Samsung Series 9 Laptop, Thinner and Lighter than a MacBook Air

Before you rush out and buy that ultrathin MacBook Air, take a look at the Samsung Series 9 Notebook that will begin gracing store shelves starting Thursday.Samsung delivers this 13.3-inch laptop that’s thinner and packs a more up-to-date processor than a MacBook Air.

With all that miniaturization and speed, of course, there’s a price premium. The cheapest Samsung Series 9, packing an Intel 1.4GHz Core i5-2537M processor (vs. the MacBook Air’s 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo), 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD is going to set you back $1649, $50 more expensive than the highest-priced MacBook Air.

Samsung also announced today it would be shipping another member of the Series 9 line next month (April, 2011), an 11.1-inch ultrathin laptop running the Core i3-380UM processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 64GB SSD. Samsung hasn’t announced pricing on that yet, but it will probably cost around $1,150, according to a price leak on Dynamism.

About Usman Jafri

A technology-enthusiast who blogs about Android, iOS, Web Media, Mobiles, Windows, Tablets.

Posted on March 18, 2011, in Apple, Samsung and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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