Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US: A Compilation Review


There are a lot of review sites out there that pertain to a single product. Forums and other online communities are even created in response to a certain product as well. While people take time to read what others have to say about a particular brand or model, others are keen enough to get a consensus by establishing the consistency of such reviews. This review will focus on that with the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US as the focal point. The details will focus on the aspects of the product that most users made comment on. Learn what these are and see what you can do about it.

What People Like

Backlight on keyboard: Obviously, not all laptops offer this feature. Apple’s MacBook offers white backlight but the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US’ is better because it is green. The disadvantage of a bright-colored backlight is it reflects directly on the eyes and if the individual keys are white too, you would struggle in reading the keys (unless you are a professional typist). In contrast, backlight colors that are darker in hue serve to contrast with the key prints and give you a better chance of working at dim lights.

Weight:The Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US weighs 2.49 pounds – a lot lighter than any other laptops in the market. So you can carry it along comfortably whether you are at home, in the conference room, or at the airport lounge.

Functionality: Reliably fast, the programs installed in the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US respond to commands faster than in any other brands.

Startup: Users can bring this laptop to life from sleep mode in a rather fast manner. In addition, the infusion of the Fast Start Technology allows this laptop to save you last configuration and at startup, gets you right to where you have left off.

Battery life: Some refute this but most like that the battery lasts for nine hours. Of course other people are heavy users while some only go online on an average of four hours a day. Heavy use can lead to a shorter battery life especially when you are streaming videos and browsing the Internet at the same time. In contrast, cumulative and light use can sustain the battery life for two to three days.

Windows 8: The Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US operates on Windows 8 – a far cry from Windows 7. Most users who did a review on this part remark on the seeming absence of bugs.

Bright Display: Even under broad daylight, the high-definition technology used in the screen display of the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US permits colors and images to be visible even under the sun.

What People Do Not Like

Mouse track: The mouse track is relatively sensitive to touch and unless the settings are changed, it will not attain full functionality.

No full-size Ethernet port: Due to its size, the adapter it comes with is for a mini-Ethernet port. Since this version of the Ethernet is not as popular, you will find limitation in use.

Price: Consumers find this model a little expensive for its kind. Along this line, other people counter that it is a lot cheaper than its equivalent product from one of its foremost competitors: Apple.

SSD Memory: The SSD memory has capacity of 128 GB which means that you have limited storage for big files like audio and video.

Gaming: Yes, the gamers out there have come out to say that this model is not powered for gaming. Well, some models are meant to be built for specific purposes. In any case, users will still be able to use this to play but with limits.


With most of the frequent consumer comments provide above, one thing is obvious: what people do not like about is outweighed by what they like. This makes the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US still one of the best products around. If you noticed, Samsung is now being compared to Apple in the closes manner possible. This gives rise to the strengths and the opportunities equivalent products have produced by both manufacturers. And as these companies stake it out in the market, consumers will continue to expect a more improved product with each innovation they come up with.


  1. Ravi @Technology Blog

    What is the battery Consumption review of this Laptop?

    • Currently Samsung says Samsung Series 9 got 9 hours of battery life! But, the battery life will vary depending on the product model, configuration, power management settings, applications used, and wireless settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and use. Test results based on independent third party testing.

  2. Excellent review. Very nice laptop.

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