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First look and hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360

Samsung announces the new Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 computing devices at Galaxy Unpacked April event. The new Galaxy Book personal computers (PCs) are designed to be more like your smartphone. Giving you performance on the go, ultra-vivid display and seamless integration with your other devices.

Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, says the Galaxy books are as thin as a smartphone and ultra-light. Well, not all that thin and light. The 13″ Galaxy Pro Book weighs 0.87kgs whilst the 13″ Galaxy Book Pro 360 with Wi-Fi weighs 1.04kg. He also notes you’ll get a flawless integration experience between Android and Windows.

Samsung says the new line of Galaxy Book will launch on May 14th in select markets. Galaxy Book Pro will start at $999 and the Galaxy Book Pro 360 at $1199.

Checkout the device specifications as well as the device hands-on below.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 specifications

Galaxy Book Pro 360​ 13Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Dimensions302.5 x 202.0 x 11.5 mm354.85 x 227.97 x 11.9 mm
Weight​Wi-Fi : 1.04kg5G : 1.10kg1.39kg
OSWindows 10 Home/ProWindows 10 Home/Pro
Display​13.3-inch Super AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)​15.6-inch Super AMOLED, FHD​ ​(1920 x 1080)
CPU​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​
Graphic​Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)
Connectivity5G,Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2Bluetooth v5.1Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1
Color​Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver, Mystic Bronze ​Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver, Mystic Bronze ​​
Memory8GB, 16GB (LPDDR4x)8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)
StorageUp to 1TB (NVMe SSD)Up to 1TB (NVMe SSD)
Camera/Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioSound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
KeyboardPro KeyboardPro Keyboard
S PenIn-boxIn-box
Battery​63Wh (Typical)68Wh​ (Typical)
Adaptor​65W USB Type-C Fast Charger65W USB Type-C Fast Charger
AuthenticationFingerprint​ on Power KeyFingerprint​ on Power Key
PortsThunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (2), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD, nano SIM39Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (2), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD

Galaxy Book Pro specifications

Galaxy Book Pro 13Galaxy Book Pro 15
Dimensions304.4 x 199.8 x 11.2 mmINT : 355.4 x 225.8 x 11.7 mmEXT : 355.4 x 225.8 x 13.3mm
Weight​Wi-Fi : 0.87kgLTE : 0.88kgINT : 1.05kgEXT : 1.15kg
OSWindows 10 Home/ProWindows 10 Home/Pro
Display​13.3-inch AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)15.6-inch AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)
CPU​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i5/i7/i3)​
Graphic​Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3),NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450
ConnectivityLTE,Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1
Color​Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver, Mystic Pink Gold ​Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver, Mystic Pink Gold ​
Memory8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)
StorageUp to 1TB (NVMe SSD)Up to 1TB (NVMe SSD)
Camera/Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioSound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
KeyboardPro KeyboardPro Keyboard
Battery​63Wh (Typical)68Wh​ (Typical)
Adaptor​65W USB Type-C Fast Charger65W USB Type-C Fast Charger
AuthenticationFingerprint​ on Power KeyFingerprint​ on Power Key
PortsThunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1) 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD, nano SIMThunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1), HDMI(1), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD

Here is a first look and hand-on of the newly announced Samsung devices.

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