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raring to go with the Windows’ latest operating system? well, good for you cos’ Samsung knows that you and everybody else wants a piece of the Windows 8, why else would they hit us with a slew of offerings that revolves around Windows 8? Samsung dubbed this upcoming Windows 8 lineup as the ATIV family of Smart PCs, Tablets and Smartphones that would, as Samsung puts it, offer “a true unified Windows experience.” among the ATIV gadgets announced are two laptops (Samsung ATIV Smart PC), one tablet (Samsung ATIV Tab) and a smartphone (Samsung ATIV S) – all running of Windows 8, of course.
Samsung ATIV Smart PC / Smart PC Pro
kicking of the lineup is the Samsung ATIV Smart PC, a 11-inch laptop that features a HD 11.6-inch multitouch display (1,366 x 768 res.) with 400nits of brightness, a long battery life of 13.5 hours, powered by “next generation Intel Atom processor”, 2GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics, integrated stereo speakers, a 8.0-megapixel rear shooter with flash, a 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera, a 128GB eMMC internal storage, WiFi, 4G LTE/3G capable, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 ports, mHDMI, and microSD card slot. there’s also a Pro version of this 11-inch laptop that features a full HD 400 nits display, a 8 hours battery life, runs off Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, integrated stereo speakers, Intel HD Graphics, a 5.0-megapixel rear camera and a 2.0-megapixel front camera, up to 256GB SSD, and the same connectivity and I/Os as the regular ATIV Smart PC.
Samsung ATIV Tab
also in line is the ATIV Tab that runs on Windows RT and powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 2GB of RAM. features include a 10.1 HD LCD, a 5.0-megapixel AF camera with LED flash, a 1.9-megapixel VT camera up at the front, up to 64GB internal storage, microSD slot, S-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi Channel Bonding, mHDMI, NFC, a 3.5mm audio out jack and the usual condiments of sensors such as accelerometer, geomagnetic, ambient light, gyroscope, as well as grip sensor.
Samsung ATIV S
last but not least, is a Windows 8 smartphone, dubbed as the Samsung ATIV S. powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM, it sports feature such as 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display, a 8.0-megapixel AF camera with LED flash, a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera, up to 32GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD slot), full HD 1080p playback and recording, 3.5mm audio jack, A-GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi Channel Bonding, NFC, and host of today’s mandatory sensors such as accelerometer, geomagnetic, ambient light, and gyroscope.