January 22, 2013

Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T XE500T1C-A01US : Atom Z2760

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T XE500T1C-A01US is a hybrid of tablet and laptop PC designed for those people who are always on the go. This tablet/laptop PC comes with the processing power of Intel Atom Z2760 that features 1MB L2 cache and runs at the clock speed of 1.8GHz with Hyper-Threading technology. With this processor you will be able to do your everyday computing needs with ease. The Atom Z2760 is more powerful (in terms of CPU power) compared to AMD C-50, C-60, AMD E-300 and more. But regarding the GPU it is less powerful than those APUs and Apple iPad 3 and iPAd4.

Even though it has less powerful GPU, you can still play high definition movies with this device with relative ease. Specifically, it is equipped with Intel SGX545 Graphics Media Accelerator which is less powerful than the GPU available in Apple iPad 3 and iPad 4. It is also packed with 11.6-inch display with 400 nits SuperBright Plus Technology and only 1366 x 768 resolution screen resolution. This only means that the Apple iPad 3 or 4 has better and sharper screen compared to this PC but still it is good for browsing the web, watching movies, doing office documents and playing light games.

Regarding the capacity, this Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T XE500T1C-A01US is provided with 64 GB memory capacity. Do you feel limited with this storage capacity? Well, the good thing is that you have the option to expand it with the use of Micro SD card slot. Some other spec of this Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T XE500T1C-A01US tablet PC includes 2GB DDR2L memory which is intended for multitasking, this is enough for your light computing needs. It also has 1.6W Stereo Speaker (0.8W x 2) which produces great sound with SoundAlive technology.

For connectivity, this offers WLAN with 802.11 a/b/g/n standards; Bluetooth 4.0; Gigabit LAN; USB 2.0 port and micro HDMI output port. Some people encounters problem with WIFI connections but I think it can be solved with updates.

This Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T XE500T1C-A01US is powered by Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System which makes it more versatile compared to other OS out there. This measures 11.6" x 7.2" x 0.38" and weighs about 1.65 pounds. As for the battery, it offers quite longer battery life compared to the new iPad. This can be had at the price of $700.

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