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Samsung launches Notebook 3 and Notebook 5 for everyday computing

03 April, 2018, 03:12 | Author: Tara Roberts
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Industry watchers said the decision reflects Samsung Electronics' bid to bolster its capabilities in the AI segment.

The Notebook 5 comes with a 15-inch display, with 1080p resolution and what Samsung calls "Wide Viewing" (which probably indicates the panel's IPS technology), while the 15-inch Notebook 3 can also be had with a lower-resolution HD display. They're relatively affordable compared to the company's Notebook 9 and Notebook 7 Spin, Samsung says that the new laptops have been designed for everyday computing and casual gaming.

With the new costs for the Galaxy S8, Samsung will want to keep up offers of its past age flagship.

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The Notebook 3 is offered with a choice of a 14-inch or a 15.6-inch display while the Notebook 5 comes with a 15.5-inch display. Available in 14-inch and 15-inch displays, the Notebook 3 can be configured with up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and up to Full HD display resolution.

The Notebook 5 (pictured at the top) is the more powerful option of the two, featuring the fastest graphics card of the bunch, namely an Nvidia MX150 with 2GB of GDDR5 RAM. Both the laptops are powered by a 43Wh battery. That apart the keyboard seems to be well laid out and the separate num pad will be a boon to those crunching numbers on a regular basis. The Notebook 3 will be available in Misty Gray, Night Charcoal, Deep Peach and Pure white.

As for the pricing & availability of the devices, they will be available in select countries starting in April in Korea, with wider global releases including China and Brazil in Q2, while the prices are still unknown. The laptop comes in just the Light Titan color with a metallic body.

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