We previously noted that, "Samsung has made laptops for pretty much every market except the U.S., and generally, we've been pretty fine with that arrangement," but that doesn't mean we can't get behind a potentially cool new Netbook, as seen on whatlaptop.co.uk and pocketables.net.
The specs on this still-unnamed system are fairly standard Netbook fare: a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 processor, 10-inch screen, 1GB of RAM, Windows XP, and a choice of 80GB/120GB/160GB hard drives (no SSD options as far as we can tell).
It's also got two things we specifically look for in a Netbook: a 6-cell battery (adds some bulk, but also 5-plus hours of battery life), and integrated Bluetooth (important for tethering a smartphone for mobile broadband access on the cheap).
This new Netbook is expected sometime in October in Korea, the U.K., and other markets, for around $550. With some unexpected recent buzz around Samsung laptops, maybe we're inching closer to getting a few of these in the U.S.