Excerpt: The Samsung Q430 laptop boasts some impressive specs whether you’re planning to use it for business or pleasure and provides some decent value – our model retails for around a quite reasonable £670.
Summary: All in all, after the test performed for this review we can say that the latest Samsung Q430 is, without a doubt, worth a buy. The laptop is Energy Star 5.0 certified, RoHS compliant and has Gold EPEAT designation that reduces impact on the environment.
Excerpt: Buying from a big-name brand like Samsung, you expect a certain level of quality, and the Q430 doesn't disappoint. The glossy black lid has a classy brushed metal finish, and it opens to reveal a silver interior with the same effect on the keyboard panel.
Summary: Even with a mediocre display, a thin roster of ports, and barely sufficient audio, the Samsung Q430 has enough positives to win over midrange buyers. In particular, the laptop's strong processor and good battery performance help you overlook its shortcomings.