Samsung is officially launching 4 new netbooks, all of which sport those newfangled Intel Atom Pine Trail processors. For the most part, all 4 models are pretty similar. They each have 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, a scratch-resistant case, and the same 1.66GHz Atom N450 processor. But some models get better battery life than others, and some models have a few distinguishing characteristics. Here’s a brief run down:
This model is designed to be “ultra-durable” and features a water-tight seal to prevent water damage when the netbook comes in contact with up to 50cc of water. You’ll need to remove that water within 10 seconds though.
The NB30 also has a sensor that parks the hard drive when you drop your computer to help prevent damage and data loss. Samsung says this model gets up to 11 hours of battery life.
This model looks like the cheap version, with an 8.5 hour battery. It’s sole defining feature? An “integrated hinge with smooth movement.”
Both of these netbooks feature a crystal design pattern, a 12 hour battery, and the Phoenix HyperSpace “instant on” quick boot environment. You also get Phoenix’s FailSafe software that lets you track a stolen PC.
There’s no real information about what sets the N210 apart from the N220.
All four models should be available in early January in the US, Europe, and Asia. No word on pricing yet. More pictures after the break.