Samsung ATIV Event Includes Tablet Running Android, Windows 8
ATIV Book 9 Plus, Book 9 LiteThe ATIV Books are Samsung's answer to the MacBook Air. The 13-inch measures 12.8 by 8.94 by 0.68 inches at its thickest point; at its thinnest, it's 0.11. The ATIV Book 9 Plus measures 12.6 by 8.8 by 0.54 inches. The Apple weighs 1.35 kilograms, the Samsung 1.39. Both the Book 9 Plus and Lite feature 13.3-inch touch displays—though the former with a resolution of 3200 by 1800 to the latter's 1366 by 768—and run Windows 8, have 720p HD camera and up to 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) storage. The Plus features up to a Core i7 processor and an Intel HD Graphics 4400 chip, gets 12 hours of battery life, and will come in Ash Black. The Lite runs up to a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, gets 8.5 hours of battery life, and will come in Ash Black or white.
With them, Samsung introduced a feature called HomeSync Lite, which enables users to sync their smartphones with their PCs to back up content, but also to operate a phone's screen from the laptop.