CES 2011 witnesses Samsung updating its netbook designs without any pomp and show
Electronics giant Samsung, this year at the CES in Las Vegas displayed several new netbook models. Noteworthy among these are the Samsung Sliding Series computer and Samsung 9 Series laptop. The Samsung 9 Series falls the premium category in terms of price, and is ultra thin in design. Also noted were, a few new 10-inch netbooks including the Samsung NC110, Samsung NC210, and Samsung NS310. Updates were observed in the following models; The Samsung N110, N210, and N310 Go netbooks.
Specifications Breezing you through the processing aspect, it is observed that the NC110 has a new dual core Intel Atom N570 processor, while the NC210 has an Atom N550 dual core CPU. The above mentioned NC110 and NC210 also boast of memory capabilities that provide for, support of up to 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 250GB hard drive. The battery is 6 celled. Connectivity is ensured owing to the presence of 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0. Further both models feature 3 USB ports, a VGA port and a flash card slot.
Design The NS310 features a metal chassis, in contrast to the rubberized case which was part of its earlier model. Also it features a backlit keyboard, unusual to netbooks. The NC110 and NC210 netbooks feature matte displays as well as an innovative case design that gives the feeling that it is dipping down towards the rear portion of the netbook.
Location of availability as well as the date of release is still ambiguous.