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Get ready for QLED: Five new Samsung laptops

Giant from Korea opens a year with storm on the market It has experienced only partial success in recent times - with its best-known brand sourced from smartphones

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Samsung is well aware of the name It's one of the biggest assets it has, thanks to more than a decade of impressive control over smart devices - which probably explains why more and more products are joining the brand, even if they can't fit into your pocket.

At the CES 2020 exhibition we saw more additions to the family - This time those who try to deliver real technology rows to the PC market.

Remember the company's Notebook 9 series? Well, forget about its existence and know the Book Flex and the Book Ion designed to replace it, with 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch screens of your choice, with luxury and lightweight metallic envelopes - with the key difference being the touchscreen hybrid model and the 360-degree rotation and the Ion model More classic with no touch screen.

Another of the interesting innovations that gives us - Qi wireless charging built into the touchpad for your other smart devices that support this technology
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Both products will be offered with FullHD screens in the company's QLED technology, designed to provide enhanced quality and contrast thanks to the integration of a quantum dot layer and making its debut in the computer market with these models (after becoming the default of On most of its TVs).

Inside the Ion models you'll find Comet Lake processors With up to six physical processing cores and Flex models, you will receive Ice Lake processors With up to four cores of 10-nm lithography, you can select up to 16GB of DRAM and a drive One terabyte and the 15-inch zoom will also have the ability to add a dedicated GeForce MX 250 graphics card - all at prices starting at $ 1,100 for the Book Ion and started from $ 1,400 for his hybrid brother.

Another of the interesting innovations that gives us - Qi wireless charging built into the touchpad for your other smart devices that support this technology
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Impressed for the good but feel it is too expensive for you? You can choose the Book Flex Alpha with 13.3-inch QLED touchscreen and 1080p resolution, 8GB or 12GB dynamic memory, 256GB or 512GB internal storage, Comet Lake-U generation processor and 54 watt-hour battery (compared to 69-watt battery Hour on Standard Book Flex) - with a starting price cut significantly to $ 830.

Samsung will allow you to reflect your smartphone screen on your laptop - something that can be very helpful, especially with the addition of a touch pen offered with most models
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Google's Chrome OS system also upgraded with the introduction of the Into the Arena - The Chromebooks are one of the most sophisticated devices in this niche thanks to the 13.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen and resolution (!), Comet Lake Core quad-core processor, 256GB NVMe drive, 3GB LPDDR8, AKG stereophones, connectivity 6 Wireless and metallic finish in bright red or silvery shade with a weight of less than 1.05 kg and a thickness of only 9.9 millimeters. This exciting model will be on sale for $ 1,000 and up - with a compatible touch pen included.

Samsung has focused on manufacturing modest and very cheap Chromebooks in the past - but now it is changing direction sharply and targeting the top market
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For dessert we have the Galaxy Book S - where Samsung adopts Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx platform and Microsoft's custom architecture for windows , Plus a modem Built-in for fast and continuous wireless connectivity. This hybrid mobile has a 13.3-inch 1080p resolution, 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, Built-in 256GB, An 4GB LPDDR8X and a built-in 42-watt-hour battery that promises more XNUMX-hour continuous operation (in some cases). Is there everything here to make it a surprising hit? Within a few months we will know the answer.

6.2 millimeters thick (at the minimum point) and 960 grams weight await potential buyers during the first quarter of 2020 - if they feel free to invest about $ 1,000 in value for a mobile based on a limited version of 10
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