Unusual Samsung Galaxy Book S notebook on sale now

06 January 2020

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors are familiar to everyone. They are the basis for smartphones and tablets. Now the platform has reached the laptops. We have Samsung to thank for this.

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In August 2019, the mentioned manufacturer introduced the Galaxy Book S. This portable PC received a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip. However, it did not come to sales.

Many thought that Samsung "froze" the project. Fortunately - they were wrong. The Galaxy Book S has just been released. According to first impressions - the device is interesting.

The device has a mobile SoC. However, you won't have to complain about the performance. According to the reviews of those who bought the gadget - it is fast. In terms of speed, it is not much inferior to the Surface Pro X.

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For example, the Galaxy Book S easily plays 4K video. We also want to note the energy efficiency. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx does not waste much battery. Movies in high quality are played for about 14 hours.

Not every computer can do that. What else makes the product happy? There is a 13.3-inch touch screen. The panel can recognize up to 10 touches. The resolution is not bad - Full HD.

In addition, there is 8 GB of RAM and a 4G LTE modem on board. Internet access will not be slow. Complementing the configuration are stereo speakers from AKG. A real boon for audiophiles.

Among other things, declared support for Dolby Atmos. The size of the flash module depends on the configuration. You can choose from 256 GB and 512 GB models. If you want, the capacity can be expanded up to 1 TB.

Another nice feature is the weight. Galaxy Book S weight doesn't exceed 960 g. Alas, there is no color variety. There are only two - gray and gold.

Now the device is offered to South Korean users. In the near future, it will appear in Norway, USA, Finland, Canada, Denmark, Australia, France, Brazil, Germany, Britain, Italy and Sweden.

There is no information about Russia yet.