Samsung Unveils New Full HD Notebooks (Series 9, Series 7 Chronos, Series 7 ULTRA) 25 Mar 2013 UPDATED 28 Mar 2013

Series 7 Chronos
Series 7 Chronos

Samsung’s unrivaled Series 7 product line offers professional performance and seamless multimedia capabilities with increased mobility while the Series 9 Full HD offers HD technology in the world’s thinnest and most compact premium notebook

Samsung has announced two additions to its high performance Series 7 PC lineup, as well as a Full HD upgrade to the award-winning Series 9 notebook. The enhanced Series 7 CHRONOS delivers professional performance in a thin and light form factor, while the Series 7 ULTRA takes Ultrabooks to the next level with enriched computing power, graphics and touch capability.

The new Samsung Series 7 and Series 9 Full HD intuitive devices incorporate PCs into consumers’ lives by enabling mobility and helping to keep them connected.

New Series 9 Full HD – Ultimate Viewing Experience

Samsung today launched a wide range of Samsung Series 9 Notebooks with Full HD. Following the success of its predecessor, the new Series 9 Full HD represents Samsung’s advanced innovative craftsmanship in the premium notebook sector as it continues to boast the world’s thinnest and most compact chassis. Its refined aerodynamic design also represents the best of Samsung’s design with top performance and functionality.

Boasting a Full HD 13.3″ display (1920×1080) featuring 300nit brightness, the new Series 9 Full HD is powered by a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor, 4GB* memory and up to 512GB* 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 13.3″ Series 9 weighs only 1.16kg with a battery that lasts up to eight hours.

New Series 7 CHRONOS – Professional, Powerful Performer

Delivering professional performance in a thinner and lighter form factor, the new Series 7 CHRONOS provides enhanced processing power for professional users and a new software solution RAMaccelerator that provides up to a 150 percent increase in speed for browsing and running apps by taking advantage of the existing memory.


With a full aluminum body, the new Series 7 CHRONOS follows the design DNA of its predecessor while packing a powerful Intel® Core™ i7-3635QM Processor with 8GB of memory, up to 1TB of storage and dedicated 2GB external graphics into a slim chassis that measures just 20.9mm.

The Series 7 CHRONOS enables creation of heavy content for professional use with increased efficiency and productivity, anywhere and anytime. Catering to the needs of professionals, the new Series 7 CHRONOS features a high resolution, Full HD 15.6″ display (1920×1080), with 300nit brightness, as well as rich sound with JBL® optimized speakers, enhanced graphics to run hardcore tasks, and an extended battery life of 11.5 hours**.

Ports include two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, and a 3-in-1 card slot. The laptop wakes up in as little as two seconds and boots in under twelve seconds, making it ready at a moment’s notice to access virtually anything the user needs for serious work.

New Series 7 ULTRA – Redefining Ultrabook

As the first Ultrabook in the Series 7 family, the Series 7 ULTRA embodies superior mobility and performance in an ultra-slim and light, full aluminum body. Designed as the ultimate Ultrabook for multimedia, the Series 7 ULTRA offers crisp visuals as well as powerful sound features.

Enjoy videos and images on a Full HD 13.3″ display (1920×1080) featuring 350nit brightness, while JBL optimized speakers and an Intel® HD Graphics 4000 graphic card complete the experience. The laptop’s display is brighter and wider than previous models and features a 178-degree viewing angle, making it great for sharing multimedia with friends and family, or work content with colleagues.

Up to eight hours of battery life** keeps users connected all day, while the latest Intel® Core™ i5 processor and 128GB SSD of storage provide the computing power required by even the most demanding users. The Series 7 ULTRA Touch series come with a ten-finger intuitive touch capabilities and six second boot-up time that maximises productivity on-the-go. Connecting to other devices is almost never an issue with one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, as well as a LAN port and a slim security slot to help ensure the device is securely tethered when necessary.

Pricing and Availability

The new Samsung Series 7 PC lineup will be available in Singapore from 25 March 2013 at the following prices:

  • New Series 7 ULTRA: $1,599
  • New Series 7 ULTRA Touch: $1,799
  • New Series 7 CHRONOS: $1,999

The new Samsung Series 9 Full HD notebook will be available in Singapore from 25 March 2013 at the following prices:

  • New Series 9 128GB Intel® Core™ i5: $1,799
  • New Series 9 128GB Intel® Core™ i7: $2,099
  • New Series 9 256GB Intel® Core™ i7: $2,299
  • New Series 9 512GB Intel® Core™ i7: $2,699

