The Samsung Ativ NP540U3C-A03UB ultrabook has a good battery backup - you can access the system for long hours. Performance wise, it has strong processor along with ample amount of RAM which outputs quality performance in the system. Other features such as a lightweight body, touchscreen display, HD webcam etc. make it a good buy around this budget.
Display and Configuration
The Samsung Ativ NP540U3C-A03UB ultrabook flaunts a 13.3-inch HD LED-backlit touchscreen display having a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The system is driven by a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and an integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics engine. The user can increase the RAM capacity up to 8GB for better performance. The laptop boots on Windows 8 operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Body Looks, Input Devices and Sound
The laptop comes in a titan silver coloured body which looks shiny and glossy. It measures 315.21 x 218.94 x 16.5 mm and weighs only 1.69Kg. The input devices present in the Samsung Ativ NP540U3C-A03UB are - a touchpad (Scroll Scope, Flat Type, Gesture UI) and a standard notebook keyboard. The stereo speakers with Soundalive technology deliver good quality audio wave.
Battery and Connectivity
Acting as a stamina provider is a 4 cell Li-Po battery which claims to render a backup for around 5.2 hours. On the connectivity front, the Samsung Ativ NP540U3C-A03UB supports a Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 slot, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port.
Camera and Storage
A 720p HD webcam is armed above the bezel which comes in handy for video calling and recording needs. It has a resolution 1.3Mp and it captures good quality videos. As far as the storage is concerned, the Samsung Ativ NP540U3C-A03UB houses a 500GB SATA hard disk which performs the task at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute.