Ever since Steve Jobs displayed the world, how much technology have progressed, by launching new MacBook Air out of thin envelope, there has been competition among the laptop manufacturers to beat the slimmest and lightest laptops.
Except few noticeable attempts which came near to the MacBook Air, no one has been able to touch the same height as Apple did. Now it seems Samsung has also entered in the challenge, with the launch of 9 series. It’s a machine that comes near to MacBook Air, not only in performance criteria but also in designing area. It is also packaged with a display, brighter than MacBook Air and a backlit keyboard which can only be found in MacBook Air. Cnet.com has given four start rating to this series. The series 9 might become the Air killer but……. is it overpriced with $1,649 price tag?
- Processor: Intel Core i5 Processor 2537M
- Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
- Display: LED HD Screen 13.3″ SuperBright Plus widescreen display 400 nits, up to 16 million colors, HD LED Backlit anti-glare display
- Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
- Memory: 4GB DDR3 System Memory 8 GB Max. System Memory
- Storage: 128 GB Solid State Drive
- Multimedia: 3W Stereo Speaker (1.5 W x 2) with HD Audio, 1.3 MP HD Webcam
- Communication: 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth V3.0 High Speed
- I/O Ports: Micro HDMI Input, Headphone Jack, Mic-in, 1 MicroSD Slot, RJ45 LAN, 2 USB Ports (1 Chargeable)
- Input Devices: 81 Key Keyboard, Touch Pad
- Security: Samsung Recovery Solution
- Power: 40 Watt AC Adapter, 6-Cell Lithium, 6300 mAh, up to 7 hours of battery life
- Design: Duralumin Design
- Dimensions: 12.9″ (W) x 8.9″ (D) x 0.62″ ~ 0.64″ (H)
- Weight: 2.88 lbs. with Standard Battery
The series 9 is really beautifully crafted keeping the end user in mind. Let’s have a look at various features:
- Body as tough as aircraft: The outer body is made up of metal called duralumin, which is used for making aircrafts. Samsung claims that duralumin used for manufacturing series 9 is twice as strong as aluminum and also lighter than other metals. As compared to MacBook Air, Series 9 by Samsung feels a little lighter.
- Dimensions – as slim as MacBook Air: Samsung series 9 has almost same dimensions as that of MacBook Air i.e. 12.9 x 8.9 x 0.62-0.64 inches. Samsung has also kept in mind to give it an elegant look which gives users, feel that they are handling something high-end.
- Nothing is perfect: The only drawback in this stunning laptop is that its keys are flat; hence you may need time to get used to it. Provided backlight is really an interesting feature which helps user while typing in low light conditions. It comes with all the necessary ports as well as card ports.
- Touch pad – smoother than ever: The touch pad provided in series 9 offers matte surface and smoothness. The given touch pad is assembled to detect three and four finger gesture.
All in all Samsung surely has entered the market with a very strong contender, Series 9. This product will help fulfill long awaited dream of Samsung to catch the market with its advanced products.
For more details, Visit official product website.