Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Launches with Haswell, 9 Lite with AMD

Posted on 20 June 2013 by

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We were all waiting for the evolution of the Samsung Series 9 and so here it is and it includes both Intel and AMD/ The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus and Samsung ATIV book 9 Lite.

As you can see the design is close (if not the same) as the existing Samsung Series 9.  There’s a 13.3” screen (QHD+ 3200×1800) running Windows 8 on a Intel Core i5-4200U (GMA 4400 graphics) or AMD A6 quad-core. 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD are also being announced.

More information …

Samsung Book 9 Plus

  • Thickness: 13.6mm
  • Weight: 1.39KG
  • 12 hours battery life
  • QHD+ resolution (3200×1800)
  • Samsung Side Sync (smartphone screen sync/share)

Book 9 lite.

  • Weight: 1.44KG
  • AMD A6 Quad Core

Via Notebookitalia. Additional information from Samsung.

  • Touko

    So, while Asus promised a Haswell chip with GT3 (IRIS 5000) for the Zenbook Infinity, Samsung cheezes out with a HD-4400, which just barely improves on an HD-4000…

    Sadly, that’s good bye Samsung 9 Series from my short list, though it would be my #1 choice otherwise.

  • Touko

    I am really glad someone offers AMD chips in an ultrabook though…

    Was about time.

  • Touko

    Steve, can you answer the question if the unit can scale down from 1800p to 900p while still using the entire display area?

  • Re HD4400

    @Tuoko

    maybe check the Haswell specs then you’ll see that the type of GPU (4400 or 5000) depends on the CPU type. The stronger and more expensive i5-4 and i7-4 have the 5000 GPU, this is not Samsung’s fault…

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