The South Korean electronics brand has introduced its latest Galaxy Book S (2020) with Intel’s hybrid processor. The laptop comes with a mobile design to offer a seamless and connected experience across devices. The company’s premium mobile laptop targets the next generation of users who are looking for a computing device that provides outstanding productivity, wide-ranging connectivity, enhanced mobility and expansive continuity across devices and operating systems to help them get more done in less time.
Woncheol Chai, SVP and Head of Product Planning Team, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said, “The way we work has shifted and it’s important we have computing devices that can adapt to this new working style. Users utilize multiple devices throughout their day to accomplish tasks and demand that those devices provide them with enough flexibility to remain on the move and available. With our new computing devices like the Galaxy Book S, we are providing users with an exciting opportunity to be productive, efficient and connected.”
Samsung Galaxy Book S (2020) pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Book S has been launched with a price tag of EUR 999 that translates to about Rs 84,000. The laptop will be offered in two colour metallic colour options Earthy Gold and Mercury Gray. The device is scheduled to go on sale in the UK from next month. The company has not revealed the exact date of the sale as well as the international availability of the laptop. However, it is expected to arrive soon in the other markets globally.
To recall Galaxy Book S was launched in August 2019 with a price tag of $999 that translates to Rs 75,500. Then it came with a 13.3-inch display and was powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx processor.
Samsung Galaxy Book S (2020) specifications
The company launched Galaxy Book S 13.3 inch FHD TFT LCD Display with Touch Screen Panel. Under the hood, there is an Intel Core processor with Intel Hybrid Technology. According to the company it uses Intel’s Foveros 3D stacking technology and a hybrid CPU architecture. It delivers full Windows 10 application compatibility. It will be offered with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 512GB eUFS storage. The storage can be expanded up 512GB using a microSD card.
The Galaxy Book S comes with a lightweight design with just 950g and only 11.8mm thick. It comes with a light clamshell design built with a durable metal body, so you can have the stability you need on a desk or on your lap. When using outdoors it will instantly boost the brightness to 600 nits using a two-key shortcut.
In addition to this, there is a 1-megapixel camera that can be used for video calling. It will draw its power from a 42Wh battery that delivers up to 17 hours of video playback. It features a fingerprint sensor, ambient light sensor and backlit keyboard and houses AKG’s quad stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. In terms of connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 6, two USB Type-C ports, multi-media card reader and a 3.5mm headphones jack.
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