January 4, 2017 3:42 pm

CES 2017: Samsung unveils new gaming PC — the Samsung Notebook Odyssey

By / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog

Samsung opens a new world of gaming with their first-ever gaming PC powered by Windows 10 — the Samsung Notebook Odyssey — and shows off the recently updated Samsung Notebook 9 15′

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Ahead of CES 2017 this week Samsung unveiled their new portable gaming PC powered by Windows 10, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey featuring a high performance and dynamic display. Available in 17.3-inch and 15.6-inch models, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey packs power in a beautiful design with premium features to offer a premium gaming experience. Together with Windows 10 the Samsung Notebook Odyssey offers gamers a great gaming experience with features like the Xbox app, Xbox Play Anywhere and the ability to stream Xbox One games to the device. Samsung is also showcasing their recently updated Samsung Notebook 9 at CES this week. The Notebook 9 is equipped with the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor, as well as faster storage and memory.

Samsung Notebook Odyssey Product Specifications

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Samsung Notebook Odyssey – high performance that packs a punch

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The Samsung Notebook Odyssey includes exclusive features built specifically for intense and casual gamers alike. With advanced technology, such as the HexaFlow Vent, which is an advanced cooling and ventilation system that helps the device remain cool at all times, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey allows gamers to play games for long periods of time without worrying about the device overheating and shutting down unexpectedly. Created for maximum performance and endless play, gamers can also open the HexaFlow Vent, which is located on the bottom panel of the device, to upgrade the storage and memory.

For optimal gameplay, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey is equipped with an intelligent and robust processer. Powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor (Quad Core 45W), both models of the Samsung Notebook Odyssey offer lightning fast performance with premium graphic technologies.

New advanced display for high-quality vivid images

In addition to its high-performing engine, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15-inch offers a beautiful viewing experience including a backlight that goes up to 280 nits in brightness for crystal clear images. Its mesmerizing screen also includes an anti-glare surface treatment to minimize reflection, allowing gamers to focus on their next move without distractions.

The Samsung Notebook Odyssey transports gamers into faraway lands and exciting scenes with life-like color contrast and wide-view angle display. It also offers high-quality vibrant images to provide an immersive and dynamic cinema-quality HDR video experience.

Innovative design and function with enhanced usability

Without comprising on function, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey features an innovative design that’s both functional and refined to provide users with optimal usability. The Samsung Notebook Odyssey is easily portable, allowing gamers to take their game with them on the go.

Beyond its sleek design, The Samsung Notebook Odyssey’s keyboard includes advanced features including ergonomically curved keycaps (0.5mm volcano keycaps on the 17.3-inch, 0.3mm crater keycaps on the 15.6-inch,) and backlit WASD keys (WASD keys are available on the 15.6’ model only) to provide users with optimal interaction. For personalization and easy access to crucial keys, users can also choose the backlit color of individual keycaps on the Samsung Notebook Odyssey 17.3-inch.

More details on this new device will be unveiled later this Spring.

Updates to the Samsung Notebook 9 15’

Samsung recently announced updates to the Samsung Notebook 9 15’ that will be available in the US this year, and this week it’s on display at their booth, #15006, in the Las Vegas Convention Center to check out.

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The 15” Samsung Notebook 9 combines powerful performance, and the best viewing experience into a sleek and light design. It’s powered by Windows 10 and offers great features like Cortana, your personal digital assistant, Microsoft Edge for faster more secure browsing and comprehensive security with features like Windows Hello. Whether you’re at home or on the road, the Notebook 9 makes for the perfect companion for any situation. The Notebook 9 15’ is equipped with the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor, features a vibrant full HD display, has a built-in fingerprint reader that unlocks password free sign in with Windows Hello, and is packed with a battery that can last as long as 15 hours on a single charge (based on data from MobileMark 14). This device starts at $1399.99 — for more information, visit news.samsung.com.

Other features include:

  • Powerful graphics: equipped with a NVIDIA 940MX graphics card and a 2.0 GPU boost, the Samsung Notebook 9 provides a powerful graphics experience.
  • Ultra-light and portable at 2.73lbs: the Samsung Notebook 9 15’ is effortless to carry, and easy to travel with. It’s the perfect combination of performance and portability.
  • Vibrant full-HD display: the Samsung Notebook 9 was created with a stunningly immersive full-HD display with bright, vivid and accurate colors. Featuring Samsung RealView Display, the Samsung Notebook 9 elevates the viewing experience to new heights with support for a high level of brightness, true-to-life colors and a wide viewing angle. Also, with Outdoor Mode, instantly boost the clarity of the display with a quick shortcut command when working under direct sunlight.
  • Security is always top-of-mind which is why the Samsung Notebook 9 includes a built-in fingerprint sensor as well as support for Windows Hello, which enables secure sign in with a single touch.
  • USB Type-C: the latest USB Type-C port enables charging of the Samsung Notebook 9 through a cell-phone charger, and enables quick data transfer and connectivity to displays and other devices.

Samsung’s news today is nothing short of exciting. It’s great to see our partners like Samsung create hardware that offers customers premium Windows 10 experiences. All of their new Windows 10 devices will be on display at their booth #15006 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. To learn more about Samsung’s news today, head over to news.samsung.com.

Updated January 6, 2017 9:58 am