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Samsung ATIV Book 9
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Samsung ATIV Book 9 4 Core 1.4GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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4 1.4GHz 4GB 128GB Feb 2014
Processor Cores Processor Frequency Internal Memory Total Storage Capacity Release Date
With its slim (16.9mm) and lightweight (1.44kg) design, ATIV Book 9 Lite is the perfect on-the-go companion. Smaller and lighter than a paperback book, you can always stay connected. It's the... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Samsung also has good reviews for its many processor cores laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ATIV Book 9 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 also have a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Media

The ATIV Book 9 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most many processor cores laptops that are a similar 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ATIV Book 9.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 9 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Light

The weights of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ATIV Book 9 is quite light compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price].

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Samsung ATIV Book 9 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Samsung ATIV Book 9's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. The average total storage capacity of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 is 730GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The ATIV Book 9 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 is 16".

We compared all the other 13.3" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

When compared to other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 that we have checked the processor frequency of, the ATIV Book 9's processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The processor frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz. At only 1,066 megahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. When compared to other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 that we have checked the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the Samsung ATIV Book 9's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have assessed the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the ATIV Book 9's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 30 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 64Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ATIV Book 9 which has two number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar type and age to the ATIV Book 9 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has a very small maximum internal memory 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ATIV Book 9 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Frequency
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Networking
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
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
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

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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

(165)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np905s3, np905s3g, np905s3gi, apple a61450, apple a61450m, samsung np905s3, samsung np905s3g, samsung np940x3gk01, samsung np940x3gk01u, samsung np940x3gk01us, apple samsungativbook9litenetworkcard10100100
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