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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Announced

image001Samsung Mobile UK today announced that customers in the UK can now purchase the ATIV Book 9 Lite from the Samsung Experience Store at Westfield Stratford City and selected retailers, including John Lewis and the Dixons Group. In addition, the ATIV Book 9 Plus will also be available to customers in the UK from the end of August.

Packed full of intelligent features for business travellers, students and those on the move, both devices mean you can consume, create and share content whenever and wherever you are – whether that’s on the commute to work, in a business meeting or on holiday.

Redefining personal computing, the ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite both boast a sleek and stylish design but also deliver a great performance. Featuring Samsung’s SideSync technology, the new devices allow you to share content between your PC and Samsung smartphone.

Simon Stanford, Vice President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland said: "We’re excited to be bringing our ATIV range to the market and giving our customers that chance to enjoy a new kind of personal computing. At Samsung, our ethos is to provide people with more choice, as well as added convenience so they can stay connected at all times, wherever they are."

The ATIV Book 9 Lite is lightweight, less than an inch thick and features a premium finish. It also has a ten-point Windows 8 touchscreen, a Quad Core Processor and a 128GB SSD. The ATIV Book 9 Plus on the other hand, has a sleek aluminium finish and uni-body design. Featuring a Windows 8 optimised touch screen, you can view documents, photos and videos in the highest quality and benefit from 12 hours battery life so you can browse the web and access content for even longer."

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus to follow later this month.

Key Specifications:
  • Details: ATIV Book 9 Lite
  • Display Size: 13.3"
  • Resolution: FHD (1920 x 1080) with Windows 8 Optimal resolution of QHD+ (3200 x 1800) with Windows 8.1 when available 1366 x 768 (Touch and non-touch options available)
  • Performance: OS Windows 8
  • Processor: Core i5 ULT Quad Core Processor (up to 1.4 GHz)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4400 Shared
  • Memory: available capacity varies and storage is less due to phone software 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB SSD
  • Camera: 720p HD
  • Battery Life: 12hours, 8.5hours (Non-touch)
  • Dimensions: 319.6×222.9×13.6mm, 324x224x16.9mm (Non-touch)/17.4mm (Touch)
  • Weight: 1.39Kg, 1.44Kg(Non-touch)/ 1.58Kg(Touch)
  • Colour: Ash Black, Black/ White
  • I/O Ports: 2xUSB 3.0, micro HDMI, mini VGA, RJ45 (Dongle), SD, HP/Mic, 3 in 1 Card Reader Slim Security Lock

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Acer Liquid E2 now available on Three

Acer Liquid E2 The new Acer Liquid E2 is a powerful yet affordable smartphone that is now available on Three. The 3G network is offering the Acer Liquid E2 in white and with no upfront cost if you choose one of the 24 month contract plans. You can choose from the following plans:

  • £17 a month on the Ultimate Internet 100 plan or £20 a month on the Ultimate Internet 500.
  • The One Plan which gives you all-you-can-eat-data, 2000 minutes of talk time and 500 Three to Three minutes, plus 2000 texts, for just £23 a month.

All the above plans are available with all-you-can-eat data.

The device is also available on Three’s new market leading Pay As You Go rates of 3p a minute, 2p a text and 1p a MB of data for £149.99. For even better value, all-you-can-eat data add-ons are also available. ‘All in One 15’ costs £15 and gives 30-day access to all-you-can-eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Or ‘All in One 25’ costs £25 and offers 500 minutes, 3000 texts and all-you-can-eat data for a 30-day period.

Sylvia Chind, head of devices at Three, said: “The Liquid E2 is the first smartphone from Acer that we are offering to our customers. This device provides a rich, Android experience and a quad core processor that will give you the performance you need to enjoy the reliability and speed of our network.”

The Acer Liquid E2 also features an instant shutter so you never miss the perfect picture and dual stereo speakers with DTS sound, which turns it into a great little portable stereo. Its large 4.5″ screen is ideal for eBay window shopping or even playing the latest games, such as Minion Rush, following this summer’s blockbuster film. When it’s not in use you can use the phone’s Daydream function to turn the screen into a digital photo frame.

Acer Liquid E2 Key features:

  • Fast 8 megapixel camera with instant shutter and HD video
  • Dual stereo speakers with DTS sound
  • Large 4.5-inch display
  • Daydream function that turns the screen into a digital photo frame

You can find this device and access to all of the above plans here: http://www.three.co.uk/Discover/Devices/Acer/Liquid_E2

To give you a quick glimpse at this new device here is Brendan Arndt from three with a short video:

Acer Liquid E2

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