JUST IN TIME TO “LIGHTEN UP” FOR SPRING, LIGHTWEIGHT SAMSUNG SERIES 9 BECOMES AVAILABLE IN THE U.S.

Samsung’s new ultra premium laptop goes on sale March 17 [Samsung Newsroom]

What:  Samsung Electronics America Inc. today announced the highly anticipated 13-inch, Series 9 notebook comprising Windows® 7 Home Premium will soon be accessible from the U.S. through Best Buy and other select merchants and e-tailers starting tomorrowMarch 17.

Even the 13-inch Series 9 notebook outfitted with Windows® 7 Professional will be accessible at retail/e-tail and through select channel partners at mid-April.
Furthermore, an 11-inch Series 9 notebook featuring Windows® 7 Home Premium along with 64 GB of HDD storage will also be made accessible mid-April.

Where:         Series 9 laptops will be available through a variety of retail and reseller channels including Best Buy, Amazon and Tiger.  For a full list of local Samsung resellers and distributors call 1-800-SAMSUNG or visit www.samsung.com.

MSRP:          Series 9 13-inch, Windows® 7 Home Premium: $1,649 MSRP.
Series 9 13-inch, Windows® 7 Professional: $1,699 MSRP. .

Series 9 Specs:
– CPU:
– 13” – Intel® CoreTM i5 Processor 2537M (1.4 GHz, 3MB)
– 11” – Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 380UM (1.33 GHz, 3MB)
– Operating System:
– 13” – Windows® 7 Home Premium (64 bit) or Windows® 7 Professional (64 bit)
– 11” – Windows® 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
– Memory:
– 13” – 4GB DDR3
– 11” – 2GB DDR3
– Storage (max):
– 13” – 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
– 11” – 64GB SSD
– Screen:
– 13.3-inch HD LED-backlit SuperBright Plus display (400 nit)
– 11.1-inch HD LED-backlit SuperBright Plus display (340 nit)
– Resolution:
– 13”/11” – 1366×768
– Graphics:
– 13” – Intel HD GT
– 11” – Intel GMA HD (Integrated)
– Speakers:
– 13”/11” – 3 watt (1.5W x 2) stereo speakers
– Battery: Lithium Polymer; up to 7 hours
– Wireless: 802.11b/g/n; WiMaxi
– Weight:
– 13” – 2.89 lbs.
– 11” – 2.31 lbs.

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