Samsung showcases 2010 extended notebook line-up

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, announces the launch of its newest notebook computer series, the Samsung R30 series featuring the R430 and R530 and the Samsung R80 series including the R480, R580 and R780, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  Ideal for viewing HD video, managing digital music, editing photos or playing the coolest PC games, Samsung’s latest notebooks are flexible and powerful.

“With Samsung’s new notebook models, we’re excited to deliver a both stylish design and high performance,” said Todd Bouman director of product marketing at Samsung Electronics Information Technology Division.  “Combining a range of wireless connectivity options and LED HD displays, these products are ideal to be used both as mobile devices as well as desktop replacements for all-day use…”


Available in Samsung’s “Touch of Color” gradation with various patterns and including a Blu-Ray optical drive in the R480 and R580, these laptops are perfect for watching movies both at home and on the go. Additionally, the nVIDIA GeForce graphics card included in the R580 and R780 will appeal to the gamer in any household.  The HD LED displays (17.3” – R780, 15.6” – R580, 14.0” – R480) provide the sharpest images and boldest colors with a proper 16:9 aspect ratio.

Based on the Intel® Core™ i5 430M processor, the 80 series comes equipped with a 500 GB hard drive. With a 1.3 MP Web cam and integrated microphone, they are ideal for use with communicating with friends and family over Skype or other VoIP networks.


Also, available in Samsung’s “Touch of Color” gradation with various patterns in stylish white and red respectively, the Samsung R430 and Samsung R530 are built using the Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6600 processor and contain a 320GB hard drive. They each pack 4GB DDR3 memory and an Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics card, making them ideal machines for office users and gamers alike. The R530 also comes equipped with a 17-key numeric keypad.

These new notebooks offer a variety of visual options.  The 16:9 aspect ratio of the bright, high-resolution 14 inch and 15.6 inch LED HD displays make the Samsung R430 and Samsung R530, respectively, ideal for viewing a wide variety of content.

The R-series’ ergonomic design allows for a more enjoyable and productive user experience.  Samsung notebooks are perfect as a desktop replacement as well as an on-the-go computing solution.

The Samsung R430 and R530 will MSRP for $670 and along with the Samsung R780, which has an MSRP of $929, are available through Samsung resellers now. TheR480 and R580 will be available from March 2010 at price points of $829 and $949 respectively.

Samsung’s notebook line will be on display at the LVCC Central Hall, booth 11026 during the International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7 – 10, 2010.

Tagged as: CES 2009, notebook, Samsung

Leave a Response