Samsung exchanges Intel cpu for Snapdragon 850 with the new Galaxy Book

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Samsung has announced the Galaxy Book 2. The device with Windows comes in single screen size, 12 inches, and unlike its predecessor has no Intel processor but a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850.

The Galaxy Book 2 has an OLED screen with diagonal of 12 inches and a resolution of 2160×1440 pixels. The screen is touch-sensitive and can be operated with an S Pen, which Samsung provides. The processor is the [June announced Snapdragon 850, which Qualcomm makes especially for laptops and which is made up of eight Kryo 385 cores. The Galaxy Book 2 also has standard LTE support on board thanks to the Snapdragon X20 modem.

The 2-in-1 differs from the first generation which is in a 12 “- and 10.6” version appeared and equipped with Intel Core processors. Furthermore, the Galaxy Book 2 has 4GB ram and 128GB storage. There are two USB-c ports, a MicroSD card slot and a 3.5 mm audio connection. The front and rear cameras are respectively 5 and 8-megapixel models. By default, the PC runs Windows 10 in S Mode, which users can transfer for free to the full mode of Windows 10.

Samsung uses a recommended retail price of $ 1000 for the Galaxy Books in the US. In which other markets the 2-in -1 comes out and for which prices are not yet known.

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