Pros

  • Fantastic software suite
  • Fairly colorful screen

Cons

  • Recessed mouse button too loose

At A Glance

This boxy netbook from Samsung is a good first try, but a small handful of design flaws in the mouse might annoy you.

Manufacturer’s Description

Shop online, surf the web and chat on IM with ease. Weighing only 2.8 lbs., the SAMSUNG NC10 blue netbook gives you the freedom to do that and more wherever you are. You will accomplish everything with 1GB of RAM and enjoy images filled with bold, vibrant colors on an LCD screen with 1034x600 resolution. The NC10 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 NPNC10KA02US
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N270
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Cache size 0.5 KB
Bus speed 533.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.1 inches
Display type Active Matrix LCD (TFT)
Aspect ratio 16:10
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Vertical Resolution 600
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage SD Card
General Information
UPC Code 036725721371
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 0
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots SD Card
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 400.0 MHz
Memory max 2.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 10.3 inches
Depth 7.3 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight with Accessories 3.6 pounds
Weight 2.8 pounds
Warranty
Warranty information 1 Year Limited Warranty
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software Adobe Reader 8
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware Carrying case

Warranty Information

1 Year Limited Warranty

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 35.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 6:54:31 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 743.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 571.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 655.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1169.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1021.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 913.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 653.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1421.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0