Samsung Notebook 9 Pen With S Pen Launched
Samsung has launched its new ultrabook, the Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and three upgraded variants of the Notebook 9. The pricing all the variants and the new Notebook 9 Pen will be announced closer to the release date which is late-December. All the ultrabooks will run Windows 10 out of the box.
The Notebook 9 (2018) is an upgrade over the Samsung Notebook 9 with three variants ranging from 13.3-inch to 15-inch screen size. The Notebook 9 (2018), with a weight of up to 1.29 kg and a thickness of 15.4mm, is also one of the lightest and thinnest notebooks in its category.
The 2018 variants of the Samsung Notebook 9 have a 13.3-inch (900X3T & 900X3U) and 15-inch (900X5T, 900X5U, and Discreet Graphics 900X5T) Full HD RealViewTouch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px. It will be available in two colour variants, Titan Silver and Crush White.
Under the hood, the Notebooks have the 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD, and Intel HD graphics. The 15-inch variant offers an option of upgrading to a 2GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics card. The Notebook 9 (2018) has a fingerprint sensor, backlit keyboard, and a precision touchpad.
Samsung claims that the 75Wh hexacell battery on the Notebook 9 (2018) is its “largest and most powerful battery placed inside a notebook.” It also supports fast charging for the company’s claimed “always on” capabilities.
In terms of connectivity, it includes two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, microSD storage, and a single USB Type-C port.
The Samsung Notebook 9 Pen has a 13-inch (930QAA) RealViewTouch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px resolution. The Notebook 9 Pen will only be available in Titan Light colour variant.
The 2-in-1 ultrabook has the 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD, and Intel HD graphics. The Notebook 9 Pen has a bundled Integrated S Pen, along with a fingerprint sensor, backlit keyboard, and precision touchpad. It also has an IR 720P camera.
The new S Pen is battery-free and built into the device for immediate use. Samsung claims it can recognise 4,096 levels of pressure with a fine 0.7mm tip and convenient tilt detection to allow a more natural writing and drawing experience.
For connectivity, it has an HDMI port, a USB Type C port, a USB 3.0 port and a microSD card slot.
Samsung has primarily focused on smartphones and tablets in the past few years. The N otebook 9 marks the return of Samsung’s notebook business, pricing will be key, stay tuned for updates on launches in India.