Along with its flagship Galaxy Note 10 smartphone, Samsung also announced the Galaxy Book S, a Qualcomm-powered laptop, promising a ridiculous amount of battery life.
The Book S is a Qualcomm 8cx based laptop that is part of Qualcomm’s Always Connected PC (ACPC) platform. ACPC is a computer powered by ARM-based Qualcomm chips, a technology commonly found in smartphones, and always provides support for LTE, instant wake, and 20+ hours of battery life. On the Galaxy Book S, Samsung is claiming 23 hours of continuous video playback.
The Galaxy Book S is based on Qualcomm’s 8cx platform.
Unlike Qualcomm’s previous ACPC platform, 8cx is a purpose-built chip for personal computers. It sinks power and does not overheat, meaning that the laptop does not require fans. We put our hands on these ACPCs in various programs and we can safely tell that if your work is relatively light In fact, the experience of hands is not bad. You’re not going to edit video on these devices any time soon, but to browse and use Office applications, it is quite capable.
Samsung Galaxy Book S Specifications
The Book S features a 13.3-inch LCD touchscreen display with FHD resolution and 10 point touch. It is based on the Qualcomm 8cx platform and is paired with 8 GB LPDDR4X RAM and Eater 256 GB or 512 GB of storage. It is expandable up to 1 TB via microSD.
The 42 Wh battery is clearly capable of offering 23 hours of continuous video playback. Other features include integrated LTE, Bluetooth 5.0 and a fingerprint sensor.
Its weight is less than 1 kg.
The laptop will be available in pink and gray colors at a starting price of $ 999. There is no word on the launch of India.