In February at the MWC 2017 was announced Samsung tablet Galaxy Book, running the operating system Windows 10.
The company published the first official video dedicated to the upcoming start of sales of the device, which tends to occupy a niche iPad. The slogan of the new “New Chapter for personal computers” has reference to the iPad Pro, which Apple is positioning as a replacement for a traditional PC. Can the Samsung Galaxy Book to seize the initiative, is hard to say, but the stakes are high.
Will go on sale in two versions of the Galaxy Book. The first is equipped with 10.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 × 1280 pixels, Intel Core m3 with two 2,6-GHz cores, 4 GB of RAM, flash drive 64 or 128 GB, front camera with a resolution of 5 megapixel and one USB port. Battery – 30 W·h
The second model features a 12-inch AMOLED-display with a resolution of 2160 × 1440 with support for HDR, dual-Core Intel Core i5 (Kaby Lake) clock frequency up to 3.1 GHz, 4 or 8 GB of RAM and eMMC storage with a capacity of 128 or 256 GB, two cameras – rear 13 and front 5 megapixels. And two USB-C port – almost for free incredible generosity. For example, for “just” MacBook – no longer available. Battery – 39 W·h
The pen S Pen and a folding case keyboard is also in place – only in this case the layout is classic, and even a touchpad appeared. Windows due to signature add-on friendly terms with a feather – for example, you can leave notes on any open page on top of all of its content. Also, due to a proprietary technology Samsung Flow, you can synchronize documents and alerts from your mobile device – there will be a work and the banal transmission of information, and will be on the screen of the tablet display smartphone notifications.
Galaxy Book clad in a metal casing, housing on the navigation keys do not exist, there is a serious air vents. Dimensions: 291,3 × 199,8 × 7.4 mm for the Galaxy Book and 12 261,2 x 179,1 × 8.9 mm for the Galaxy Book of 10.6. The first weighs 754 grams, the second — to 650 grams.
Official sales of the Samsung Galaxy Book will start on March 31.