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Samsung unveils Windows 8 PCs

A display of Samsung's Windows 8 devices at

A display of Samsung's Windows 8 devices at the New Museum on the Bowery in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012) Photo Credit: Adam Fusfeld

Samsung introduced its new line of computers designed for Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 operating system at a mid-October event at the New Museum in Manhattan. The event was highlighted by the introduction of the so-called Smart PC, a touchscreen laptop with a detachable keyboard.

Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Americas, introduces the
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Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Americas, introduces the company's line of computers and tablets for Windows 8. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Mike Abary, a senior vice president at Samsung,
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Mike Abary, a senior vice president at Samsung, discusses the company's new Windows 8 product line at a the New Museum in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A display of Samsung's Windows 8 devices at
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A display of Samsung's Windows 8 devices at the New Museum on the Bowery in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Media gather at the New Museum to examine
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Media gather at the New Museum to examine Samsung's new line of Windows 8 devices. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Samsung introduces its line of Windows 8 Smart
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Samsung introduces its line of Windows 8 Smart PCs. A user can choose to use the device as a laptop or as a tablet by pressing the button below the screen that detaches the keyboard. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A Samsung employee uses the Samsung S Pen
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A Samsung employee uses the Samsung S Pen on a Windows 8 Smart PC device introduced at the New Museum in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A member of the media tries out Samsung's
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A member of the media tries out Samsung's Windows 8 all-in-one PC at a launch event at the New Museum in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A Samsung employee shows off the touch-screen capabilities
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A Samsung employee shows off the touch-screen capabilities of a large Windows 8-equipped monitor at the New Museum in Manhattan. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Samsung showcased its ultrabook product line specifically designed
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Samsung showcased its ultrabook product line specifically designed for Windows 8 at an event at the New Museum in Manhattan. Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Americas, said the company has a 20 percent market share in the thin laptop sector. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Although Samsung introduced new PC products for Windows
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Although Samsung introduced new PC products for Windows 8, a phone on display at the event featured Google's Android operating system. There was no word on when the company would release a phone for Windows 8. (Oct. 15, 2012)

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