Samsung had a big day! The Korean manufacturer announced a couple awesome computers and a new media store for its VR headset. Let’s jump into all the details and get you updated.
This computer is very unique in that it is the first all-in-one computer to come with a curved display (at least up to our knowledge). They call it the ATIV One 7, and it is actually a pretty awesome computer.
It comes with a 27-inch 1080p display, an Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a 1 TB hard drive. It is no state of the art machine, but it will get the job done very well for most tasks. The computer is also very well built, with an metal frame around the screen. Price is set at $1299 and shipping starts sometime during the first quarter of 2015.
Opinion: The one problem I find is that the screen still sports a 1080p screen, which is not very good on a 27-inch display. Especially being a computer, which you usually don’t stand very far back from.
If the Samsung ATIV One 7 didn’t convince you, maybe you will find the ATIV Book 9 more appealing. Just look at this beauty. It is just 0.46 inches thick and comes with a solid build quality not many laptops can achieve.
And unlike the ATIV One 7, this laptop does have breath-taking specs. The small laptop carries a 12.2-inch 2560x1600p display, 128/256 GB of internal storage, and 4/8 GB of RAM. It will be available starting Q1 of 2015.
There are two configurations: you can get the one with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage for $1199, while the iteration with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage will go for $1399.
Opinion: What a beauty! I want this bad boy so bad! This machine is absolutely stunning.
We gotta give it to Samsung for pushing VR technology as hard as they are. The company’s recent release of the Gear VR has been followed by Milk VR, a store made specifically for selling and purchasing virtual reality media and apps.
Milk VR is meant to push manufacturer support and consumer experience, creating a hub where customers can easily find awesome content. The store launches today for those who have the Gear VR and the Galaxy Note 4.
Opinion: I just really wish Samsung was les exclusive with this technology and content. I mean, you have to have a very specific set of devices in order for all of this to work. Oh well… I guess we will have to wait.