Galaxy Book Pro, Pro 360 laptops

Here come the Galaxy Book Pro and Pro 360, “laptops more like smartphones,” announced at the company’s April Unpacked event. It’s solely April and we’re already up to Samsung’s third Galaxy Unpacked event of 2021. This one wasn’t about phones, although — it launched the company’s lesser-known, at least in the US, Galaxy Book laptops. Today’s new models begin at $999 for the Galaxy Book Pro and $1,199 for the Pro 360, and new price range Galaxy Book and mainstream $1,399 Galaxy Book Odyssey gaming laptops.

The Galaxy Books are Samsung’s line of laptops designed for greater connected operation thin, light and supposed to work with the rest of the company’s products, inclusive of its SmartThings smart home tech. This yr the company highlighted seamless operation between Windows and Android, and normal it now sounds eerily like Apple’s ecosystem, however with the greater perk of touchscreens that make it even greater phone-like.

The Galaxy Book and Galaxy Book Pro models have been designed in conjunction with Microsoft and Intel, and undergo Intel’s Evo branding for its current-gen, light, and responsive laptops, incorporating Thunderbolt 4, up to an 11th-gen Core i7, Wi-Fi 6E, and processing optimized for conferencing. Intel says it is the thinnest Evo design yet. Samsung claims they weigh only 2.2 pounds, together with the charger.

The Galaxy Book Pro is a clamshell, whilst the Pro 360 is (as you may expect) a two-in-one. Both come in 13- and 15-inch and gold, blue, or bronze. Both contain OLED displays with Samsung’s built-in low-blue-light technology. The Pro 360 supports the S-Pen stylus, which is bundled. They have Mac OS-like Live Wallpaper that modifications with the time of day. The keyboard has decrease travel at 1mm, however refined scissor switches for a higher bounce.

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Samsung claims you may be capable to get 16 hours of work time out of the denser battery and up to eight hours on a 30-minute charge. The latter is an Evo requirement.

While they’re optimized for portability and have up-to-date noise-canceling mics, they nevertheless have solely 720p webcams. And whilst the Pro 360 incorporates 5G, it might not be coming to the US till later.

The 15-inch Galaxy Book additionally bumps up to 11th-gen Intel Core CPUs and provides 4G LTE connectivity. A new Galaxy Book Odyssey goes with RTX 3050 Ti and 11th-gen Tiger Lake. They might not be available in the US initially, either, although the Odyssey is expected to begin delivery right here in August.

Galaxy Book Pro 360 Specifications

Galaxy Book Pro 360​ 13Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Dimensions24302.5 x 202.0 x 11.5 mm354.85 x 227.97 x 11.9 mm
Weight​25Wi-Fi : 1.04kg5G : 1.10kg1.39kg
OS26Windows 10 Home/ProWindows 10 Home/Pro
Display​13.3-inch Super AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)​15.6-inch Super AMOLED, FHD​ ​(1920 x 1080)
CPU​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​
Graphic​27Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)
Connectivity285G29,Wi-Fi 6E Ready30, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2Bluetooth v5.1Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1
Color​31Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver, Mystic Bronze ​Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver, Mystic Bronze ​​
Memory328GB, 16GB (LPDDR4x)8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)
Storage33Up to 1TB (NVMe SSD)Up to 1TB34 (NVMe SSD)
Camera/Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioSound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
Keyboard35Pro KeyboardPro Keyboard
S Pen36In-boxIn-box
Battery​3763Wh (Typical)68Wh​ (Typical)
Adaptor​65W USB Type-C Fast Charger65W USB Type-C Fast Charger
AuthenticationFingerprint​ on Power KeyFingerprint​ on Power Key
Ports38Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (2), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD, nano SIM39Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (2), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD

Galaxy Book Pro Specifications

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Galaxy Book Pro 13
Galaxy Book Pro 15
Dimensions40304.4 x 199.8 x 11.2 mmINT : 355.4 x 225.8 x 11.7 mmEXT : 355.4 x 225.8 x 13.3mm
Weight​41Wi-Fi : 0.87kgLTE : 0.88kgINT : 1.05kgEXT : 1.15kg
OS42Windows 10 Home/ProWindows 10 Home/Pro
Display​13.3-inch AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)15.6-inch AMOLED, FHD ​(1920 x 1080)
CPU​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i7/i5/i3)​11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (i5/i7/i3)​
Graphic​Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3)Intel® Iris® Xe graphics (i7, i5)Intel® UHD Graphics (i3),NVIDIA® GeForce® MX45043
Connectivity44LTE,Wi-Fi 6E Ready45, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1Wi-Fi 6E Ready, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2,Bluetooth v5.1
Color​46Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver, Mystic Pink Gold ​Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver, Mystic Pink Gold ​
Memory478GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)8GB, 16GB, 32GB (LPDDR4x)
Storage48Up to 1TB (NVMe SSD)Up to 1TB49 (NVMe SSD)
Camera/Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioSound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
Keyboard50Pro KeyboardPro Keyboard
Battery​5163Wh (Typical)68Wh​ (Typical)
Adaptor​65W USB Type-C Fast Charger65W USB Type-C Fast Charger
AuthenticationFingerprint​ on Power KeyFingerprint​ on Power Key
Ports52Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1) 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD, nano SIM53Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1), HDMI(1), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, MicroSD