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Jan 5, 2009

Experience Blu-Ray On The Move

SAMSUNG Electronics, a market leader in consumer electronics and world leader in IT technology, today unveiled the latest addition to its unique "touch of colour" range of notebooks - the ground-breaking R610 notebook PC. Providing the perfect blend of outstanding style and performance, the R610's innovative 16" high resolution screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which provides the most accurate representation of High Definition (HD) video content and games, so you can experience true HD movies that fill the screen without any black bands, and easily use Windows Vista gadgets.

Samsung R610

Samsung R610

With more than five times the storage capacity of traditional DVDs, the R610's Blu-ray optical disc drive lets you play full 1080 pixel HD content, including 7.1 channel surround sound, so you can experience richer colours, beautiful rendering and perfect image and sound reproduction. You can also enjoy Blu-ray and multimedia content on the go with home theatre quality sound using the inbuilt 2 x 2 Watt stereo speakers and EDS (Enhanced Digital Sound). In addition, the R610 provides enhanced usability with a 17-key full sized numeric keypad that is the same as your desktop's, so you can easily type text, perform calculations or get great usability on your favourite games.

As one of SAMSUNG's latest generation "Touch of Colour" notebooks, the R610 advances SAMSUNG's signature style with an ultra-sleek design and a deep rose red infusion that illuminates the piano-black, glossy finish. Built to the highest specification these notebooks make a positive lifestyle statement with a touch of excellence and sophistication. Weighing just 2.8kg, this versatile notebook features state of the art Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology and the latest Microsoft™ Windows® Vista operating system, coupled with nVIDIA's powerful GeForce 9200M series of graphics cards to deliver a complete cinematic experience on the move.

The R610 also incorporates the very latest in communications technologies, including Intel wireless LAN for super-fast internet access. It also boasts a 10/100/1000 Ethernet, modem, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and an integrated digital motion camera, so it’s easy to stay in touch with colleagues using video-conferencing or live messaging. Other features include a 3 in 1 multi-memory card reader, PCI Express card slot, 4 x USB ports and a HDMI / VGA port that allows you to easily connect the R610 to your TV for an even bigger picture at home.

And finally, like all new SAMSUNG notebooks, the R610 features an amazing SAMSUNG innovation - Silver Nano Technology. By sprinkling incredibly small, nano-sized silver ion powder on the keyboard your system will remain "bacteria free" for even longer.

The R610 is unlike anything else on the market today, with its unique combination of the best High Definition multimedia experience, powerful graphics capability, Blu-ray drive and optimised 16:9 aspect ratio, as well as a comprehensive range of features that enable you to effortlessly experience High Definition content” said Dinesh Chand, SAMSUNG Mobile Computing, Product Marketing Manager. The R610 will be available from October 2008, pricing starts from £799 EX VAT.

FEATURES

World class mobile performance

Featuring state of the art Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology, which delivers unrivalled system performance, enhanced energy efficiency and advanced connectivity to keep you working longer.

Also Available in Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor.

Genuine Microsoft® Vista®

Work more efficiently and securely with the simple and secure Microsoft Windows® Vista® Home Premium, and stay connected in and out of your home.

Sharper 16:9 display

The 16" wide display allows you to enjoy photo-like image quality, greater viewing angles and better text legibility, reducing eye strain. Its proper 16:9 aspect ratio also provides the most accurate representation of Blu-ray video content in High Definition (HD) and games, without any black bands.

The R610 is unlike anything else on the market today, with its unique combination of the best High Definition multimedia experience, powerful graphics capability, Blu-ray drive and optimised 16:9 aspect ratio, as well as a comprehensive range of features that enable you to effortlessly experience High Definition content

Optimised graphics, premium experience

Featuring a dedicated nVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M GS graphics card, with support for the new DirectX 10 graphics architecture, which provides best-in-class 3D image rendering to get the best out of all the latest games and applications.

Your connection to the Digital World

The R610 includes the latest Blu-ray optical disc drive so that you can enjoy the highest quality films, pictures and sound. Simply connect your HD Television (HDTV) or home theatre system using the built-in (High Definition Multimedia Interface) connection and experience richer colours, beautiful rendering and perfect image and sound reproduction.

A touch of pure class

Imagine style. Imagine power. Imagine a touch of colour for an aura of excellence and sophistication. Our latest generation of notebooks advance SAMSUNG's signature style with a sleek deep rose red infusion that illuminates their piano-black finish.

Simple data sharing

Incorporating a 3 in 1 memory card reader (SD, SDHC, MMC) and 4 x USB ports, the R610 lets you seamlessly move data from your digital camera, camcorder, MP3 player or PDA straight to the notebook. Alternatively you can use the Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) capability to quickly connect to other Bluetooth devices at speeds that are 3X faster than previous generations.

Wireless World

With options for 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, the R610 delivers up to five times the performance and up to twice the range of previous-generation technologies.

Based on Factory specification, also available in 802.11b/g and 802.11a/b/g

Bacteria free

By sprinkling incredibly small, nano-sized silver ion powder on the keyboard, your system will remain "bacteria free" - for even longer.

Smile, you are on camera

Featuring an integrated 1.3 mega pixel digital motion camera, the R610 offers a simple way to keep in touch with friends or family, using video-conferencing or live messaging.

Protect-o-Edge©

Despite being ultra lightweight and slim, the R610 is built to last. It's durable Protect-o-Edge© casing provides amazing strength and superior reliability. As a result, it is more than capable of withstanding the inevitable hardships of life on the move, which all translates into a measurably lower total cost of ownership.

ECO friendly

SAMSUNG's own certification mark (ECO), which guarantees Eco-friendly features, including removal of hazardous substances and material, optimised energy efficiency and effective material usage for a more environmentally friendly product.

Warranty, On Time, On Us

All this is backed up with the peace of mind that your notebook is protected by SAMSUNGs class leading warranty service. In the unlikely event that something goes wrong with your notebook, SAMSUNG warranty service provides you with a fast track collection repair and return service for your notebook in order to minimise disruption and get you back working as quickly as possible.

R610 Specifications

Product

R610

Processor

1.Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology

2.Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor

Operating System

Genuine Microsoft Windows® Vista® Home Premium

Memory

- DDR2 800MHz 1GB ~ 4GB

LCD

16" 16:9 FHD (1920x1080) SuperBright© Gloss

16" 16:9 HD (1366x768) SuperBright© Gloss

HDD

- 120GB (5400rpm S-ATA)

- 160GB (5400rpm S-ATA)

- 250GB (5400rpm S-ATA)

- 320GD (5400rpm S-ATA)

Graphics Processor

- nVIDIA GeForce Go 9200M GS (Ext. Graphic)

Wireless LAN

- Intel 802.11a/b/g/n

- Atheros 802.11b/g

- Bluetooth 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate

LAN

10/100/1000 Ethernet

I / O Ports

- 3-in-1Card Reader (SD, SDHC, MMC)

- 4 x USB 2.0

- 1 x Express Card (54mm)

- 1 x HDMI

- 1 x Headphone-out

- 1 x Mic in

- 1 x Internal Mic

- 1 x VGA Port

- 1 x RJ45 (LAN)

- 1 x RJ11 (Modem)

Multimedia

1.3 Mega Pixel Web Camera

Battery Life

6 Cell Li-ion

Speaker

4W Stereo Speaker (2 Watts x 2)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

379.2 x 265.2 x 31.8~38.45mm

Weight

2.8kg

Warranty

1.Year International Collect and Return

* based on factory specification, Subject to change. Errors and omissions accepted.

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