01 Samsung outs second gen Series 9 Ultra thin Notebooks

Samsung has just debuted its second generation of Series 9 notebooks at a media event in Korea today – these ultra-slim units coming in 13.3-inch and 15-inch sizes with a single-piece aluminum body that's only 12.9mm thick.

Samsung has just debuted its second generation of Series 9 notebooks at a media event in Korea today – these ultra-slim units coming in 13.3-inch and 15-inch sizes with a single-piece aluminum body that's only 12.9mm thick.

05 Samsung outs second gen Series 9 Ultra thin Notebooks

The 13.3-inch NT900X3B-A74 works out to about US $2,376 if you opt for the higher configuration which comprises a Core i7-2637M CPU, 4GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. The notebook depends on integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics and has dual 1.5W speakers, a 4-in-1 card reader, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, a single USB 3.0 port, mini-HDMI output and a 6-cell (40 Wh) battery. Its weight is said to be just 2.5 pounds.

02 Samsung outs second gen Series 9 Ultra thin Notebooks

Little detail was shared about the 15-inch Series 9 model at this time apart from the mention of weight at 1.59Kg / 3.5 lbs, although it was indicated that the 15-inch model also has a SuperBright LED-backlit display with 1600 x 900 resolution not unlike the 13.3-inch model. Both will also sport backlit keyboards.

Base prices for the 13.3 and 15-inch models will be $1,399 and $1,499, respectively with global shipments expected to take place later this month.