Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus - NP940X3G

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  1. droyder

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    Here are the specs for the new ATIV Book 9 Plus:

    • 13.3" 3200x1800 qHD+ MultiTouch (275 ppi)
    • Haswell i5/i7 ULT
    • 8GB RAM
    • 256 SSD
    • Intel HD4400
    • Intel 7260 WiFi adapter (802.11n 2x2)
    • 12 Hour Battery
    • Cold Boot < 6 secs
    • 1.39 kg (3 lbs)
    • 13.6mm
    • Locking Hinge

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    My first impression was whoa! Then I started thinking, how does this resoution work out exactly?
    If I install Windows 7, open windows explorer, i will need to bring out the microscope? just wondering.
    Also right now I'm not to fond of the glossy screen, but the 8 gigs of ram is finally here!
     
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    Samsung is touting the anti-reflective nature of this glossy screen stating it's "sunshine friendly" - to what extent remains to be seen of course.

    As for resolution handling, I'm skeptical as well, but apparently Windows 8.1 (Blue) will improve the scaling issue.

    As for now, this will be the flagship Windows Ultrabook on the market.
     
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    Why are they calling it qHD+ instead of WQXGA+ ?? Too long? lol

    Sent from my SGNote2 using Tapatalk
     
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    Things better look surreal with all those pixels...
     
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    Any firm date of release? August or september ?
     
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    too heavy (+260g, more than 20% heavier than its predecessor)
    too glossy
    too high resolution
     
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    Atom Ant Hello, here I go again

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    agree, 1080p matte non touchscreen would be better. Anyone knows why Intel 7260 WiFi adapter so special that starting at $60 on Egay?
     
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    John Ratsey Moderately inquisitive Super Moderator

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    Search for NP940X3G. It is already getting listed by some etailers (example here) so I expect weeks rather than months (for some countries). However, an over-abundance of pixels is no compensation for 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD.

    John
     
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    Early August release.

    8GB RAM/256GB SD is available.

    The Intel 7260 has received excellent reviews for its 5GHz performance.
     
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