Samsung has introduced three new Windows 8 PCs at its event in London, under the recently expanded ATIV brand: ATIV Book 9 Plus, ATIV Book 9 Lite and the ATIV One 5 Style. These PC’s converge seamlessly PC environment with mobile experience, with many unique features.Samsung has incorporated two new technologies in these devices—SideSync and HomeSync Lite. SideSync technology allows users to share content between the PC and Samsung smartphones. The HomeSync Lite feature transforms the PCs hard drive into a personal cloud server. HomeSync Lite allows users to back-up their personal files, photos and videos from portable devices to PCs and access it remotely via a mobile device anytime, anywhere.
The Ativ Book 9 Plus is made of aluminum, and uni-body designed boasts of an ultra-thin and light form factor. It has a Windows 8 optimized 13.3-inch touchscreen with 3200 x 1800 resolution, and gives 12 hours of battery life. The device lets you choose from Core i5 and i7 ULT processors, and is equipped with 8GB RAM. It offers up to 256GB SSD storage.The Book 9 Plus boots up in less than six seconds and wakes up from sleep in under one second, allowing users to access the information and programs they need nearly instantly. The weight of this device is 1.39 kgs and it will be available in ash black colour.
The Ativ Book 9 Lite offers the same premium design identity as the Book 9. This device has ten-point 13.3-inch touchscreen display with a lower resolution of 1366 x 768. This PC is equipped with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, up to 256GB SSD and 8.5 hours of battery life. Weighing three and a half pounds and measuring less than an inch thick, it is aimed at mobile consumers and business travelers alike. It weighs 1.44Kg (Non-TSP) or 1.58Kg (TSP), and available in ash black and white colours.
The Ativ One 5 Style is an all-in-one desktop PC built with the sleek GALAXY design aesthetic, including a minimalist, sophisticated build. This device sports a 21.5-inch full HD 1920 x 1080 display, and has a thin 20.5mm bezel and 26.9mm body. It is powered by an AMD A6 quad-core processor with 4GB RAM. It comes with storage support of up to 1TB HDD. Aimed at home computing, and with HomeSync Lite feature, multiple family members can privately manage individual accounts via the One 5 Style, truly making it a hub for the entire family. The One 5 Style weighs 5.9 Kgs and will be available in white colour.
Samsung has not disclosed the prices of above three devices or for that matter any other devices which were unveiled yesterday.