Samsung today announced the launch of three new versions of the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018). The company has also announced the new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen today. The notebooks aim to provide a computing experience that’s powerful, portable, connected and secure.
“The new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and enhanced Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Samsung Notebook 9 Pen offer our customers premium, powerful and portable devices that provide the tools to securely work from anywhere, breaking the boundaries of previously accepted standards for what a notebook should be,” said YoungGyoo Choi, SVP of Samsung’s PC Business Team.
Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen
The Samsung Notebook 9 is available in 13.3-inch and 15-inch sizes. It’s powered by Intel’s 8th Generation Core i7 processor with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. The 15-inch model also features NVIDIA’s GeForce MX150 graphics card.
It features a 75Wh Hexacell battery which is the largest and most powerful battery that Samsung has ever placed inside a notebook. The battery supports fast charging. The Notebook 9 (2018) weighs up to 2.84 pounds and measures 15.4mm, making it one of the thinnest and lightest notebooks in its class.
The Notebook 9 Pen promises flexibility and portability with support for the S Pen. Its premium magnesium aluminum chassis keeps the notebook light at 2.2 pounds while the 360-degree hinge provides enhanced flexibility.
It supports the S Pen which can recognize 4,096 levels of pressure with a fine 0.7mm tip. The Air Command menu launches automatically when the S Pen is removed from the notebook. Both the Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen feature Windows Hello support for built-in secure authentication using the fingerprint sensor.
The Notebook 9 Pen features a 13-inch display, Intel’s 8th Generation processor with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It has a 39Wh battery.
Samsung will release the Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen in South Korea later this month. The notebooks will then be released in the United States in the first quarter of 2018. Samsung will showcase both products at CES 2018 next month.