By Lisa Johnston
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LAS VEGAS – Samsung Electronics rolled out its International CES offerings that included two new Ultrabooks.
The new devices, the Chronos and Ultra, fall under Samsung series-7 family.
The Ultra is a super-slim model featuring a 13.3-inch FullHD display. There is also an option to add a 10-point multi-touch to the Ultra. The device weighs 3.6 pounds and has a bare metal finish.
It is powered by an Intel Core i7 or i5 ultra low voltage processor and has an AMD HD8570M with 1GB of memory graphics processor. Storage is handled with a 256GB solid-state drive, and the unit can take up to 16GB of memory.
The Ultra features an integrated webcam, stereo speakers, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, and HDMI and VGA connections. Battery life is rated at eight hours.
Pricing and shipping information were not released.
The Chronos is geared toward the professional user. It has a 15.6-inch 10-point multi-touch display, weighs 5.2 pounds and has the same bare metal finish as the Ultra.
The Chronos uses an Intel Core i7 3634QM 2.4GHZ processor with 6MB of L3 cache. Its GPU is an AMD Radeon HD8870 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory. Up to 16GB of memory can be installed.
A variety of storage options are available, with up to 1TB in capacity, and it has the same ports and inputs as what is available on the Ultra.
Pricing and shipping information were not available.
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