Samsung Galaxy Book S Launched with Snapdragon 8cx Chipset, 23 hours Battery Life
After months of leaks and rumors, we finally have the much-awaited flagship smartphone of the year: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. Titled as Galaxy Unpack, Samsung unveiled 4 New products: Galaxy Note 10/10+, Galaxy Active 2, Galaxy Tab S6 and Galaxy Book S. Samsung Galaxy Book S is a brand new laptop from Samsung powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with almost a day battery power and many more.
Samsung Galaxy Book S Overview
Samsung Galaxy Book S comes as a pleasant surprise for the fan during the launch event of Galaxy Note 10 Series happened last night in Brooklyn, New York. We are yet to have this beautiful device in our hands but looking at the power-packed specifications, its slim and stunning design, Apple’s MacBook Pro may be under serious threat.
Galaxy Book S comes with 13.3 inches FHD TFT touchscreen having the aspect ratio of 16:9 and supports 10-point multitouch input. Weight under 1KG and thickness just 11.8mm, it's one of the ultralight laptops found in the market. During the launch event, Samsung quotes the laptop as “always-on and always-connected” and host Hassan Anjum added, “It looks like a laptop, but it has the essence of a smartphone”.
This Galaxy Book S is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx, a 7nm 64-bit octa-core processor. This processor has Kryo 495 CPU cores which clock up to 2.84GHz. According to Samsung, this chipset is to have 40 % greater CPU Performance, 80% more Graphical performance. Other performance specs of this device are 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256/512GB SSD Storage.
The best part of this device is its battery power which lasts up to 23 hours of video playback, claims Company. Furthermore, Book S will support Gigabit LTE so no need to worry wherever you go, you will stay connected. Book S has instant awake features just like our smartphones. The power button supports fingerprint sensor for biometric security.
Samsung Galaxy Book S Specifications
- Display: 13.3”, FHD TFT (16:9), 10-point multi-touch screen
- OS: Windows 10 Home/Pro
- Camera: 720p HD
- Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx Compute Platform
- Battery: 42Wh (typical), Video playback: Up to 23 hours
- Memory: 8GB RAM(LPDDR4X) with 256/512GB Internal storage, Micro SD slot (up to 1 TB)
- Network: LTE Cat.18, Nano SIM
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth® v 5.0, USB Type-C, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)
- Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor (Keyboard Backlit on/off)
- Colors: Earthy Gold, Mercury Gray
Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Book S will be available at the beginning of this Fall. The price starts at $999(~Rs.1,00,000 Nepali Price) for 256GB variant in the US. Sadly, there is no news regarding the launch of this beautiful device in Nepal. We are afraid if this device doesn't make its way to Nepal.
Checkout: Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Price in Nepal