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Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review: Windows 8 all-in-one PC

TBC

Manufacturer: Samsung

The all-in-one entry to Samsung's Ativ PC line-up is the Ativ One 5 Style (strange name we know). Read our Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review for more information.

Samsung Ativ One 5 Style all-in-one PC

The all-in-one entry to Samsung's Ativ PC line-up is the Ativ One 5 Style (strange name we know). Read our Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review for more information.

The Ativ One 5 Style is modeled on Samsung's Galaxy range of smartphones and tablets and it's clear to see with the white glossy finish and shiny chrome edge. It's got a 24.5mm bezel and a 4.5mm edge.

This 21.5in touchscreen desktop PC has a Full HD (1920x1080) resolution but an unfortunate glossy reflective finish. It's powered by an AMD A6 quad-core processor with shared graphics and 4GB of RAM. It seemed nippy enough during our hands-on time with it running Windows 8.

Samsung said you'll be able to buy it with up to a 1TB hard drive and the PC comes with a built-in 720p webcam for those video chats.

Samsung Ativ One 5 Style all-in-one PC bezel

Connectivity includes two USB3.0, two USB2.0, HDMI in and out, RJ45 (via a dongle) and a card reader. There's also a model an aerial socket you can watch and record HD TV and there's also Bluetooth so you can use it as a speaker for your smartphone or tablet.

Samsung said: "With HomeSync Lite you can also back-up, manage and access content via your smartphone as well as privately manage individual accounts, making it a hub for the entire family."

It also has SideSync pre-loaded so you can tether a smartphone or tablet to it as a second screen or perform tasks like backing up photos.

Samsung Ativ One 5 Style all-in-one Windows 8 PC

There's no battery so you can't take it round the house with you like the Sony VAIO Tap 20 and Dell XPS 18. Nevertheless, it's a nice all-in-one PC on first impressions.

Like the rest of Samsung's Ativ range, we've got no pricing details or a specific release date beyond 'later this year'.

Samsung Ativ One 5 Style: Specs

Category

Details

ATIV One5

Display

Size

21.5”

Resolution

1920x1080

Performance

OS

Windows 8

Processor

AMD A6 Quad Core Processor

Graphics

Shared

Memory

4GB

Storage

Up to 1TB HDD

Camera

720p HD

Battery Life

Battery Life

-

Dimensions

Dimensions

20.5mm bezel 26.9mm body 4.5mm edge

Weight

5.9Kg

Colour

White

I/O Ports

USB Ports

2xUSB3.0, 2xUSB2.0,HDMI-in/out, RJ45(Dongle), HP/Mic,  3 in 1 Card Reader

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Samsung Ativ One 5 Style Expert Verdict »


There are currently no technical specifications recorded for this product.

The Samsung Ativ One 5 Style has a reasonable specification and we like the inclusion of a TV receiver and record function, but we'd rather have a matte finish screen. We'll bring you a full review soon.


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