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Samsung Notebook Series 9 To Compete With Macbook Air

Samsung Notebook Series 9 To Compete With Macbook Air

Samsung, Apple’s on and off again best friend forever, is bringing their 2.3 lbs Series 9 to market to compete with the Macbook Air. The 11.6-inch lightweight is now shipping from retailers in the US. The slim aluminum bodied laptop comes in at .64 inches of thickness – a whopping 0.04 inches thinner than the Macbook Air.

However, they both come in at 2.3lbs so it’s a tie in the “lighter than Air” claim.

The Samsung Series 9 retails at $1,159.99 from Amazon, has a 64GB SSD, boots up in 3 seconds, has 7 hour battery life, uses a 1.33GHz Intel Core i3 Dual Core Processor, and has 2GBs of RAM.

In contrast, the 11-inch 64GB SSD Air costs $999 and uses the older Core 2 Duo processors but everything else looks much for muchness.

The price point for the Series 9 is a bit strange too. You would expect rivals to attempt to undercut Apple on the price but instead they opted to copy the Air and charge a bit more.

Nice strategy! Let us know how it works out.


  1. Well get i5 instead of old i3. And samsung uses I5 newest platform version

  2. So the difference between old core 2 due vs i5 core New platform sandybridge is a huge step . First time i see a bad info @ mactrast

  3. Nick D says:

     Here it Australia, it retails for $2500.

    1. Nick D says:

      Here in* 🙂

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