Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Review


Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is a representative of an updated line of Series 9, which was announced recently. Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is a portable ultrabook. Along with him was also announced by Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus, which has a more powerful stuffing and some other benefits. Thus, Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is a “light” version of ATIV Book 9 Plus.

Design

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is quite attractive and expensive appearance. Its body is made of polished dark gray aluminum, which not only protects the device from accidental bumps, but also delivers a pleasant tactile sensation. Also, the body has a very “thin” design that looks very modern, but its form is futuristic.

With the build quality and materials are all very good. Aluminum panels are secure, clearances and no backlash, the lid is opened without a scratch, and without any difficulty, and the panels do not bend under the pressure of the palms.

The thickness of our computer is 16.9 mm with a weight of 1.44 kg. This is a fairly good indicator for a 13.3 inch computer, although there are more subtle and light laptops in this category.

Input Devices

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is a small, but quite comfortable keyboard. This option is ideal for travel, during which it is necessary to work with text files. For example, from the desired flight can always benefit by having worked a bit with the business files. The keyboard is not too deep stroke, but the key resistance is acceptable. The keys are also quite bright backlighting, which helps when working in a darkened room.

Touchpad for Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite has a fairly large size, which beneficially affect the quality of web surfing and work with Windows 8. The touchpad has a high accuracy, and supports all modern multi-touch gestures. In addition, you can buy an option with a touchscreen, but with this option the ultrabook will add a little weight, thickness and cost.

Screen

Unlike his older brother, the screen of Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite has a resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels at 13.3 inches diagonally. This rate is not very high, but for everyday tasks it would be sufficient. Color and contrast are average, and the brightness and viewing angles are quite good. Thus, the screen of Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is well suited for working with documents, read, surf the web, and to run movies and video games.

 

Performance

On board, Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is equipped with a quad-core AMD processor with a clock speed of 1.7 GHz. Also Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite has a solid-state drive, 128GB, 4GB of RAM and an integrated graphics card. With these performance metrics that computer well suited for quick solutions variety of everyday tasks even in the face of constant motion. But too demanding applications and new video games are unlikely to be too tough for Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite.

Interfaces

A set of interfaces in Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is not too rich, you can explain it to a small size. Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite has two ports USB, one of which is 2.0, micro-HDMI video connectors and micro-VGA, composite audiodzhek 3.5 mm and a card reader.

Conclusion

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is a budget ultrabook, which has a pretty sleek design and performance, suitable for routine work. The computer can take with you anywhere and not have any trouble in transit.

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