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Published: 11 Jul 2017
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 combines the familiar form factor of a tablet and detachable keyboard with many of the features you won't find among competitors.
The 12-inch model of the Windows 10-powered Galaxy Book comes with a Super AMOLED display that businesses should pay attention to. With a detachable backlit keyboard, the inclusion of Samsung's S Pen for digital stylus input and a 7th generation Intel Core i5 CPU, business users will quickly discover the Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 offers far more than Microsoft's Surface Pro 4.
Plus, the Intel Kaby Lake CPU and super-speedy solid-state drive (SSD) storage should help it keep up with just about any desktop task or Windows app you need to run. The keyboard delivers comfortable spacing for typing (similar to a larger 13-inch laptop), and the keys offer more vertical travel than the shallow Surface Pro 4 keyboard.
Display: 12-inch Super AMOLED display (2160 x 1440 pixels)
OS: Windows 10
Dimensions: 11.45 x 7.85 x 0.29 inches
Weight: 1.58 lbs
Processor: 3.1 GHz, 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD (additional 256 GB of storage available via microSD slot)
Cameras: 5 megapixel (MP) front camera, 13 MP rear
Battery: 5070 milliampere hour (up to 11 hours of video playback)
Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 G + 5 GHz, VHT80 multiple input multiple output, Bluetooth (A2DP,AVRCP,DI,DUN,HFP,HID,HOGP,OPP,PAN), GPS and Glonass support
Price: $1,129.99 (10.6-inch model for $629.99)
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