The First Samsung Gaming Notebook Announced At CES 2017
Samsung has stepped into the ring with their first Samsung gaming notebook. There are two versions of the Samsung gaming notebook, a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 display version and a 17.3-inch FHD display version. I have to say that from the looks alone the notebook is not different from what we have seen so far. But then again this is the companies first take on a gaming laptop.
Samsung’s Odyssey notebooks come in various configurations and you can get the following features:
- Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake CPU
- Nvidia GeForce GTX 10 series video cards
- 64GB of DDR4-2400 RAM
- 512GB PCIe SSD
- 1TB HDD
YoungGyoo Choi, Senior Vice President of the PC Business Team, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics said:
“The Samsung Notebook Odyssey was designed specifically with gamers in mind and is equipped with exclusive features to offer users one of the best gaming notebook available on the market,”
15-inch Samsung Gaming Notebook:
The smaller version has limited features and you will be getting just 2 GB of RAM but that can be upgraded if you choose to do so. Furthermore, the GPU for this model has not be confirmed but word has it that it will be a GTX 1050.
“Today, serious and even casual gamers seek computing devices that not only pack power for intense graphics-rich games but also feature a stylish and portable design. We’re excited to expand our PC portfolio with a premium gaming solution featuring refinements in design, cutting-edge technology and enhanced gaming usability.”
17.3-inch Samsung Gaming Notebook:
The big brother has more features and more power. They features are as follows:
- 64GB of DDR4-2400MHz RAM
- USB Type-C port
- Full RGB keys
- 0.5mm volcano keycaps
The graphics card has not been disclosed yet. What do you think about Samsung joining the gaming laptop race and launching a Samsung gaming notebook?