Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) Series Laptops Announced
Samsung has announced Notebook 9 series and Notebook 9 Pen laptops with additional features and specs upgrade in Korea. These laptops are aimed at users looking for mobile computing experience at both office and home. They come with a Fingerprint sensor and are powered by the Intel 8th generation Core i7 processor.
The Notebook 9 (2018) comes with 15-inch and 13-inch options feature slim near to edge design with a 360-degree hinge with a flexibility to convert the Notebook into a tablet from a laptop. Both the laptops are made from Metal12 complemented by Micro Arc Oxidation (MAO) technology are lightweight as well at 995g.
All the three laptops; the Notebook 9 (15-inch and 13.3-inch) and the Notebook 9 Pen feature a Full HD RealViewDisplay, Max 500nits and can be configured upto Intel Core i7 processor with up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and storage up to 1TB SSD (NVMe PCIe) and 512GB (NVMe PCIe) on the Notebook 9 Pen. They come with Intel HD graphics and the 15-inch Notebook 9(2018) also has NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GDDR5 2GB graphic card.
These laptops come with Fingerprint sensor built-in and also have support for Windows Hello, while the Notebook 9 Pen also features an IR front-facing camera for facial recognition login through Windows Hello. The 15-inch model provides a wider selection of ports involve Thunderbolt 3 x 1 (or USB type C), two USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, one HDMI, one uSD, one HP/Mic, DC-in, while, the 13-inch Notebook 9 series laptop and the Notebook 9 have one USB-C, two USB 3.0, one HDMI, uSD, HP/Mic, DC-in. All the three laptops have 720p camera and an IR camera on the Notebook 9 Pen.
The Notebook 9 (2018) laptops have a 75Wh Hexacell battery with fast charge support and long-lasting battery life. The Notebook 9 (2018) Pen has a 39Wh battery. The S-pen on the Notebook 9 Pen can recognize 4,096 levels of pressure with a fine 0.7mm tip and when S-pen is ejected, the laptop introduces Samsung Notes, S Pen shortcuts, and Autodesk Sketchbook, so that customers can write, draw and create immediately.
The Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen laptops will be available in Korea from this month and in the US in the first quarter of 2018. Both the Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) will be displayed at CES 2018 next month in Las Vegas.