Samsung has announced its first ever laptop with a 4K display. Dubbed the ATIV Book 9 Pro comes with a 15.6-inch touchscreen with resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
It is powered by Intel’s 6th generation Core i7-6700HQ (2.60GHz) processor with 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX950M graphics, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD SATA 3 storage. It has a USB Type C 3.1 port along with three USB 3.0 ports, a 4K HDMI out, headphone / mic, and an SD card reader.
The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro features a Backlit keyboard. It measures 14.72 x 9.83 x 0.70 inches and weighs 4.45lbs (roughly 2kg). The battery life is rated up to 6.5 hours.
The South-Korean electronics giant also launched a two-in-one ATIV Book 9 Spin. Featuring a 360° hinge, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Spin supports three modes of use: traditional laptop, tented screen and tablet. It features a 13.3-inch Quad-HD+ (3200 × 1800 pixels) touch display and is powered by 6th generation Intel Core i7 processor with speeds up to 2.50GHz.
Samsung says that both ATIV machines utilizes real time HDR enhancements to optimize brightness and contrast for all type of content, along with an Outdoor Mode that delivers up to 500nit of brightness on ATIV Pro and 700nit on ATIV Spin.
“Our new laptops show Samsung’s continued dedication to providing the best options for consumers so they can stay fully connected and productive from anywhere,” said Gary Riding, Senior Vice President, Mobile Computing at Samsung Electronics America. “The Pro and Spin both feature gorgeous touch screens, lighter designs, and seamless connectivity within the Samsung ecosystem and represent our continued effort to innovate in the PC market.”
The ATIV Book 9 Pro and ATIV Book 9 Spin will be exclusively available on Samsung.com and through Best Buy in the U.S. for an MSRP of $1,599 and $1,399 respectively.