Samsung Electronics Co, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced that the new Samsung Notebook Series 5 ULTRA has finally arrived to the Saudi market, representing more than just thin & light, packing ultra performance beyond expectations. With the most secret features, the Series 5 ULTRA is powered by a 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor; combined with ExpressCache system by Diskeeper and a powerful AMD Radeon HD graphics card, it delivers incredible experiences packed in a thin and light form factor offered in 13 and 14 screens.
“Based on in-depth market research and consumer surveys, we propose a new type of Ultrabook which will change the perception of Ultrabooks among consumers. Our findings strongly indicate that consumers demand beyond just thin and light, hoping for performance and user storage on a daily basis, as digital files are becoming larger. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA will be the first to answer these needs,” said Hanjine Bae, IT Business Manager at Samsung Electronics.“The heavily competitive and fast changing media environment, especially in the Saudi market, demands for a reasonable device meeting all aspects with balance we reveal our most secret know-how through our Series 5 ULTRA.”
Available in 13 and 14, the Series 5 ULTRA reveals its performance through an Intel Core i5-2467M processor, up to 8GB memory, ExpressCache system by Diskeeper and AMD Radeon HD graphics card. As a result, the Series 5 ULTRA is able to fast boot in just 20 seconds, wake up in 2 seconds, whilst web browsing is twice as fast as the previous generation notebook PCs.
Performance would be nothing without enough space to store data. Due to the development of digital image devices and various media platforms, files are getting larger every day, increasing the need for bigger user storage. Despite the recent trend of cloud storage, local storage is still preferred among users on a daily basis. Not to compromise these needs the Series 5 ULTRA 14 offers up to 1TB ultra storage capacity ensuring that users never need to carry an external storage device with them.
The performance has been further enhanced by the extended battery life. The Samsung Series 5 ULTRA delivers up to 6.4 hours of battery life on a single charge, to make sure users enjoy the ultra features throughout the day. The Samsung Battery Life Plus is a true anti-aging battery technology which keeps 80% of the cell’s original capacity in a life cycle lasting up to 1,500 charging cycles 3 years. This ensures that the battery can last up to five times longer than other notebooks.
To ensure ease-of-use while on the move, the Series 5 ULTRA 13 is just 14 17.6mm thin and 1.38kg light. The Intel Core i5 processor, up to 8GB memory, up to 500GB storage and 16GB iSSD with ExpressCache ensures that mobility is not compromised. Consumers can also choose from a 128GB SSD or 258GB SSD as their preferred storage. To offer maximum connection to other devices, the 13 inch model also carries full-size HDMI port along with one USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, 4-in-1 multi SD card slot, Ethernet and webcam.
The 14 model equipped with Intel Core i5 processor, up to 8GB memory and 16GB iSSD with Express Cache system offers exceptional performance. For larger storage and heightened visual experience, the Series 5 ULTRA 14 embraces up to 1TB storage as well as an AMD Radeon HD7550M 1GB graphics card. An integrated Optical Disc Drive is also installed for maximum convenience. In terms of connectivity, the 14 model offers full-size HDMI, VGA, two USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, 4-in-1 multi SD card slot, Ethernet and webcam. All the above features are packed into a 20.9mm thin and 1.84kg light chassis.
Both models carry Samsung’s superior LCD technology with 300nit HD LED Super Bright screen, Image Enhancer technology and anti-reflective screen, enabling consumers an ultra viewing experience no matter where the user is.