Pros

  • Large screen for a netbook
  • Good battery Life

Cons

  • A bit beefy
  • Pricey for its class

At A Glance

This lumpy netbook's biggest selling points: It's screen and good battery life. But you could buy a full laptop for less.

Manufacturer’s Description

Shop online, surf the web and chat with ease with NC20-21GBK Netbook. Weighing only 3.3 lbs. and with 1 GB of RAM, the NC20 mini notebook gives you the freedom to accomplish more on the go. Enjoy images filled with bold, vibrant colors on a glossy LCD screen with 1280 x 800 resolution. The NC20-21GBK Netbook is an affordable mobile solution ideal for all your online needs.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NP-NC20-KA02US
Processor
Processor speed 1000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset VIA VX800 Chrome9
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage SD Card
General Information
UPC Code 36725730489
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 0
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots SD Card
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.6 inches
Depth 8.5 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 4.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software
  • Samsung Update plusmagic doctor
  • EZ network mgr
  • Cyberlink Youcam
  • EZ Resolution mgr
  • Adobe Reader 8
  • EZ Battery mgr
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 41.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Battery
Battery Life 5:53:02 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 544.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 584.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 549.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1083.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 974.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 910.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 704.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 588.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1284.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0