Samsung Q430: Durable Aluminum Construction and High Performance NVIDIATM Graphics

Superior Design, Unbeatable Performance

The feature-rich Samsung Q Series NP-Q430-JU01US Notebook PC sports a durable aluminum surface finished in black. Its 14″ High Definition (720p) LED-backlit display with edge-to-edge glass delivers a rich viewing experience with 16:9 aspect ratio ideal for watching widescreen DVDs. The Samsung Q Series NP-Q430-JU01US Notebook PC’s performance is impressive, with its Intel Core i5-460M processor with turbo boost technology and 4GB of memory, and NVIDIA OptimusTM technology for outstanding graphics. The Samsung Q Series NP-Q430-JU01US Notebook PC connects to your digital life with HDMI, a 3-in-1 memory card slot and 3 USB 2.0 ports. An integrated webcam makes video chats easy, and the 500GB hard drive provides ample room for movies, music and photos.

The Q430’s 14″ LED-backlit display with edge-to-edge glass delivers bright, colorful HD images for a rich viewing experience.

The black brushed aluminum display enclosure adds durability and style so you look good wherever you go.

The Q430 sports a durable and stylish brushed aluminum keyboard deck with island style keyboard.

LED Backlit Display

With a 16:9 aspect ratio, the Q430-JU01 provides sharper, brighter images and the most accurate representation of High Definition (HD) video content and games. So you can watch true HD movies in 16:9 widescreen format that fits the full size of the screen, without any black bands. You’ll see images that are fine-tuned with the sharpest details and boldest colors on the Q430-JU01.

NVIDIA® Graphics

With 512 MB of dedicated graphics memory and the NVIDIA® GeForce® 310 M graphics engine, expect superior graphics performance on multimedia applications, including photo and video editing, as well as gaming. You can get the most out of the latest state-of-the-art 3D computer games and action-packed High Definition movies. GeForce 310M GPUs provide up to 10 times the performance of integrated graphics1 with amazing visuals and Windows 7 compatibility. GeForce 310M GPUs allow you to fully enjoy the new GPU-accelerated visual capabilities and features built into Windows 7. NVIDIA® OptimusTM technology intelligently optimizes your notebook PC, providing the outstanding graphcis performance you need, when you need it, all the while extending battery life for longer enjoyment.

1 – compared to Intel Integrated GM45

Key Features

  • 14-inch widescreen HD LED-Backlit display with edge-to-edge glass for a sleek look and stunning visuals. The LED display uses less power and is more (1366 X 768 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio).
  • 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5-460M dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache). Intel’s Turbo Boost technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most. It also comes equipped with Intel HD Graphics–an advanced video engine that delivers smooth, high-quality HD video playback, and advanced 3D capabilities, providing an ideal graphics solution for everyday computing.
  • 500 GB SATA hard drive provides ample room for movies, music, and photos
  • 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8 GB) for outstanding performance.
  • NVIDIA GeForce 310M with 512MB of dedicated video memory provides up to 10 times the performance of integrated graphics with amazing visuals and Windows 7 compatibility. NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology intelligently optimizes your notebook PC, providing the outstanding graphics performance you need, when you need it, all the while extending battery life for longer enjoyment.
  • Low-light Webcam makes videoconferencing possible virtually anywhere.
  • DVD Dual Layer Burner for creating media disks with your favorite movies, music, or photos
  • >Wireless Connectivity (802.11b/g/n) provides freedom to roam while staying connected
  • 3 total USB ports with 1 eSATA/USB combo port enables you to connect to compatible external hard drives for lightning fast transfers of large multimedia files.
  • HDMI high-definition audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your compatible digital TV or external monitor.
  • VGA video output (analog, RGB)
  • Microphone input port with Sleep and Music functionality plus headphone output jack
  • Multi-format memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, Multi Media Card
  • USB Sleep and Charge offers a great way to keep your portable electronics powered up without requiring your laptop to be on. With this laptop’s Sleep and Charge USB port, you’ll be able to charge your smart phone, MP3 player, and other portable electronics even with the notebook powered off.
  • SRS Premium Sound Experience the ultimate sound experience with recorded TV, movies, music, and more
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 Preloaded This PC is optimized for Microsoft® Office 2010. Purchase a Product Key Card or Traditional Disc (FPP) to activate full-featured Office
  • Norton Internet Security (60 day trial)
  • Up to 4.5 hours of battery life (6-cell battery; 48 Wh)
  • Dimensions & Weight: 13.5 x 9.4 x 1.04~~1.26 inches (WxDxH); 5.0 pounds

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you’ll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.

What’s in the box?

This package contains the Samsung Q430-JU01 notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions. This laptop is backed by a 1-year limited hardware warranty and US-based customer support.

Environmental Specifications

  • Energy Star 5.0 certified
  • Gold EPEAT designation for meeting standards to help reduce its environmental impact.
  • RoHS compliant effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances.


Product Features

  • Intel Core i5 Processor 2.66GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • 14-Inch Screen, GeForce 310M
  • Windows 7 Home Premium

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