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Samsung's 15-inch Notebook 9 weighs less than most 13-inch laptops

07 January 2017

According to IGN, the company's first gaming laptop is called the Notebook Odyssey.

The specs vary from model to model but all three units feature to up 7th generation Intel Core i7 CPU, with up to 16GB of DDR4 ram, and up to 256GB of PCIe NVMe SSD onboard storage. He further added, "We're excited to expand our PC portfolio with a premium gaming solution featuring refinements in design, cutting-edge technology and enhanced gaming usability".

Samsung has officially re-entered the gaming market at CES 2017 with the introduction two Odyssey-branded portable gaming notebooks. As the names suggest, the Odyssey 15 sports a 15.6-inch screen, while the higher-end model bumps it up to 17.3 inches.

Unveiled at CES 2017, the Notebook 9 15-inch retains the slim dimensions of previous laptops in the series while arriving with thin InfinityEdge-style bezels that place all of the attention on its capacious display.

To keep performance perky and unthrottled Samsung has designed the HexaFlow Vent advanced cooling and ventilation system. A gaming notebook, a productivity-oriented laptop and two Chromebooks will dazzle in the demo, from January 4 - 8.

Ugh. Why is there no manufacturer who understands that people still want 15-inch laptops with quad core at a low weight (preferably 1.5 kg-)? Meanwhile the bigger model has four USB 3.0 ports and a Type-C Thunderbolt3. Even if the company's Noteook Odysseys capture just a small piece of the territory already occupied by HP's Envy, Dell's Alienware, or Lenovo's Y and others, it'll give Samsung a toehold in one of the few growth areas in PC sales. In terms of graphics, the smaller model comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, while the larger model's GPU is still being worked on by Samsung.

The 15-inch Notebook 9 weighs in at just 2.73 pounds and measure at 0.61 inches thick. The 15.6-inch model will start shipping next month and will retail for $1,199.

The Chromebook Plus has a US$450 price tag and will be available in the U.S. next month, while the Pro model has a "spring" launch date with no pricing revealed.

Samsung's 15-inch Notebook 9 weighs less than most 13-inch laptops