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Samsung Officially Launches Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook

Samsung Officially Launches Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook

Ultrabook. Ultra-touch. Ultra-sales? The Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch is the very same Series 5 Ultrabook everybody in the technology world has come to love aesthetically with a couple of major revisions technically, something Samsung will hope drives this laptop to success. Samsung have officially launched their Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook to the world, with prices set at $809.99 (around £500 or AU$789) for the Core i3 version and prices set at $859.99 (around £534 or AU$837) for the Core i5 version. The main features for Samsung’s Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook include a hybrid 500GB hard drive, an industry standard … Continue reading

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Ultrabooks with a Touch Screen, what are your options?

Ultrabooks with a Touch Screen, what are your options?

The computing world is on the precipice of change, the timely exit of the long serving and widely enjoyed Windows 7 signals a sea change not only in software, but for the first time in a long time, hardware. Windows 8 does away with the iconic start menu in place for a fancy new touch friendly launch screen in the style of Windows Phone 7/8, leading PC manufacturers to seek out new input methods for use with the new OS, namely touch screens. Recently at IFA, we saw a plethora of new designs, from flipping screens through sliders and a whole host of detachable screens-come-tablets but … Continue reading

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Catch up: Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch Release Date October

Catch up: Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch Release Date October

In case you missed our original coverage of the Series 5 Ultra Touch which focused on features and specifications, here is a brief catch up of that very ultra-portable in terms of release. Remember the Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch we covered not long back? Well Samsung announced an official release date for the highly anticipated ultra-portable back then, set for October 26th worldwide, which is the same date that Microsoft will officially launch and release Windows 8 to the world. As well as the Series 5 Ultra Touch, it is also expected that many other touchscreen Ultrabooks which were … Continue reading

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Samsung show off Series 9 prototype with 2,560 x 1,440 display at IFA

Samsung show off Series 9 prototype with 2,560 x 1,440 display at IFA

Around these parts, Samsung’s Series 9 Ultrabook gets its a fair share of praise. We’re big fans of it’s impressively slim design, great keyboard and excellent construction, hell, we’re not even upset with its 13″ screen, whose resolution currently sits at 1,600 x 900. Alas, Samsung has never heard of the old adage “Don’t mess with a good thing” and has thrown one incredible glimpse into the future of the laptop at us in the form of a prototype display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 – that’s a DPI of 220. Even more so, they’ve mercifully covered the … Continue reading

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Samsung Announces Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook, Coming October

Samsung Announces Series 5 Ultra Touch Ultrabook, Coming October

Samsung have announced a brand new update to their Series 5 Ultrabooks for 2012 in the name of the Series 5 ‘Ultra Touch’ range. I am late to this one, I will admit it. There have been so many super cool releases over at the IFA in Berlin that whilst I knew full well Samsung had updated its Series 5 range I did not get around to writing about it. To make up for that then here you go; Samsung have announced a touch screen update to its already awesome Ultrabook, and I really like the look of it. Here … Continue reading

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Samsung Series 5 NP530U3C 13.3″ Ultrabook, an Affordable Solid Performer

Samsung Series 5 NP530U3C 13.3″ Ultrabook, an Affordable Solid Performer

On the hunt for an affordable Ultrabook which packs terrific build quality? Here we take a look at the Samsung Series 5 NP530U3C 13.3″ Ultrabook, which features an updated Ivy Bridge processor versus the aesthetically identical model it replaces. Samsung’s first foray in to the Ultrabook market came in the name of the Series 5, of which all models packed Intel Sandy Bridge processors and hybrid-storage to keep costs down. Now, later in 2012, the Korean company have released updates to their Series 5 Ultrabooks which feature updated Intel Ivy Bridge processors, as well as added Bluetooth 4.0 support and a USB … Continue reading

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Samsung Teases us with Ultrabook / Tablet Hybrid Video, says “Something Smart is Coming”

Samsung Teases us with Ultrabook / Tablet Hybrid Video, says “Something Smart is Coming”

Laptops are going through an evolutionary stage. Within the next year, consumers will begin to see more and more touch-screen enabled laptops and Ultrabooks on the market in order to make full use of Windows 8 and its tile based interface. Of course, a touch-screen Ultrabook or laptop will bring up numerous immediate concerns from consumers such as how exactly manufacturers will create a bezel strong enough to withstand the force of stubby fingers, however a couple of manufacturers reckon’ they have the solution; the tablet hybrid. The Asus EEEpad is one such device which is part of the evolution. It is an Android … Continue reading

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