At the Mobile World Congress that started on February 28, Samsung announced its new range of laptops set to hit stands by April. The electronics giant unveiled the Galaxy Book2 Pro series, a flagship PC lineup of four laptops featuring the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 with S Pen functionality and Galaxy Book2 Pro with 5G. The MCW 2022 will be held from February 28 to March 3, 2022.
In a statement issued by the company, Hark-sang Kim, Executive Vice President & Head of New Computing R&D Team of Mobile Experience Business, Samsung Electronics, revealed that, “Our goal at Samsung is not just to create mobile technology, but to give our users unique experiences that fundamentally enhance their everyday lives, As part of this pursuit, we are reimagining the PC. Together, with seamless continuity across our Galaxy devices and secure mobility, users can unlock more efficiency and enable the possibilities of the office of tomorrow.”
Galaxy Book 2 Pro Features
The Galaxy Book 2 Pro specifications range from sustainable hardware to intuitive software that is designed to allow users to work and play on the same device. They are sleek, stylish, and durable.
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro comes in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch variants. They have an AMOLED, FHD with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which guarantees vivid picture quality and faster motion response.
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 13.3-inch version weighs approximately 0.87 kg while the Book 2 Pro 15.6-inch variant’s weight starts at 1.11kg.
Further, the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 13.3-inch variant is around 1.04 kg and its 15.6-inch variant is around 1.41 kg.
The Galaxy Book 2 Pro is powered by Intel Core Processors in i7 and i5 configurations. The laptops ship with Windows 11 out of the box.
They have been equipped with the Iris X, Intel Iris Xe and Intel Arc graphics that deliver superior gaming experiences, along with greater speed for designers. The 13.3-inch contains the Intel Iris X and the 15.6-inch contains the Iris Xe and Intel Arc graphics.
They are powered by up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM to address growing demand for better memory and performance, and have up to 1TB of SSD storage.
All laptops have a full HD display of 1080 pixels and are fitted with dual array mics for better sound quality. The AI bi-directional noise-canceling blocks background noise so that one can hear the other with full clarity. For your audio needs, they have a stereo speaker, and AKG and Dolby Atmos sound technology.
They have 5G and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity to support livestream, downloads, and sharing on different types of media.
The island-style keyboards with backlit display make it easier to work from anywhere. The 13.3-inch variants have a 63Wh battery and the 15.6-inch variants have 68Wh battery. They come with a 65W USB Type-C Adaptor. It has a super-fast USB Type-C universal charger that can be used to power that also works for the Galaxy range of mobile devices. The company mentions that the Book2 Pro series has about 21 hours of battery life making it easy to work while you travel.
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro is equipped with a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card reader.
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is equipped with a Thunderbolt 4 port, two USB Type-C ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card reader.
The South Korean electronics maker’s commitment to sustainability is showcased in this range of laptops, as the touchpad holder and the inner bracket of the Galaxy Book2 Pro series have been made using repurposed, discarded fishing nets.
Both variants of the laptop are available in Silver and Graphite colors while the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is also available in Burgundy.
Availability & Price
The Samsung Galaxy Pro release date is scheduled to be April 1, 2022. However, the laptop will be up for pre-orders from March 18.
The Galaxy Book 2 Pro will be priced at $1,049.99 and upwards, while the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 series will start from $1,249.99
The Samsung Galaxy Book series of laptops has a ton of in-built features to make it easier to work on the go.
Private Share is supported by Galaxy devices like phone, tablet and PC, which makes sharing huge files quick and easy. Although not without limitations, Bixby, the virtual assistant, recognizes a number of English accents and dialects and helps you control your IoT devices. Through Quick Share, users can send across large files by accessing the Link Sharing option that will help them transfer data from PC to other devices. With the help of the SmartThings Dashboard, customers can comfortably keep tabs on the weather, security cams, and lighting within their home.
The Galaxy Book Smart Switch fully lives up to its name. It helps users move old photos, data, files, and more, from their old devices, regardless of the manufacturers to their new PC. With the help of the Second Screen option, one can easily duplicate or extend one’s PC screen to a Galaxy tablet. The Easy Bluetooth Connection is ideal for connecting a host of devices, including headphones, microphones, laptops, and TV.