Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018

Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018

Samsung has announced the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) as well as the Notebook 9 Pen, which is akin to the S-Pen stylus. The company's new Notebook 9 and convertible Notebook 9 Pen devices come with Intel's 8th gen Core i7 processors, 512GB (1TB on the regular Notebook 9), and up to 16GB of RAM.

As for the Notebook 9 laptops, both the 13.3-inch and 15-inch models have been given access to the eighth-generation Core i7 processor and can be configured to to have up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and!TB of NVMe SSD storage.

Both the new Notebook 9 models use a Metal12 chassis which Samsung claims make them more durable that their predecessors but keeps them lightweight and portable.

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Oddly enough, while the May 2017-announced Notebook 9 Pro wielded a productivity-enhancing S Pen in both 13 and 15-inch variants, there's only one new stylus-sporting configuration.

The new Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) will feature Full HD RealViewTouch display with 6.2 mm bezel around the screen from all the sides. The all-new S-Pen offers 4.096 levels of pressure with a fine 0.7 mm tip and provides tilt detection that's fit for natural writing and drawing experience. When the S Pen is removed from the notebook, Air Command automatically launches providing convenient S Pen shortcuts, Samsung Notes and Autodesk Sketchbook, so that users can write, draw and create immediately. In addition to fingerprint sensor, the Notebook 9 Pen also gets an IR camera for Windows Hello facial recognition. The South Korean major introduced a brand new Notebook 9 Pen, along with the 2018 edition of the Notebook 9. The battery also supports fast charging option so you can recharge the entire Notebook 9 in just a few minutes. The connectivity ports available on the device include USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, United States dollars card slot, headphone/microphone jack and DC-in. The devices run on the 8 generation Intel Core i7 processor and Samsung Dual Channel Memory to handle multiple jobs, viewing and rendering high-quality graphics without compromising on the performance or speed. The notebook will be available in two versions: a 13.3-inch and a 15-inch model. The 15-inch model offers a wider selection of port including a Thunderbolt 3.0 port, two USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port and microSD card slot. All in all, the specs are great... save for the Full HD display resolution of the entire upgraded Notebook 9 family.


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