Samsung has officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Book S with the Intel Lakefield SoC and Intel’s UHD graphics. The laptop notebook has a sleek design with great hardware and portable form factor.
Last year, Samsung announced the Galaxy Book S with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx SoC and other great features. Now, the company has brought the Intel-powered version of the laptop.
The portable laptop comes in a compact design with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display. It an LCD display with Full HD resolution. The notebook braces the minimal bezel design but does have a prominent bottom chin. Overall, the laptop is just 11.8mm in thickness.
As said earlier, the laptop comes with Intel’s Lakefield SoC, to be precise, there’s the Intel Core i5-L16G7 chipset bundled with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 512GB of eUFS internal memory. There’s also another configuration with a base 256GB of internal memory. The storage is expandable via a microSD card up to 512GB.
The Galaxy Book S features AKG powered stereo speaker setup and a headphone jack on the left side. It has two USB Type-C ports and a card reader. The laptop also has a fingerprint scanner for security.
It has a 42Wh cell and Samsung claims up to 17 hours of video playback. It has two finishes – Gray and Gold. It has support for LTE connectivity and also has Wi-Fi 6.
Just like the older Snapdragon model, the Intel model also runs on Windows 10 with some software bundles pre-installed. The laptop notebook starts at £999 or $1,233 and will be available from June 12 in the UK.