Samsung Announces New Windows 8 Notebooks, SideSync Technology and Unifies Windows PCs Under Newly Expanded ATIV Brand
NYC, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013
Samsung introduced SideSync technology to all Windows-based PCs, the first of many new ATIV features available this year, which enables users to switch from working on their PC to an Android-based Samsung smartphone with simplicity and ease. With SideSync, a PC and mobile device become one. Simply use a PC keyboard to respond to a text on a mobile phone; view larger maps, photos and multimedia displayed on both devices to make editing files even easier; or use a PC to back up and charge a mobile device so one can get back to the task at hand with less interruptions to work and everyday life.
Samsung released an Ultrabook and a notebook sporting the new ATIV brand name, which can be seen as Samsung’s way of portraying their commitment to the ATIV brand. The Samsung 14” ATIV Book 5 is an ultra-slim and ultraportable Ultrabook, designed for high mobility while still maintaining reliable performance. Measuring 0.82” thin and weighing 4.19 pounds, the ATIV Book 5 has an aluminum-and-fiberglass design with a mineral ash-black finish. The ATIV Book 5 houses a dual-core Ivy Bridge 1.8 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-3337U processor with 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM for reliable performance. It also has a 500GB 5400 rpm hard drive with 24GB ExpressCache technology for a balance of storage capacity and speed. 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi support allows for fast wireless Internet access, while the Bluetooth 4.0 technology allows one to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible peripherals and accessories.
With Windows 8 (64-bit) as its operating system, the ATIV Book 5 has a 14-inch capacitive touchscreen to take full advantage of the multi-touch gestures integrated into Windows 8. The screen has LED backlight technology, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. There is also an HDMI port so one’ll be able to output video to an external display, such as an HDTV. There are also built-in JBL stereo speakers with SoundAlive technology for an enhanced listening experience.
The Samsung 15.6” ATIV Book 6 is a bit larger than its ATIV Book 5 counterpart, edging it out of the Ultrabook category. While still fairly portable, the ATIV Book 6 truly shines when it comes to performance. Housing a powerful quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3635QM processor with 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM, one’ll experience fast and smooth performance while multi-tasking between applications, as well as running CPU or graphics-intensive programs. The large 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive allows one to store all media files, such as music, photos and movies. For wireless Internet access, the ATIV Book 6 utilizes 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi. One can also use the Bluetooth 4.0 technology to wirelessly connect Bluetooth-enabled devices to the ATIV Book 6.
Like the ATIV Book 5, the Samsung ATIV Book 6 comes with the Windows 8 (64-bit) operating system installed, so it’s only fitting that the ATIV Book 6 would also have a capacitive touchscreen. The 15.6” display incorporates touch support to allow one to utilize the multi-touch gestures for the full Windows 8 experience. The screen also has LED backlight technology, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by an AMD Radeon HD 8770M graphics chipset. Just like the ATIV Book 5, the ATIV Book 6 also has and HDMI port and JBL stereo speakers with SoundAlive technology for an enhanced listening experience.
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While originally released under the Series 9 brand name, the Samsung 13.3” Series 9 Ultrabook has been rebranded as the http:// Samsung 13.3” ATIV Book 9. It houses a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7-3537U processor with 4GB of DDR3 RAM for fast, reliable performance. While the ATIV Book 5 and 6 opted for a hybrid or traditional hard drive respectively, the ATIV Book 9 comes with a 128GB solid-state drive for improved data speeds. Like the ATIV Book 5 and 6, the ATIV Book 9 supports 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 technology.
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