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    Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    The sexiest laptop money can buy?
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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Never worth 4 stars in a million years, imo.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Agreed,

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Also agree
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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    1,600x900? Generous? I think not. I'd expect a minimum of 1200 vertical pixels for this much cash, perhaps more.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Installing Bing Bar and Norton Internet Security on a machine as beautiful as this ought to be a criminal offense
    Agreed

    Looks amazing but I expect more for £1000

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Quote Originally Posted by bobharvey View Post
    1,600x900? Generous? I think not. I'd expect a minimum of 1200 vertical pixels for this much cash, perhaps more.
    So I'm guessing 1920*1200 on a 13.3" screen... That's what? 170 DPI. A bit OTT.

    Remember that this review is comparing it to other ultrabooks. Aren't we being a bit too harsh?

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    So I'm guessing 1920*1200 on a 13.3" screen... That's what? 170 DPI. A bit OTT.

    Remember that this review is comparing it to other ultrabooks. Aren't we being a bit too harsh?
    That's not what I want to know, I want to know how it stacks up as a product and if the features and capabilities warrant the rrp. If all ultrabooks don't have the features to warrant the cash they should all get low marks.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Never understood bloatware. It just makes me want to buy a Macbook. I'm sure it nets Samsung a few quid, but it certainly puts me off. I don't want to buy something new only to have to install an OS from scratch as soon as it arrives.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    I run a MBA as my work laptop - I would without doubt swap it for an Ultrabook and I think the Samsung is one of the best, that or the Dell XPS.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Chiclet keyboard?

    Nooooooooooooooo!

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    look how slim that thing is. it just looks amazing

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    This is a beautiful bit of kit and that's coming from a macbook user! I'm no hardware geek per se but I wonder how well it'd fare with programs like photoshop. This isn't a gaming machine by any stretch but it wasn't ever destined to be. As it is I think it performs it's tasks pretty well. It's a bit steep at £1k though. Would be perfect for a portable workhorse. I forget how strenuous a laptop can be to carry about when travelling.

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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    To be honest Id take my 1 and a half inch thick xps15 (cost £550 and is much faster) over that any day unless it was going for less than £600.

    It looks nice don't get me wrong but if I was only buying things because they looked nice then I would have jumped over to Apple long ago. As it is I go for the best I can get for my money.
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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Quote Originally Posted by bobharvey View Post
    1,600x900? Generous? I think not. I'd expect a minimum of 1200 vertical pixels for this much cash, perhaps more.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ulti View Post
    So I'm guessing 1920*1200 on a 13.3" screen... That's what? 170 DPI. A bit OTT.
    My Sony Vaio Z from 2 years has 1920*1080 on a 13.3".

    Its 16:9, but you really couldn't fit 16:10 in that format.

    I don't see why people are attacking this? Its probably fair to say its 'best in class' by quite a way. Sure its expensive, but I just finished lugging 14kg of 'tech' around with me for two weeks. The idea of replacing two older laptops with two of these is very appealing!
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    Re: Reviews - Samsung Series 9 (13.3in, 2012)

    Well me personally, im not attacking it because i dont like it, i just dont think the reviewers comment correlate to the score he gave it.

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