Samsung 11.6-inch Series 9 Laptop Arrives in the US
Samsung's second Series 9 laptop that takes precise aim at Apple's MacBook Air line is shipping from retail stores in the US.
Another aluminum-clad, ultra-portable laptop from Samsung takes flight, as it aims to outdone Apple’s MacBook Air line. Samsung has come up with its second Series 9 laptop that is akin to Apple’s 11.6-inch MacBook Air. Other than its size, that laptop also weights 2.3 pounds.
Though the patterns tells that Samsung is following Apple’s lead, there are some features that deviates the 11.6-inch Series 9 laptop from its competitor. It’s processor, for instance, is an Intel Core i series. It also features a USB 3.0 port and is packed with a 4G WiMax capability.
Weight/height: 2.3 pounds, 0.65 inches
Materials: “arching duralumin” enclosure
Processor: Intel Core i3-380UM, ultra-power-efficient Core i chip
Storage: 64GB solid-state drive
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0; WiMax 4G
Ports: USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, MicroSD
Battery life: specified at 7 hours
Software: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Albeit this is a pretty impressive specs sheet, Samsung’s SSD is just half of the MacBook Air. This only means that the company still needs to contend with the formidable Apple brand.View Article Source »