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Samsung ATIV Smart PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 570 reviews of Samsung ATIV Smart PC. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and reliability. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the GPS navigation and connectivity, while there are some mixed opinions about the social networking functionality.

performance, usability, portability, reliability, screen

camera, connectivity, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung ATIV Smart PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 310 user reviews of Samsung ATIV Smart PC from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Comments about the price and screen are overall positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but opinions about the social networking functionality and apps are different. Many are less positive about the GPS navigation and connectivity.

performance, usability, portability, screen, price

reliability, camera, connectivity, GPS navigation

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T (Tablet Only)Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T (Tablet Only)

May, 2018

Expert review by : Matthew Bolton (

Samsung Ativ Smart PC review


It's hybrids galore as Samsung gears up for Windows 8

Great battery life ; Precise and useful S-Pen ; Full Windows 8 compatibility ; Fast boot/wake

Woefully underpowered ; Cripplingly overpriced ; Small usable storage ; Trackpad often unresponsive

A huge disappointment: the Ativ Smart PC is woefully underpowered and cripplingly, hilariously overpriced. An iPad, Nexus 10 or Ultrabook would do a much better job, and you'd pay a lot less money for the privilege. Samsung's device just isn't good...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Samsung Ativ Smart PC pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


With Windows 8 being the talk of the town (in some quarters), we're not surprised to see a Windows 8 tablet or two from Samsung. But this isn't a just

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Samsung ATIV Smart PC


Hands-on: A Windows 8 tablet with a detachable keyboard and metallic finish.

The Samsung ATIV smart PC will be released later this year.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Lee Bell (

Samsung Ativ Smart PC 500T review


An Intel Atom powered notebook and tablet hybrid

Brilliant vibrant display, excellent battery life

Keyboard is cheap and plastic feeling

The Samsung Ativ Smart PC 500T is a rather decent addition to the selection of hybrid and convertible laptops on the market, offering moderate but substantial performance for a relatively low price.

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Andrew Ku (

Samsung's ATIV Smart PC 500T: An Atom-Based Windows 8 Tablet


Samsung takes Intel's Atom Z2760 SoC, the full version of Windows 8, and builds a tablet that begs to stay connected to its docking station. Is ...

Although Samsung markets its ATIV Smart PC 500T as a 64 GB tablet, a little more than 51 GB is user-accessible. And, once Windows 8 is installed, you're only left with 39 GB. There's another potential problem. Ever tried to use a 60 GB SSD on your...

Jan, 2013

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Samsung ATIV Smart PC 700T (AT&T)


Heads up, mobile pros: Samsung's excellent ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T tablet has arrived on AT&T. Samsung keeps everything we loved about the $1,199 Wi-Fi edition -- including strong Core i5 performance, a full HD screen and an integrated S-Pen -- and adds...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : Vivek Gowri (

Samsung ATIV Smart PC: Revisiting Clover Trail Convertibles


The Windows 8 tablet space at launch consisted exclusively of Tegra 3-based or Core i5/i7 ULV-based systems. That changed with the release of Krait and Clover Trail tablets like the ATIV Tab and Acer W510, respectively, but with 7W IVB and AMD Z60 on...

I used the ATIV Smart PC as my main system on the CES show floor. It worked out relatively well, though part of that was due to the fact that I didn’t actually spend much time using it there. My CES scheduling this year ended up in back-to-back-to-back...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Chris Burns (

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Review


When a mobile carrier like AT&T picks up a device for sale that's as massive as the Samsung ATIV Smart PC with Windows 8, you've got to wonder who would be heading out to the same location they picked up their smartphone to pick up a PC. In this case...

This machine is a PC without a keyboard attached to it – while we’ve yet to see the keyboard attached for any long amount of time, we’re confident that the full experience will be somewhere between a mobile tablet and a full Ultrabook-type-situation....

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Dana Wollman (

Samsung ATIV Smart PC review (AT&T LTE)


More Info Samsung announces Series 5 and Series 7 Windows 8 tablets with S Pen apps, optional keyboards AT&T gets its hands on ASUS

Fast LTE speeds

Buggy performance ; Expensive, even on contract ; No pen support in the AT&T version ; AT&T isn't selling the keyboard dock yet ; Relatively heavy, unwieldy

Samsung's ATIV Smart PC holds promise as a Windows 8 hybrid, but the AT&T version is buggy and expensive with fewer features.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Rich Brown, and Brian Bennett (

Samsung Ativ Smart PC


We'll be interested to see whether Samsung's Windows 8 Ativ line, announced at IFA this year, makes it to the land down under.


Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1


Battery capacity (Watt hours):30 / 49
Battery life (max):14.5
Number of battery cells:2 / 4


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Video recording: Yes


Colour of product:Black
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Form factor:Slate
Kids tablet: No


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:400
Display diagonal:29.5
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
LED Backlight: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Graphics adapter:HD Graphics / HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter family:Intel


Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory clock speed:1600 / 800


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM):No / Yes


3G: No
4G LTE: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Docking connector: Yes
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / FC-MB4760
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
GPS (satellite): No
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Orientation sensor: Yes
Position location:N

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:No / Yes
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2
AC adapter output voltage:5
AC adapter power:40
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
Processor ARK ID:65707 / 70105
Processor boost frequency:2.6
Processor cache:1 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR0N8 / SR0Z4
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5 / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.7 / 1.8
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Model:I5-3317U / Z2760
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 64-bit
Processor package size:14 / 31
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / L1
Supported instruction sets:AVX
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y
Intel FDI Technology:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes


Bundled software:S-Note, S Player, S Gallery, S Camera, Evernote, Microsoft Office Trial, Norton Internet Security Trial
Operating system installed:Windows 8


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Internal storage capacity:128 / 64
Maximum memory card size:32
Storage Media:Flash / SSD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.19 / 9.9
Height :18.9
Weight:744 / 888