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Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB
 
Approximate retail price:
$1200
Summary: A 15.6-inch laptop tested with Windows 8, an Intel Core i7-3635QM 2.4GHz processor, 8GB of memory, AMD Radeon HD 8700M/Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics, a touchscreen, and a 1TB hard drive.
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Type: 15- to 16-inch laptops
About - Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB is a 15.6-inch laptop with an LCD resolution of 1920 x 1080. It has 8GB of memory and a 1000GB hard drive. It has an an Intel Core i7-3635QM 2.4GHz processor and AMD Radeon HD 8700M/Intel HD Graphics 4000 video adapter with 1024MB video memory. But it lacks an optical drive for burning CDs or DVDs. It comes with Windows 8 pre-installed.

The ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB has a built-in memory card reader for digital photography, a touch screen, a multitouch touchpad, and 4 USB ports. It has HDMI out for connecting to an HDTV. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, so it's compatible with the latest high-speed routers.

The ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB measures 14.75 inches wide by 0.75 inches high by 9.8 inches deep and it weighs 5.7lbs. It's backed by a 12 month warranty, with 12 months of tech support.

About This Brand

Samsung offers a variety of laptops ranging from slim & light to desktop replacements, including the Series 3, 5, 7, and 9.  These increase in price and performance from midrange to high end.  Its all-in-ones are the Series  5 and 7 touchscreen. Samsung also produces a Chromebook, which runs Google's Chrome operating system. It does not sell its lines direct to consumers, unlike many other computer makers.

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Features & Specs - Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB
info Display size (in.) 15.6
info Processor Core i7-3635QM
info Memory (GB) 8
info Storage (GB) 1000
info Video memory (MB) 1024
info Blu-ray or DVD None
info Memory-card reader Yes
info Wi-Fi Yes
info WiMAX No
info USB sleep and charge Yes
info Thunderbolt port No
info Digital video out Yes
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User Reviews - Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01UB
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(31 of 33 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Excellent choice after lots of research.
11/11/2013
Pros
Clear Bright Screen
Durable Construction
Full Keyboard
Hard-drive Capacity
Overall Speed
Reliable Performance
Cons
No optical drive
Poor Speaker Quality
Best Uses
Business Use
Graphics
Word Processing
Comment:
I am glad that this laptop tested as well as it did in Consumer Reports. My research led me to the exact same choice.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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