Samsung Galaxy Book Delivers Powerful Performance in a Modern 2-in-1 Solution

Galaxy Book LTE available at Verizon Wireless starting April 21;

Galaxy Book Wi-Fi pre-orders begin April 21 with in-store availability on May 21

Samsung Galaxy Book 12-inch (Photo: Business Wire)

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--()--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.

“Today’s young professionals and entrepreneurs require a device that allows them to work without any limitations,” said Alanna Cotton, vice president and general manager of product marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “We are excited to bring to market the Samsung Galaxy Book LTE and Wi-Fi models, offering a 2-in-1 PC portfolio that delivers on power and performance.”

Optimized 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 Flow1, 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 playback3.

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 capacity2 and the Wi-Fi 10.6-inch comes with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB capacity2. All models also allow users to add additional storage using a microSD card4.

For more information on Samsung Galaxy Book, please visit www.samsung.com.

Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6-inch and 12-inch) Product Specifications

        Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6”   Samsung Galaxy Book 12”
       
DISPLAY       10.6" TFT FHD (1920x1280)   12" Super AMOLED FHD (2160x1440)
CHIPSET      

7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor,
Dual Core 2.6GHz

 

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 7200 U
processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz

LTE SUPPORT       N/A   LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
MEMORY       4GB + 64GB/128GB eMMC

microSD up to 256GB

  LTE: 4GB + 128GB SSD

Wi-Fi: 4GB+128GB SSD/ 8GB+256GB SSD

microSD up to 256GB

CAMERA       5MP FF   13MP AF + 5MP
PORT       USB 3.1(Type-C),

Micro SD

  USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports,
Micro SD
SENSORS       Accelerometer, Hall, Light   Accelerometer, Hall, Light

WIRELESS
CONNECTIVITY

     

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO,
Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE

 

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO,
Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE

GPS       GPS + GLONASS   GPS + GLONASS
DIMENSION, WEIGHT       261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm,
648g(Wi-Fi)
  291.3x199.8x7.4mm,

754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)

BATTERY CAPACITY       30.4W / up to 9hrs,

Fast Charging

  39.04W / up to 11hrs,

Fast Charging

OS/UPGRADE

      Windows 10   Windows 10
SAMSUNG SERVICES & APPLICATIONS       Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow   Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow
VIDEO       Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps

Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fps

  Recording: FHD(1920X1080) @30fps

Playback: 4K(3840X2160) @60fps

 

*Prices vary based on storage capacities

1Samsung Flow is compatible only with Samsung smartphones.

2The 12-inch also comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 10-inch comes with 4GB of RAM and a choice of 64GB or 128GB of storage.

3Results may vary. Battery power consumption depends on usage patterns.

4Sold separately.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com. For the latest Samsung news, please visit news.samsung.com/us and follow us @SamsungNewsUS.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com.

Contacts

Allison+Partners for Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Jen Stratton, 646-428-0624
samsungmobile@allisonpr.com

Release Summary

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.

Contacts

Allison+Partners for Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Jen Stratton, 646-428-0624
samsungmobile@allisonpr.com