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CES 2011: Samsung shows 9 Series laptop

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 06 Jan 2011 21:28

CES 2011: Samsung shows 9 Series laptop Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the 9 Series, lightweight laptop computer at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Measuring 13.3-inches, the 9 Series is made from Duralumin, offering construction quality twice as durable as aluminum, but still under 3 lbs in weight. It features an LED-backlit screen touting 100,000:1 contrast ratio and true-to-life color reproduction.

The 9 Series is powered by a second generation Intel Core i5 processor and Intel HD Graphics technology. The new 9 Series boasts USB 3.0, Bluetooth 3.0, built-in WiMax1 and utilizes the latest in Wi-Fi and USB Sleep & Charge technologies.

Here are the key specs of the Samsung 9 Series laptop...
  • CPU: Second Generation Intel Core i5 Processor 2537M (1.40 GHz, 3MB; turbo up to 2.3 GHz)
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) / Windows 7 Professional (64 bit)
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3
  • Storage (max): 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Screen: 13.3-inch HD LED-backlit SuperBright Plus display (400 nit)
  • Resolution: 1366x768
  • Graphics: Intel HD GT2 Integrated Graphics
  • Speakers: 3 watt (1.5W x 2) stereo speakers and 1.5 watt sub-woofer
  • Battery: Lithium Polymer; up to 6.5 hours
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g/n; WiMax (select SKUs only)
  • Weight: 2.89 lbs.
"Weighing less than 3 lbs., Samsung has designed the 9 Series to stand out, completely reimagining the notion of the traditional laptop," said Scott Ledterman, director of mobile PC marketing at Samsung Enterprise Business Division. "When designing a premium laptop like the 9 Series, Samsung wanted to offer an unforgettable experience without limitations. The 9 Series laptop successfully combines elegant styling, performance and ease of use in an ultra thin and lightweight package."

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