Reviews and Problems with Samsung Series 5 Ultra 13-inch
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jbs, REVIEW STREAM
26 December 2011
Excerpt: Sometimes I swear I could even see smoke-like particles when the picture showing is set to a bright scene, like when it’s morning, but I do realize it really has nothing to do with the Series 5. My brother resides in the United States, and his Series 5 is working in high definition all the time, even on local cable.
Summary: Don't buy a Samsung Ultrabook!!!! It's worth spending a little bit more and getting something better. Hard disc had to be repaired twice in first six months and Samsung after sales care is truly terrible. No idea why they fitted a SSD as it never seems to be used. One of most frustrating things is that it drops WiFi connection every 20 minutes or so.
Pros: Size - portable and fits easily into bag / case
Cons: Drops WiFi connection constantly, gets very hot, hard disc sticks frequently and lots more
Summary: If you should think of buying the 535U3C (with AMD), don't do it. The ventilator does not even last for half a year, and you don't get guarantee either if you're running a different OS like LINUX or an upgraded Windows (* instead of the installed 7 Home). The best is, that they even do not have the ventilator in stock, nor do they know when they will get it!
Summary: I like this product for travel as it has the right size and weight to not be a burden. The boot time is quick and with the optical drive and nice size screen it leaves nothing to chance. I had a small issue with the touch pad and was blown away by the great service I received from the company. The slick brushed aluminum case is both very functional and pleasing to look at.
Summary: When I first bought this laptop, I loved it. It was fast, sleek and everything that I had ever wanted in a laptop. Unfortunately, the hybrid drive with the SSD cache didn't live up to it's name and began to slow down. I achieved faster boot times with an older laptop with strictly HDD, which was disappointing. Speeds started to grow slugglish, and before long, the whole laptop would not boot. It would keep displaying the splash screen and rebooting.