Samsung always plays an exclusive role in the field of consumer electronics. It has developed well designed mini notebooks, challenging the already established brands like Asus, Dell etc. Samsung Go N310 is one of the latest lightweight laptop from Samsung, having a slim design and lot of additional features.
Design and features
The Go N310 has a slim and stylish toy-like chassis with smooth edges. The mild grainy and rubberized outer design gives a pleasing look to the device. The Samsung log is prominently embossed across the cover. This mini notebook weighs 3 pounds with its 6-cell battery, which is slightly projected at the bottom of the system. On the right side a VGA port and two USB ports and on the left one USB port, a headphone and MIC jacks and Ethernet jack are neatly furnished.
The raised keys are very soft and comfortable to use. The full sized shift keys and lengthy spacebar are nicely placed. Go N310 has one of the best keyboards within mini notebooks. The track pad size is 2.5 x 1.3 inches. The 10.1 inch screen is wide enough to keep the applications side by side. The 1.3 MPixel webcam provides very clear snaps and video. The built-in stereo speakers which are above the screen produce good quality sound.
Go N310 is designed with Intel Atom N270 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz speed. It is equipped with 1GB DDR2 RAM, working at 800 MHz. It has 160 GB hard disk that can be upgraded up to 250 GB and has Mobile Intel 945 GSE chipset. The screen measures 10×7 x 7.3 inches and has LED backlight glassy display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. It has 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi connectivity and is available with a DVD burner.
The battery life is 8 hrs and 23 minutes. It is longer than the average battery life of mini notebooks (approximately 6 hrs). With the HD video playback, the battery lasts for 5 hrs and 50 minutes. The keyboard is an attractive feature of the model as the keys are placed separately and spaciously, providing fast and risk free typing.
The touchpad is combined with a thin mouse button. Practically users require two separate buttons on the touchpad. As there is only one thin button here, the user might struggle a bit to select.
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