With Intel’s new Arc graphics, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Book2 Pro

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techno.rentetan.com – The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360, a follow-up to one of our favorite 2-in-1 laptops, has also been introduced. In addition to the Galaxy Book2 Pro and Book2 Pro 360, Samsung unveiled a new line of premium Galaxy laptops on Sunday. There have been a few notebooks from Galaxy Book Pro 360 that have pleased us and these two new additions feature a number of welcome advancements, including Intel’s long-anticipated discrete Arc graphics technology.

There will be a 13.3-inch and a 15.6-inch edition of the Galaxy Book2 Pro and Book2 Pro 360. A 1080p AMOLED display with a maximum brightness of 500 nits is included in both models (a 33 percent increase from the previous model). You may be surprised at how outdated these specifications are if you’ve been following the laptop market in recent years.

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Unlike the rest of the industry, Samsung is sticking with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1080p display in the 13.4, 14.4, and 16-inch sizes. Even though I’d love a somewhat higher screen, I don’t blame Samsung for sticking with what they know works best for multimedia, given that the AMOLED display should have excellent visual quality (as it did on the Book 360).

With these systems, which come in Silver and Graphite, Samsung keeps to a clean, modest appearance. Burgundy is an option for the convertible model. Even for a 13-inch laptop, the Book2 Pro weighs only 1.9 pounds and measures 12 x 7.68 x 0.44 inches (the MacBook Air weighs 2.8 pounds). With a thickness of only 0.48 inches and a weight of just 2.58 pounds, the 15-inch Book2 Pro is one of the lightest laptops available.

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Both systems will be powered by 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1240P or Core i7-1260P CPUs with Iris Xe graphics, and can be outfitted with up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to a 1TB NVMe SSD. Samsung chose for Intel’s mid-tier P-series CPUs, which are intended to provide great performance for ultra-mobile devices, since they are portable systems, not massive gaming machines. We’re keeping a close watch on the Book2 Pro’s Intel Arc Graphics, which will be one of the first to feature the chipmaker’s expected discrete GPU. Unfortunatelly, Samsung did not specify any performance goals for the Galaxy Note 8.

Thunderbolt 4, USB-C Type-C, an HDMI port, and a microSD card slot are all that the convertible offers; the larger clamshell version has Thunderbolt 4, USB-C Type-A, an HDMI port, and a microSD card slot in addition to the other ports. Support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.1 is included in the software. I’m excited to try these laptops’ updated 1080p cameras and the new Auto Framing function, which employs algorithms to keep you in the center of the picture.

Samsung is promoting the security of these devices, which are the first consumer devices to fulfill Microsoft’s secure-core specifications, meaning the two firms worked to ensure certain security benchmarks were satisfied. When it comes to protecting these systems, Samsung claims that it has “combined hardware, firmware and software”.

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“The Galaxy Book2 Pro series represents the latest chapter in our proud cooperation to erase boundaries between various operating systems and offer the best of Microsoft applications and services to the Galaxy Ecosystem,” said David Weston, director of Enterprise and OS Security at Microsoft. This is an important first step since customers today want the same level of security in the workplace that employees do while working remotely.

Ahead of its April 1 release date, Samsung is launching a pre-order period for the Galaxy Book2 Pro, and the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360. Costs for the Book2 Pro start at $999, while the Pro 360 costs $1,2499. An additional $899 entry-level Galaxy Book2 360 with a 13.3-inch screen will be available on April 1 as well.