The ATIV Book 2 NP270E5J-K01US 15.6" Notebook Computer from Samsung features a portable design with a mineral ash black finish. Measuring 1.25" thin and weighing just under 5 pounds, the ATIV Book 2 combines portability with performance.
The 15.6" widescreen display features a 16:9 aspect ratio and a HD 1366 x 768 native resolution. The screen has LED backlighting, which uses less power and provides more energy efficiency than their CCFL counterparts. The display has an anti-reflective finish and a brightness of 220 nits, which allows you to use the ATIV BOOK 2 in brightly lit environments. Visuals are handled by the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.
The system is powered by a dual-core 4th generation Haswell Intel Core i5-4200U processor. It also has 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 3-in-1 media card reader, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam, and microphone. There are built-in stereo speakers SoundAlive technology.
Windows 8.1 is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Windows 8.1 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.