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2011

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Sliding Type Tablet PC [XE700Z0A]
Business Owner
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Category
Mobile phones, communication terminals and personal computers
Company
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (South Korea)
Award Number
11G06028
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2011

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Outline

This is the first sliding-type tablet notebook PC that supports a full QWERTY keyboard by applying a sliding hinge. It offers both tablet and laptop usability.

Producer

Noori Choi Senior Manager Product Planning Part IT Solutions Business

Director

Byeongyong Song Principal Designer Design group IT Solutions

Designer

Iksang Kim Senior Designer Minjung Kim Designer Sangwon Yoon Principal Designer IT Solution Design group Samsung Electronics + FELIX HECK

XE700Z0A Designer

Market release pending
2011/4/1

Evaluation

We admired the manufacturers' achievement in tackling a difficult mechanical problem and launching a groundbreaking product: a new type of PC that incorporates a sliding mechanism. From a design standpoint, we also liked the soft, curvy styling of the whole unit that fits nicely in the user's hands.

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