Pros

  • Good performance for the price
  • Small, slim, and light

Cons

  • Display isn't as good as we expect from Samsung
  • Poor touchpad rocker button

At A Glance

Samsung packs impressive performance into a small, light, and affordable laptop.

Manufacturer’s Description

Lighter, brighter, longer

From among the world's lightest to the most powerful, Samsung's Notebook PCs take productivity with you wherever you go.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NP350U2B-A01US
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.50 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA HD 3000
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive RPM 5400
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Part Number NP350U2B-A01US
UPC Code 36725733749
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name 350U2B Notebook
Marketing Information

Lighter, brighter, longer

From among the world's lightest to the most powerful, Samsung's Notebook PCs take productivity with you wherever you go.

Product Model 350U2B
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 3
Memory
Standard Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • 350U2B Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 3.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.2"
Width 11.8"
Depth 7.7"
Weight (Approximate) 49.6 oz
Color Black
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2410M
Processor Speed 2.30 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 110.0
Battery
Battery Life 5:52   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 240.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 363.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 189.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 364.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 433.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 199.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 377.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 184.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 9.5   Watts
Sleep power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 39.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 35.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 31.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 28.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 13.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 13.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 26.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 24.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 16.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 15.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 29.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 27.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 310.0