Along with their new high-end phones, Samsung has left us with more news at its presentation event. The Korean brand presents its new laptop the Galaxy Book S. This laptop is presented as the best that the company has left us so far, combining the best of their laptops and their phones, as they claim. For what it promises and a lot.
It is a laptop that opens a new range in its computer catalog. In this case, Samsung focuses especially on the fields of mobility and connectivity with this Galaxy Book S. They seek to leave us with something different than what we see with other laptops on the market.
The design of the notebook stands out for being very thin, light and with a screen with rather thin bezels. It is committed to a more modern aesthetic, which consumers will undoubtedly like a lot. In addition, on a technical level, we find a powerful laptop with good performance.
Specifications Galaxy Book S
Samsung has joined forces with Microsoft and Qualcomm in creating this notebook. The result is obvious, one of the best laptops that the Korean brand has left us so far. Good performance, modern design, and overall good specs, so it will be a desirable laptop on the market. These are the full specifications of the Galaxy Book S:
- Screen: 13,3-inch FHD TFT (16: 9) Touch screen and 1.920 x 1.080 resolution
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 7nm 64-bit Octa-core at maximum 2.84 GHz + 1.8GHz
- RAM: 8 GB
- Internal storage: 256/512 GB SSD (expandable with MicroSD slot up to 1 TB)
- Battery: Charges for 42Wh and an autonomy of up to 23 hours of video playback
- Connectivity: Nano SIM, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (2.4 / 5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO
- Operating system: Windows 10 Home and / or Pro
- Others: Fingerprint sensor with Windows Hello
- Dimensions: 305,2 x 203,2 x 6,2-11,8 mm
- Weight: 0,96 kg
One of the key aspects of the Galaxy Book S is that makes use of the Snapdragon 8cx processor. It is a chip of great importance in the market, which more and more laptop brands use. Thanks to it, the mobility and connectivity of a mobile phone and the power of a computer can be obtained in the laptop. A combination that makes it of enormous interest, in order to get the most out of it. It comes with an 8 GB RAM and two storage combinations, which we can expand at any time.
The laptop screen is touch, which will allow us to interact with it in different ways. A detail of interest in this Galaxy Book S is that there are no fans, because it does not get as hot as a normal laptop. It also leaves us a good autonomy, as the company has revealed. The connectivity works in this case by 4G, so we do not need to be connected to a WiFi in this case. Although it assumes that a data plan will be needed to be able to use it. It has a slot for the nano SIM, which allows it to be used in this regard.
The operating system in this case is Windows 10, in its Home and Pro versions, both available. The company confirms also the presence of a fingerprint sensor, so that it can be accessed using Windows Hello. An additional security measure on the laptop, which prevents someone from accessing it without permission, for example.
Price and launch
The Galaxy Book S will go on sale this fall, as Samsung has already confirmed officially. Although it will do so in selected markets, so that at the moment we do not know if the Korean firm is going to launch it in Spain. We will have to wait a few weeks to have more data in this regard.
It is released in two colors: gray and gold. In the United States, the starting price of the same is 999 dollars, as already confirmed by the Korean brand. But we do not know what its price will be in its possible launch in Europe. So we hope to have more information in this regard soon.