Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

Summary: Now that the rumors that Samsung would purchase HP's computer business have subsided, the company is getting to work expanding its footprint in the U.S.

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Now that the rumors that Samsung would purchase HP's computer business have subsided, the company is getting to work expanding its footprint in the U.S. For the first time, the electronics giant has introduced a desktop PC for the American market.

The Samsung Series 7 All-In-One PC joins the all-in-one trend, offering a 23-inch touchscreen display that's only 16 millimeters thick, with the system components buried in the unit's base. The result is a different, slightly sleeker look than the typical all-in-one delivers. You can lay the screen flat in order to make the best use of the touchscreen interface.

Samsung will debut two configurations of the All-In-One. The $999 DP700A3B-A01US includes the Intel Core i3-2120T processor running at 2.6GHz, 6GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive, wireless keyboard and mouse, built-in Wi-Fi, DVD burner, and integrated graphics. The beefier $1,199 DP700A3B-A02US packs a 2.7GHz Core i5-2390T CPU and 8GB of RAM instead.

The Series 7 All-In-One PC will be available on October 10. While it delivers a sexier design and slightly bigger screen, you can get an all-in-one from HP with similar specs for less if you don't want the touchscreen (see the Omni 220xt, for example).

Topics: Samsung, CXO, Hardware

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  • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

    Wow! I expected it to look exactly like an iMac. I'm shocked.
    Jeremy-UK
    • Why would it look like an iMac?

      @Jeremy-UK
      For many many years, Samsung products have been rectangular with rounded corners, flat front, and a black bezel. Samsung kept that signature look for its Galaxy Tab and now this desktop.

      So why would you expect Samsung to change the design they've used for many years in order to make it look like an Apple product?

      That makes no sense.
      toddybottom
    • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

      @Jeremy-UK
      It's a rectangular shape. Wait for the lawsuit.
      mm71
      • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

        @mm71
        Apple *does* have the patent for the straight line, as well as a trademark on the curvy one :S *gets sued for violating patent on posting a blog post with emoticons in a readable manner*
        Ternarybit
  • sorry

    Looks like a 1987 device to me.
    gbouchard99@...
  • I think it would be great if Windows 8 ...

    ... supported Thunderbolt at some point, so that PCs like this could be easily expandable.
    P. Douglas
    • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

      @P. Douglas

      It technically can't support "thunderbolt," that's just a brand name, and a protected one. It might support lightpeak, or whatever the generic implementation will be called. There's no real compelling reason though, Apple can make money retooling and causing the faithful to buy hardware; the PC market won't bear that half as well.
      Ternarybit
      • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

        @Ternarybit

        Blinded by Apple-hate.

        Thunderbolt is the name of the technology trademarked by Intel. As Apple has done, all other PC OEMs can in fact use the name
        mjtomlin71
    • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

      @P. Douglas

      It technically can't support "thunderbolt," that's just a brand name, and a protected one. It might support lightpeak, or whatever the generic implementation will be called. There's no real compelling reason though, Apple can make money retooling and causing the faithful to buy hardware; the PC market won't bear that half as well.
      Ternarybit
    • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

      @P. Douglas

      It technically can't support "thunderbolt," that's just a brand name, and a protected one. It might support lightpeak, or whatever the generic implementation will be called. There's no real compelling reason though, Apple can make money retooling and causing the faithful to buy hardware; the PC market won't bear that half as well.
      Ternarybit
  • Not the first Samsung Desktop in the US

    I bought a Samsung AT-class (286) machine from a retailer in Westchester Cty, NY while living in Danbury CT in 1984. There is a difference between a new entrant and a returning player.
    alanbcohen
  • uh....

    That's a TERRIBLE design. That horizontal DVD is kind of retro. Is this some kind of Photoshop joke? If not, it could sell by the dozens.
    leskern
  • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

    Its Boogley man, berry berry ugly plastic. Samsung, you can do much better, man.
    Bob Forsberg
  • RE: Samsung introduces Series 7 All-In-One PC, its first desktop sold in U.S.

    Stupid design. HP couldn't sell theirs and is now giving them away.
    mathatas@...