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Samsung Galaxy Book S announced – A Snapdragon 855 Laptop

At the press event in the USA, yesterday Samsung has announced its most awaited premium flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Also with Note 10, Samsung has announced its new device called Samsung Galaxy Book S. The new Samsung Galaxy Book S is a 13-inch laptop that runs on Windows OS. Yes, you heard right, but it is not like a typical laptop.

Samsung has also announced its partnership with Microsoft to extends mobile power. The new Galaxy Book S is an ultralight laptop powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor. This will give you full power for your day to day work and entertainment.

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Book S looks like a Surface Laptop, but it is not. It comes with much longer battery life, but much less processing power.

Samsung Galaxy Book S announced – a Snapdragon 855 laptop running Windows

Samsung Galaxy Book S has Qualcomm’s 7-nanometer chip that gives you 40% higher CPU performance, 80% higher graphics performance, and more bandwidth. Samsung Galaxy Book S is a premium looking 2 in 1 device that accompanies a removable keyboard and so can function as a tablet and a laptop. The new 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is the most recent tablet that’ll force you to think twice about purchasing a laptop.

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung Galaxy Book S

The laptop also has a microSD card slot that supports up to 1TB of additional storage. The keyboard is slim but enough for all use. It doesn’t feel cheap, There’s a fingerprint sensor and also a camera. It has a 720p HD camera.

Samsung says that Samsung Galaxy Book S battery will last up to 23 hours. The new Galaxy Book S will pack Gigabit LTE. It has a 13.3-inch display with 10-point multitouch input. For storage, it will come with 256GB or 512GB of storage option that can be expandable up to 1TB.

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Samsung Galaxy Book S includes a premium anodized aluminum frame on top and base. Particularly, the battery estimate is left up to 23 hours. Lastly, the Galaxy Book S isn’t a capable gaming machine, and you’ll struggle to run anything besides browser-based games or those that come pre-installed with Windows, like Candy Crush.

Samsung Galaxy Book S Feature

  • Display: 13.3’’ FHD TFT Display
  • Weight: 0.96 kg
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon, 64-bit Octa-core processor
  • RAM: 8GB RAM (LPDDR4X),
  • Storage: 256 / 512GB+ microSD slot (up to 1TB)
  • Camera: 720p HD
  • Battery: 42Wh
  • Other features: Gigabit LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, fingerprint sensor, Windows Hello support

Samsung Galaxy Book S Price and Availability

The new Samsung Galaxy Book S is priced at $999 (Approx Rs. 71,000), which is too high. Samsung also says that the new Galaxy Book S laptop will be available in a few markets only. Till now, there is not any announcement regarding the arrival of Galaxy Book S in India. The new Galaxy Book S also features a fingerprint sensor.


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Rahul Patel

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