Specifications

Series 7 Lineup Product Specifications

Model CodeNew Series 7 ULTRANew Series 7 ULTRA TouchNew Series 7 Chronos
Operating SystemWindows 8 (64-bit)Windows 8 (64-bit)
Processor / ChipsetIntel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor (1.80 GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)Intel® Core™ i7-3635QM Processor
(2.40 GHz up to 3.40GHz, 6 MB L3 Cache)
Intel HM76Intel HM76
GraphicIntel® HD Graphics 4000AMD Radeon™ HD 8870M Graphics with 2GB GDDR5 Graphic Memory (PowerExpress)
Display13.3″ SuperBright+ 350nit FHD LED Display15.6″ SuperBright 300nit FHD LED Display
(1920 x 1080), Anti-Reflective
Memory4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (on BD 4GB)8GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz
(on BD 4GB + 4GB x 1)
Hard Drive128GB*** Solid-state Drive1TB*** S-ATAⅡ Hard Drive (5400RPM)
MultimediaJBL Stereo Speakers ( 2 W x 2 )JBL Stereo Speakers ( 4 W x 2 )
SoundAlive™SoundAlive™
Internal Digital MicInternal Dual Array Digital Mic
720p HD Web Camera720p HD Web Camera
NetworkIntel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2×2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps)Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235,
2×2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps)
Bluetooth v4.0Bluetooth V4.0
Gigabit Ethernet [10/100/1000]Gigabit Ethernet [10/100/1000]
Ports1 VGA (VGA Adapter Option)1 VGA
1 HDMI1 HDMI
1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0 (Sleep-and-Charge)2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0 (Sleep-and-Charge)
3-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC) Multi-media Card Reader3-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC) Multi-media Card Reader
1 Headphone out/Mic-in ComboHeadphone out/Mic-in Combo
1 RJ45 (LAN)1 RJ45 (LAN)
1 DC-in1 DC-in
InputIsland-type Keyboard (Backlit Keyboard)Island-type Keyboard with Numeric Key
(Backlit Keyboard)
ClickpadClickpad
10-finger Touch Screen
SecuritySlim Security SlotSecurity Slot
PowerLi-ion 4 Cell (57Wh)Li-ion 8 Cell (91Wh)
Dimension324 x 224 x 17.5mm376 x 249.9 x 20.9mm
Weight1.46kg1.65kg2.35kg
SoftwareS PlayerS Player
S GalleryS Gallery
S CameraS Camera
EvernoteEvernote
Microsoft Office TrialMicrosoft Office Trial
SettingsSettings
Support CenterSupport Center
SW UpdateSW Update
RecoveryRecovery
Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial)Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial)
Norton Online Backup (30 days Trial)※ Software can be changed without notice.
※ Software can be changed without notice.
OthersAmbient Light SensorAmbient Light Sensor

Series 9 Full HD Product Specifications

Model CodeNew Series 9
NP900X3E-A01SGNP900X3E-A02SGNP900X3E-A03SGNP900X3E-A05SG
Operating SystemWindows 8 Pro (64-bit)Windows 8 (64-bit)
Processor / ChipsetIntel® Core™ i7-3537U Processor (2.00GHz up to 3.10GHz, 4 MB L3 Cache)Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor
(1.80GHz up to 2.70GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)
Intel HM75
GraphicIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Display13.3″ SuperBright 300nit FHD LED Display (1920 x 1080), Anti-Reflective
Memory4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (on BD 4GB)
Hard Drive128GB*** Solid-state Drive256GB*** Solid-state Drive512GB*** Solid-state Drive128GB*** Solid-state Drive
MultimediaMineral Ash Black
Stereo Speakers ( 1.5 W x 2 )
SoundAlive™
Internal Mic
1.3 megapixel HD Webcam
NetworkIntel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2×2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps)
Bluetooth V4.0
Gigabit Ethernet [10/100/1000]
Ports1 VGA (VGA Adapter Option)
1 HDMI
1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0 (Sleep-and-Charge)
3-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC) Multi-media Card Reader
1 Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
1 RJ45 (LAN)
(Ethernet Adapter Bundle)
1 DC-in
InputIsland-type Keyboard (Backlit Keyboard)
Clickpad
SecurityTPM (Trusted Plaform Module)*N.A.
Power4 Cell (44Wh)
Dimension313.8 x 218.5 x 12.9mm
Weight1.16 kg
SoftwareS Player
S Gallery
S Camera
Evernote
Microsoft Office Trial
Settings
Support Center
SW Update
Recovery
Norton Internet Security (60 days Trial)
Norton Online Backup (30 days Trial)
※ Software can be changed without notice.
OthersAmbient Light Sensor
* Available as factory option.
** n.b. All are based on factory specifications. Product design specifications and colors are subject to change without notice and may vary from those shown. Errors and omissions excepted. Battery life based on MobileMark test scores that will vary based on configuration. Warranty service availability and response times may vary from country to country and may also be subject to registration requirements in the country of purchase.
***Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes, GB = 1 billion bytes, TB = 1 trillion bytes. Please note that a portion of the hard drive is reserved for system recovery, operating system and preloaded content software.
(Updated 28 Mar with “28 Mar Samsung New Notebooks” image)

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