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cykev
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-14-2013

Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

I've been wanting this laptop for a while now and just found out, on a laptop dedicated forum, that the series 7 780Z5E, with touchscreen capabilities is going to be sold at best buy on the 17th this month for around $1,200. Can someone confirm this?

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nodroj81
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

I had the exact same question - saw the model NP780Z5E listed for sale last night on bestbuy.com for $899.  I thought the listing had to be a flaw because it was supposedly the fabled new CHRONOS model and because the price was MUCH lower than I thought it would be.  So I called the local BB this morning (2/16/13) and confirmed that the model is available and for the aforementioned price.  Sucka likes his gadgets so I picked it up this morning and have been playing around with it since.  The laptop is crazy smooth. 

 

FYI the specific model I purchased is the Series 7 CHRONOS 15.6"" - NP780Z5E-S01UB.

 

 

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winuser89
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

I couldn't find this model NP780Z5E on Bestbuy website, do you mind to post a link over here?
Which Bestbuy did you buy it from?

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winuser89
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

$899 model I saw that is for sale on Bestbuy.com is NP700Z5C which is the previous series 7 Chronos.

 

Does it come with a touchscreen panel? NP780Z5E comes with a touch screen panel.

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nodroj81
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

Hi all - I thought the same thing when I saw the original bestbuy listing last night.  So my previous post needs clarification.  The listing on bestbuy.com listed the OLD model number but showed features of the new CHRONOS model.  That is why I called - they confirmed it was the new chronos model but I still didnt fully believe them so I went to the store to verify.  Lo and behold it was the new model and I did in fact purchase for $899.  The laptop I purchased has the model number detailed in my prev post on the actual box.  Also, the laptop comes with windows 8 64-bit (that's what initially piqued my interest when I saw the bestbuy post last night), 15.6" screen, touch screen, I repeat touch screen WHICH IS MONEY, 1 tb, 8gb, intel core i7.   I will say that the 14" model was NOT in the store because I searched high and low for it.  .  

 

 

I'm not sure if every store in the country has the specific model I purchased - FYI I live in northern Jersey.  

 

Here's the link that started it all.

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+Series+7+15.6%26%2334%3B+Laptop+-+8GB+Memory+-+1TB+Hard+Drive+...

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nodroj81
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

This is the store I bought it from

http://stores.bestbuy.com/344/
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winuser89
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

Cool! Do you mind to post the specifications of the laptop here?

I found on this:
http://www.bestbuybusiness.com/bbfb/en/US/adirect/bestbuy?cmd=catProductDetail&showAddButton=true&pr...

The price is $1299 for NP780Z5E, $899 is a great deal!

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cykev
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Registered: ‎02-14-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

Whats the specs on the 780 model? Mind sharing if u bought it?

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cykev
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-14-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

nvm. i found it. here it is for anyone else whos wondering.

But another question has come up. is the dedicaated graphics 8770 and 1gb mem good enough?

 

http://forum.notebookreview.com/attachments/samsung/91590d1360513605-introducing-new-series-7-chronos-amd-hd8870m-img_20130207_143317.jpg

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nodroj81
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013

Re: Samsung Series 7 Chronos (780Z5E) release date

I listed a lot of specs in my previous post, but let me know what specific info you're looking for and I will provide. 

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