LAS VEGAS--()--Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, announces the launch of its newest notebook computer series, the Samsung R30 series featuring the R430 and R530 and the Samsung R80 series including the R480, R580 and R780, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Ideal for viewing HD video, managing digital music, editing photos or playing the coolest PC games, Samsung’s latest notebooks are flexible and powerful.
“LED HD+ Resolution: 1600 x 900 Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GT 330M Speakers: 4 W Stereo Speaker (2 W x 2) Audio technology: HD Audio Webcam: 1.3 MP Hard Drive: 500GB 5400 RPM Wireless LAN: 802.11bg/n LAN: Gigabit Ethernet Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Samsung R430 / R530”
“With Samsung’s new notebook models, we’re excited to deliver a both stylish design and high performance,” said Todd Bouman director of product marketing at Samsung Electronics Information Technology Division. “Combining a range of wireless connectivity options and LED backlit displays, these products are ideal to be used both as mobile devices as well as desktop replacements for all-day use.”
MULTIMEDIA POWERHOUSE NOTEBOOKS – 80 SERIES
Available in Samsung’s “Touch of Color” gradation with various patterns and including a Blu-Ray optical drive in the R480 and R580, these laptops are perfect for watching movies both at home and on the go. Additionally, the nVIDIA GeForce graphics card included in the R580 and R780 will appeal to the gamer in any household. The HD LED backlit displays (17.3” – R780, 15.6” – R580, 14.0” – R480) provide the sharpest images and boldest colors with a proper 16:9 aspect ratio.
Based on the Intel® Core™ i5 430M processor, the 80 series comes equipped with a 500 GB hard drive. With a 1.3 MP Web cam and integrated microphone, they are ideal for use with communicating with friends and family over Skype or other VoIP networks.
CRAFTED TO PERFORM – R30 SERIES
Also, available in Samsung’s “Touch of Color” gradation with various patterns in stylish white and red respectively, the Samsung R430 and Samsung R530 are built using the Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6600 processor and contain a 320GB hard drive. They each pack 4GB DDR3 memory and an Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics card, making them ideal machines for office users and gamers alike. The R530 also comes equipped with a 17-key numeric keypad.
These new notebooks offer a variety of visual options. The 16:9 aspect ratio of the bright, high-resolution 14 inch and 15.6 inch LED HD displays make the Samsung R430 and Samsung R530, respectively, ideal for viewing a wide variety of content.
The R-series’ ergonomic design allows for a more enjoyable and productive user experience. Samsung notebooks are perfect as a desktop replacement as well as an on-the-go computing solution.
The Samsung R430 and R530 will MSRP for $670 and along with the Samsung R780, which has an MSRP of $929, are available through Samsung resellers now. The R480 and R580 will be available from March 2010 at price points of $829 and $949 respectively.
Samsung’s notebook line will be on display at the LVCC Central Hall, booth 11026 during the International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7 – 10, 2010.
Samsung R480/ R580
Samsung R430 / R530
All notebooks are available through Samsung resellers and distribution channels, which can be located by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG or by visiting www.samsung.com. Samsung Power Partners receive special promotions, lead referrals, training and technical support, as well as collateral and marketing materials. To find out more about becoming a Samsung Power Partner, visit www.samsungpartner.com.
About Samsung Electronics America Information Technology Division
Samsung’s Information Technology Division (ITD) is one of the fastest growing IT companies in the U.S., and is committed to serving the IT needs of consumers ranging from the home user to the Fortune 500 elite, and supports the valued channel partners who serve our customers. Offering innovative solutions and award-winning designs, Samsung ITD presents a complete line of award-winning color and mono-laser printing solutions, desktop monitors, notebook computers, digital signage solutions and projectors. Based in Ridgefield Park, N.J., ITD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). For more information, please visit www.samsung.com or call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market leader in the U.S. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company is recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands. Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.