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Samsung ATIV Book 9 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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14 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Medium processor cores portable PCs manufactured by Samsung have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. The ATIV Book 9 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9.

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SSD Storage Media

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ATIV Book 9 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 26h. The ATIV Book 9 has a fairly long battery life (max) (10 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X230 (10.3h and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 9 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ATIV Book 9 the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W. With an speaker power of 3 Watts, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 5,880 milliamperes * hour, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average battery capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 is 3,800mAh.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the ATIV Book 9 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 9 the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 that we have assessed the weight of, the ATIV Book 9's weight of only 1.1 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The ATIV Book 9 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ATIV Book 9 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. The ATIV Book 9 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 do not have a touchscreen. The ATIV Book 9 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ATIV Book 9. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The ATIV Book 9 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores laptop was released.

Specification

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Memory
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Storage
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
Display Brightness
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3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Line-in
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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Ambient Light Sensor
Keyboard
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Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Security
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Interface Adapters Included
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Quick Start Guide

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Expert Reviews

(187)
14 January 2016

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro does not have a sexy name, nor has it been the subject of extensive ad backing by the company that makes it. This computer isn't the epitome of mind-blowing uniqueness... Read more…

1 January 2016

The Samung ATIV Book 9 Spin is one of the most elegant, attractive, slim and light 13" Ultrabooks on the market. Despite its incredibly slim design it's also very rigid and strong--no need to baby... Read more…

Stunning design, extremely slim and light yet powerful
Lovely display, great trackpad and very good keyboard
Featherweight frame
Incredibly thin
Stunning 4K screen
A bit expensive, attracts fingerprints
A bit expensive
Limited customization options
Mushy keyboard
29 December 2015

It's not cheap at $1,599, but Samsung's flagship 4K desktop replacement can handle any office or creative task (and do a fair job of 1080p gaming). Read More?...

17 December 2015

The new Samsung Series 9 has 1080p right out of the box, versus wired to a 1080p display. Samsung's recent announcement, their Series 9 Premium Ultrabook, has a 13-inch SuperBright display panel,... Read more…

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 is still one of the smallest and best-built Windows 8 ultrabooks around, and has a crisp 1080p display
Incredibly Thin Form Factor
Long Battery Life
High Quality Touchpad
Medidas reduzidas 160
It lacks a touch screen, and battery life is disappointing for such an expensive laptop
Expensive
No TouchDisplay
SSD com apenas 128 GB
Sensor de luz ambiente muito sensvel
6 November 2015

Lightweight, high in resolution and performance, Samsung's latest Ativ Book 9 Spin delivers on everything you want from an Ultrabook with an extra hybridization feature...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 March 2014 by DProp
DProp would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus 940X3G

I purchased this model after having the i5 version for a couple of weeks. It was great, but realizing this was a keeper, I upgraded to the i7 version since I plan to keep this a long time. The... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Albs
Albs would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

Pros + Premium build + Responsive touch pad + Fast and responsive operation + Beautiful Screen + Works perfectly as a laptop and very well as a tablet Cons - Battery life Really loving this... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by Ohhhhhyues
Ohhhhhyues would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

I bought this computer to replace my 2011 MacBook Pro. I wanted a Windows laptop for school and work related purposes and I didn't need the performance from a quad core processor. I wanted... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Aimhigher
Aimhigher would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

Purchased this machine after reading about in the world of tech news. I've been looking for a portable windows machine, and the requirements were: the new Skylake, minimum 8GB RAM, and a killer... Read more…

Reviewed 11 June 2014 by BrandonBGood
BrandonBGood would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus 940X3G (Verified Purchase)

What's not to love about this ultrabook? Sleek styling, touch screen, speakers, and the components. This guy is a little on the pricey side, however, you can pay more for an Macbook pro and not... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np900x3, np900x3g
Barcodes 00887276566085, 08806085974982, 08872765660858

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