Samsung originally announced their new Sliding PC 7 Series at CES 2011 as a ultra-portable convertible netbook and the system as a whole was quoted by Samsung as weighting in at 2.2 pounds and boosting full Windows 7 Home Premium style computing in that small package.Now Samsung announced they would charge $699 for the hybrid PC and it’s available for pre-order………..
Samsung’s Series 7 hybrid tablet / netbook show up in online listings back in March and since then Intel’s gone official with Oak Trail and listed this Series 7 tablet as one of the upcoming tablets that will sport the new Atom Z670 processor.It finally goes up for pre-order at Amazon.com, priced at $649. According to Amazon‘s listing, the 7 Series should ship with many of the same specs we noticed at this year’s CES: a 10-inch touchscreen with 1366 x 768-resolution, dual front and rear cameras (1.3 and 3.0 megapixels, respectively), a 32GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and, of course, Intel‘s 1.5GHz Atom Oak Trail Z670 processor, which was originally scheduled to launch in March, before being pushed back to May. The slider will also run on Windows 7 Home Premium, and come equipped with 802.11b/g/n WiFi. When it debuted earlier this year, the Series 7 boasted optional 3G and WiMax features, as well as a six-cell battery that claimed to last up to nine hours on a single charge.