Samsung announces new ATIV Book 9
Samsung is back in the notebook game with two laptops sporting high-resolution displays up to 4K. The ATIV Book 9 Pro and ATIV Book 9 Spin.
The ATIV Book 9 Pro is the biggest of the two with its 15.6 display sporting a 4K resolution or 3840 × 2160 pixels. The notebook is powered by a 2.6GHz 6th-Gen Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M graphics. There’s also 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, USB 3.1 Type-C and four speakers. Battery life is said to last for only 6.5 hours.
The ATIV Book 9 Spin notebook measures a screen size of 13.3 inches at 3200 × 1800 pixels or QHD+ resolution. Like Lenovo’s Yoga series, the Spin can present itself in different modes using the 360° hinge. Its screen can reach 700nit of brightness with the ‘outdoor mode’ set by Samsung. Processing-wise, a 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 is inside the laptop with Intel HD Graphics 520. An 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD for storage is on-board. Battery life is rated at 7.3 hours.
Both notebooks feature Windows 10 and has touchscreen displays with ‘real time HDR’ enhancements that optimizes brightness and contrast levels based on the content. The ATIV Book Pro 9 will be available for $1,599 and the ATIV Book 9 Spin for $1,399. The two will be available exclusively on Samsung.com and Best Buy in the US. Local availability is yet unknown.