Samsung has kicked off next week's CES 2013 event early with the announcement of two new laptops in the Series 7 line.

The Series 7 line is known for powerful units, and luckily 2013 looks to continue that trend with the Series 7 Chronos and the Series 7 Ultra.

Series 7 Chronos

Samsung Series 7 Chronos

The Chronos is targeted at the PC elite with the latest Intel Core i7 processor and a claimed 11-hour battery life. This laptop is intended for serious content creation and can take advantage of Samsung's new software solution, RAMaccelerator (powered by Condusiv Technologies), which will (according to Samsung) provide a 150% increase in speed for browsing and running apps by taking advantage of the existing memory.

Series 7 Ultra

Samsung Series 7 Ultra

The Series 7 Ultra is designed to be the ultimate Ultrabook for multimedia and mobility. The Ultra's highlight feature is the inclusion of 4G LTE connectivity for Internet access anywhere at any time. The Ultra also boasts a reported eight-hour battery life and 178-degree viewing angle.

Both units come with Windows 8 and have an optional 10-point multi-touch screen. Keep on the lookout for any additional information on these during our CES coverage as well as reviews when the units become available.