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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus NP940X3K 2015 Model Powered With 5th Gen Intel Broadwell CPU

Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Peter Paul

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is a very attractive and sleek looking Ultrabook, not to mention quite popular as well. The 2015 model of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is now powered with the latest 5th Gen Intel Broadwell processor. It’s faster, more power efficient and comes with every technology that the new Intel Broadwell has to offer. The new ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 model simply looks amazing and very sexy and has this stunning display. Check out its features, specifications, price and availability below.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 Features

The new Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 model is now powered with the latest 5th Gen Intel Broadwell Core M processor. The model NP940X3K-K02US is powered with an Intel Core i7-5500U with 8GB of DDR3L RAM; while the NP940X3K-K03US is powered with an Intel Core i5-5200U and 4GB of DDR3L RAM. It doesn’t have a discrete graphics processor, but it graphics is handled by its integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500. It’s using a solid state drive or SSD as its storage, which is faster than any hard disk drive.

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Another great feature of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 is its display. It features a 13.3-inch LED backlit multi-touch display with a QHD+ resolution at 3200×1800. The display is simply stunning with true-to-life color and SuperBright technology. It’s also ultra-thin and lightweight at just 0.54-inch and 3.06lb. The video below will give you more idea what this new Ultrabook has to offer.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 Specifications

Currently there are two models available, one is powered with an Intel Core i7 Broadwell processor and the other is powered with an Intel Core i5 Broadwell CPU. Below are their respective specifications.

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SpecificationsATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 NP940X3K-K02USATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 NP940X3K-K03US
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 64-bitWindows 8.1 64-bit
ProcessorIntel Core i7-5500U 4MB L3 Cache
2.40GHz stock speed, 3.00GHz Turbo Boost
Intel Core i5-5200U 3MB L3 Cache
2.20GHz stock speed, 2.70GHz Turbo Boost
ColorMineral Ash BlackMineral Ash Black
Display13.3" LED QHD+ at 3200x1800, 16:9
Capacitive Touchscreen with 350nit
13.3" LED QHD+ at 3200x1800, 16:9
Capacitive Touchscreen with 350nit
Memory8GB DDR3L 1600MHz4GB DDR3L 1600MHz
Storage256GB SSD SATA3128GB SSD SATA3
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 5500 IntegratedIntel HD Graphics 5500 Integrated
Sound2W stereo x2, HD Audio, SoundAlive, Dual Array mic2W stereo x2, HD Audio, SoundAlive, Dual Array mic
Camera720p HD720p HD
Wireless802.11 ac with WIDI802.11 ac with WIDI
I/O PortsVGA, micro HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Headphone/Mic combo
3-in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC) card reader
VGA, micro HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Headphone/Mic combo
3-in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC) card reader
Input80-key backlit keyboard
Touch Pad with multi-Gesture support
80-key backlit keyboard
Touch Pad with multi-Gesture support
Power40W AC Adapter, 4 Cell Li-Po, 55.5Wh
Up to 12.5 hours battery life
40W AC Adapter, 4 Cell Li-Po, 55.5Wh
Up to 12.5 hours battery life
IncludesAC adapter, LAN dongle
Samsung SideSync 3.0, Samsung Link 2.0
AC adapter, LAN dongle
Samsung SideSync 3.0, Samsung Link 2.0
Dimensions12.58" x 8.78" x 0.54"12.58" x 8.78" x 0.54"
Weight3.06 lb.3.06 lb.

Price and Availability

addtocart-blueBoth the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus 2015 models NP940X3K-K02US and NP940X3K-K03US are now available. The NP940X3K-K03US, which is powered with a Core i5 Broadwell CPU, currently retails for $1,299 here. Meanwhile the NP940X3K-K02US, with Core i7 Broadwell, currently retails for $1,669.00 here. Both come with a 1 year limited warranty for parts and labor.

Note: Prices are subject to change. Kindly visit link for updated pricing.

Between the two, I’d go for the NP940X3K-K02US which is powered with a Core i7 CPU. It has a faster CPU, more RAM and larger storage capacity.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 2015 Preview

Here’s a video of the new Samsung ATIV Book 9 2015 showcased during CES 2015, video courtesy of DigitalTrends:


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