Thirty people who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 on expert website CNET.com “Before Apple even announced its slim, lightweight 12-inch MacBook, Samsung had already released a nearly identical product”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote “The world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet”. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “While its clearly looking toward the slim, clamshell design of a dedicated notebook”.
A few customers who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Computershopper.com wrote “Otherwise Samsung's ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition boasts everything we loved about the Book 9 Plus—a svelte aluminum shape, stellar keyboard, crystal-clear audio”. Last year expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is a compact laptop with a stunning display”. Stuff.tv gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their Samsung ATIV Book 9 review “Samsung 900X4C review – verdict For the cash, we'd rather have a MacBook Air, as its finish and compact size make it more companionable”.
Three customers considered that this laptop was lightweight. Laptopmag.com mentioned “The Samsung ATIV Book 9 keeps the lightweight chassis of the previous generation”. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “Lightweight, high in resolution” . Expert website Notebookreview.com said “The concept of a lightweight notebook with a large display should appeal to many users who value portability” in their Samsung ATIV Book 9 review.
A number of people who purchased the Samsung ATIV Book 9 thought it was a good body shape. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said in their review of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 “With its attractive anodized-aluminum body highlighted by streaks of silver, Samsung's Ultrabook (priced at $1,224) offers Apple-level aesthetics for the Windows crowd”.