Samsung Debuts Q530, Q430 And Q330 Multi-Media Notebooks

Today may be a holiday in America, but it's a working holiday for these multi-national corporations that produce goods for all sorts of nations. Samsung is showing off a new trio of notebooks today in their expanding Q-Series, and we have to admit that they look fairly attractive from the outside. The Q530, Q430 and Q330 have arrived, all of which are geared towards multi-media playback and great mobility.

The notebooks cover a variety of sizes; the Q530 has a 15.6" display, while the Q430 has a 14" display and the Q330 has a 13.3" one. The Q330 even has a hybrid graphics system that switches between internal Intel graphics and NVIDIA's GeForce 310M, giving the 5-cell battery up to 7 hours of battery life. We certainly wish the larger two had similar systems, but alas, it doesn't look as if that's the case.

All of the new models have Core i3 or Core i5 processors, with a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M powering the Q430 and Q530 on the graphics front. Other specs include USB and HDMI ports, a 3-in-1 card reader, a built-in optical drive and a weight between 1.97kg and 2.39kg. The new lineup will be available worldwide starting later this month, but no prices are mentioned yet.

Samsung announces the Q-Series range of notebooks, the ultimate blend of style, power and mobility

Seoul (Korea Newswire) July 5, 2010 -- Samsung Electronics, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the release of its Q-Series range of notebooks, the Q530, Q430 and Q330.

“We’ve designed the Q Series to offer the most exciting, powerful and stylish mobile computing experience on the market. Each model in the range will maximize mobile productivity through a combination of state-of-the-art features and ergonomic design,” said Yonghwan Park, senior vice president, IT Solutions Business, Samsung Electronics. “The Q series line-up realizes the perfect IT experience, delivering both portability and performance without compromise.”

The Q-Series offer the ultimate in mobility, style and power and the range is designed to meet the needs of consumers who demand the highest levels of productivity while on the go and those who want an outstanding multimedia experience. The Q Series range will be available globally from July, 2010.

The Q Series line up:

·Q530 – The flagship product of the Q Series range that strikes a perfect balance between performance, mobility and style. It has been designed to meet the demands of heavy mobile users – particularly business travelers and consumers who rely on a high performance PC while on the go.

The Q530 also boasts an exceptionally bright 15.6" HD LED display, producing the sharpest images and boldest colors. Its 16:9 aspect ratio also ensures the most accurate representation of HD movies and games, while its efficient LED technology is less demanding on the battery.

·Q430 – Comes packed with all of the features of the Q530, so it will appeal to users who value mobility. With a 14” HD LED display and weighing an incredible 2.09 kg and with a stylish finish, it offers the best mobile power user experience on the market.

The Q430 offers the sharpest images and boldest colors and its proper 16:9 aspect ratio also ensures the most accurate representation of HD movies and games, making it ideal for mobile or home use.

·Q330 – A notebook for users who want mobility and power, combined with the added value and convenience offered. At a featherweight 1.97kg and incorporating 13.3” HD LED display, it is the lightest notebook in the Q Series range, yet it too is packed with impressive features.

The Q330 is equipped with a hybrid graphic feature, automatically alternating graphic modes between the Intel HD Graphic card and the nVidia GeForce 310M, saving power consumption and adding to the up to 7 hours of battery life (Shared GFX with 5cell 5,900mah).

Performance and Mobility without compromise

All models in the Q Series range offer outstanding computing power through state of the art Intel® Core™ i3 or Intel® Core™ i5 processors. The Intel® Core™ i5 processor is exceptionally fast and accelerates in response to demanding tasks. It automatically allocates processing power where it's needed most, making it ideal for creating HD video, composing digital music, editing photos, or playing PC games.

The Q530 and Q430 are also capable of powerful graphics performance and feature the latest NVIDIA

GeForce GT 330M graphics card for an exceptional video and gaming experience. Its advanced 3D graphics processing power and dedicated 1GB gDDR3 memory provide outstanding graphic performance, so you can enjoy state-of-the-art 3D computer games and High Definition (HD) movies with incredible performance and fidelity.

This impressive performance is all contained in notebooks that are as portable as they are powerful. All the Q Series notebooks are incredibly slim, for example the Q530, at just 27mm thick, is thinner than the average smartphone or digital camera, delivering slick and comfortable design with functions like USB and HDMI ports, a 3-in-1 card reader and even a built-in Optical Disk Drive (ODD). Weighing between 1.97 and 2.39 kilograms, the ultra-portable Q Series notebooks are also easy for anyone to carry, even for extended periods of time.

Battery life has a great impact on mobility so the Q Series features the latest technology for enhanced battery life. In fact, Q Series notebooks can be used for up to 6 hours (Shared GFX with 5,200mAh battery) or 7 hours (Shared GFX with 5,900mAh battery). Battery life can also be further boosted with Samsung’s Extended Battery Life (EBL) solution.

Unmatched Connectivity

In line with increasing needs for seamless connectivity, the Q series laptops boast Samsung AllShare™, allowing users to control, search, swap and play videos, photos, and music across a full range of DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified Samsung devices, including cameras and mobile handsets. The technology makes it easy to stream HD content from your notebook to your TV or seamlessly share videos and photos with a phone, without the hassle of connecting cables.

With an ad-hoc Wi-Fi connection, the Q series can quickly copy files, images, music or share information with any other PC – an easy file sharing solution that will save time, whilst Bluetooth 3.0 High Speed ensures quick connectivity at 24 times the speed of Bluetooth 1.2.

Convenient Features

With all the Q Series notebooks, typing is made easy thanks to a new ergonomically-designed island keyboard that is as luxurious as it is comfortable, speeding up typing and preventing mistakes.

Samsung understands that a mobile lifestyle frequently involves the use of multiple devices. With the Q Series you have the ability to easily charge all your devices via USB. All the models in the Q Series offer Samsung’s USB Sleep and Charge solution, which has the ability to charge devices such as mobile phones and MP3 players, even when the notebook is in sleep mode.