Samsung unveils Galaxy Book 2 series with 12th Gen Intel processors and Dolby Atmos support

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a touch screen and includes S Pen functionality.

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Highlights

  • Samsung Galaxy Book 2 series features a full-HD front-facing camera and a fingerprint sensor on the power button.
  • Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business runs Windows 11 Pro operating system out of the box. 
  • Samsung is yet to announce the pricing and availability details for the Indian market. 

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Book 2 Pro, the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, and the Galaxy Book 2 Business lightweight laptops at the MWC 2022 event. The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro and the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 runs Windows 11 out of the box, while the Galaxy Book 2 Business runs Windows 11 Pro operating system. Galaxy Book 2 series laptops feature stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, a fingerprint sensor on the power button, and a full-HD front-facing camera. The company has also announced the Galaxy Book 2 360 and the Galaxy Book 2 laptops.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i5/ i7 processor on the Intel EVO platform. It is paired with up to 1TB of NVMe SSD and up to 32GB of LPDDR5 memory. The laptop comes in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080) AMOLED display variants. Further, the 15.6-inch model comes in two different configurations with internal or external graphics.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ax, Bluetooth version 5.1, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port, a USB 3.2 Type-A port, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone/ microphone jack, and a MicroSD card slot. The 13.3-inch model is equipped with dual 4W speakers, while the 15.6-inch variant comes with dual 5W speakers. Both support Dolby Atmos technology.

The 13.3-inch variant comes with a 63Wh battery, and the 15.6-inch variant includes a 68Wh battery. Both come with a full-HD front-facing camera with dual array mics, fingerprint sensor on the power button, and 65W USB Type-C adaptor.

The 13.3-inch model measures 304.4 x 199.8 x 11.2 mm and weighs 0.87 kg. In contrast, the 15.6-inch model with internal graphics configuration measures 355.4 x 225.8 x 11.7 mm and weighs 1.11 kg, while the external graphics configuration measures 355.4 x 225.8 x 13.2 mm and weighs 1.17 kg.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 comes in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080) Super AMOLED display variants with brightness up to 500 nits, 120-percent color volume (DCI-P3), and HDR support. The laptop is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i5/ i7 processor on the Intel EVO platform. It is paired with up to 1TB of NVMe SSD, up to 32GB of LPDDR5 memory, and Intel Xe graphics.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ax, Bluetooth version 5.1, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port, USB 3.2 Type-A port, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone/ microphone jack, and a MicroSD card slot. The 13.3-inch variant comes with a 63Wh battery, and the 15.6-inch variant includes a 68Wh battery. It also comes with a full-HD front camera and a fingerprint sensor on the power key.

The 13.3-inch variant measures 302.5 x 202 x 11.5 mm and weighs 1.04 kg, while the 15.6-inch variant measures 354.85 x 227.97 x 11.9 mm and weighs 1.41 kg.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business features a 14-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) anti-glare display. The laptop is powered by the 12th Gen Intel i5/ i7 processors on the Intel vPro platform or with 12th Gen Intel Core i3/ i5/ i7 processors. It comes with up to 64GB of RAM and up to 1TB of SSD. Depending on the model, the graphics options include Intel UHD graphics, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and NVIDIA GeForce MX570 A graphics.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth version 5.1, 4G LTE (available in Europe only), a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone/ microphone jack, an Ethernet port, a Kensington lock port, and a MicroSD card slot. The laptop includes stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, a full-HD front IR camera, and a fingerprint reader on the power key.

The laptop comes with a 51.5Wh battery that supports 65W USB Type-C charging. Lastly, the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business measures 326.4 x 213.8 x 19.92 mm and weighs 1.51 kg.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 360 specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 360 features a 13-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) OLED display. The laptop is powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i5/ i7 processors paired with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of SSD. It comes with stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos technology.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth version 5.1, two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone/ microphone jack, and a MicroSD card slot. The laptop comes with a 68Wh battery that supports 65W USB Type-C charging technology. Galaxy Book 2 360 runs Windows 11 operating system out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 features a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) OLED display. It is powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i3/ i5/ i7 processors paired with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of storage. The Intel Core i5 and Core i7 variants come with Iris Xe graphics, while the Core i3 variant comes with Intel UHD graphics. Samsung Galaxy Book 2 includes stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth version 5.1, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port (two ports for HDD variant), a USB 3.2 Type-A port, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone/ microphone jack, an Ethernet port, and a MicroSD card slot (SSD variant only). The laptop comes with a 61.1Wh battery that supports 65W USB Type-C charging technology. Galaxy Book 2 360 runs Windows 11 operating system out of the box.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro price starts at USD 1,049.99 (around Rs. 78,800), and the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 price starts at USD 1,249.99 (around Rs. 93,900). The Galaxy Book 2 360 price starts at USD 899.99 (around Rs. 67,600). According to the company, the laptops will be available from April 1, 2022, with pre-orders beginning on March 18, 2022. Samsung is yet to announce the pricing and availability details of the Galaxy Book 2 and the Galaxy Book 2 Business laptops.

The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro comes in Silver and Graphite color options, while the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 comes in Silver, Graphite, and Burgundy color options. Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business comes in a single Graphite color option. Samsung is yet to announce the pricing and availability details for the Indian market.

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Sumit loves to cover news about Windows PCs, Android, Smart Devices, and more. When not in front of a computer, you can always find him experimenting with electronic devices.

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