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Reliable and Fast Machines in Various Hardware Configurations – Samsung Series 7 Chronos

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Posted April 13, 2013 by DigitalMag.net in Notebook
Samsung Series 7 Chronos

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Hardware: 14’’ - 17.3’’ available display sizes, up to 750GB SATA II HDD storage, 4xCore IntelCore CPU up to i7 @ 2.4GHz, AMD Radeon HD 6750M Power Xpress GPU (1GB GDDR5 external memory) / NVIDIA GeForce GT650M graphic processor, up to 8GB DDR3 RAM, VGA, HDMI, 1x USB v3 1x USB v2, 4-in-1 multi card slot, JBL speakers on board, 1.3 MP HD webcam, 8 cell Li-Po battery
 
Technology: 300 nits brightness, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, anti-reflective LED screen coverage, fast start technology (starts in 2 seconds), Sound Alive technology
 
Specification: sleek brushed-metal chassis, 4.3 lbs weight incl battery unit
 

What We Liked:

great bright display, overall performance, price, design, sound
 

What We Disliked:

Narrow viewing angles of the display, stiff touchpad
 
What We Thought

The sleek design makes an impression for a pretty light design but actually a rather powerful potential is revealed inside.

by DigitalMag.net
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e are long aware that many decent notebooks nowadays have the power and potential to meet our needs both at work and at home. The machine I am going to show you also turns out to be a great bargain too. Digital Magnet presents a great and elegant desktop-replacement by Samsung. This is Samsung Series 7 Chronos.

Samsung Super bright technology offers 300 nits brightness at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution of the display panel

 This machine can easily be called an all-purpose notebook as it offers all essentials. At the same time it excels with excellent Corei7 performance and furthermore impresses with stylish design.

The sleek brushed-metal chassis is a real pleasure to see and carry around. The durable material of the case protects and provides long-term use. The sleek design makes an impression for a pretty light design but actually a rather powerful potential is revealed inside. Let’s see whether this machine’s performance is going to live up to its prettiness. 

The hard drive capacity on board can be up to 750GB SATA II Hard drive

The Series 7 Chronos are available in different display sizes starting from 14 inches up to 17.3 inches. The visual performance here is enhanced thanks to the great screen brightness which is up to 40% bigger than that of what most notebooks offer. Samsung Super bright technology offers 300 nits brightness at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution of the display panel. The anti-reflective LED screen coverage is great even during outdoors use. The viewing experience here is further enhanced by the thin display frame. The true-life colors and the sharp details are a pleasure to the eye.

The graphics are handled by NVIDIA GeForce GT650M graphic processor

 Fast start technology resumes the machine from hibernation in just 2 seconds, so you will never waste time. When you open the lid the notebook loads instantly and is ready to be used.

The hard drive capacity on board can be up to 750GB SATA II Hard drive. Samsung Series 7 Chronos can easily be specified as a desktop replacement as it can come loaded with a quad-core IntelCore CPU up to i7, which clocks at 2.4GHz. The graphics are handled by NVIDIA GeForce GT650M graphic processor. Of course the hardware configurations of this machine can vary. For example you can find the chronos notebook loaded with AMD Radeon HD 6750M Power Xpress GPU using 1GB GDDR5 External memory. It was the one in our test sample.  The overall performance is backed by  Express cache technology which supports up to 8GB of system memory of DDR3 type. 

The JBL speakers on board deliver a great audio experience enhanced by Sound Alive technology

The ports available to connect this machine with other devices are the following. The periphery offers a VGA, HDMI, 1 USB v3 and another one v2 port. There is also a 4-in-1 multi card slot that reads the most common formats. The JBL speakers on board deliver a great audio experience enhanced by Sound Alive technology. The 1.3 MP HD webcam gives you the opportunity to make great video calls rich in details and colors.

The notebook weighs around 4.3 lbs including the battery unit. Which by the way is a 8 cell Li-Po battery. It provides around 7 hours of independent work on the go.

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