Samsung Galaxy Book S unveiled with Snapdragon 8cx processor, 8GB RAM

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.

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung Galaxy Book S

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.

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung Galaxy Book S

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
Display 13.3 inches
Full HD TFT (16:9)
Touch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
Memory 8GB RAM (LPDDR4X)
Storage 256/512GB
Expandable Storage MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
Front Camera 720p HD
Security Windows Hello with a fingerprint sensor
Connectivity 802.11 Wi-Fi
LTE
Nano SIM
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports USB Type-C
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
Weight 0.96 kg
Colors Available Earthy Gold
Mercury Gray