Weighing in under four pounds and thinner than the diameter of a U.S. nickel, the Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook PC was designed for mobile users who need the ease of portability without sacrificing an exceptional computing experience. This striking laptop features sleek lines and a cool, sophisticated design, and its looks will make an impact everywhere--from the office to the corner coffee shop.
This Series 5 Ultrabook (model NP530U3C-A01US) has a 13.3-inch high-resolution display featuring Samsung's SuperBright Technology (300 nits of brightness). With 16 million color saturation and an easy-to-view matte screen, you'll enjoy the high quality visual experience in a wide range of environments, both indoors and out.
It's powered by a third-generation, low-voltage Intel Core i5 dual-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. With updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the latest Core i5 increases speed automatically for whatever you're doing. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware.
Additionally, this Ultrabook includes award-winning Intel Wireless Display functionality, which enables you to enjoying great image clarity and sound on your HDTV without plugging in any cables.
This Series 5 laptop features one super-speed USB 3.0 port--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also has two standard USB 2.0 ports, plus USB 3.0 is backward compatible.)
Other features include a ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, a 1.3-megapixel HD webcam integrated into the bezel, and a 4-in-1 SD memory card slot.
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Note: This laptop does not include an optical drive, but you can connect an optional external DVD/CD drive via one of its USB ports.
Professional Durability & Style
The Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook unites professional style and durability. The sophisticatedly simple and refined exterior is a cool metallic aluminum, while the underside is made with fiber glass that's light but resistant to wear and damage. So you'll always be shielded from the bumps and knocks of life on the road--while still looking good.
The Ultimate Design for On the Go
Carrying a heavy notebook is always a big burden, especially for professionals who are always on the road. The Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook is amazingly portable and perfectly designed for a mobile life. Because it's remarkably thin and light it's easy to take it with you anytime and anywhere so you'll always have your own office.
Samsung Fast Solutions
You can work and play even more efficiently with the blazingly fast performance of the Samsung Series 5 ULTRA. With Fast Boot the computer boots-up in just 20 seconds while Fast Start wakes from sleep in 2 seconds. Plus Fast Browsing makes frequently viewed web pages run 2x faster.
* Speed will vary depending on the configuration, applications used and wireless settings.
* Boot-up time is based on HDD models.
Say goodbye to wasted time and stress with a blazingly fast performance. With Fast Boot the computer boots-up in just 20 seconds from being completely turned off. So you'll never left waiting around when you need to get things done.
You can work and play even more efficiently with an "instant on." Fast Start wakes your notebook from sleep in 2 seconds.
Get the information you need--when you need it! Fast Browsing makes frequently viewed web pages run 2x faster. So you won't be left staring at blank pages waiting for them to load.
Samsung Superior Display Technology
Every photo, video, website and document just looks stunning with the Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook's 13.3-inch HD SuperBright screen and Image Enhancer technology.
Super Bright Screen
The SuperBright screen is 40 percent brighter, so everything is brought vividly to life with the boldest and brightest colors. And because it's anti-reflective your eyes will feel less tired and you can see everything clearly even in the sunshine.
You no longer have to struggle to see everything on the screen. A HD high-resolution display gives you much more viewing area and images and text are incredibly sharp. So you can multi-task and get things done with ease and enjoy every little detail of your favorite pictures and films.
Expandable and Upgradable Features
A lack of storage or memory can really hamper your ability to work efficiently. This Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook includes a HDD (500 GB) with over twice the capacity of other slim models and up to 8 GB of upgradable memory to help you multi-task effectively. And it includes a full HDMI port for connecting to an HDTV or HD monitor, plus a VGA adapter for connecting to standard monitors or projectors.
Go Faster with ExpressCache
Innovative ExpressCache technology provides 24 GB of flash memory on the motherboard that works as an ultrafast HDD. Its intelligent, automatic caching takes 45 percent less time to boot up and starts Internet Explorer and frequently used applications twice as fast, while still maintaining the safety and integrity of your data. (Speed will vary depending on the configuration, applications used and wireless settings.)
On the Go... Without Stopping to Recharge
Now you need never worry about unexpectedly having to stop work. The Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook delivers up to 7.0 hours* of power on a single charge. So whether you're on a flight or at your favorite cafe you can stay focused on your work--or having fun! And Samsung's BatteryLife Plus technology extends the battery life up to 1,500 charging cycles (3 years).
Your Favorite Content on the Big Screen
Stop crowding around a laptop screen and enjoy all of your personal and online content on your big screen by wirelessly connecting your laptop to your TV. With Intel Wireless Display (WiDi), you can sit back and experience your favorite videos, photos, movies, online TV shows, and more--all with great image clarity up to 1080p.
Simply connect an optional adapter for Intel Wireless Display (such as the Netgear Push2TV PTV2000 and Belkin ScreenCast adapters) to your TV, follow a few simple steps, and you're off and running. Set it up once, and sharing your screen is as easy as pushing a button.
13.3-inch LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768 resolution for native HD 720p viewing (300-nit brightness)
1.7 GHz Intel Core i5-3317U ultra-low voltage, dual-core processor (2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache)
500 GB hard disk drive (HDD) with 5400 RPM speed
4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1600 MHz; 8 GB maximum)
Intel HD Graphics 4000 integrated graphics solution for everyday computing with support for Microsoft DirectX 11 games.
1.3-megapixel HD webcam
Built-in stereo speakers with 4 watts of power (2W x 2) and SoundAlive enhancement
Up to 7.0 hours of battery life (4-cell battery)
Dimensions and Weight: 12.4 x 8.6 x 0.69 inches (WxDxH); 3.28 pounds
What's in the Box
Series 5 Ultrabook with 13.3-inch screen (model NP530U3C-A01US), AC adapter, rechargeable battery, operating instructions
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