Samsung upgraded laptops in its Notebook 9 series with Intel's latest Kaby Lake chips, jumping ahead of rivals that are expected to announce new PCs at the CES trade show in January.
The Notebook 9 laptops, which have 13.3-in. and 15-in. screens, are lightweight laptops with full HD displays. Samsung didn't share specifics of chips in the laptops, which will be unveiled by Intel at CES.
Nonetheless, there are some things you can expect. The new laptops will be faster than older models and will have better graphics. PC makers are measuring an improvement of 5 percent to 15 percent in Kaby Lake performance compared to the predecessor Skylake. Integrated graphics will be able to handle video beyond 1080p resolution.