Samsung Electronics has announced availability of a 13.3 inch lightweight mobile laptop Galaxy Book S with Intel CPU following the version with Snapdragon 8cx.
It is equipped with a Core processor that supports Intel Hybrid Technology, and is singing the first device in history that adopts Intel’s new 3D packaging technology Foveros. Surface Neo and ThinkPad that also use Intel CPU of Hybrid Technology It seems that the development codename Lakefield installed in X1 Fold is implemented. In fact, Samsung had suggested the development of a mobile notebook with Lakefield last year (2019).
Samsung Galaxy Book S supports not only Wi-Fi 6 (IEEE 802.11ax) but also LTE. Despite being a metal housing, it weighs just 950 grams, and is a thin clamshell notebook with a thickness of 11.8mm that eliminates the cooling fan, and is specialized for mobile operation. Hybrid Technology’s Core processor is fully compatible with Windows 10 applications and intelligently balances multiple high-performance processes during operation to enable long battery life.
The main specifications of Samsung Galaxy Book S include Hybrid Technology compatible Core processor, memory LPDDR4x 8GB, storage 256 / 512GB eUFS, display 13.3 inch full HD LCD display with touch operation, OS is Windows 10 Home / Pro. Of course, having an Intel x86 processor instead of a Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM processor would mean no compatibility issues.
The interface selection of Galaxy Book S includes USB inch-C × 2, microSD card slot (up to 1 TB), Wi-Fi 6, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, fingerprint / ambient light / hall sensor, 1 mega pixel webcam, 4-channel stereo speaker of AKG sound ( Equipped with Dolby Atmos compatible) and audio input / output terminals.
The body size of Galaxy Book S measures 305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2 to 11.8 mm (width x depth x height), and the weight is 950 g. The battery capacity is 42Wh. The body color is Earthy Gold and Mercury Gray.