Samsung launches X420 laptop and announces Windows 7 plans for laptop users
The X420 is the latest addition to Samsung’s line of Windows 7 ready laptops and netbooks and is commercially available now. On top of that, the Korean manufacturer has also unveiled plans for freeWindows 7 upgrade to Home Premium edition for customers who purchased a laptop from 1 July.
SINGAPORE, 22 October 2009 – Samsung Electronics today launched the 14 inch X420 notebook as the latest addition to its line-up of Windows 7 ready notebooks and netbooks.
Samsung will also be bringing the Windows 7 experience to its existing line-up of notebooks and netbooks in retail channels with Windows 7 Home Premium and Windows 7 Starter editions respectively. Notebook customers who make a purchase from 1 July 2009 through to 31 January 2010 qualify for a free Windows 7 upgrade to the Home Premium edition and can register their interest at http://www.samsung.com/sg. Existing Samsung netbook users who want to upgrade to Windows 7 can purchase a genuine copy from Microsoft authorized resellers.
Featuring the newest power-efficient mobile processor, the X420’s Intel Core 2 Duo chip is able to run demanding software applications while minimising power consumption. This processor, together with its low energy LED display and six-cell battery, enables users to enjoy up to nine hours of mobile computing without having to worry about charging their notebook frequently.
The Samsung X420 has a sleek profile that is just 2.3cm thin and weighs 1.76kg with its six-cell battery, making it ideal for the frequent traveller who can easily slip the notebook in a bag. Its minimalist glossy casing with sensual curves and carefully accented silver-chrome edges are inspired by the perfect symmetry of a clam shell. This design has been built and tested to meet the most exacting quality standards and is able to provide strength and reliability against knocks and bumps.
The X420’s 14 inch LED screen displays bright and razor sharp images in the 16:9 aspect ratio, so that the latest High Definition movies and games fill the entire screen without any distortion or black bands. Users can also connect the X420 to a television screen through its HDMI port for a larger view. Its three USB 2.0 ports and 3-in-1 memory card reader allows users to easily access content on almost any device as well as share files, music, pictures and movies effortlessly.
The Windows 7 ready Samsung X420 Notebook is now available in pearl black at a recommended retail price of S$1,399.