The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro laptop series was unveiled today at the Galaxy Unpacked 2021 virtual event. The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 laptops are part of the series. Both are available in 13.3-inch and 15-inch versions. The new models feature Intel Core processors from the 11th generation, as well as Iris Xe graphics. The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 is part of the series and includes 5G connectivity as well as support for the S Pen stylus. Second Screen is a preloaded feature from Samsung that allows users to mirror their laptop screen onto their Galaxy Tab. For seamless connectivity between phones and laptops, the laptops also have Link to Windows and Microsoft Your Phone integration.
People working remotely have increased demand for laptops as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With its new Galaxy Book Pro models, Samsung may be able to capitalize on the new trend and attract customers looking for high-end laptops.
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro is available in two models: the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 13 and Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15, both with 13.3-inch and 15-inch AMOLED displays. Apart from the display, the specifications of both Galaxy Book Pro models are identical. The laptops feature full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) resolution, Intel Core i7 processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and up to 32GB of LPDDR4x RAM. The laptops also have NVMe SSDs with capacities of up to 1TB.
Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, Thunderbolt 4, USB Type-C, USB 3.2, and a 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack are among the connectivity options. A LTE version of the Galaxy Book Pro series with a nano-SIM card slot is also available.
Samsung has included Dolby Atmos audio technology as well as AKG-backed sound. A 720p webcam is also included with the Galaxy Book Pro laptops.
The Galaxy Book Pro models have a Pro Keyboard with a scissor mechanism and a one-millimeter travel length. A fingerprint reader is also included on the laptops.
The Galaxy Book Pro 15 model comes with a 68Whr battery, while the Galaxy Book Pro 13 has a 63Whr battery. A 65W USB Type-C fast charger is included with both laptops.
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 13 is 304.4×199.8×11.2 mm in size and weighs 0.88 kilogrammes. The larger Galaxy Book Pro 15 weighs up to 1.05 kilogrammes and measures 355.4×225.8×11.7mm.
Specifications for the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 comes in two versions, the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13 with a 13.3-inch Super AMOLED display and the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 with a 15-inch Super AMOLED display, similar to the Galaxy Book Pro. Both laptops have a touchscreen and a full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) resolution. They’re also equipped with Intel Core i7 processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics up to 11th generation. Samsung also offers up to 32GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 1TB of NVMe SSD storage.
Wi-Fi 6 (Wi-Fi 6E Ready), Bluetooth v5.1, Thunderbolt 4, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm jack are all available on the Galaxy Book Pro 360 laptops. Optional 5G connectivity is available via a built-in nano-SIM card on the Galaxy Book Pro 360 13.
The Galaxy Book Pro 360 models, like the Galaxy Book Pro, have AKG-tuned speakers and Dolby Atmos audio support. The laptops also come with a fingerprint reader and the Pro Keyboard.
A 65W USB Type-C fast charger is included with the Galaxy Book Pro 360 models. The battery in the Galaxy Book Pro 360 13 is 63Whr, while the battery in the Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 is 68Whr.
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13 is 302.5×202.0x11.5mm in size and weighs 1.04 kilograms (Wi-Fi only model). The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 weighs 1.3 kilograms and measures 354.85×227.97×11.9mm.
Price and availability of the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro costs $999 (roughly Rs. 74,400), while the Galaxy Book Pro 360 costs $1,199. (roughly Rs. 89,300). Starting today, both laptops will be available for pre-order. Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver, and Mystic Pink Gold will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro, while Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver, and Mystic Bronze will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360. The launch of the new models in India was not announced during the global event.