During its MWC 2022 event, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy Book laptop lineup. It includes the Galaxy Book 2, Galaxy Book 2 Pro, Galaxy Book 2 360, Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, and the Galaxy Chromebook 2 360. Except for the Chromebook model, all other new laptops use Intel’s 12th generation CPUs.
The Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is the company’s highest-end convertible laptop for 2022. It comes in two screen sizes: 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch. Both feature Super AMOLED touchscreen displays with Full HD+ resolution. They cover up to 120% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and are VESA HDR 500-certified. They also come with a bundled S Pen for drawing and writing down notes.
Similar to the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung has used discarded fish nets to make certain parts of the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360. This improves the sustainability factor of the South Korean firm’s new laptop lineup.
Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is a 2-in-1 convertible with Intel’s 12th Gen 28W CPUs, Iris Xe graphics
Both laptops feature Intel’s 12th Gen. Core i5/Core i7 CPUs with 28W TDP and Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics. They also feature 8GB/16GB/32GB RAM and 256GB/512GB/1TB SSD storage. There’s a microSD card slot too, and the 15.6-inch version comes with an additional M.2 SSD slot for storage space expansion.
While both laptops support Dolby Atmos and have AKG-tuned speakers, the smaller variant has dual-4W stereo speakers, and the bigger laptop has dual-5W stereo speakers. They have a built-in fingerprint reader and are the first laptops in the world with the Secured-Core PC certification.
Both Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 laptops have Full HD webcams for clearer video calls. Moreover, Samsung has implemented Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra-like face tracking feature in the new laptop. It allows the device to keep the user in the frame during video calls even when they’re moving.
In terms of connectivity, you can find Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, one Thunderbolt 4 port, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, and a headphone+mic combo port. The 13.3-inch Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is powered by a 63Whr battery, and the 15.6-inch variant has a 68Whr battery. Both laptops come bundled with 65W USB-PD chargers and promise up to 21 hours of video playback on a single charge.
The devices feature a backlit keyboard, dual-array microphones, and a large Windows Precision trackpad. The Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 has a metal body and comes in three colors: Burgundy, Graphite, and Silver. The 13.3-inch model weighs 1.04kg, while the 15.6-inch variant weighs 1.41kg.
Samsung’s One UI Book 4 and Windows 11 make integration easier with Galaxy phones, tablets, and wearables
The devices run Windows 11 out of the box and come with Samsung’s own One UI Book 4 software experience, making integration with Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches easier. They come pre-installed with various Samsung apps, including Bixby, Private Share, Quick Share, Samsung Gallery, Samsung Notes, SmartThings, and Smart Switch.
You can turn your Galaxy tablet into a wireless second screen with the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360. You can also easily switch your Galaxy Buds between your Galaxy smartphone and Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360. You can also use your Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360’s keyboard and trackpad while using the Galaxy Tab S8.
Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 pricing starts at €1,299 in Europe
The Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 has a starting price of €1,299 for the variant with Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, and 256GB storage. It goes as high as €1,899 for the variant with Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM, and 1TB storage.
- 13.3-inch, Intel Core i5, 8GB, 256GB: €1,299
- 13.3-inch, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 256GB: €1,499
- 13.3-inch, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 512GB: €1,599
- 15.6-inch, Intel Core i5, 8GB, 256GB: €1,399
- 15.6-inch, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 256GB: €1,599
- 15.6-inch, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 512GB: €1,699
- 15.6-inch, Intel Core i7, 16GB, 1TB: €1,899
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