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Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch SSD Ultrabook Review

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It’s always nice to review an Ultrabook that’s well-balanced and good value for money. The Toshiba U940 was one. The Samsung Series 5 (Sandy Bridge) was another. Does the Samsung Series 5 with touch, Windows 8 and SSD, have the same values? Read-on to find out.

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10 hours Battery Life on an Ultrabook. Test and How-To

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P1130862While Ultrabooks generally perform to similar efficiencies under load there’s quite a difference when it comes to near-idle operations and that can seriously impact the length of time you can use an Ultrabook as an offline word processor. As a blogger that’s a very important scenario for me and I suspect that if you’re offline and answering a bunch of emails or writing a presentation or report, this scenario is important to you too. If you choose the right Ultrabook you can get 10 hours of typing on one battery charge.

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Videos: Three-Way Touch Ultrabook Session.

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Update: Session finished. The overview videos are available as a continuous playlist below.

A little bit of gaming, a comparison of Ultrabook size and form-factor, touch and non-touch discussion and a lot of live chat. That’s pretty much what you’ll find if you tune into the Ultrabooknews live videocast tomorrow.  If you’re lucky you’ll see me blow-up or drop another device!

I’ll be here from 2000hrs Berlin time tomorrow (Sat) for 2hrs to show you three new touch Ultrabooks and to offer answers to your questions so drop-in, join the chat and find-out about touch Ultrabooks.

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Dell Inspiron 15Z Touch, Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch. Double Unboxing (and drop test!)

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The Dell Inspiron 15Z Touch is here for a review (with an Nvidia GT630M GPU) and out of the blue, a Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch (with SSD) turned up today too so as is the law around these parts, I unboxed them for you. Actually I took 15 minutes to take a good look at both and, ahem, dropped the Samsung Series 5 in the process!

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Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch + Windows 8

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The Samsung Series 5 has always been a well-priced, well balanced Ultrabook and it’s soon to be available in an Ivy Bridge variant. Later in the year we’re going to see Windows 8 upgrades and, according to reports from the show floor at Computex, with a touchscreen.

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Laptopmag have had hands-on and there’s a video below. We’re told that it booted from cold in 8 seconds! See below.

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Series 5 Touch-Enabled Ultrabooks From Samsung.

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The Series 5 Ultra Touch and Series 5 Ultra Convertible have been spotted by Engadget at Computex. The touch-enabled Ultrabooks have not been formerly announced by Samsung (yet) by Engadget have pics and details.

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