Samsung ATIV Smart PCs in SA

Samsung has lifted the veil on its new range of ATIV Smart PCs at an event held in Sandton today (30 October 2012).

At the event, Samsung announced that the ATIV and ATIV Pro devices will be available from its brand stores and major retailers across South Africa from December 2012.

Each device features a detachable keyboard-docking system that allows users to easily switch between a clamshell notebook PC and a tablet PC form factor.

Both the ATIV and ATIV pro PCs run Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit, respectively), with full Windows 7 compatibility. The devices further come equipped with Samsung’s prolific S-Pen.

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC features an 11.6 inch, 5-point multi-touch, 1366 x 768 LED display; an Intel Atom processor; USB 2.0(Smart PC); mHDMI; miniSD and two extra USB 2.0 ports on the keyboard, and a battery life of up to 13.5 hours

The ATIV Smart PC Pro has an 11.6 inch, 10 point multi-touch, full HD LED display, runs with an Intel Core i5 chipset, and replaces the USB port for USB 3.0 and can run up to 8 hours.

The ATIV Smart PC will retail for around R9,999, and the high-end ATIV Smart PC Pro will retail for R17,999.

Samsung ATIV Smart PC
Samsung ATIV Smart PC
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Product Specifications
Operating System Windows 8 (32-bit)
Processor / Chipset Intel® ATOM™ Processor Z2760 (1.5GHz, 2 x 512KB)
Display 11.6″ HD LED Display (1366 x 768)
Memory 2GB DDR2L System Memory at 800MHz (on BD 2GB)
Hard Drive 64GB e.MMC iNAND™ Embedded Flash Drive
Optical Drive
Multimedia Stereo Speakers ( W x 2 )
Internal Mic
Internal Digital Mic
Network 802.11 abgn 1×1
Bluetooth v4.0
HSPA+, EU, Open, Huawei MU733
1 USB2.0
Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
Dock Port
Input Island-type keyboard
Touch screen
Security TPM (Trusted Plaform Module)*
Power 2 Cell (30Wh)
W AC Adapter
* Adapter is different depend on system
Dimension 304 x 89.4 x 9.9mm (11.97″ x 3.52″ x 0.39″)
Weight 0.761Kg (1.68lbs)
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro
Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro Product Specifications

Operating System Operating System Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)
Processor Processor Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 3317U (1.70 GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)
Main Chipset Intel HM76
Graphic Graphic Processor 예외 Table
Graphic Memory Shared with System Memory
Display LCD 11.6″ FHD LED Display (1920 x 1080)
Memory System Memory 4GB DDR3 System Memory at 1600MHz (on BD 4GB)
Multimedia Sound HD Audio
Sound Effect SoundAlive™
Speaker 1.6W Stereo Speaker (0.8W x 2)
Integrated Camera 2MP + 5MP Dual Cam
Network Wireless LAN Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235, 2×2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps), Widi Support
Wireless WAN HSPA+, EU, Open, Huawei MU733
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
I/O Port VGA No
Headphone Out Headphone-out/Mic Combo
Mic-in Headphone-out/Mic Combo
Internal MIC Yes
USB USB 3.0 *1
Multi Card Slot Micro SD
Dock Port Yes*
DC-In (Power Port) Yes
Input Touch Pad, Touch Screen LCD-Touch Screen
S Pen (with Digitizer)
Security AMT NO
Lock NO
FingerPrint Reader NO
H/W Security NO
Power AC Adapter 40 Watt
Standard Battery 4 Cell (49Wh)
Physical Specification Dimension (WxDxH) 306 x 189.4 x 11.89 ~ 11.89mm (12.0″ x 7.4″ x 0.46″ ~ 0.46″)
Weight 0.88 Kg (1.94 lbs)

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