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Cues up 13.3in, 14in entrants

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Samsung took the wraps off its entry into the skinny laptop space last night, revealing the 13in and 14in models in its Series 5 Ultrabook 53OU range.

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook 53OU

Both machines are based around Intel Core i5-2567M processors running at 1.6GHz and come with 4GB of 1333MHz DDR 3 memory. The 13.3in model uses the CPU's GMA HD 3000 graphics core, while the 14in version uses an AMD Radeon HD 7550M GPU with 1GB of dedicated VRam.

Both screens have a 1366 x 768 resolution.

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook 53OU

The 13.3in machine is the skinniest of the two: 15-18mm to the bigger model's 21mm. It comes with a 128GB SSD or a 500GB HDD, and no optical drive. The 14-incher has a multi-format DVD writer and up to 1TB of hard drive capacity.

Both have 2x2 2.4/5GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0, Ethernet, HDMI, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook 53OU

There's no word on pricing or availability, just yet. ®

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