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Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Samsung Galaxy Book 2
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Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Book 2
Samsung Galaxy Book 2
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Book 2 better than the average?

  • Resolution
    2160 x 1440pxvs1697800.27px
  • Pixel density
    216ppivs142.04ppi
  • Weight
    794gvs2.1kg
  • RAM speed
    1866MHzvs1703.15MHz
  • longer battery life
    20hvs7.29h
  • CPU threads
    8vs5.32
  • CPU speed
    8 x 2.96GHzvs5.91GHz
  • Thickness
    7.6mmvs24.34mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

794g

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

7.6mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

4.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.volume

437.87cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

Display

1.resolution

2160 x 1440px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

216ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

12"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Apple MacBook Air Retina (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Performance

1.RAM

4GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.CPU speed

8 x 2.96GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

4.internal storage

128GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

5.CPU threads

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

6.maximum memory size

8GB (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

2.Has WiFi
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.USB ports

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

5.Bluetooth version

5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1. longer battery life

20h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.battery power

6120mAh

Best

Panasonic Toughbook SX2 12.1" Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz / 4GB / 320GB

13600mAh

Features

1.Has a stylus
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

4.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

6.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

8MP

Miscellaneous

1.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

2.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

3.has manual white balance
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Supports ANT+
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.memory channels

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

12.8

6.Is DLNA certified
Samsung Galaxy Book 2

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

For example

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen 13"

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