Samsung Series 5 and Series 7 Slate PCs announced
When it comes to style, you know that Samsung is definitely at the forefront when it comes to consumer electronics. Well, their latest creation would come in the form of the Samsung Series 5 and Series 7 Slate PCs which were recently announced at the recently concluded IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany. These two slate PCs are able to turn a standard looking clamshell PC into a slate device at the blink of an eye. Of course, Samsung is far more practical, relying more on the click of a button to get the job done. It will also be able to maximize both productivity and mobility, where it was specially designed for the Windows 8 platform courtesy of Samsung’s advanced engineering that incorporated a ten-point touchscreen display.
Both the Series 5 and Series 7 Slate PCs will feature a Samsung S Pen that has been conveniently embedded within a slot on the device. Sporting 1,024 levels of sensitivity, the S Pen was specially designed for natural and intuitive content creation. The S Pen will also boast of handwriting to text conversion capability, in addition to deliver various thickness whenever you draw or write, depending on the amount of pressure applied. Slate PC users are also able to make use of preloaded Samsung services including MediaHub, making it a snap to access entertainment as well as apps on your device.
Tipping the scales at under a couple of pounds, the new Samsung Slate PC was specially designed to go anywhere. The keyboard dock itself will hook up with a mechanical hinge, allowing you to up the device with one hand without worrying about it separating. You ought to know that the keyboard and display were designed as a singular device, while the components will fit seamlessly when connected.
The big question is, how much and when will these be released for? Both the Series 5 and Series 7 Slates will be available from October 26th onwards, wheer the Series 7 Slate will go for $1,199 a pop, while the Series 5 Slate with the keyboard dock will retail for $749 a pop – sans the keyboard dock, it costs $649.