Is it too much to expect your mobile computer’s appearance to reflect its performance? Samsung doesn’t think so. That’s why the Samsung R480 boasts a high-end design that parallels its high performance features like the 16:9 HD LED display that delivers sharp images and bold colors. Highlighted by its New Touch of Color finish, an appealing crystal-S pattern, and a durable casing engineered to reduce the risk of scratches and fingerprints, the Samsung R480 makes sure your on-the-go lifestyle stays stylish. And with touchpad lighting and a low profile keyboard, using it is as enjoyable as it is productive.
A Touch of Color and a whole lot performance
Samsung's sleek and chic new Touch of Color design delivers a cool, comfortable lifestyle experience with little touches engineered to make a big difference. The R480's finish features an appealing gradation of colors and eye-catching crystal S-pattern design while the new Intel® Core™ i5 processor provides blazing computing power. The low profile island keyboard makes for a seamless look and effortless typing experience. while the haptic-enhanced LED touch pad lights up its look and responds to your every touch. Samsung's new Touch of Color stylishly ensures you never blend into the crowd.
Crafted for style and safety
"Because a life on the go can often trip you up, the Samsung R480 was crafted to not let you down. In fact, its high quality craftsman-ship extends as much to its exterior as to its high performance inner workings. Built to withstand bumps and knocks, the R480 comes with a robust, durable casing designed to keep its contents safe and sound as well as reduce the risk of scratches and fingerprints. And its ergonomic, stylish design makes it as coolly eye-catching as it is reliable. "
Enhance your entertainment with great graphics
"The R480 lets you play harder, play faster, play better. And it makes any and every movie instantly more gripping. With the latest HD graphics card, advanced 3D graphics processing power, and a dedicated 1GB gDDR3 memory* for superior graphic performance, you can get the most out of the latest state-of-the-art 3D computer games and action-packed High Definition movies. It's a power-packed performance package guaranteed to revolutionize your video viewing and gaming experience. *Factory option."
A picture that's close to perfection
The R480's 16:9 aspect ratio immerses you in games and movies with an accurate representation - so you don't have annoying black bands crowding your picture. You'll watch movies the way they were meant to be seen. And see images that are fine-tuned with the sharpest details and boldest colors on a 14" HD LED display. An added bonus? It uses less power, so you can be entertained longer. Get more out of your on-the-go entertainment and enjoy a bigger, better picture.
Pack one less cord (or forget one less) on your next trip. The R480 lets you charge many of your mobile devices right through its USB charging port. And the R480 doesn't even have to be powered up. Go ahead, anytime, anywhere. Recharge your phone, your MP3 player and while you're at it, yourself.
Get online almost anywhere
"The R480 incorporates advanced communications technologies, including 802.11bgn wireless, to provide high-speed access to the Internet and your data anytime and anywhere. "
"With an innovative remote PC function, easily access your home or office PC from your notebook. Send and retrieve documents as well as transfer files – even music and movies – quickly and securely while you’re on the go. * Free 60-day trial"
"Whether lost or stolen, the FailSafe theft deterrence service lets you track the location of your missing computer as well as lock the device and encrypt, manage, retrieve or erase vital data. *Free 30-day trial"
Samsung Recovery Solution
Peace of mind is here in the form of Samsung's Recovery Solution. It automatically and regularly backs up your PC data to the hard drive. So you can quit worrying and quit manually backing up your files.
- by David_W @Feb 16, 2010
Platform: R Series Desktop Replacement Notebooks
Model Name: R480-I5
Screen Size: 14' HD
Display Resolution: 1366 x 768, (16:9 HD Aspect Ratio)
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Overall a great laptop, great for gaming, and everyday use. Have had almost now problems with it,and I am very impressed with the performance. One thing to note, if you are transferring your music collection over from windows Vista or XP, to the laptops windows 7 you may have a problem with ID-tag's.
This is a great laptop. I looked around and couldn't find a better one in this price range and weight category. After owning this laptop for about a month I am still very happy with it and would suggest it to anyone who wants a light laptop that can still provide the power to play some recent games.
It's alirght laptop but useless for my needs, cause require windows xp for work related stuff, and this has only drivers for apparently win 7 64 bit only or 32 bit, for XP 64 bit it can be used as paper weight instead.
Overall, a great laptop. The keyboard is nice to type on, despite the funny location of some of the buttons. The screen is nice and bright with decent colours. The screen is a bit reflective but not bad. I found I had to manually adjust the colours from stock though. I would prefer a 16:10 screen vs. a 16:9 which is featured in this model. There are also a few nice features in this such as eSata and usb charging while turned off. The machine runs quite quiet and doesn't prodcue to much heat. Although I haven't played any games on it yet. The i5 is nice and snappy though.
Nice compact sleek unit. Plays games with punch! It has good cooling, throttling the cpu up and down is a breeze like my last Asus F3sv. Icore i5 is tonnes of speed for what I'm using it for. DVD's look great using Powerdvd 9.Screen is high quality. Perfect size for my trip to Asia next month. I'll be loading up a ton of games for the flights. Nice job Samsung.
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