Apart from all the Galaxy series devices, Samsung also announced its Ativ tablets at the London press event yesterday but it was Ativ Q that impressed many. A dual boot Windows 8-Android 4.2 convertible device with an insane 13.3-inch 3200x1800p display in tow, Ativ Q can work in laptop mode, tablet mode, stand mode as well as in a floating mode.
Powered by Intel’s latest core-I5 Haswell processor, Samsung Ativ Q is just 13.9 mm thick and weighs 1.29 kgs. According to the company, it can work upto 9 hours on a single charge, which seems to be a feat given the high-res display on-board.
Samsung Ativ Q also packs S-Pen, so you can easily make handwritten notes, draw creative and more on your device.
“Busy lives demand convenience, and the convertible nature of these tablets deliver the versatility, mobility and adaptability consumers should expect from personal computing today,” said DJ Lee, President and Head of Sales and Marketing Office, IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics.
From the press release:
Enjoy Android Apps on Windows: Addressing consumers’ desire to access Android apps on a Windows-based PC, the ATIV Q allows users to experience both Windows 8 and Android (Jellybean 4.2.2) on the same device. Users will not only get access to Android apps via Google Play but also be able to transfer files, ro sharing folders and files from Windows 8 to Android, truly marrying the mobile and PC experiences.
Versatility to Suit Any Environment or Needs: The ATIV Q sports an innovative hinge design that allows the user to transform the tablet into 4 functional modes. Lay the display flat over the keyboard for tablet mode. Raise the display upright to type just like a laptop. Float and adjust the display to a comfortable viewing angle Or flip the display to place in the stand mode to watch movies with ease. The four-in-one design of the ATIV Q easily adjusts to give users all the options they need in one device. ATIV Q is also extremely thin and lightweight for optimum portability. At 1.29kg and only 13.9mm, it’s easy to take everywhere you go.
The Ultimate Viewing Experience: The ATIV Q introduces the world’s highest resolution, QHD? (3200×1800) display. The tablet’s 13.3-inch touch screen offers 2.8 times higher pixel density (275ppi) than full HD displays for viewing the finest of details. ATIV Q is also designed to provide an optimized viewing experience regardless of location and high brightness in outdoor environment.
SideSync: It enables users to switch from working on their PC to an Android-based Samsung smartphone with simplicity and ease. With SideSync, the user’s PC and mobile device become one. Simply use the PC keyboard to respond to a text on a mobile phone; view maps on a larger screen, display photos and videos on both devices to make editing files even easier; or use an ATIV PC to back up and charge mobile devices. With SideSync, users enjoy more productivity with fewer interruptions to work and everyday life.
There is no word on the availability or pricing right now.