CES: Hands On With the Samsung R580 “Invisible Touchpad”

When I first heard about the new Invisible touchpad on the Samsung R Series Notebooks, coming with new Intel Core processors, I was a bit put off. I am a very picky person when it comes to touchpads and have always appreciated the offset that notebooks have had to keep me on the touchpad instead of mousing on my palmrest.

At CES 2010 I stopped in the Samsung booth to try it out myself on the Samsung R580 notebook and, much to my surprise, it worked out great. I recorded a little demo showing you how it looks – hint it isn’t invisible but it is flat as can be.

Here is a look at the top of the device which features a new finish that looks pretty nice; even if it attracts fingerprints.

Samsung R series

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