Samsung Singapore Launches 2nd Gen Series 9 Notebooks 24 May 2012

Samsung has launched the 2nd generation of the Samsung Notebook Series 9. Following the former model, the new Series 9 represents Samsung’s advanced innovative craftsmanship in the premium notebook sector.

The 2nd generation Series 9 boasts the world’s thinnest and most compact chassis. Its refined aerodynamic design represents the best of Samsung’s design with top performance and functionality.

Craftsmanship meets Design
To achieve the highest premium design aspects without compromising performance or functionality – 9,000 hours of design sketches and mock-ups, 24,000 hours of R&D, a total of 33,000 hours were spent by Samsung designers and engineers. Key components such as the LCD panel, keyboard, motherboard, cables, fans and battery have been customized with precision to fit into the new Series 9’s extra flat single shell body.

Samsung’s MaxScreen technology has been implemented to minimize the bezel size while maximizing the screen by up to more than an inch. For the first time, the new Samsung Series 9 offers the world’s thinnest and most compact 15″ premium notebook, featuring a vivid 15″ display fitted into a stylish 14″ chassis.

The truly flat 14.9mm thin design weighing just 1.59kg makes the 15-inch Series 9 almost 50 percent more compact than any existing 15-inch thin and light notebooks. The 13″ Series 9 measures only 12.9mm and weighs just 1.16kg, which is 28 percent smaller than its previous model.

The Mineral Ash Black color of the main body, with sides left in natural matte aluminum creates a surprising contrast. To accomplish such visual perfection, the new Series 9 has been sand-blasted, which provides fingerprint resistant surface for use.

Prestige Features and Performance
Power and performance is assured with a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor, 4GB/8GB* memory and 128GB/256GB* SSD. With Samsung Fast Solutions, the new Series 9 boots in 9.8 seconds while Fast Start ensures a 1.4-second wake-up and Fast Browsing provides a 2-times faster web browsing. In addition, the new 15″ Series 9’s battery lasts up to 10 hours.

The 180 percent brighter HD+ SuperBright Plus screen with anti-reflective display ensures clear vision even outdoors. In addition, the 160-degree wide viewing angle guarantees a comfortable viewing experience.

The auto-sensing screen and backlit keyboard adjusts itself to match the surrounding lighting conditions, providing optimum brightness for maximum ease of use, even in particularly dark or bright environments.

Crafted for Ease-of-Use
Consumers can enjoy better control and fewer accidental gestures or movements by using the large multi-touch click pad of the new Series 9. Featuring a glass coating and image sensor, it provides easy control for better ease of use as well as accurate usage, respectively. The optimized wireless performance further allows consumer to connect anywhere easily.

Samsung’s Easy Settings provide a one-click execution using keyboard shortcuts to adjust simple functions. It also unifies Samsung’s utility software for the Series 9 to start-up and run faster.

Pricing and Availability
The new Samsung Series 9 notebook will be available in Singapore from 3 June 2012 at the following prices.

  • NP900X4D-A01SG (15.0″, Magnesium chassis): $1,788
  • NP900X3C-A01SG (13.3″, Aluminum chassis): $2,188
  • NP900X4C-A01SG (15.0″, Aluminum chassis): $2,488

* Depends on local configurations

Specifications

ModelNP900X3C-A01SG
(Mineral Ash Black)
NP900X4D-A01SG
(Mystic Silver)
NP900X4C-A01SG
(Mineral Ash Black)
13.3″ Notebook15.0″ Notebook15.0″ Notebook
Operating SystemGenuine Windows® 7 Professional (64-bit)
Processor3rd generation Intel® Core™ Processor based mobile platform
DisplayLCD13.3″ SuperBright 400nit HD+ LED Display (1600 x 900), Anti-Reflective15.0″ SuperBright 400nit HD+ LED Display (1600 x 900), Anti-Reflective
Physical SpecificationDimension (WxDxH)313.8 x 218.5 x 12.9mm356.9 x 237 x 14.9mm356.9 x 237 x 14.9mm
Weight1.16 Kg1.58 Kg1.65 Kg
GraphicGraphic ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphic MemoryShared with System Memory
MemorySystem Memory4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz
(4GB x 1, DDP Type)
8GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (4GB x 2)
StorageHDD128GB Solid-state Drive256GB Solid-state Drive
Main ChipsetIntel® HM75
MultimediaSoundHD Audio
Sound EffectSoundAlive™
Speaker3 W Stereo Speaker (1.5 W x 2)4 W Stereo Speaker (2 W x 2)
Integrated Camera1.3 megapixel HD Webcam
CommunicationWired Ethernet LAN10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (Dongle Bundle)
Wireless LANIntel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2×2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps),
Widi Support
BluetoothBluetooth V4.0
I/O PortVGAYes (Dongle Option)
HDMIMicro HDMI
Headphone OutHeadphone-out/Mic Combo
Mic-inHeadphone-out/Mic Combo
Internal MICYes
USB(Sleep-and-Charge) 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0(Sleep-and-Charge) 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
Multi Card Slot4-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
DC-In
(Power Port)
Yes
InputKeyboard81 Key 80 Key87 Key 86 Key
Touch Pad, Touch ScreenTouch Pad (Scroll Scope, Flat Type, Gesture UI)
SecurityRecovery SolutionSamsung Recovery Solution
PowerStandard Battery4 Cell (44Wh)8 Cell (62Wh)

 

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