Samsung Series 9 15-inch (2012)

Verge Review

One year ago, Samsung released the Series 9 laptop, and at the time, we'd never seen a more premium Windows machine. It was thin, light, visually striking, and choice components filled the svelte machine, including a comfortable backlit keyboard, a fast SSD, an aluminum alloy chassis, and a wonderful matte screen. If it weren't for the 13-inch computer's $1,649 price tag (which admittedly fell to $1,399 after a few months), it might have been a roaring success. As is, it was good enough for...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Weight 3.5 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
The Verge Battery Test 6 hours and 1 minute

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias NP900X4B-A02US

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Weight 3.5 pounds

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 15 inches
Resolution (X) 1600 px
Resolution (Y) 900 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i5 2467M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.6 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.3 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000

Memory

Base RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 128 GB
Card reader Yes

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b

Battery

Quoted time 10 hr

Benchmarks

PCMarkVantage 10404
3DMarkVantage (IGP) 1693
3DMark06 (IGP) 4164
The Verge Battery Test 6 hours and 1 minute

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