Samsung is making some changes in its ‘Notebook’ PC line up, refreshing the models for next year and introducing some new ones as well. The refreshed Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) line-up includes three models in addition to a new 2-in-1 model, called as the Samsung Note 9 Pen.
All four Samsung Notebook 9 PCs will be reaching the South Korean market this month itself, followed by its arrival in the US in Q1 2018. The company has not yet revealed the prices of the new PCs. But it may give some details on it at the CES 2018 tech show in Las Vegas next month.
The new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen features a 13.3-inch Full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, which is compatible with Samsung’s S-Pen accessory. The rest of the line up comes with a 13.3-inch Full-HD screen and two 15-inch Full-HD screens. All the four models will be powered by Intel 8th-gen Core i7 processors along with Intel Graphics. The 15-inch models will however, be coming with Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU.
The Samsung Notebook 9 models come with tilting screens and can be configured with up to 16GB DDR4 RAM. They can also be customised with up to 1TB storage. They all come with dual 1.5-watt speakers, HD webcam and a host of connectivity options.
The non S-Pen supporting models are backed by 75Whr batteries, while the Notebook 9 Pen model is supported by 39Whr battery. They also have a fingerprint scanner for improved security.
As for the build, all four PCs are made using magnesium aluminium alloy called Metal12. The non S-Pen models come in Titan Silver and Crush White colours, while the Notebook 9 Pen comes in Light Titan colour variant.
It is worth adding that Samsung refreshed its Notebook 9 series in January this year and launched the Notebook 9 Pro in May.