Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series tablet-laptop hybrid
Samsung has announced its first sliding tablet PC which is powered by the upcoming Intel Atom “Oak Trail”processor and running Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.
The tablet-laptop hybrid has a 10.1-inch multi-touch LCD display with 1366 x 768 resolution and 340-nit brightness which can slides up to reveal a physical keyboard for easy typing and a touchpad. Weighing just 2.2 pounds and with dimensions of 10.47 x 6.88 x 0.78 inches, the Sliding PC 7 Series packs a full, 80/81-key keyboard and underneath it is equipped with Intel ATOM Oak Trail Z670 @ 1.66GHz processor, 2GB DDR2 Memory, 32GB or 64GB mSATA SSD, 802.11b/g/n WiFI, optional 3G connectivity, 4-in-1 memory card reader, USB2.0, HMDI out and six-cell lithium-polymer battery that last for up to 9 hours.
The Samsung 7 Series also has integrated an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor called Eco Light Sensor, a 1.3 megapixel webcam, build-in speakers (0.8W x 2) and comes with several pre-loaded applications that are optimized for the touch screen display, including Samsung’s applications for music, video, photos, note taking, weather, clock, compass and many more. It is scheduled to be available in March 2011, with a starting price of $699 MSRP.