09 January 2019
Samsung has unveiled two new Windows 10 PCs named Notebook 9 Pro and Notebook Flash. Both these notebooks were showcased at CES 2019 and are focused at completely different types of audiences. The first one is a premium offering with a focus on professionals and the second one is a budget release with a primary focus on students.
Starting with the Notebook 9 Pro, it features diamond-cut edges and is made up of metal for a premium design and build quality. It sports a 13.3-inch Full HD display with 350 nits of brightness and touchscreen support. Under the hood, it has 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U coupled with 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM, Intel UHD 620 integrated graphics, and 256GB PCIe NVMe onboard storage.
It features two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one USB Type-C port, microSD card reader, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is powered by a 50Wh battery with fast charging support. Other features include an HD camera, Active Pen stylus support, fingerprint scanner, and backlit keyboard. It will be running Windows 10 Home out of the box.
The Samsung Notebook Flash is an affordable notebook with a plastic build and entry-level specifications. It features a 13.3-inch Full HD LED anti-glare display. There is an option to choose from Intel Celeron N4000 and Pentium Silver N5000 processors which will be coupled with 4GB of RAM. It offers 64GB of internal storage which is expandable for those who might want more space.
The connectivity options include two USB Type-C ports, one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card reader. It is powered by a 39Wh battery and runs Windows 10 Home out of the box. There is also a webcam and a fingerprint scanner.