Samsung Galaxy Book: full details revealed

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced pre-order and availability of the Samsung Galaxy Book, a 2-in-1 Windows 10 device that offers mobile professionals full PC functionality anytime, anywhere. The Galaxy Book is available in two sizes – 12-inch and 10.6-inch.

The Galaxy Book has a premium, flexible design for easy portability and maximum productivity. With a versatile form-factor, users can transform the device easily from a notebook to a tablet and with the revolutionary S Pen and keyboard included, the Galaxy Book truly is a capable computing device. The 12-inch’s vibrant Super AMOLED display and 10.6-inch’s TFT screen both support Full HD viewing on-screen, as well as an external 4K video output for an optimal viewing experience.

Starting April 21, Galaxy Book 12-inch LTE model will be available at Verizon Wireless for $1,299.99. Catering to an always connected lifestyle, Galaxy Book LTE model lets users be productive anytime, anywhere through a secure wireless network.

Pre-orders for Wi-Fi models of Galaxy Book 12-inch at $1,129.99 and 10.6-inch at $629.99 also begin April 21 at Samsung.com and select retailers including Best Buy, with general availability starting May 21. The Galaxy Book will be available in Silver nationwide, and Black exclusively at Best Buy.

Optimised for Efficiency

The multifunctional S Pen is designed for Galaxy Book users to have a more convenient and natural writing experience. With a 0.7mm tip, the S Pen has increased pressure sensitivity so that users can conveniently jot down notes, edit PDF documents and draw professionally. Users can also take S Pen productivity to the next level with features such as Air Command, Smart Select, and Screen Write.

The island style keyboard cover has curved, well-spaced keys and a large touchpad for easy maneuvering. The cover also allows for Galaxy Book to be set up in various angles (‘PC’, ‘Easel’ and ‘Note’ mode) based on optimal comfort and use.

Both the S Pen and keyboard cover never need to be charged.

Seamlessly Connected

Equipped with Samsung Flow, Galaxy smartphone users can wirelessly connect their smartphone and Galaxy Book to easily transfer and sync documents, messages and notifications. When connected, users can seamlessly read and respond to messages and notifications, received on their Galaxy smartphone, from their Galaxy Book. Samsung Flow is available on both LTE and Wi-Fi models.

The Galaxy Book’s battery is fast-charging and has up to ten and a half hours of video playback.

PC-Level Performance

For full PC power and performance, the 12-inch features 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1 GHz while the 10.6-inch has the Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz. Built with Windows 10, Galaxy Book users can also enjoy the full desktop Windows experience. The 12-inch LTE model comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage capacity, 12-inch W-Fi model comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage capacity and the Wi-Fi 10.6-inch comes with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB capacity. All models also allow users to add additional storage using a microSD card.

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