Equipped with solid-state drive.
Long battery life.
Very thin and light.
Bright crisp 1600 x 900 display.
Quick boot time.
Little storage capacity.
Short 60-day subscription to Norton Internet Security.
Shallow key travel.
Very slow SSD transfer speeds.
Keyboard backlighting too dim to be useful.
By LaptopMag on May 24, 2013
The Samsung ATIV Book 9 keeps the lightweight chassis of the previous generation and adds a full HD display, but relatively short battery life and high temperatures give us...70
By GadgetSpeak on March 29, 2013
This is a thin and light notebook – claimed as the thinnest – but as soon as you boot it up you notice it is also very fast so without looking you know that a ten second boot and seven second shutdown means it has an SSD...76
By Good Gear Guide on March 22, 2013
Samsung's 15in version of the Series 9 is strongly built, thin, light, and stylish. Despite being so slight, it still harbours a good configuration and useful connectivity options (albeit via a dongle for some ports). It's aimed at those of you...80
By Gadget Guy Australia on March 13, 2013
Ultrabooks may have been the domain of the 11 and 13 inch form-factors up until now, but Samsung is trying its hand at something bigger, with an offering that increases the size to 15 inches and packs in the performance of a full-size, to boot. ...80
By theregister.co.uk on December 11, 2012
All in all, the Series 9 is a very well made laptop, with many small but significant improvements made over a year. The question remains – do you want to throw approaching a grand at a 15in laptop when you can get one cheaper? When I posed that...-
By itproportal.com on December 05, 2012
At a little over £900, the NP900X4C is still relatively expensive for an Ultrabook, when for example HP's Folio 13 can be had for a bit more than £700. But it's also slightly cheaper than the NP900X3B when we reviewed it. So although...90
By Techworld on October 31, 2012
Possibly the best aspect of the Series 9 is its battery life and efficiency. With brightness at 80 percent and doing minor image editing and mostly web browsing over wi-fi, I was able to get five or six hours of use out of the laptop. This is short...-
By Channel Pro on August 20, 2012
Samsung supersizes its Ultrabook to create a svelte 15in stunner, but the looks come at a high priceRating: 4Average: 4 (1 vote) The trend for slim and light laptops shows no sign of abating, with Samsung now adding to its range with the 15in Series 9...80
By PC Pro on August 14, 2012
Samsung supersizes its Ultrabook to create a svelte 15in stunner, but the looks come at a high...67
By PC Mag on July 30, 2012
Samsung's updated Series 9 ultrabook gives you multimedia power and battery life, but its high price and prefilled SSD may turn you...70