Samsung has introduced its ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro devices in India. Both these 'hybrid' devices feature a 10-finger multi-touch screen and are powered by Microsoft's latest Windows 8 operating system.
The Samsung ATIV Smart PC features a 11.6-inch touchscreen full-HD LCD, S-Pen, Intel Atom Z2760 processor, and USB 2.0. It is 9.9mm thick and will be available in the market for Rs. 53,990.
On the other hand, ATIV Smart PC Pro, is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor. Other features of Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro include USB 3.0, S-Pen, and an 11.6-inch touchscreen full-HD LCD. This device is 11.9mm thick and will retail for Rs. 75, 490.
Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro will be available in Indian along with a detachable keyboard docking system (included with both devices), which allows users to switch between a tablet and traditional laptop mode.
According to Samsung, though Smart PC and Smart PC Pro come with Windows 8 on-board, they are also fully compatible with Windows 7. Samsung's applications such as S Note and SPlayer come pre-installed in both devices.
Announcing these products, Jin Park, Vice President of IT Solutions Business at Samsung Electronics said, "Our smart devices like ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro and Samsung Notebooks deliver seamless user experience through convergence technologies across multiple devices. With our leadership in design and technology and Microsoft's leadership in operating systems, we are able to provide customers with smart devices that have the most beautiful design, powerful performance and ease of use."
Uday Bhatt, Director, Samsung IT business said, "Samsung has had a great year so far with its products being accepted in the market. We have established a strong foundation and we will continue to bring in innovative products and new user experiences to delight our Indian consumers".
Samsung had first unveiled ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro at IFA 2012.
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