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Samsung Galaxy Book S

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung Galaxy Book S (Galaxy Book Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4X
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, Capacitive
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
2 Thunderbolt, Audio Connections: 3.5mm combo, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Hall Sensor, Light Sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, LTE
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 11.8 x 305.2 x 203.2 ( = 0.46 x 12.02 x 8 in)
Battery
42 Wh, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 23 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: Yes
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
960 g ( = 33.86 oz / 2.12 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Book S

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Book S review
Source: Techradar English
If you hate that pro tablets don’t commit to their keyboards, the Samsung Galaxy Book S is for you. While we’re skeptical its specs will compete with the big dogs, its solid frame and light weight is a promising start.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/07/2019

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book S Erster Laptop mit Snapdragon 8cx
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2019

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 680: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx SoC for Windows laptops. According to Qualcomm 2x faster than the previous Adreno 630 in the Snapdragon 850 for Windows PCs with a 60% improved efficiency (thanks to the 7nm process). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
8cx: ARM based SoC for Windows laptops that is manufactured in 7 nm LPP at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 495 Gold cores (Cortex-A76) for performance and 4x Kryo 495 Silver (Cortex-A55) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X24 LTE modem (2GBits download), ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.96 kg:

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-09- 2 (Update: 2019-09- 2)