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Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Review

Samsung Notebook 7 spin 15.6" FHD Touch NP740U5L-Y02US - i7-6500U - 12GB - 1TB

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Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

Samsung’s gone and done it, guys. It’s made an entirely great laptop that retails for under $US1000 is of exceptional quality, and is neither underpowered nor teeming with crappy finishes. That is the college-bound laptop everybody, including Apple, has didn’t make for the last couple of years.

Because the competition proceeds to heat up and even expected to explode into something we all wouldn’t have imagined in the coming months, different primary companies like Samsung are joining the war. Samsung have over the years continued to bless us with some of the greatest technological devices and seen as the effort by this Korean tech giant to get a grip on the market and probably widen its profits, the company has launched a new 2 in 1 laptop, the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin.


Display13.3-inch Full HD, 15.6-inch, and 15.6-inch
Processor2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U, 2.5GHz Intel Core i7-6500U, and 2.5GHz Intel Core i7-6500U
Memory8GB, 12GB, and 16 GB
Storage1 TB, and 1TB plus 128GB SSD
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 520
Dimension12.75×8.98×0.78 inches (323.4×227.7×19.8mm) (374.5×256.9x 19.8mm)
OSWindows 10
Keyboard Backlit


Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

That equivalent is the Notebook 7 Spin seen here, and we’re not kidding once we call it stored. Instead of a Core i5 processor, the re’s also a Core i7 chip. Rather of integrated graphics, the re’s Nvidia’s GeForce 940MX. It has also 8GB of memory; the re’s 16GB of DDR4; there are each a 128GB SSD and a 1TB hard drive. However, back to what’s sitting on the upper half. Making liberal use of the room that its 15-inch size allows it, unlike some key competitors, Samsung set out a full set of curved, backlit black keys – including a number pad. At first glance, it appears like a standard 15-inch laptop. However, as its name implies, the hinge system permits it to spin backward, 360 levels, into a touchscreen tablet. This function lets you stop at any point when you are utilizing the computer for viewing and operating options.

Keyboard and Trackpad

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

The Notebook 7 Sin comes complete with a full sized and backlit keyboard. A touch on the keys tells the whole story; the keys are springy and unbelievably comfortable while you press them. As if that isn’t even sufficient; just like what we get from a 15-inch laptop, the designers have created good use of all that space; the keys are placed appropriately, and there is plenty of space between the two keys. With this, you aren’t likely to hit something accidentally.

The Notebook 7 Spin has an exceptional trackpad. It’s each bit as intuitive and responsive as a MacBook trackpad — the gold standard. The re aren’t any misclicks. No accidental icon draggings. No “oops” right clicks while you meant to click left. The trackpad doesn’t appear buggy and the mouse doesn’t hop around the screen as if possessed. For a Windows machine, it’s distinctive.


Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

Whereas the Notebook 7 Spin’s screen could only put out the 1080p picture, Samsung made sure to future-proof it as a lot as possible with toggleable excessive dynamic range (HDR) technology. The LED screen, already sharp and bright at 250 units, permits for more of the sRGB color spectrum to be performed for better represent dark scenes and more nuanced, realistic colors in games and streaming video that supports the tech.

However, the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin comes fully equipped with a built-in HDR mode. You can get access to this unique function by pressing Fn+F10, and when you do that, you can make those darkish and light-weight pop when you are watching your favorite video. When it comes to screen efficiency; based on tests, the screen covers 72.2 percent of the color gamut. Looking at that figure, it’s too way less than the mainstream notebook average of 88 percent. When it comes to screen brightness, the display has an average brightness of 260 units.

Audio and Graphics

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

If you love listening to music, you’ll probably need to know about the sound of this new Notebook 7 Spin. Well, the kind speakers setup the Notebook 7 Spin comes with aren’t that loud, but it simply sufficient to filled a medium size room. So it isn’t going to be any drawback if you are just looking for something to hearken to music in your office or bedroom.

An HDR filter is one of the tech tools that sets the Spin aside from its competition. The “High Dynamic Range” mode enable you to see content with higher clarity, and the addition of the Nvidia 940MX graphics chip improves these HD abilities providing your presentation or the latest video game.

Hardware and Performance

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

The Samsung Notebook 7 spin we reviewed came with a 2.5-GHz Intel Core i7-6500U, 16GB of RAM, a Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU with 2GB of VRAM, a 1TB, 5,400 rpm HDD and a 128GB SSD. That was more than sufficient for complex multitasking.

Samsung Notebook 7 SpinThe Notebook 7 copied 4.97GB of mixed-media files, including pictures, music, and movies, in 1 minute and 5 seconds, a velocity of 77.5 megabytes per second, which is sluggish in contrast with the mainstream speed of 181.1MBps.

As expected, the Notebook 7 Spin runs the latest Windows 10. It also comes with a little mix of useful program and a complete junk pre-installed. With this laptop, you’ll not hear the fan very often, and while you do, it isn’t going to be a lot louder than 38 decibels. The fan inside this machine appears to maintain issues cool. For instance, at idle, one of many warmest temperatures most users can encounter on the surface is 82 levels.

Battery Life

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

The re are other tiny nods of quality that can be unexpected on a laptop so cheap. The 45Wh battery in the 15-inch exception gave the solid 6 hours of Nyan Cat streaming at full brightness. That features the same battery and much less battery-consuming screen, should perform even better.

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Configuration Option

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

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Power users are likely to assume the convenience, power and performance of this new device well deserve the $1,099.99 price tag. The Notebook 7 Spin can allow you to replace your tablet and desktop, which is what many of those users are looking for on their computing device.
If you want a different configuration, you will get a $999 version that comes with 12 GB of RAM and no SSD.
A 13″ screen model is also out there for $799 with a 1080p display,


Samsung Notebook 7 Spin

With all having said and done, if you think the new Samsung Notebook 7 Spin is one thing you’ll like to personal; properly, it isn’t a laptop for everybody as most people are not willing to sacrifice some function for portability. However, in the event, you occur to be on the market looking for a 15’’ Windows 10 notebook, a laptop that you can bend and a laptop that can support a relatively heavy workload, in that case, the new Notebook 7 Spin is what you should be buying next. In short, Samsung has strived real hard and managed to cram a lot of power into a $1200 15-inch laptop.

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