Samsung NP530E5M-X01US 15.6″ Touch-Screen Laptop Review

  • Fast processing
  • Solid graphics performance
  • Crisp HD display with a touch-screen
  • Plenty of ports
  • Great battery life
  • Sleek and light chassis
  • No USB Type-C port
  • No DVD drive
  • The display is not Full HD

Samsung NP530E5M-X01US  Touch-Screen Laptop Review
The Samsung NP530E5M-X01US is ready to tackle heavy-duty tasks such as editing videos, streaming HD contents and graphics design tasks with a 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor, ultra-quick DDR4 memory and a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 920MX graphics card. The 15.6-inch Gorilla Glass display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 and a touch-screen capability makes it easy to work, play and surf. You also get crystal-clear sound from HD Audio and Sound Alive, and amazing battery life on a single charge.
Weighing 4.53 pounds and measures 1 x 14.8 x 9.8 inches (HWD), the 15″ laptop is portable and allows you can be carried around effortlessly. Get an impressive battery life on one charge thanks to ultra-low voltage processor from Kaby Lake generation and a 3-Cell / Li-ion battery life, delivering up to 8.5 hours.
Clear HD display
Made with durable Gorilla Glass 3, the 15.6-inch supports HD (1366 x 768) display provides brilliant visuals and vivid colors, while touch-screen capabilities provide an intuitive experience for work and play. The anti-glare screen provides a comfortable view and anti-glare.
Complete multimedia capabilities with a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 920MX graphics card backed by 2GB video memory to support. The GPU is capable of editing photos, graphics design tasks, streaming HD videos and moderate gaming. You also can play modern games as of 2015 at medium settings with over 30 FPS such as Dirt Rally 2015, GTA V 2015, Rainbow Six Siege 2015, and Metal Gear Solid V.
Strong performance
Enjoy the impressive speed and fast performance with a 7th generation Intel Core i5-7200U dual-core processor and ultra-quick 8GB DDR4 memory. Making the Samsung NP530E5M-X01US is perfect for running complex software, video-editing software and large multimedia files, handling heavy multitasking, playing HD digital contents and creating projects.
The large-capacity 1TB hard drive is an ideal for storing large software, HD entertainment, high-definition photos and all your critical data.
There is no a built-in DVD drive.
The Samsung NP530E5M-X01US does not include new connectivity options such as USB Type-C, USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt port.
It comes with three USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, SD card reader slot, 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN port and a blazing-fast 802.11/AC Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth 4.0.
Runs on the Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system.

Technical Specifications

Type Laptop

Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit

CPU 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U Processor (2cores, 4threads)

CPU fetures 3MB cache and 2.5GHz up to 3.1GHz

RAM 8GB memory, up to 16GB

RAM Type DDR4-2133MHz

Hard Drive 1 TB HDD

Hard Drive RPM 5400RPM

Optical Drive None

Cloud storage

Display 15.6\” Diagonal

Display features HD LED Anti-Glare

Resolution 1366 x 768

Touchscreen Yes

Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 920MX graphics

Graphics Memory 2GB DDR3L memory

Audio features Stereo Speakers with HD Audio and Sound Alive

Camera HD camera

USB Port 3 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0

Thunderbolt port


Media reader SD card reader

Wireless 802.11/AC Wi-Fi

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0

LAN 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN

Keyboard Standard keyboard

Pointing device Multi-touch

Audio port Audio port

Battery 3-Cell / Li-ion

Battery Life up to 8.5 hours

Weight 4.53 pounds

Dimension 1 x 14.8 x 9.8 inches