Published: Tue, April 03, 2018
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Samsung Slashes the Prices of Galaxy S8 and S8

Samsung Slashes the Prices of Galaxy S8 and S8

Samsung is also expected to introduce the laptops in other regions by the second quarter of this year. What's interesting is that Samsung will also offer these models with dual-core Kaby Lake (7th-generation) Core processors, most likely to lower the barrier of entry for consumers who do not want the better performance or battery life that the current generation offers. They're called Notebook 5 and Notebook 3 and come with a premium design, 8th-generation quad-core Intel Core "Kaby Lake R" processors, and large displays. The front cam features 8MP, while the battery is 3000 mAh.

Said "perfect balance" doesn't include fancy features and capabilities like S Pen support, fingerprint sensors or Windows Hello-enabled facial recognition, and Samsung isn't even touting backlighting for the computers' "full-sized keyboards with number pads" as a major selling point. Meanwhile, the 14-inch Notebook 3 equipped with an HD panel only. The Samsung Notebook 5 and Notebook 3 measure just 19.6mm and 19.9mm wide respectively, making them easy to use, carry, and transport - whatever your lifestyle. It comes in Misty gray, Night charcoal, Deep Peach colors. The laptop weighs around 1.97 Kg and has a thickness of 19.6mm on the thickest side. The displays come with 1440×2960 pixel resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. "The 15" variant of Notebook 5 has an NVidia MX 150 dedicated GPU with 2G of VRAM. Meanwhile, the Notebook 5 is available only in Light Titan color.

"When developing the Notebook 5 and Notebook 3, we wanted a device that balanced style with powerful functionality".

The company says that its new notebooks will be available for purchase in select countries including South Korea starting this month.

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