair. I reminded PC World that my contract was with them under the Sale of Goods Act and they were obliged to supply me with a laptop that was fit for purpose and of satifactory quality, clearly that wasnt the case if a 2 month old laptop could develop such a fault of its own accord - they of course refused to budge, so I ended up claiming for the repair on my personal insurance because I am a medical student and I cannot be without a laptop for a drawn out period of taking PC World to court. The insurance company has since said the laptop is not repairable (!), and they are going to supply me the value of the laptop so I can purchase a new one) - so I have to let people know that the design or build of these laptops must be extremely poor, plus Samsung don't want to know if it goes wrong (and dont get me started on PC World) - if you google, there are plenty of people who have experienced similar problems with the hinges on Samsung Series 5 laptops, so I would never buy a Samsung laptop ever again, nor will I ever buy anything ever again from PC World after such a poor experience.
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