Samsung Notebook 9 gets 8th-gen Intel chips, stays ultralight
laptops we tested in 2017 and it had one of the longest battery run-times at more than 12 hours. For 2018, it looks like more of the same (great!), but with more power and performance (even better!).was one of the thinnest and lightest 15-inch
Like the 2017 model, the Notebook 9 (not to be confused with the) is wrapped in metal, though this time Samsung used a magnesium-aluminum alloy called Metal12 to keep it light, yet durable, weighing at most 2.84 pounds (1,288 grams).
The crux of the update is a jump to an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor and a version with Nvidia GeForce MX150 discrete graphics in exchange for integrated Intel UHD graphics. Along with the new processor, Samsung says it added its "largest and most powerful battery placed inside a notebook."
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