Samsung Singapore Launches New Windows 8 Ultrabook Series 5 ULTRA Touch 18 Oct 2012

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Samsung has introduced the new Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 ULTRA Touch featuring Windows 8.

Packed with a 13.3-inch HD SuperBright 10-finger multi-touchscreen and powerful 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, the Series 5 ULTRA Touch allows for effortless, intuitive use of the Windows 8 interface.

Intuitive Touchscreen for Better User Experience

With the upcoming Windows 8 operating system, demand for touch-enabled notebook PC devices is expected to increase. To meet this demand, the Series 5 ULTRA Touch has been equipped with a 10-finger multi-touchscreen – a technological leap in interactivity, surpassing traditional two-finger multi-touch by providing full touch control using all ten fingers on a clamshell notebook PC.

Its enhanced sensitivity enables users to enjoy the full capabilities of the latest entertainment applications or perform complicated content editing. Pinch to zoom on content or rotate images, and scroll through pages with ease using 10 multi-touch functions.

Powerful Hardware Upgrades

Available in 13.3-inch, the Series 5 ULTRA Touch comes with up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB memory, 500GB storage and 24GB ExpressCache™ system, ensuring the excellent user experience that customers desire. 10~15% more efficient CPU processing, plus 2x faster media processing and 3D rendering, Fast Boot in less than 20 seconds, wake-up in two seconds and faster web-browsing are just some of many examples the Series 5 ULTRA Touch can deliver.

ULTRA Storage and Mobility

Lack of storage or connection can really hamper work efficiency and productivity. The Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 ULTRA Touch’s storage of up to 500GB provides over two times more content capacity of many other UltrabookTM models. It also includes a full-size HDMI port, one USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, 3-in-1 multi SD card slot, Ethernet and 1.3M HD webcam.

Carrying a chunky notebook PC is always a big burden, especially for professionals constantly on the move. At just 16.9~19.9mm thin and 1.69kg light, the Series 5 ULTRA Touch is amazingly portable, with touch capabilities and full notebook PC functionality.
To ensure consistent connection, the new device delivers up to 6.7 hours of power on a single charge so customers can stay focused on their movie or work. In addition, Samsung’s BatteryLife Plus technology extends the overall battery life of up to 1,500 cycles / 3 years.

Aluminum and Fiberglass for Durability and Style

The new Series 5 ULTRA Touch unites professional style and durability. The sophisticatedly simple and refined exterior is a cool metallic brushed aluminum, while the underside consists of fiberglass, delivering the rigidity and lightweight customers ask for, and protecting the PC from bumps and knocks.

Pricing and Availability

The new Samsung Series 5 ULTRA Touch will be available in Singapore from 26 October 2012 at an RRP of $1,549 in Titan Silver.

Samsung Series 5 ULTRA Touch – Specifications

BaseOperating SystemWindows® 8 64-bit
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5-3317U Processor (1.7GHz, 3MB L3 Cache)
Main ChipsetIntel® HM76
ResolutionHD (1366×768)
BrightnessSuperBright 300nit
TypeGlare, LED
Touch ScreenCapacitive type
(10 points multi touch)
(W x D x H)
315.1 x 218.9 x 16.9~19.9mm
Weight1.69 kg
MemorySystem Memory8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Memory Slot1 x SODIMM & On-board (4GB)
GraphicsGraphics ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4000
MultimediaSoundHD Audio
Speaker2W x 2 Speakers
Integrated Camera1.3 megapixel HD Webcam
Ex. InterfacesHeadphone/Mic Combo
StorageHard Disk Drive500GB HDD + 24GB ExpressCache™
CommunicationWired LAN10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
Wireless LAN802.11 a/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
OthersI/O Ports1xUSB 3.0, 2xUSB 2.0, HDMI, RJ45 (LAN), Headphone-out/
Mic-in Combo, Internal Mic, 3-in-1 SD Multi-card Slot,
VGA via Dongle, Security Slot, DC-in
Standard BatteryLi-Polymer 4 Cell (52Wh)
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. OS reveals lower HDD capacity than the specification as the difference of the calculation way and recovery partition.

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