Excerpt: Samsung's Series 9 laptops have a lot to prove. Since the day Samsung showed the first one off at CES last year, they've consistently been priced higher than the equivalent MacBook Air, and that can be a pretty hard sell. If you want a premium Windows machine, though, a MacBook Air just won't do .
Pros: Strong, stunning design, Excellent matte screen, Half an inch thick
Cons: Runs uncomfortably hot, Stiff keyboard, No upgrades
Excerpt: One year ago, Samsung released the Series 9 laptop , and at the time, we'd never seen a more premium Windows machine. It was thin, light, visually striking, and choice components filled the svelte machine, including a comfortable backlit keyboard, a fast SSD, an aluminum alloy chassis, and a...
Conclusion: You can tell, can't you? I really like the Samsung Series 9 and it's hard to beat as one of the most ultraportable 13" Ultrabooks for style, quality, performance and extreme light weight. The only drawback? It lacks a touch screen, and Windows 8 is easier to use with touch.
Pros: Stunning and elegant design, excellent matte full HD display, fast and light.
Excerpt: This is a thin and light Windows 8 notebook that boots very quickly and for me anyway cures the problem of fingermarks around the screen by making the whole thing in silver grey rather than the standard shiny black finish.
The Series 9 is the type of laptop you should consider if you want something functional, yet stylish
Good Gear Guide.au
22 January 2012
Summary: Samsung's 15in version of the Series 9 is strongly built, thin, light, and stylish. Despite being so slight, it still harbours a good configuration and useful connectivity options (albeit via a dongle for some ports). It's aimed at those of you who want a laptop that's far from ordinary.
Pros: Thin and light, Sturdy build quality, Bright screen, Good performance
Cons: Vertical viewing angles, Storage capacity, Can get noticeably warm