Samsung NP530 is the company’s first ultra book that is just 0.7 inches thick and weighs 3.15 pounds is now on sale on Europe. Priced at 800 Euros (1050 USD), it features Core i5 2467M 1.6GHz CPU, hybrid storage (500GB and 16GB SSD), 4GB DDR3 RAM and has a 13.3 inch display with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.
Other specs include 1.3 mega pixel webcam, microphone, stereo speakers, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Gigabit LAN, 1x USB 3.0 port, 2x USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, VGA and an SDXC card reader.
This model (NP530U3B-A01) also has backlit keyboard to assist you type in the dimly lit places. From the looks, it looks very much like the Acer S3 that was released a couple of months back. Battery life is claimed to be around 6.5 hours which is pretty good given the thinness of the notebook.