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Samsung Electronics showcases new laptop Flash

All Headlines 10:00 October 22, 2018

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday introduced a new laptop named the Flash, which incorporates Intel Corp.'s latest wireless lan card for a faster Internet experience, along with a retro-style keyboard.

The South Korean tech giant said the new laptop boasts an Internet speed of up to 1.7 gigabytes per second, allowing users to download large files and enjoy high-resolution video content online smoothly through its 13.3-inch Full HD display. The product is customized for network services of KT Corp., South Korea's No. 2 mobile carrier.

The new Flash laptops, available in the colors white, charcoal and coral, also come with a unique look through the retro-looking keyboard, making them stand out from other rival products in the market.

Another notable feature of the latest device is the security system built under close cooperation with Microsoft Corp.

Running on the Microsoft Window 10 operating system, the laptop is installed with a fingerprint screening sensor. Samsung's secret folder also helps users keep confidential files safe and protected.

The Flash laptop also boasts improved connectivity with other devices and supports the Universal Flash Storage cards, which are five times faster in terms of reading speed compared with existing Micro SD cards.

Samsung said it was able to make a new laptop that boasts faster Internet and stronger security under cooperation with Intel, Microsoft and KT, and claimed the sleek design will especially attract millennial consumers.

The price tag of the Samsung Laptop Flash has been set at 810,000 won (US$715).

Shown in the photo released by Samsung Electronics Co. on Oct. 22, 2018, are different color options available on the company's Flash laptop. (Yonhap)

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