Samsung Ships $1160 Series 9 Core i3-Based Ultraportable - HotHardware
Samsung Ships $1160 Series 9 Core i3-Based Ultraportable

Samsung Ships $1160 Series 9 Core i3-Based Ultraportable

Samsung's Series 5 Chromebook stole the show last week, but it's clear that the Series 9 is a more premium machine. Samsung's new ultraportable flagship is finally on sale in America, with a stiff starting price of $1160. The company just launched pre-orders on the device last month, and now they're shipping. Great news for those who pre-ordered! The body is aluminum, and inside there's a Core i3-380UM processor, 2GB of memory, and a 64GB solid state drive.

It weighs 2.3lbs., and has a 1.3MP webcam, Bluetooth 3.0, WiMAX support and a screen resolution of 1366x768. Enough to warrant a nearly $1200 price tag? Up to you, but boy, it does look beautiful.

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1200$ for that laptop? I would rather buy a i7 for that price.

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No question, that's a hefty price for a ultralight. It's the SSD that cranks it up price-wise.

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It looks nice, but I'd rather spend my money on other things.

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Rofl... i read the title as, "9-core i3" thinking, DAAAAMN, I've only been away for a week, WHATS HAPPENING?? haha

and then of course it clicked. And Yeaa, i'm with fat78 on this one.. its a tad bit too pricey... actually no, it really is pricey

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