Samsung’s Q40 Ultramobile with SSD

February 28, 2007 by poeloq | 2 Comments
Filed Under Announcements, Laptops, UMPC

samsung q40 ssd notebook

Samsung has made it’s ultramobile laptop, the Samsung Q40, even more portable by adding the option of replacing the normal HDD with a SDD, either a 16GB or 32GB NAND Flash SSD. The main advantages of the new SSD drives will be faster access times, meaning that booting will be quicker (20-45%), as well as read/write operations. It also will improve battery life and best of all: silent operation. And not to forget that SSDs are less likely to fail than traditional HDDs.
The Q40 offers ultramobile computing with a 12.1″ display and is powered by a Intel Core Solo ULV processor. It doesn’t offer any built-in drivers for obvious reasons, instead coming with an external 12.7mm DVD super multi Dual Layer drive.

Sadly, the SSD version isn’t going to come cheap.

[more about the Q40 and it’s specs: press release, via CoreDuo News]

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2 Comments so far

  1. lol on September 19, 2007 07:40

    that crap look like a thinkpad.

  2. Matt on November 7, 2007 03:02

    flash drive will completly replace hard drives, there better in so many ways, and as soon as we figure out how to put more mem in less space, and the prices go down, THEY WILL RULE THE WORLD!!!!

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