Samsung Series 7 Chronos (15.6-inch)

The Samsung Series 7 15.6-inch features an Intel Core i7 quad core processor and up to 8GB of RAM. For graphics, the laptop sports 1GB of dedicated VRAM on an AMD Radeon integrated graphics chip. The laptop has a fully backlit chicklet keyboard with a small number pad. It's 8-cell Li-Polymer battery is quoted to last up to 9 hours.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 2, 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,149.99

Verge Review

When it comes to phones and tablets, Samsung and Apple’s battle is no secret. Take a look at this commercial or peruse the back-and-forth litigation and you’ll get a fine look at how fierce the fight has become. However, in the fight for laptop supremacy, Samsung’s played it relatively safe, avoiding engagement by keeping to its own designs and direction. Until the Series 7 Chronos, that is. Just one glance at the 15.6-inch laptop reveals that Samsung’s more than jotted down a few notes on...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 0.94 inches
Weight 5.05 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model Radeon HD 6490M
The Verge Battery Test 4 hours 24 minutes

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias Chronos , NP700Z5AH
Hardware
Laptop type Mainstream
Width 14.26 inches
Depth 9.39 inches
Thickness 0.94 inches
Weight 5.05 pounds
Color Silver
Software
Operating system Windows 7
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Display surface Matte
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1600 px
Resolution (Y) 900 px
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad Yes
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Multitouch points 2
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7 2675QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.2 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.1 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand AMD
Integrated GPU model Radeon HD 6490M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB
Memory
Base RAM size 6 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM slots 2
Storage
Options HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 750 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, MMC
Audio
Speakers 2
Webcam
Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels
Sensors
Ambient light Yes
Port options
USB 1
USB 3.0 2
Ethernet 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0 + HS
Security
Trusted platform module Yes
Battery
Size 8 cell
Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
Quoted time 9 hr
Benchmarks
PCMarkVantage 7620
3DMarkVantage (GPU) 5802
3DMarkVantage (IGP) 1901
3DMark06 (GPU) 9849
Just Cause 2 9849
The Verge Battery Test 4 hours 24 minutes
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