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Last night I had the chance to attend Samsung’s UK launch of the 900x, the same groundbreaking, breathtaking, game-changing ultrathin that I covered in both the unboxing video that I shot in my office, and in the video tour of the Miami PC showcase.
The 900x is a seriously impressive PC – it’s loaded with a 128GB SSD, 7 hours of battery life and a new Intel “Sandybridge” i5, and wrapped in an aircraft-grade Duralumin chassis that weighs less than 3lbs. It’s one of the finest PCs I’ve ever had the chance to use, and Samsung did it’s beauty and brawn justice at last night’s launch. Photos from the event at London’s iconic Harrods' department store below. Enjoy!
The 900x is crazy light (less than 3lbs), and super, super thin (less than .66” at it’s THICKEST point!)
The launch was co-sponsored by Samsung & Intel
Our DJ for the evening
The Samsung 900x, on display for the press.
I LOVE that backlit keyboard!
As I noted in my video, the 900x is rocking a brand-new 2nd Generation Core i5 processor
Graham Long, Samsung UK’s IT Division Vice President, explains the 900x to guests
Lots of love given to Duralumin, the aircraft-grade aluminum that Samsung used in the 900x’s chassis. The photos that lined the walls stuck to the aviation theme – these were taken by the famous British photographer Rankin.
The packed “Millionaire Gallery” (seriously, that’s what it’s called!) in Harrods.
Samsung European Marketing Manager Simona Baltateanu, Microsoft EMEA Samsung Partner Manager Ann Daly, and Samsung’s Head of Mobile Computing Dinesh Chand enjoying the evening.
Have a question about the Samsung 900x or any other PC? Hit me on Twitter, leave a comment, or send me mail.
Can I get one now? Pre-ordered on Amazon.co.uk but if they're out there in the wild somewhere now, I want one :P...
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Tabs? Tabs? Are any worthy pc tabss ever going to come out? Talk about dropping the ball.
@eastern..., for internet slates with no physical keyboard (browsing, photo taking/sharing, watching videos & messaging..70% of what people do) I agree but Microsoft has reasons for wanting/needing to address the Windows ecosystem to work properly for that market segment. I suspect we will be getting some news early this summer.
Picked mine up from Harrods yesterday, was using it to demo Timedancer, our WIndows Phone 7 app, at Kapow Comic Con today!! Awesome machine. The speed and battery life was amazing - battery lasted me all day on fairly heavy use! Amazing! Looking forward to picking up the Slider 7 to go alongside this...
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