It should be noted that for some reason, Samsung does not sell laptops in Russia, but you can purchase the described models in online stores.
To make it easier for you to choose, we have divided Samsung's best deals into three categories.
The best Samsung laptops for professionals
Samsung Notebook 9 Pro
At the moment, in the category of professional laptops, Samsung has only one offer, but it has seven modifications with a different display diagonal: 13.3 or 15.6 inches. The processor uses Intel Core i5-7200U and Core i7-7500U of the seventh generation, as well as a newer Core i7-8550U chip.
Compact models four. All of them have a touchscreen Full HD display and an integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphics processor. 8 GB of system memory and 128/256 GB on a SATA flash drive are available.
All four models come in Titan Silver. There is an HDMI output, a 3.5 mm headphone output, one USB-C and two USB-A ports with the same data transfer rate of 5 Gb / s, one slot for microSD. Other components include a 720p webcam, two 1.5 W speakers, modules for wireless connectivity and data transfer via Bluetooth 4.1, as well as a 40 or 54 Wh battery. The compact 13.3-inch Notebook 9 Pro weighs 1.3 kg and is 1.6 cm thick.
In the same line, Samsung offers three models with a 15.6-inch screen. In addition to the enlarged display, they are distinguished by the presence of a discrete processor for processing AMD Radeon 540 graphics. Compared to compact configurations, they have a slightly larger thickness (1.7 cm) and weight (1.7 kg).
All Notebook 9 Pro models are equipped with a 360-degree hinge, due to which the device can be used in laptop, tent, stand and tablet mode, as well as an infrared camera with support for Windows Hello. The kit includes a Samsung S Pen stylus.
Samsung's best mainstream laptops
Samsung Notebook 9
As is the case with Pro models, Samsung offers classic Notebook 9 in two form factors: with a diagonal of 13.3 and 15.6 inches. Of the compact models, the most advanced modification is characterized by the presence of a touchscreen display and support for the S Pen (pictured above). Among the 15.6 inch models of touch control and support for S Pen none of them.
The 13.3-inch versions have a Full HD display, an Intel Core i5-7200U processor, a Core i5-8250U or Core i7-8550U with an integrated graphics chip, 8 GB of RAM, and 256 GB solid state storage. The set of ports includes HDMI output, a 3.5 mm jack, one USB-C and two USB-A with a data transfer rate of 5 Gb / s, as well as one microSD slot.
The technical capabilities are supplemented with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 modules, a pair of 1.5 W speakers, a 720p webcam and a fingerprint scanner. A 30 or 75 WHr battery is provided. The weight of compact models is 0.9 kg, thickness 1.3-1.6 cm, depending on the modification.
Samsung Notebook 9 with an enlarged display works on the basis of the Core i7-7500U or Core i7-8550U. Either the integrated Intel chip or the discrete GeForce MX150 video card is responsible for the graphics performance (some models use the GeForce 940MX instead). Since the Core i7-7500U / 940MX is a rather old solution, we assume that Samsung will stop production of this modification this year.
Other features include 8/16 GB of system memory, 256 GB PCI-E SSD, a fingerprint scanner , a 720p camera and many connectors: HDMI, mini-jack, Thunderbolt 3, two USB-A at 5 Gb / s, one USB -A at 480 Mbps and microSD slot.
Despite the increased diagonal, a 15.6 inch Notebook 9 remains thin and light. Its thickness is 1.5 cm, weight is about 1.2 kg. All models are available in Light Titan color.
Samsung Notebook 7 Spin
Thanks to the 360-degree hinge, Transformer Notebook 7 Spin, tablet, stand, tent, and classic laptop modes are available. Among the four configurations, one has a 13.3-inch screen, the other three have a 15.6-inch diagonal. Regardless of the size of the display, all models have Full HD resolution and touch controls.
The compact transformer uses an Intel Core i5-8250U eighth generation processor with an integrated graphics chip, 8 GB system memory, 256 GB of permanent flash memory. The ports have HDMI, 3.5 mm output, one USB-C and one USB-A, both with a data transfer rate of 5 Gb / s, as well as one slow USB-A operating at 480 Mb / s.
There are wireless modules and Bluetooth version 4.1, a backlit keyboard, a fingerprint scanner and a 43 watt battery. The thickness of the laptop is 1.8 cm, weight 1.4 kg. Color case one - Stealth Silver.
