Samsung NP940X3N-K01US from the Notebook 9 Pro lineup is a compact multi-mode laptop with impressive performance. The device is powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i7-8550U, which is a quad-core processor supporting Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz. The processor is equipped with Hyper Threading support, 8 MB of L3 cache and Intel UHD Graphics 620. You’ll get decent multitasking performance with 8GB of DDR4 SDRAM. This model ships with a Solid State Drive storage that has a capacity of 256GB.
Display on this Notebook 9 Pro has a diagonal size of 13.3-inch and it looks beautiful with slim bezel. It has decent pixel density with Full HD 1080p resolution A brightness of 350-nit makes it good enough under direct light. As a multi-mode laptop, you can rotate the display up to 360-degree. Of course it supports multi-touch input, so that you can use the device while in tablet, tent and stand modes. With the included S Pen, it becomes easier to give precision input to the display.
Ports on the device include two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output port, a combo audio jack and a USB-C port supporting data transfer up to 5Gbps, up to 4K output with optional adapter as well as USB Charging. There is a microSD slot as well. The keyboard is equipped with backlight, so that typing in dark environments won’t be a problem. A Clickpad pointing device with multi-touch control is below the keyboard.
As for wireless connectivity, the Samsung NP940X3N-K01US comes with Intel AC-8265 (2×2) and Bluetooth v4.1. Samsung includes its SoundAlive technology to improve audio output. It also provides a web camera with HD 720p recording capability for video chatting. With a 4-cell Lithium-ion polymer battery inside, it offers remarkable battery life up to 12.5 hours based on MobileMark 14. Weighing at 2.91 lbs, this multi-mode laptop has dimensions of 12.21 x 8.54 x 0.63 inches. If you’re looking for a premium laptop with good performance, ultra-potable design and all-day battery life, you can add this Samsung product to your consideration list.
Samsung Notebook 9 Pro NP940X3N-K01US Specifications
Windows 10 Home
Intel Core i7-8550U (4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache)
1920 x 1080 pixels (FHD)
Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
256GB SATA3 Solid State Drive
8GB DDR4 SDRAM
Dual 1.5W stereo speakers with SoundAlive
Inputs & Controls
Clickpad with multi-touch control
80-key keyboard with backlight
1 x HDMI output
1 x USB-C (up to 5Gbps, 4K output with optional adapter, Charging)
2 x USB3.0
1 x combo audio
Intel AC-8265 (2×2)
720p HD webcam
4-cell Lithium-ion polymer (54Whr, 3530mAh) battery
Battery Life: up to 12.5 hours (MobileMark 14)
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 12.21 inches
Depth: 8.54 inches
Height: 0.63 inches
Weight: 2.91 lbs.
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