Thursday, 1 August 2013

Samsung ATIV BOOK 6 NP680Z5E-X01US - Sleek and high performance laptop for your daily business. The NP680Z5E-X01US

This is the Samsung ATIV BOOK 6 laptop which has a 10 point touch screen laptop with Full HD resolution runs won Microsoft Windows 8. 

This laptop has several cool features which are highlighted in this posts. We will drill from the perpective of the hardware alone.

What are the cool features in this particular Samsung ATIV BOOK 6 NP680Z5E-X01US.

Side Sync

Side Sync is a feature by Samsung  via installation of Side Sync apps. There are three main functions of Side Sync.

Firstly, this enable an easy connection to any of your android devices to your laptop. Not only that, it can automatically acts as a backup for your mobile content into your PC. Best of all, it can also charge your Android phone as you sync without losing any battery juice.  

Secondly, with the connection performed via Side Sync, your pointing mouse works on both of the connected devices, as if sharing a same big screen. Hence you can share files between your favourite Android devices and the Samsung laptop, just by drag and drop method.

Thirdly , the link enabled two connected devices to share the same screem When your devices are connected, you can see your smart phone screen on your PC screen. You can just operate your mobile device with your PC keyboard, and enjoy smart phone programs like Pen Mode.

Important Hardware


This laptop has a 15.6" screen with the weight of 5.28 lb.(2.44kg). Not exactly an ultrabook. 


Although this laptop is not powered by the latest Intel Haswell processor, this one has already packed enough processing power for all your daily needs. It has comes with an external graphoc card AMD Radeon™ HD 8770M. On the memory wise, it is supported by a 8GB memory RAM. I am pretty sure there are plenty types of RAM should this proves to be insufficient, as long it compatible with your chipset and motherboard.


This laptop has Bluetooth 4.0 for speedy files transfer, HDMI port for any HD videos, and also 4 USB ports , 2 of them being USB 3.0 which has higher file transfer rate.

More detail info are in the tablet below.

Samsung ATIV Book 6 NP680Z5E-X01US
SoftwareWindows 8 (64-bit)
ScreenLED, Full HD 1920 x 1080 touch screen
Touch capabilites10 point touch
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7 Processor 3635QM (2.40GHz)
CoreQuad core
Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Intel® Hyper-Threading TechnologyYes
Chipset Intel HM76
Memory RAM8GB
Memory RAM type DDR3 , 1600Mhz
Storage typeHard disk 1000GB , SATA2
GPU graphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8770M Graphics
GPU typeSemi Shared
Webcam720p HD
Microphone Yes
SpeakerJBL® Stereo Speakers
WIFIYes , 802.11 a/b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
USBYes, 2 USB 2.0 + 2 USB 3.0
Multi Card Slot3- in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Weight 5.38 lb. ( 2.4 KG)