Samsung has launched a slew of new Windows 8 devices on Tuesday including the ATIV Smart PC, ATIV Smart PC Pro. Both of them come with the S Note and SPlayer applications. The whole new set of PCs include the Smart PC, Ativ Smart PC Pro and Series 5 Ultra Touch.
The electronics maker has also announced upgraded versions of its Series 5 and Series 9 which will now sport the new OS from Microsoft. A 15-inch Series 9 Ultrabook with touch as well as an AMD-based Series 5 Ultrabook have also been launched.
Samsung’s IT business director Uday Bhat said that the notebook business of the electronics maker is expected to grow 50 percent in the next year, primarily driven by Ultrabooks and tablet PCs. Samsung IT business DGM Ravi Gulati added that the company will no longer have Windows 7 devices on offer. Both Ativ Smart PC and Ativ Smart Pro are tablets as well as PC’s .What makes these devices more alluring is that they are compatible with S-pen.
About 99 mm thick, the Smart PC is powered by Intel Atom Z2760 processor, while the Smart Pro has a powerful Intel Core i5 processor. They are priced at Rs 53,990 and Rs 75,490 respectively.
The Series 5 Ultra Touch notebook will be a 13.3-inch device powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processor. This device will be priced at 64,990 and would come along with premium features.
Samsung’s Series 9, the thinnest notebook ever, will now come in a 15-inch screen size with Windows 8. This notebook will cost Rs 1,07,990.