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Samsung Galaxy Book2

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book2
Samsung Galaxy Book2 (Galaxy Book Series)
Processor
unknown
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
12.1 inch 3:2, 2160 x 1440 pixel 215 PPI, Capacitive, native pen support, sAMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Light sensor, 2 x USB Type-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth Yes
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 287.5 x 202.7 ( = 0.3 x 11.32 x 7.98 in)
Battery
, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 20 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, S pen
Weight
793 g ( = 27.97 oz / 1.75 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.71% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Book2

83% Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: A better, but limited Surface rival
Source: Engadget English
Samsung’s Galaxy Book 2 looks like the ultimate Surface Pro rival, thanks to its crisp, vibrant display and handy new kickstand. Its long-lasting battery and speedy gigabit LTE are compelling draws, too. But its Snapdragon 850 CPU causes some programs to perform slowly and limits app compatibility. For $999 with a keyboard and S Pen, the Galaxy Book 2 is a reasonable deal, but only if you often travel for long distances.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
60% Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Galaxy Book 2 boasts an awesome OLED display and built-in LTE, but this Snapdragon-powered 2-in-1's performance and battery life aren't quite good enough.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Review
Source: Pocketnow English
While the Galaxy Book 1 was a clear improvement over the Galaxy TabPro S, the Galaxy Book 2 is not such an obvious improvement. There are some improvements of course. The battery life is better, the kickstand is better, the pen is better in some ways… but there are some areas where the Galaxy Book 2 is lacking. It only has 4Gb of RAM and 128Gb of storage now and there currently are no options for higher-end hardware. It’s only available with the Qualcomm ARM processor architecture, and that’s a performance problem when running standard Windows programs since they need to be run through an emulation subsystem. What’s more is you can’t use the 64-bit versions of those Windows programs since the emulation only supports 32 bit applications.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
65% Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: the Surface Amateur
Source: The Verge English
All of this makes the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 rather frustrating. It has a great, super portable form factor, long battery life, and built-in LTE, which should make it a great computer for road warriors. But then it’s hampered by its processor platform and lack of RAM, which make it hard to work efficiently on. Those who only have to do a handful of tasks for their work might not have an issue with the Book 2’s performance, but anyone that juggles a lot of web browsing with other productivity apps will likely hit the Book 2’s wall rather quickly.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 65%
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 tablet hands-on: Performance takes a back seat to battery life
Source: Good Gear Guide English
While we're still working on our tests, you can see how we’re leaning. The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 delivers fantastic battery life, marginal performance, a lovely display, and optional LTE. It’s a bigger smartphone with a good keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 tablet hands-on: Performance takes a back seat to battery life
Source: PC World English
While we're still working on our tests, you can see how we’re leaning. The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 delivers fantastic battery life, marginal performance, a lovely display, and optional LTE. It’s a bigger smartphone with a good keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
81% Samsung Galaxy Book2 review:
Source: CNet English
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 is a clear-cut example of the always-on, always connected future of PCs. If you want to work anywhere at anytime and don't mind adding a device to your data plan, it's worth consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
60% Samsung Galaxy Book2
Source: PC Mag English
With a power-sipping Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor, the Samsung Galaxy Book2 Windows tablet promises excellent battery life and LTE connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Samsung Galaxy Book2 review: Windows on ARM gets a lot better
Source: Neowin English
All in all, I do think that the Samsung Galaxy Book2 is worthwhile. I'd have liked to have seen more RAM and storage, but I think it's an excellent portable PC for entertainment and productivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 first look: The next step in Snapdragon-powered laptops
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It might look a bit dull, but the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 has a lot going for it. LTE connectivity, thanks to the Snapdragon 850, a gloriously colourful screen and both the keyboard and S Pen stylus included in the box plus impressive-sounding battery life mean it’s got a lot to offer. It’ll all come down to performance though and how the Galaxy Book 2 operates under stress remains to be seen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2018
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
Samsung has seriously upgraded the Galaxy Book's aesthetic in this sequel, and the switch to Snapdragon should make it much more appealing to anyone who needs to be able to work on the go. The lightweight design makes it even better for travelling, even with the new metal construction.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2018
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Windows on Qualcomm 850 (WOA)
Source: Gadgetguy English
The bottom line is that WOA will not be as fast as an x86 desktop or laptop, but it will be sufficient for office productivity, playing 4K video and web browsing – all in the familiar Windows environment. It may also be a challenger in the Chromebook market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/19/2018
80% Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Windows 2-in-1 lets you work anywhere, anytime
Source: CNet English
How to describe my experience with Samsung's Galaxy Book2 in one word? Seamless. Between the Windows tablet's long battery life and Gigabit LTE wireless, you can work on it all day anywhere you want and then close it up, run to catch your train and open it up again to keep working on your commute home. Or you could watch some Netflix, catch up on email, read a graphic novel or sketch out one of your own with the included S Pen. Powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850, the always-connected tablet PC gets up to 20 hours of battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.1":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.
0.793 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


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.


72.71%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-30 (Update: 2018-10-30)