Summary: Sofa Surfer. Check mail on the run or take a look at your course plan while on the train. Mobile Internet use deamands a handy device with integrated UTMS. Can the N150 ascend the throne of mobility? Find out why this doesn't quite work out.
Pros: Long battery life, Very quiet and cool, Matt TFT, Stabile case, Good keyboard, Integrated UMTS, Long runtimes and whisper quiet in Silent-Mode. Samsung uses the advantages of Pine Trail to the full.
Cons: TFT too dark for outdoor use, Significant heating in silent mode, Limited performance, small palm rest, The TFT is too dim and prevents the resurrection of a netbook god.
A 10in netbook that's useful for basic computing and not much more
Good Gear Guide.au
2 January 2011
Summary: Samsung's N150 netbook is good for creating basic office documents, browsing the Web and watching standard definition video. We like its keyboard and think it's a comfortable netbook to use overall.
Pros: Good keyboard, matte screen, light weight, chargeable USB port
Cons: Battery life could be improved, too much pre-installed software resulted in lots of nagging reminders, netbook screen design is a little tacky and needs to be finessed
Excerpt: I must admit, the more gear from Samsung I review lately, the more respect that I have for the company. Many years ago, I regarded them as just another Apple wannabe- but how wrong can a guy be?
Pros: light, long battery life, no overheating issues
Cons: small, keyboard, small HD and lack of colour options
Excerpt: The Samsung N150 belongs to Samsung’s new series of netbooks that feature the next generation of Intel Atom processors. This particular model is powered by an Intel Atom N450, which is a single core Atom processor with a clock speed of 1.66 GHz.
Conclusion: At £280 the Samsung N150 is a standard netbook that is perfect if your needs aren't anything other than emailing, web surfing and basic word processing. More powerful devices are out there, but you do have to pay a premium for those.
Summary: The Samsung N150 is among the first netbooks to use the new Intel Atom N450 chip. As a result, it offers excellent battery life, but it's far from perfect. Unfortunately, its cramped keyboard and comparatively small hard drive let the side down.
Pros: Matte screen eliminates annoying reflections, Long battery life
Cons: Cramped keyboard, Relatively small hard drive