Samsung Netbook Gets October Release Date

If you manufacturer notebooks, it’s a good idea to add a netbook to your line up, especially with a recent report from the IDC saying that the “success of low-cost notebooks will lead to further erosion of average prices, but will boost volume as more consumers purchase PCs for the first time or as additional systems.” Samsung understands. Spotted by UK Site What Laptop is a 10-inch mini-notebook made by the Korean consumer electronics manufacturer. Seemingly similar to the Lenovo S10, the 10-inch will get an 1.6GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1GB of RAM and will get hard drive storage in 80GB/120GB/160GB options. The site is also reporting that the netbook will have all the standard ports: 3 USB, VGA out, 3-in-1card reader Ethernet mic and headphone. It will come with a 1.3 MP webcam and in three colors – black, white and blue. Talk of a 6-cell battery coming standard is promising.  The keyboard looks very decent from the images, but the touch pad looks to have a solid bar like the ASUS Eee PC 701 and 900. According to the reports, the mini-notebook will hit Korea by October for a £330 ($599) price. We are investigating the chances of this netbook hitting the U.S. market as Samsung has been rumored to hit the U.S. notebook market in late 2008 or early 2009.

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  1. JJK Says:

    I think there is finally a netbook which can compete with the Asus Eee PC and could be called “Eee-killer” assuming the price will be right. It has good specs, the design is great and this netbook probably has the best designed keyboard there is out there. The Toshiba NB100 isn’t bad either. It would even be better if these netbook will get a solid state drive version, but I can’t find any infotmation on that. According to no Samsung netbook made it to the US market so far:

  2. Benito A. Henriquez Says:

    place that sells it?

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