Samsung has unveiled at CES 2019 that its new Notebook 9 Pro and Notebook Flash are equally about design just as much as performance.
According to sources as cited by CNET, in designing the the Notebook 9 Pro, Samsung conducted a US-specific design study that influenced its choices on bezel design, profile taper and corner radii. The result they claim is a very different design from its previous models.
The corners are much sharper and its diamond-cut edges are like that of the chrome edges of a retro dinette. The thin aluminum body looks clean and modern, and with the thinner bezels around the 13.3-inch full HD display, you’re looking at mostly screen whether you’re using it as a laptop or tablet.
The keyboard key caps were enlarged accompanied by a reduction in the spacing between them in order to improve the typing experience and appearance. Looking to attract creatives, Samsung is including a full-size active pen this time instead of the smaller S-Pen. If you’d rather have the latter, you can find one tucked into the body of the Notebook 9 Pen, which the spokesman said takes its design cues from the Galaxy Note 9 phone.
Samsung expects the new Notebook 9 Pro to be available in early 2019. While no pricing is available yet, a starting price of $1000 upwards wouldn’t be surprising. The Samsung Notebook Flash will be available on Jan. 15 from Amazon and directly from Samsung.