Weighing in at just 5.5 pounds and nicely slim at 1.19 inches thin, the Samsung Series 5 Ultra 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.
The high performance Series 5 Ultra with 15.6-inch display (view larger
Full-sized keyboard with 10-key pad and JBL speakers (view larger
At a Glance:
- 15.6-inch HD display
- 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core processor
- 750 GB hard drive
- 8 GB installed RAM
- Intel HD Graphics 4000
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0
- HDMI output
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
- See full specs below
This Series 5 Ultra (model NP550P5C-A02US) has a 15.6-inch high-resolution display featuring Samsung's SuperBright Technology (220 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 i7 quad-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. With updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the latest Core i7 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 Series 5 Ultra 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 two super-speed USB 3.0 ports--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 one standard USB 2.0 port, 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.
It comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Professional operating system. You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010 (learn more below).
Professional Durability & Style
The Samsung Series 5 Ultra 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 Ultra 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.
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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.
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You can work and play even more efficiently with an "instant on." Fast Start wakes your notebook from sleep in 2 seconds.
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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 Ultra's 15.6-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 Ultra includes a HDD (750 GB, 7200 RPM) 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.
On the Go... Without Stopping to Recharge
Now you need never worry about unexpectedly having to stop work. The Samsung Series 5 Ultra delivers up to 6.4 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).
* Battery life based on MobileMark test scores that will vary based on configuration.
15.6-inch LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768 resolution for native HD 720p viewing (220-nit brightness)
2.3 GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core processor (3.3 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 6 MB L3 cache)
750 GB hard disk drive (HDD) with 7200 RPM speed
8 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1600 MHz; maximum)
Intel HD Integrated Graphics 4000
8x multi-format CD/DVD±RW drive
1.3-megapixel HD webcam
Built-in JBL stereo speakers with subwoofer and SoundAlive enhancement
Up to 6.4 hours of battery life (6-cell battery)
Dimensions and Weight: 14.4 x 9.5 x 1.19 inches (WxDxH); 5.51 pounds
What's in the Box
Series 5 Ultra with 15.6-inch screen (model NP550P5C-A02US), AC adapter, rechargeable battery, operating instructions
Wireless & Networking
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (requires Wireless-N router to optimize speed and range).
- Next-generation Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. Backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Connectivity & Expansion
- 2 USB 3.0 port for ultra-fast data transfer (with USB Sleep and Charge) offering up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals). Download a 25 GB HD movie in just 70 seconds.
- 1 USB 2.0 port
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
- VGA video output
- Multi-format memory card slot (compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, and MMC media)
- Microphone and headphone jacks
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Windows 7 Home Premium
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Windows 7: Your PC Simplified
- Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
- Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
- Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
- Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want.*
Get a Faster, Safer Web with a New PC and Internet Explorer 9
- Helps protect against identity theft and malicious software with SmartScreen Filter.
- Movies, TV, and videos look better and run more smoothly.
Create, Connect, and Share with Windows Live
Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.
- Get free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
- Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
- Share photos during video chats with Windows Live Messenger.**
- Easily edit photos. Combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.
You can download Windows Live for FREE at download.live.com.
Complete Your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010
- Includes reduced functionality versions of Microsoft Word and Excel with advertising. (Note that PowerPoint or Outlook are not included.)
- Purchase Office 2010 today and get the most out of your new PC.
* Additional hardware may be required. Not available in all countries. (See windows.microsoft.com/products/windows-7/system-requirements/ for more information.)
** Requires a compatible microphone, speakers or headset, webcam, and broadband connection.