Samsung Galaxy Book 2 was launched by Samsung few months back. This is the first Windows 10 S 2-in-1 from Samsung that use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 chipset, and shows a renewed effort to take over the enterprise and mobile working space. The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 features an updated design that looks remarkably similar to Microsoft own Surface series.
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 – Features
Featuring the ultra-fast Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform, the Galaxy Book 2 delivers the instant connectivity, multi-day battery life, unrivaled speed and multi-tasking that users desire.
Samsung’s latest hybrid packs in what the company describes as a “multi-workday battery”, which, means it has a pretty long life before needing to be charged. Samsung quotes 20-hours, but whether that’s accurate in practice remains to be seen.
Also onboard are Samsung’s signature keyboard and S Pen, with the keyboard doubling as a cover to keep it free from scratches when you throw it in your bag. Use the Galaxy Book as a powerful tablet, with the S Pen to make note taking and marking documents easier. Switch seamlessly from touch to type with the included keyboard that connects on contact. The keyboard cover also allows for multiple view angles to make typing, drawing and note taking a breeze. Both the S Pen and keyboard are included with your Galaxy Book and never need charging.
The Galaxy Book’s included S Pen features an ultra-precise 0.7mm tip. You can create with accuracy and precision plus the S Pen is battery free so you can work on the go with no worries.
You can work seamlessly between your compatible Samsung smartphone and Galaxy Book 2.Start working on your compatible Samsung smartphone and pick right up from the same point on your Galaxy Book. Securely access your Galaxy Book using the fingerprint scanner on your compatible Samsung smartphone.Plus you can forward calls, receive and respond to notifications (native and third party apps) and transfer files between your devices.
With the Galaxy Book, you can enjoy easy and fast data transfer of videos, important documents and more. It supports USB Type-C which can be inserted into the device in either direction to charge or connect.
Stay connected when you need it most with Cat.6 LTE on the Galaxy Book. Capable of download speeds of up to 300Mbps, you can stream music, movies or take part in a video conference smoothly and quickly on the go.
The full specifications of Samsung Galaxy Book 2 are as follows:
- OS: Windows 10 in S Mode
- Screen: 12.0in sAMOLED FHD+ (2160×1440)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 (Quad 2.96GHz + Quad 1.7 GHz)
- Modem: Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem Cat.18 5CA, 4X4 MIMO
- Memory: 4GB
- Storage: 128GB
- Cameras: 8Mp Rear / 5Mp Front
- Ports: USB Type-C x2, microSD, 3.5mm jack
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor
- Audio: Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
- Wireless: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz, VHT80 MIMO
- Dimensions: 287.5 x 200.4 x 7.6mm
- Weight: 839g
- Battery: Up to 20 hours (Windows 10 S)
- Accessories: S Pen, Keyboard (included)
Price and Availability
At the time of writing there was no official announcement of the launching of the Galaxy Book 2 in Australia and currently is available in US at $999. Click here to know more.