Samsung Notebook 9 Pen, 13'' and 15'' (2019)

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  1. Cuberdon75

    Cuberdon75 Scribbler - Standard Member

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    dellaster Technomad Senior Member

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    Yellow S-Pen in a silo for both. One of these might pair very nicely with a Galaxy Note 9.

    As I was reading the news feed this morning I grew a little excited until I saw that the 15 inch will only have the mx150. I was hoping for the 1050 or 1050Ti Max-Q. So, it's not an alternative to the HP Spectre x360 15 (or Dell XPS 15) for me. FHD in a 15" would make it a no-go as well. I can live with 16:9 but not the pixelation.
     
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    Heavier than the original so I'd assume they focused on build quality after the mainstream tech media complaints. Personally, I wouldn't have considered the original if it was 2.5 lbs like this one, but I know I'm in a minority here. (As I explained in the other thread, the light weight - approaching that of my original Surface Pro 2 - was one of the only reasons I was willing to give a 360 degree convertible a try over a detachable. The weight is important for me when using the pen.)

    The two Thunderbolt 3 ports and additional USB-C sound nice, but other than that most of it doesn't sound like much of an upgrade to me.

    Here's some more detailed specs though:

    https://news.samsung.com/global/for-the-creators-introducing-the-new-samsung-notebook-9-pen
     
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    DRTigerlilly Tablet Lead Mod (Retired) Super Moderator

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    reduced latency?
    I'm rather fascinated by this concept....this I have to see
     
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    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    Still half a pound lighter than my X1Y3 though :eek:
     
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    The original 2017 Notebook 9 Pro is 3.79 lbs, so this 'heavier' version is still lighter than mine by .29 lbs.

    I'm glad to see this line persisting.

    I hope the reviews are good!
     
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    I’m curious to see if they improved sound quality. My laptop is also my primary viewing/putzing device as well as my work device, so sound quality of some basic sort matters. It was a shortcoming specifically noted in earlier reviews, where it was actually noted as being pretty below average. It was one of the things that held me back.
     
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    thatcomicsguy Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    Especially since they have the technology! -My Android Galaxy Tab S3 has spooky sound. I don't even know where the speakers are, and yet it has a voice and volume which can fill space in a way which seems kind of impossible for what is essentially a thick sheet of glass. It's true sci-fi.

    My Notebook 9 Pro, by contrast, sounds like I should be looking for a string attached to a tin can at the other end...

    They gotta get some cross-departmental information sharing happening!
     
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    "Notebook 9 Pen comes in 13”, for those who want a powerful, portable sketchbook, and 15”, for those who want a designer workstation that maximizes performance and screen real estate."

    I'm glad that they aren't giving up on EMR tabletPCs, but those devices are neither of those.
     
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    soh5 Wait and Hope (Bronsky et al.) Senior Member

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    I am buying the 15" model. I am already working with a 10.6" Galaxy Book.

    I love the S-Pen writing feel and it doesnt even compare to the Surface Pen.

    Microsoft made a big error going with N Trig
     
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