Samsung Announces Windows 8 Devices
Samsung held a press event yesterday where it unveiled a number of computers that will run the Windows 8 Operating System. The Series 5 Ultra Touch falls into the lightweight ultrabook category, weighing in at just 3.83 pounds, and retailing for either $809.99 or $859.99 depending on CPU choice. The Series 5 gives users the option of either a Core i3 or i5 CPU with 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive. A pair of tablets, the Ativ Smart PC 500T and 700T are also getting the Windows 8 treatment and are powered by an Atom Z2760 and Core i5, respectively. Also announced at the event were the Series 9 Premium ultrabooks, Series 7 notebooks, Series 3 notebooks, and two all-in-one PCs. All devices are expected to be available at the Windows 8 launch on October 26.