Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra specifications leak confirms laptop will run high-end Intel and Nvidia hardware
Samsung also plans to launch a bunch of new laptops at Galaxy Unpacked on February 1, namely the Galaxy Book3, Galaxy Book3 Pro (plus their 360 variants), and Galaxy Book3 Ultra. Full specifications of the Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 have already been leaked by renowned leaker Ishan Agarwal, who has now also revealed the Galaxy Book3 Ultra in its entirety.
So far, the only information available about the first-of-its-kind Galaxy Book3 Ultra was a press render. Twitter leaker Sleepy Kuma then posted a real-world image of the laptop, although it doesn't show important bits such as its screen, keyboard and I/O. Ishan has revealed the Galaxy Book3 Ultra will pack up to an Intel Core i9-13900H Raptor Lake processor. The_Galox adds the base variant will use a lower-end Core i7-13700H. It is a remarkable upgrade from the Raptor Lake P class chips found in other Galaxy Book3 models and could make the Galaxy Book3 Ultra remarkably more expensive.
Other specs include up to 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 1 TB of solid-state storage. It tears a page out of the MacBook Pro's handbook by including a 16-inch 3K (2,880 x 1,880) screen and ups the ante by throwing in an AMOLED panel. While it is always refreshing to see an AMOLED panel on a consumer-grade laptop, battery life could suffer due to its paltry 76 Wh battery. To make matters worse, one can configure the Galaxy Book3 Ultra with up to a GeForce RTX 4070 dGPU, further worsening the battery life. Thankfully Samsung plans to throw in a 176 Watt charger in the box, so juicing it up shouldn't be very time-consuming.
Unlike its non-Ultra siblings, the Galaxy Book3 Ultra will be quite hefty, weighing in at 1.8 kilograms (4 lbs). It is necessary, given it uses a relatively power-hungry Raptor Lake processor and Ada Lovelace graphics card. Even that could prove to be a tad inadequate, especially for the Core i9 model, and it'll be interesting to see what tricks Samsung has up its sleeve to keep thermals in check.