Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Book 3 Pro, its third-generation professional-grade high-end laptop, at the Galaxy Unpacked 2023 event. At the same event, the company also unveiled the Galaxy S23 series and other laptops in the Galaxy Book 3 lineup.
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro is an incremental upgrade over the Galaxy Book 2 Pro as it only brings a smoother display and faster performance. You can find its pricing and availability information about the Galaxy Book 3 Pro here. The laptop can be pre-ordered from Samsung, and it will start reaching buyers from February 17, 2023.
Galaxy Book 3 comes in two sizes and has a 13th Gen Intel processor
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro comes in two screen size variants: 14-inch and 16-inch. These are slightly bigger screens compared to the Galaxy Book 2 Pro’s 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch models and feature a 16:10 aspect ratio rather than 16:9.
Both variants feature a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 48Hz-120Hz variable refresh rate, up to 400 nits brightness, and 2,880 x 1,800 pixels resolution. Samsung claims these displays can cover up to 120% of the DCI-P3 color volume. A higher refresh rate should offer smoother visuals and animations.
Both Galaxy Book 3 Pro variants feature 13th Gen. Intel Core i5/i7 processor, Intel Iris Xe integrated GPU, 8GB/16GB/32GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB/512GB/1TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD.
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro features a Full HD 1080p webcam, an AKG-tuned quad-speaker setup (two 2W tweeters + two 5W woofers), a large trackpad, a fingerprint reader, two Thunderbolt 4 (USB Type-C) ports, a USB 3.2 Type-A port, an HDMI 1.4 port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. They also feature two far-field microphones.
The 14-inch version of the Galaxy Book 3 Pro has a tenkeyless keyboard layout, while the 16-inch version has a full-sized keyboard. Both variants have a backlit keyboard. The 14-inch Galaxy Book 3 Pro is powered by a 63Wh battery, while the 16-inch version is supported by a 76Wh battery. Both laptops can be charged through their Thunderbolt 4 ports using Samsung’s bundled 65W USB Type-C PD charger.
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro comes in Beige and Graphite colors. The 14-inch version of the Galaxy Book 3 Pro is 11.3mm thin and weighs just 1.17kg. The 16-inch version of the laptop measures 12.5mm thin and weighs 1.56kg.
Samsung has added a lot of Galaxy ecosystem features to Galaxy Book 3 Pro
They run Windows 11 Home out of the box. On top of that, you can find many Galaxy ecosystem features on the Galaxy Book 3 Pro. It features Samsung Multi Control, Second Screen, Expert RAW Auto Share, Quick Share, Private Share, Samsung Pass, and Windows Phone Link.
Samsung Multi Control lets you control your phone or tablet through the laptop’s keyboard, mouse, and trackpad. Second Screen allows you to use your Galaxy Tab device as your laptop’s secondary display. You can also see recently visited websites from your phone on your laptop. You can also instantly start a Wi-Fi hotspot on your phone from the laptop.
Expert RAW Auto Share is a new feature that automatically (and instantly) transfers RAW images captured on your Galaxy S23 smartphone to the Galaxy Book 3 Pro and then opens those images in Adobe Lightroom for editing. Samsung Pass stores and auto-fills all your login passwords and can also store details about your credit/debit cards, identification proofs, and more.
Windows Phone Link allows you to mirror your phone’s screen on your Galaxy Book 3 Pro. It also allows you to drag and drop files from the phone to the laptop and vice versa. It also allows you to check and respond to texts and take voice calls from your phone to your laptop.
Quick Share lets you easily transfer files between your Galaxy smartphone and your Galaxy Book 3 Pro over a Wi-Fi network. Private Share lets you privately share sensitive files with other people.