Along with Galaxy Note 10 device, Samsung also launched a new laptop during its Unpacked event called the Samsung Galaxy Book S. A few days back, we shared the press renders of Galaxy Book S and now it’s officially unveiled. The device looks very slim and arrives with Snapdragon 8cx processor and runs Windows 10.
The Samsung Galaxy Book S features a 13.3-inch TFT touchscreen Full HD display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 (1080p screen resolution). The laptop’s dimensions are 305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2 – 11.8mm and weighs just 0.96 KG with slim bezels. The Samsung Galaxy Book S is a thin and lightweight laptop good for portability.
The 13-inch Galaxy Book S laptop is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor paired with 8GB of RAM. The Snapdragon 8cx is a 7nm ARM chip designed for PCs that can offer up to 40% faster CPU and 80% GPU performances than the predecessor the Galaxy Book 2. Also, the Galaxy Book S will be the first retail laptop to equipped with this chipset.
The laptop comes in two storage variants – 256GB and 512GB models (expandable using microSD card). It packs a 42Wh battery that can last up to 23 hours of video playback on a single charge. Also, it supports Quick Charge 2.0 and Power Deliver 2.0. It runs Windows 10 Home/Pro operating system. The laptop offers a secure sign-in option with Windows Hello sign-in via a fingerprint sensor.
Other features include, AKG stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos technology, one MicroSD slot, a 720p front-facing web camera and connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB Type-C port and GPS. Using the LTE connectivity mode, users can always stay connected to the web without using the Wi-Fi.
Talking about the price, the Samsung Galaxy Book S will be available in two colors – Earthly Gold and Mercury Gray. The Galaxy Book S laptop pricing starts from $999 and it will be available for sale in the US by fall.
For more info about the product, visit the official website of Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy Book S Specifications
|Operating System||Windows 10/Pro|
Full HD TFT (16:9)
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx|
|Memory||8GB RAM (LPDDR4X)|
|Expandable Storage||MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)|
|Front Camera||720p HD|
|Security||Windows Hello with a fingerprint sensor|
|Audio||Stereo (sound by AKG)|
|Battery||42Wh Battery with Quick Charge 2.0
Up to 23 hours of video playback)
|Dimensions||305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8 mm|
|Colors Available||Earthy Gold