Samsung announces ATIV Book 5 and ATIV Book 6
Samsung has an entire slew of consumer electronics devices, and these range from home appliances to entertainment devices, and one other segment that they are particularly big in would be the smartphone and notebook industries. The thing is, the ATIV name has traditionally been attached to Windows-powered devices, where the Samsung ATIV S was their maiden attempt at a smartphone which runs on the Windows Phone 8 operating system. Well, just like how the Galaxy name offers a slew of smartphones and tablets that run on the Android platform, Samsung has decided to give the ATIV name more leeway, where it will now include all of its Windows based PCs. With that in mind, one ought to take note that there are two new notebooks released under the ATIV banner, namely the Samsung ATIV Book 5 and the Samsung ATIV Book 6.
The Samsung ATIV Book 5 was specially designed for speed and mobility, where it represents the next generation of Samsung Ultrabooks. It will come with 24GB of ExpressCache to deliver rapid boot up and load times, allowing them to access their favorite apps and programs on the vibrant 14” touchscreen in a jiffy. It tips the scales at a mere 4.19 pounds and measures under an inch thin, letting you bring the Samsung ATIV Book 5 wherever you want to be productive without missing a beat.
As for the higher powered Samsung ATIV Book 6, this will be the notebook that Samsung hopes will be able to deliver the ultimate computing experience without having to sacrifice mobility. It will be an elegant touch-enabled laptop that comes packed with a top-of-the-line Intel Core™i7 processor, accompanied by a 15.6-inch full HD touchscreen, has Samsung’s exclusive RAMAccelerator technology to enable the ATIV Book 6’s 8GB RAM to function up to 1.5 times harder compared to traditional memory.
Regardless of which model you choose, they will come preinstalled with SideSync technology, which will enable users to seamlessly switch from working on their PC to their Android-based Samsung smartphone. This is done in a simple manner, all one needs to do is hook up the two two devices via a USB cable, and you’re good to go, responding to a SMS on a smartphone using your PC keyboard, now how about that? The Samsung ATIV Book 5 and ATIV Book 6 models will retail for $899.99 and $1199.99, respectively.