Samsung NP550P5C-S04IN – Worth it?

In the recent past, though there are many players in the industry, Samsung holds a very special place. It has hit the market and had grabbed a substantial portion of market share. They are into diversified fields like electronics, fashion, finance, medicine, hotels and much more. It has its own vision for 2020 and working on it.


This Samsung laptop is designed with Intel Core i5 third generation processor. It is operated through 64 bit Windows 8. The processor is meant for its speed and efficiency. The clock speed being 2.5 GHz and the processor is dual core. Talking about the hard disk storage, it offers an unmatched 1 TB storage. The cache memory is said to be 3 MB. RAM memory is powered with DDR3 type and of 6 GB capacity. There is no provision to expand. Hence, the device limits itself for the upcoming challenges. The graphics memory is 2 GB and is as well powered by DDR3. The graphic processor is powered by NVIDIA technology with enhances quality.


It is built in with Island type keyboard. As the name indicates, each and every key do not touch each other. Hence, it gives a lot of comfort to the user. As Samsung is a world leader in sound systems, there is no compromise in sound quality. Hence, the speakers are loaded with JBL Stereo Speakers (2 W x 2) with Sub-woofer (5W). The camera resolution being 1.3 MP gives an advantage to the user for better quality in video calls. The display screen size diagonally measured is nothing other than the usual 15.6 inches but the screen resolution is enhanced from the standard one. It’s just remarkable and gives out 1600 * 900 pixels. The screen type also does not strain the user. It is of anti-reflective type and gives high definition Super Bright 300nit. It is also LED display. The dimensions are measured as 367 * 242 * 30 mm which is pretty sleek. The high-cost model does not give the user some comfort with respect to its weight. The usual features of a laptop are all given. Just to name a few, the Bluetooth, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, digital media card reader, Ethernet and Wi-Fi, HDMI, optical DVD drive and last but not the least built in microphone. So, with all these features you are get set to start your gaming activities and the device is ready.


The main dis-advantage proves to be cost of the device which is pretty high when compared to the market rates. Though it gives a silver line extra feature than the rest, when comparing it with the cost, it makes the user to re-think. Another stated con would be the security system. When there is fingerprint security offered for a basic system, the so-called high-end model fails to deliver the same. But there is a security slot offered in the system. The device offers something more than the routine use. It is sturdy for intense gaming. You can opt for this closing your eyes.

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