Samsung unveils A TIV Book 9 laptop

Samsung has launched its new ultraportable laptop, the ATIV Book 9. The device will be on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015.

The ATIV Book 9 will be available for pre-order beginning Q1 2015, for a starting price of $1,199.99.


Key specs:

  • 2 inch WQXGA LED display
  • 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution
  • Intel Core M 5Y10c processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • Windows 8.1 OS
  • 8GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • 720p HD camera
  • 256GB SSD
  • Stereo Speakers (1.5W x 2)
  • Up to 10.5 hours battery life
  • 0, micro HDMI and SD,RJ45 (dongle), HP/Mic combo USB ports

The device weighs 2.09 pounds, making it the lightest Book 9 till date. It measures 11.19″ x 8.37″ x 0.46″.

The ATIV Book 9 also features improved connectivity and mobile capabilities. In addition with WiFi Amp, the Internet connection is up to 20 percent faster.

The laptop features a Wolfson WM5102 UHQA lossless audio player and FLAC playback compatibility which claims to provide professional studio-quality sound.

It features a low-reflection coating with 350nits of brightness that bumps up to 700nits when in outside mode, along with a one-touch (Fn9), outdoor control mode to enhance sunlight-readability.

For the security of the data, now users can set a drawing pattern on the touchpad and hit one key to activate a secret screen to shield content from onlookers, as well as camera and microphone record blocking.

The laptop will be coming in Imperial Black colour and is priced at $199.99.


Vishal Kawadkar


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