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Published On: Sat, Mar 24th, 2012

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Review: A 13-inch Notebook

The Samsung Series 9 is believed to be the lightest and thinnest 13.3-inch laptop that is currently available in the market. The laptop offers a sharper screen and sharper display than the popular MacBook Air. Designed in aluminum, this Samsung Series 9 comes with a price tag of $1,499. Well there are 11-inch, 13.3 inches and 15-inch laptops available under the same brand name.

Samsung Series 9 is definitely going to give a tough competition to Apple’s MacBook Air. The Series 9 ultraportable is a 13.3 inches laptop and boosts a super-slim 0.6 inches profile. The gadget is expected to be available in market from next month. This new Series 9 NP900X3B is sleeker than most of its predecessor and successfully grabbed attention of various critics.

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Review

Design and Display :

The weight of this laptop is a little more than 2.5 pounds and has a surprisingly solid feel. It doesn’t have screen flex or wobble. The dark gray finish of the laptop is accentuated by silver accents, which has replaced the chrome side trim seen in its predecessor.

Samsung has continued its tradition of bright displays. The screen has a resolution of 1,600 by 900 pixels and matte-finish LCD. Thanks to the additional resolution, you can now easily put two application windows next to each other. Also, you can try your hand at some image editing. The vivid colors and sharp text compensate for the narrow viewing angles offered by the gadget. This notebook sports its 13.3 inches SuperBright 400nit HD+LED Display with anti-reflective. The screen is very impressive as it shows stunning pictures, videos, documents, sporting its fabulously brilliant HD+Supe rBright Plus screen.

This notebook measures 12.4-inch in width, 8.6-inch deep, and 0.51-inch height.

Keyboard and Touchpad :

The keyboard of Samsung Series 9 boosts dimly backlit. Moreover, the chiclet-style keyboard offers a shallow typing feel, considering the thinness of the gadget you won’t be really surprised. The touchpad is very smooth and slippery. It features click-sensitive lower corners, which is one of the best options for physical mouse buttons.

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Keyboard

Graphics :

This Samsung series 9 laptop is packed with integrated AMD Radeon 6750M/Intel HD graphic card. Thanks to this graphic configuration, you would enjoy a better gaming experience.

Memory :

The laptop is packed with 1,333MHz 4 GB DDR3 RAM. This amazing configuration improves the boot up and shut down speed of the gadget. Samsung series 9 laptop boasts a 128GB Solid state Drive storage, which is quite sufficient to store enough data.

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B

Operating System and Processor :

This notebook runs efficiently well because of the Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit) operating system. Intel® Core™ i5-2467M Processor is added to power this laptop.

Features :

This thin laptop is powered by a low voltage 1.6 GHz Sandy Bridge processor with Turbo Boost and an Intel HM65 chipset. This enables the laptop to resume quickly from sleep. Samsung Series 9 laptop is packed with stereo speakers, microphone combo and headphone jack. The gadget has two USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port and SD card reader. It has a VGA and HDMI display port as well. The laptop offers Ethernet, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for wireless connectivity. It has a DVD reader and burner as well. 1.3 megapixel HD webcam, microphone interface, headphone jack, and Windows 7 Home premium System are integrated. The laptop gets a long battery life and sports its great graphical power.

 

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Specs

Price and Availability :

The online price of The Samsung Series 9, 13-inch notebook in India is priced at around Rs. 70,000.

Pros :

The Samsung Series 9 laptop boosts a thin screen bezel. It has an attractive and sleek metal chassis. The laptop is packed with plenty of processing power and various exciting features. It has an impressive battery life as well as crisp backlit keyboard. The gadget is packed with AMD graphics as well.

Cons :

The large multitouch click pad of Samsung Series 9 is quite similar to the one of MacBook Pro. However, it is not responsive comparatively. The quality of the web cam isn’t that good.

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Features

Verdict :

Without any doubt, Samsung’s Series 9, 13 inches laptop is one of the hot-looking laptops in the market. It is very thin and boosts an iconic design, which is quite similar to MacBook Air. This laptop is designed for world class portability as well as style.

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