As for the options with an increased diagonal, two of them are based on the seventh generation of Intel Core i7-7500U with a discrete graphics chip GeForce 940MX. Another version of the transformer is based on AMD Ryzen 5 2500U with integrated graphics Radeon Vega 8. The webcam in this modification has a resolution of 480p and is equipped with a shutter.
The Notebook 7 Spin version on an AMD processor has a 54 Wh battery. Other models are equipped with a weaker battery - 45 Wh. In terms of memory, various options are available: 8-16 GB of RAM and 128 GB - 1 TB of permanent memory. The best solution for home use is the most expensive 15.6-inch model from this line: it uses two disks for data storage - 1 TB HDD + 128 GB SSD.
For external connections, the AMD version provides a HDMI output, a minijack, two USB-C ports and one USB-A with a data transfer rate of 5 Gb / s and one USB-A with a speed of 480 Mb / s. Transformers based on Intel processors are equipped with one USB-C and one USB-A operating at 480 Mbps, an Ethernet port and a slot for an SD card.
Intel models have a thickness of 1.9 cm, weight 2.2 kg, available in color Platinum Silver. The transformer with an AMD chip weighs slightly less - 2.1 kg. It is 1.8 cm thick. Comes in Black Garnet color.
Samsung Notebook Flash
Samsung Notebook Flash is aimed at fans of stylish electronics. The model name is associated with the lightning speed of a wireless connection using Wave 2 technology and support for UFS memory cards.
The keyboard looks out of the box, but it's pretty: the shape of the keys resembles the buttons of old typewriters, and the work area cover imitates denim. The laptop is available in two versions, different processor. The cheaper model uses the Intel Celeron N4000 with an integrated UHD Graphics 600 graphics chip. The expensive one is the Pentium Silver N5000, complemented by the integrated UHD Graphics 605 graphics.
The model based on the Intel chip is equipped with a 13.3 inch Full HD display, 4 GB of system memory, 64 GB file storage, HDMI port, 3.5 mm jack, one USB-C, two USB-A (5 Gbps speed and 480 Mbit / s) and microSD slot. To protect the system, the keyboard has a fingerprint scanner that supports Windows Hello login. The device is powered by a 39 watt-hour battery.
Both versions have the same thickness of 1.6 cm, weight 1.3 kg. The main body color is black (Twill Charcoal).
Top Samsung Gaming Laptops
Samsung Notebook Odyssey Z
Odyssey Z - the best that Samsung can offer to fans of video games. The laptop has a 15.6 inch display with Full HD resolution. For its high performance meets the processor Intel Core i7-8750H eighth generation and discrete graphics card GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB) from Nvidia. There is a chance that in the current year an updated version of the laptop with a new graphics chip from the Nvidia RTX 20 series will be available.
Odyssey Z owners have 16 GB of system memory and 256 GB SSD storage available. For external connections, you can use the HDMI output, a 3.5 mm jack, one Type-C and two Type-A ports with a data transfer rate of 5 Gb / s, as well as an additional Type-A with a lower speed of 480 Mb / s and an Ethernet port . Other features of the device include wireless modules, a 720p webcam, a backlit keyboard, a 54Wh battery and a 180W power supply.
Odyssey Z has a thickness of 1.7 cm. Its weight is 2.3 kg.
Samsung Notebook Odyssey
In the class of gaming laptops, Samsung has four more Odyssey models, but without the Z marker. Their common characteristics are the 15.6-inch diagonal and the seventh generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. The similarities end there.
Two models of Odyssey are equipped with a discrete graphics chip GeForce GTX 1050, the other two - GTX 1060 (6 GB). 8 or 16 GB of system memory available. In three versions of the laptop storage is a combination of 256 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD. In the fourth version of the disc one.
Power is supplied from a 43 or 66 WHr battery. For connecting peripheral devices, there are HDMI output, mini jack, three USB-A ports (one has 5 Gb / s transfer rate, the other two have 480 Mb / s) and a slot for a memory card. There are modifications with the Ethernet port. All versions of the Odyssey have the function of a wireless connection, a Bluetooth 4.1 module, a pair of 1.5 W speakers, a backlit keyboard and dedicated WASD keys.
The thickness of the Odyssey varies between 2.3-3 cm, the maximum weight 2.7 kg. The model with the highest capacity SSD comes in Storm White, others are available in Knight Black.