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Samsung Announces Windows 10-Powered Galaxy Book at MWC 2017

Microsoft and the Seoul-based company worked together to design a 2-in-1 tablet which offers the full desktop Microsoft Office experience and comes in 10.6- and 12-inch versions.


A week ago we reported that Samsung has been working on Galaxy Book, a device which seemed to have support for a pen. A new Windows Store app called ‘Book Settings' made mention of 's Galaxy Book and now the Seoul-based company has announced the 2-in-1 device at the Mobile world Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

and Samsung worked together to design an impressive 2-in-1 tablet. The Galaxy Book will come in 10.6- and 12-inch versions, featuring a pen and a keyboard, and is powered by Windows 10.

According to Microsoft's blog post about the Galaxy Book announcement, Samsung's new will provide “easy access to the full desktop Microsoft Office experience.


Galaxy Book specs

Samsung's Galaxy Book is already in the spotlight thanks to its impressive specifications and capabilities. Since it's a Windows tablet, Intel silicon runs the show. The 10.6-inch Galaxy Book includes a 7th-gen Core m3 running at 2.6 GHz, while the 12-inch version boasts a 7th-gen Core i5 running at 3.1 GHz.

The smaller Galaxy Book features a traditional TFT LCD display at 1920×1280, however, the 12-inch model comes with an impressive, HDR-capable AMOLED display with 2160×1440.

As for RAM and Hard Drives, the 10.6-inch tablet comes with 4GB of RAM and will be available with either 64GB or 128GB SSDs. The 12-inch version has two options: 4GB RAM paired with a 128GB SSD or 8GB of RAM with a 256GB SSD.

All versions come with microSD support for another 256GB of storage, as well as fast-charging batteries. Samsung didn't announce a price or a release date for the Galaxy Book.

Samsung Galaxy Book (10.6-inch and 12-inch) Product Specifications

? Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6” Samsung Galaxy Book 12”
DISPLAY 10.6? TFT FHD (1920×1280) 12? Super AMOLED FHD (2160×1440)
CHIPSET 7th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 processor, Dual Core 2.6GHz 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, Dual Core 3.1GHz
LTE SUPPORT LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps)
microSD up to 256GB
/ 8GB+256GB SSDmicroSD up to 256GB
PORT USB 3.1(Type-C), Micro SD USB 3.1(Type-C) x 2ports, Micro SD
SENSORS Accelerometer, Hall, Light Accelerometer, Hall, Light
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, ® 4.1 BLE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 4.1 BLE
DIMENSION, WEIGHT 261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm,
640g(Wi-Fi) / 650g(LTE)
754g(Wi-Fi / LTE)
BATTERY CAPACITY 30.4W / up to 10hrs, Fast Charging 39.04W / up to 10.5hrs, Fast Charging
OS/UPGRADE Windows 10 Windows 10
SAMSUNG SERVICES & APPLICATIONS Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow Samsung Notes, Air Command, Samsung Flow
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Kostas Papanikolaou
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Kostas is a former sports journalist and an amateur gamer. Combining his love for technology with his writing experience, he enjoys covering news about Microsoft. Being an artistic “soul”, he is also writing poems and short stories.

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