Samsung Series 7 Touchscreen All-in-One PC Price in the Philippines, Features and Specs: We take a look at the recently announced Samsung Series 7 Touchscreen All-in-One PC and see how it measures up against the established AIO PCs in the market today. Join us, as we get a little more intimate with this new offering from the Korean manufacturer.
Design and construction
The Samsung Series 7 All-in-One PC is your typical Samsung product that boasts of a space-age design and would surely be at home at the Enterprise. The whole package measures 22.14 x 8.39 x 15.04 inches and tips the scales at 18.32 pounds.
Among the AIO PCs currently available in the market today, the Series 7 All-in-One PC is considered to have the design that resembles your TV most. At first glance, the Series 7 Series 7 All-in-One PC looks more like an HDTV that has a diagonal of 23 inches for its display with an integrated DVD player.
In terms of its profile, the screen of the Series 7 All-in-One PC is almost as thin, in some cases thinner, than your regular HDTV that makes it very ideal to use as an Internet TV. For extended functionality, there is an option to recline the display of the Series 7 All-in-One PC from its vertical position down to a fully flat position. This feature of the device will most definitely be useful for touch-based games, especially when two or more players are involved in the game, given the fact that the display of this device is touch-capable.
One snag we saw though on the single-hinge mechanism of the Series 7 All-in-One PC is its tendency to bounce back a bit when a bit of pressure is applied when making use of the touchscreen. And when involved in touch-based games with the screen lying fully flat, expect to be hunched over the massive display given its size.
Under the hood
It is undeniable that the Series 7 All-in-One PC is a classic beauty on the outside but it is a total beast on the other hand when checking out its innards. An Intel Core i5-2390T processor supplies the needed computing power of the device and its CPU has a base clock speed of 2.70 GHz. Toggle Turbo Boost though and the base clock speed of the processor gets over clocked to a maximum of 3.50GHz with no problems whatsoever.
In terms of system memory, the processor of the Series 7 All-in-One PC has 8GB of DDR3 RAM to work in conjunction with an integrated Intel HD Graphics chip that takes care of all graphically related matters. The storage needs of a user on the other hand are taken care of by the Series 7 All-in-One PC’s 1Tb 7200 RPM hard disk drive which I guess would be more than sufficient even if you are a multimedia fiend.
The display and other features
In terms of its display, the Series 7 All-in-One PC packs a humongous LED HD display with a diagonal of 23 inches. It has a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The display is also touch-capable and makes use of a touch sensor if the surface acoustic wave nature and makes it works pretty much like the capacitive touchscreen displays we commonly see in smartphones today.
The Series 7 All-in-One PC wouldn’t be complete without the included wireless keyboard and mouse. We wouldn’t dwell too much on the characteristics of the input devices of the device since pretty much, these things are almost like the ones you see in regular desktop PCs.
In terms of I/O options, the Series 7 All-in-One PC has several to keep your connectivity options always open. The back panel of the device houses 4 USB 2.0 ports while a USB 3.0 port graces its right side. The USB 3.0 port also allows you to charge your gadgets such as a tablet device or smartphone while the Series 7 All-in-One PC is on Sleep mode. It also has a pair of HDMI ports for both output and input. The output port can be utilized should you want to use a dual-monitor configuration for increased work output while the input port can be used for the typical DVR, cable box or True TV on the Series 7 All-in-One PC.
The bottom line
The Samsung Series 7 All-in-One PC is definitely one of the heavy contenders for the best AIO PC in the market. It packs a great display in addition to powerful components under the hood. It also has a couple of ports that keep you connected to the things you need to connect to.
The only snag is the bounce factor when using the display as a touchscreen but should you have minimal plans of utilizing that particular feature of the Series 7 All-in-One PC, then it definitely is worth every cent that goes out of your pocket to get one of these babies into your casa.
Samsung Series 7 Touchscreen All-in-One PC Price in the Philippines: Approximately Php 45,000.00 (Starting Price)