Samsung has unveiled the multimedia-centric Series 5 Boost laptop for Korea and updated its Series 9, 5 and 3 ultrabooks with low-power Ivy Bridge processors.
The Series 5 Boost will come in 15″ and 17″ flavors, with a bright (300 nit) 1600 x 900 resolution display, JBL stereo speakers and either a Core i5 or i7 Ivy Bridge processor. Its availability is limited to Korea for now, and there’s also no word on pricing just yet.
As for the Series 3, 5 and 9 super-slim laptops Samsung has graced them with the low-voltage, power-saving Ivy Bridge processors. The Series 9 ultrabooks will be powered by a 1.7 GHz Core i5-3317U, offer a 1600 x 900 13.3″ or 15″ display and will be slightly thinner and lighter than their predecessors. The 13.3-incher starts at $1,299.99, while the 15″ version will cost $1,399.99.
The Series 5 devices will offer the same Core i5-3317U CPU for its 13.3″ and 14″ versions, which will be priced at $799.99 and $849.99 respectively. The Series 5 will also be offered in an AMD-powered edition, featuring the new quad-core A6-4455M Trinity APU – the 13.3″ and 14″ units will be priced at $699.99 and $849.99.
Finally the lower-end Series 3 will swap the Pentium processors for Sandy Bridge ones.
All of Samsung’s Series refreshed laptops have been upgraded with the lower consumption Bluetooth 4.0. Here are the product pages for the Series 9, Series 5 and Series 3 laptops.
Source (translated) | Via