Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus

84
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus review

With the ATIV Book 9 Plus, Samsung can still lay claim to one of the best Ultrabooks on the market. As ever, it offers an attractive design and fast performance, but battery life is improved, and the 3,200 x 1,800 display is best in class.

Pros
  • Super-thin, well-made
  • Gorgeous 3,200 x 1,800 display
  • Good battery life, runs cool
  • Excellent audio quality
Cons
  • Trackpad could still use some fine-tuning
  • Relatively slow I/O speeds
  • Logos painted onto the device
  • One configuration
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Scores

Engadget

84
 

User Reviews

90
falleninsea
the best way to describe this machine is as the Windows/Samsung version of a...read more
90
nts3rd
After multiple shipping delays, I finally received my ATIV Book 9 Plus earlier...read more
100
mesh3l
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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8.2
Average Critic Score

Noise

8.0
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.5
 

Display

8.0
 

Durability

8.0
 

Battery life

8.8
 

Speed and features

8.3
 

Design and form factor

8.4
 

Expandability

8.0
 

How It Stacks Up

87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

85
 

User

90
 
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Engadget

84
 

Critic

75
 

User

87
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

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89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

87
 

Critic

85
 

User

90
 
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Engadget

84
 

Critic

75
 

User

87
 
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Engadget

81
 

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78
 

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89
 

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86
 

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