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Always On: Unboxing the Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook

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Always On: Unboxing the Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook

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Molly Wood unboxes a hot, new Windows Ultrabook. But can it compete with the new MacBook Air?

I am a big fan of the Samsung series notebooks and back the original series seven pretty much made me lose my mind of its beauty and inside this box. The new series nine now it's technically classified as an ultra book although it's basically a MacBook Air competitor. Let's check it out. And quite a lot of people. -- I'm finally. -- -- I'm okay. -- The is -- notebooks. Have really become known for their high style they are a little bit expensive. But if you really are looking for that Mac competitor you want to look -- you probably -- willing to pay more. Box. Ethanol. -- it's kind of a bluish. Look to it. Yes are packed inside the box in addition all the regular charging cables you actually have. An ethernet dongle that's right even though this laptop doesn't have ethernet built in the dongle is right there in the box that Apple. Let's have a look at this guy look how thin that. I mean for a thirteen inch -- does is extremely. Thin and lights. Before I start actually physically drooling on -- let's go through the specs. It has a third generation of Intel's core I five processors running at one point seven gigahertz -- -- four gigs of onboard memory. The display is thirteen point three inches and the resolution is 16100 by 900 different Windows 7 the wait is two point six pounds. It has two USB ports one on each side it's also equipped with micro HDMI and an SD card slot. That base model has a 128. Gigabyte solid state drive. Now -- well 99 this series 900 dollars more than the MacBook Air although it's really only seventy dollars more if you include the dongle other than that it's practically -- one to one comparison it's a really pretty ultra book. That runs windows head on average -- cnet.com to read our editor's Scott Stein's review and find out what he thinks for my hard. I just think it's so for --

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