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Samsung's updated Notebook 9 is the new lightest 13-inch laptop

Samsung's updated Notebook 9 is the new lightest 13-inch laptop

Samsung is getting into the increasingly crowded world of high-end gaming laptops with its new Samsung Notebook Odyssey. He further added, "We're excited to expand our PC portfolio with a premium gaming solution featuring refinements in design, cutting-edge technology and enhanced gaming usability". During the launch event, Samsung disclosed that the Notebook 9 series offers a blend of weightlessness, performance, and portability on the go.

Samsung has finally entered the gaming laptop segment and made this move well-known at the floor show of CES 2017 in Las Vegas, by unveiling its very first gaming laptop.

With a boatload of manufacturers bringing out the big guns where gaming notebooks are concerned, Samsung too has introduced its own gaming laptops called Odyssey and they will be available later in the year in the 15.6 and 17.3-inch screen models.

The specs vary from model to model but all three units feature to up 7th generation Intel Core i7 CPU, with up to 16GB of DDR4 ram, and up to 256GB of PCIe NVMe SSD onboard storage. It will also include a single USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, an Ethernet jack, and 4K video out. The 15-inch model features 0.3 mm crater keycaps while on the 17-inch model are fitted 0.5 mm volcano keycaps. Memory can be specified up to 64GB on the 17.3-inch version and 32GB on the 15.6-inch.

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The laptop is cooled by Samsung's new "HexaFlow Vent", a complex system of vents and fans that keeps the Odyssey running quietly even under heavy load. At a time when Lenovo is weaving carbon fiber into its ThinkPads and Samsung is exploiting a magnesium alloy to make the world's lightest 13-inch notebook, these gaming computers are nearly inexplicable.

The graphics card in the larger model has yet to be confirmed, and our guess is that it'll house a GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 inside.

Pricing and availability have not yet been disclosed. Also, it is light considering the size; the 17-inch weighs in at 8.4 pounds, while the 15-inch weighs 5.6 pounds. This can also be opened up to access storage and memory for post-purchase upgrades.


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