Samsung, one of the leading electronics manufacturing companies, based in South Korea, was brought in to being in 1969, starting off with manufacturing of washing machines, televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, calculators, etc. The company ventured into laptop manufacturing laptops around two decades back, and for India the laptops were brought in around 1999. With its regular updates, Samsung is now the most loved name when it comes to electronics.
Samsung Laptop Models in India
Samsung floors its consumers with the wide variety of laptops, enhanced with the latest technologies, and regular updates. Samsung divided laptops under segments as per the usage, Essential, Ultra Portable, High Performance, Business, Netbook.
The latest Samsung laptops under Essential range of laptops are notebook series 3 (which has a total of a whooping 62 models!), Essential NP300E5X-A02IN, which is a DOS based system coming with Intel Celeron processor, 14” HD display, 2 GB DDR3 system memory at 1,333 MHz. It has been given anti fingerprint finish with a quality that would last long. Samsung Notebook Essential NP305E5A-S01IN comes with Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, AMD quad core processor, 15.6” HD LED display; BatteryLife Plus has been ingrained in it, which provides intelligent battery charging system using anti ageing technology. Out of the few old Samsung laptops that are still selling pretty well in the market are Notebook Essential NP305E5A-A02IN, Notebook essential NP300E5Z-A0HIN, etc.
Ultra-Portable notebooks are being sold under three series, Series 9, Series 5, and Series 3. Under Series 3, there are three models; NP350U2B-A08IN, which comes with Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit), Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1,333MHz; with the kind of features it is packed with, it is well called small wonder with a weight of a mere 1.4 kg. It suits the non-gamers the most. Notebook Ultra-portable NP350U2B-A04IN, Intel Core i5 processor based, Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit). Under Series 5, there are yet another three models, Notebook Ultra-portable NP530U4C-S01IN, NP530U3B-A02IN, and NP530U4B-S02IN. Under Series 9 are the names Notebook Ultra-portable NP900X3A-A04IN, NP900X1B-A01IN, and NP900X3A-A01IN.
The High-Performance notebooks from Samsung, there are two series, Series 5 and Series 3. Under Series 5 are NP550P5C-S01IN, which helps you get things done at a faster pace than ever with its Intel Core i5 Quad Core processor, and NP550P5C-S02IN, which gets power of Intel Core i5 Quad Core processor. The new Samsung laptops in Series 3 under the High-Performance notebooks are 10 models, NP305U1A-A0AIN, with Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit) and AMD Dual Core Processor E-450 (1.65GHz, 1MB L2 Cache); NP350U2B-A09IN, at a weight of 1.4 kg, Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit) and powered by the ever wonderful Intel Core i5 Processor 2430M (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 Cache); NP300V5A-S05IN, with Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), Intel Core i7 Processor 2630QM (2.00GHz, 6MB L3 Cache) and weighing 2.45 kg. NP300V5A-A04IN, NP350U2B-A09IN, NP300V5A-A04IN are a few other names among many others.
Under the Business segment, new model in Samsung laptops is NP200B5B-A03IN, which is one of the best value durable business laptops ever, being quite much reliable, for its usability, performance and designing.
As for the latest Samsung netbooks are 10.1 inched displays NP-N100S-E01IN and NP-N102S-B05IN, both of which gives an extreme portability with its robust make, highly durable chassis, but still is not more than 1.03 kg, based on 3 cell battery. Among the older Samsung netbooks are NP-NC110-A06IN, NP-NC110-A07IN, NP-NC108-A05IN, NP-N100-MA01IN, among others.
There is yet another segment of laptops that the company does not place under any one particular segment, are the super sleek yet wide screened machines with the features like visual brilliance, light weight chassis made of aluminium that the company terms as duralumin, 13.3 inched screens that suit gamers and movie buffs. There two models under this, NP900X1B-A01IN and NP900X3A-A01IN.
Best Samsung Laptop Models
Since the company has been regularly updating all its models with the latest technologies, it is really a tedious task to list out the best among the whole. However, here is a list of top 5 Samsung laptop models.
Netbook NP N100S E01IN: With anti reflective screen, a weight of 1.03 kg, high quality robust, scratch resistant Samsung Duracase body, second generation Intel Atom processor, high quality and wide keyboard, based on MeeGo machine, this machine is quite much in demand.
NP300E4Z-A06IN: This is another one that quite comfortably sits on the list of top 5, which is a DOS based laptop, Intel Pentium Processor B950 (2.10GHz,2MB L3 Cache), Instant-on technology, hybrid graphics, BatteryLife Plus (anti-aging battery technology), anti finger print finish, etc.
NP300E5Z-S08IN: This features on this list because of slim bezel, anti-reflective display, BatteryLife Plus (anti-aging battery technology), DOS operating system, and 367.9mm x 243.0mm x 29.0mm - 34.9mm, light weight at 2.3kg, 6 cell battery, and kind of features.
NP300E5Z-A0PIN: This one based on Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 2,450M (2.50GHz, 3MB L3 Cache), with Intel HD Graphics 3,000, 4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1,333MHz, 6 cell battery.
NP350U2B: The whole series is desirous, being an extremely light weighted one, based on Core i5 processor, 500GB of internal memory storage capacity. A 4GB of DDR3 RAM helps it work at a lightning speed. An audio system with two speakers of 3 W makes it pretty splendid.
NP900X1B-A01IN: The top cruncher is this one. Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Core i5 Processor 2,467M (1.60GHz, 3MB), HD Audio, 1.3 megapixel HD integrated webcam, 1.06 kg of weight thanks to Duralumin, etc. are a few features that make it an out and out winner.
Samsung Laptops Price in India
With the increasingly tough competition among the well-established manufacturers of laptops, and new ones emerging as well, Samsung could clearly not afford to tag its laptops extravagantly. They are definitely some machines that are quite high on rate charts, but with the kind of features they are made with, such models deserve the price they have been tagged at. For example, there is Samsung NP900X4C-A02IN 3rd Gen Ci7/8GB/512GB/Win 8 Ultrabook Laptop, which is the highest price Samsung laptop at Rs. 97,151, the other one featuring high on the most expensive Samsung laptops list is NP900X1B-A01IN costs Rs. 86,990. NP300V5A-S0CIN, an Essential machine, costs somewhere around Rs. 59,490; NP300V5A-S05IN, a High-Performance model, can be availed at Rs. 48,990; NP-SF411-S02IN is from Ultra-Portable segment, costing around Rs. 55,990; there is yet another from the Ultra Portable segment, NP900X3A-A04IN, that can set you back by Rs. 105,990.
To talk about the low priced Samsung laptop models are the Ultra-Portable NP350U2B-A08IN, which though is quite much loaded with features, comes for Rs. 34,490; one of the latest Samsung laptop models which also happens to be one of the cheapest Samsung laptop too is Samsung NP-N100S-E01IN Netbook can be owned for a mere Rs.15,274; the model which probably is the cheapest Samsung laptop is Essential NP-RV513-A01IN at Rs. 21,590; out of the Ultra-Portable models the cheapest is NP350U2B-A08IN at Rs. 34,490.