The Series 9 NP900X4C-A06US 15" Ultrabook Computer by Samsung features a 1.7 GHz Intel Core-i5 3317U processor, 8GB of fast 1600MHz RAM, and a 128GB solid state drive. It is built for work and entertainment, with a 15" SuperBright+ LED backlit widescreen display capable of 1600 x 900 resolution, and powered by Intel HD Graphics 4000. The SuperBright+ technology outputs over 16 million colors at 400 nits brightness - a brightness that is hard to dismiss when watching high-definition movies.
This sturdy performer also features a variety of networking options, including 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and Gigabit LAN (via the included dongle). It also includes a micro HDMI, USB 3.0/2.0 and mini VGA ports. The mini VGA port requires a mini VGA to VGA dongle (sold separately). The unit is also WiDi capable, allowing you to stream digital media wirelessly to WiDi compliant TVs and monitors.
Entertainment options include 4W (2W x2) integrated stereo speakers with SoundAlive technology, 1.3MP HD webcam, and integrated microphone. There's also a 3-in1 card reader for SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC cards for added storage possibilities.
The 86-key QWERTY keyboard includes a nice backlighting feature for typing in low-light situations. There's also a Touch Pad with multi-gesture support. The 8-cell 62 Wh battery is rated for 9 hours of usage on a single charge (individual battery experiences may vary depending on hardware and software configurations). This Series 9 is one of the first to use the Windows 8 64-bit operating system.
- Only .58" thin and weighing just 3.63 lbs, this unit is portable and lightweight, yet sturdy enough for everyday use.
- SuperBright Plus displays are up to twice as bright (400 nits) as standard notebook screens, and reproduce up to 16 million colors.
- Samsung's PowerPlus charging technology and advanced Lithium-Polymer battery has a lifespan up to 3 times longer than a conventional battery, lasting up to 9 hours on a single charge.
- With extremely fast startup speeds - a 9.1 second boot time - and nearly instant resume from sleep, the Series 9 lets you get even more done quicker.