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Samsung’s Galaxy Book Is A Portable, Super-charged PC

While Samsung won’t be announcing their Galaxy S8 in Mobile World Congress this week, the Korean company still has plenty to show the world in the biggest tech show on earth. Case in point, the new Galaxy Book, a brand-new tablet PC that’s capable of giving desktops a run for their money.

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch

  • 7th Gen Intel Core m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 10.6-inch TFT full HD display, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 64GB/128GB eMMC storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 5-megapixel camera
  • LTE Cat.6
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C
  • 30.04W battery
  • Windows 10

Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch

  • 7th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz
  • 4GB/8GB of RAM
  • 12-inch Super AMOLED display, 2160 x 1440 resolution
  • 128GB/256GB SSD storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with AF
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • LTE Cat.6
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C
  • 39.04W battery
  • Windows 10

The Galaxy Book, available in both 10 and 12-inch variants, uses Intel’s silicon to keep you productive on the go. The 10-inch variant has a Core M processor while the 12-inch variant has a much more powerful Kabylake processor.

As is normal with hybrid PCs, there’s a variety of storage and RAM options available for both devices, though the 10-inch model tops out at 4GB of RAM and 64GB of flash storage. The 12-inch variant gets 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of SSD storage.

The 10-inch model gets a 10.6-inch, full HD TFT display while the 12-inch variant has a Super AMOLED 2160 x 1440 resolution panel. Both models will come with detachable keyboards with every purchase, as well as Samsung’s S-Pen, making both models attractive for people who like to doodle and draw.

No pricing has been set as of yet for either Galaxy Book.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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