New ‘Notebook 9’ Samsung series to challenge MacBook Air

Laura Donovan Contributor
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Apple’s most recent line of MacBook Air computers is an impressive competitor in the ultraportable notebook market. While the 11-inch MacBook Air weighs in at just 2.2 pounds, the 13.3-inch version actually strikes me as somewhat more impressive given that its got a nice, big keyboard and the screen resolution is a whopping 1440×900 (most 13 inchers sports 1366×768 or lower resolutions) while keeping the weight at just shy of three pounds.

Here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Samsung has just introduced a viable Windows-based competitor to the 13-inch MacBook Air.

The Notebook 9 series sports a 13.3-inch screen yet manages to keep its weight at just 2.88 pounds and the thickness at just .68 inches—roughly the same dimensions as the 13-inch MacBook Air.

Full story: CES: Samsung ‘Notebook 9’ series to challenge MacBook Air