Excerpt: The rounded and colourful case of this sleek and shiny Samsung netbook makes it stand out from the pack, as do the backlit keyboard and light weight. But do the compromises Samsung has made to achieve the style and slenderness mean it's all flash and no substance?
Pros: Sleek, stylish, shiny design, light weight and a useful backlit keyboard.
Cons: Both battery life and performance are disappointing even for an Atom netbook.
Summary: Netbooks continue to be a useful solution; however this one nearly did not get reviewed. It was slow to boot almost as slow to shut down and as for opening any applications, luckily I am known for my determination so read on.
Excerpt: Just because the netbook is fast becoming obsolete doesn’t mean its extinct. So while many would-be buyers of a small, cheap compact computer have turned their attention to arguably more suitable tablet PCs – well, almost exclusively the iPad – it really hasn’t stopped the likes of Samsung from trotting out new netbook models like the Samsung NS310 .