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Samsung Galaxy Book S

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Samsung Galaxy Book S review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Book S
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Samsung Galaxy Book S

Why is Samsung Galaxy Book S better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    1920 x 1080pxvs1.9MP
  • RAM
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    8GBvs7.92GB
  • RAM speed
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    2133MHzvs1735.01MHz
  • Weight
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    960gvs2.06kg
  • Pixel density
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    165ppivs145.74ppi
  • Battery life
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    23hvs7.64h
  • CPU speed
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    2 x 2.84GHz & 2 x 1.8GHzvs6.09GHz
  • Thickness
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    11.8mmvs22.97mm

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Design

1.weight

960g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
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The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

11.8mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.width

305.2mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

165ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

13.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has anti-reflection coating
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.RAM speed
It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
3.CPU speed

2 x 2.84GHz & 2 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
4.internal storage

512GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
6.Supports 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy Book S (Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (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.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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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.
6.Bluetooth version

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Battery

1.Battery life

23h

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.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Stylus included
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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.
4.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Miscellaneous

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
4.Has an infrared sensor
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With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.
5.Supports ECC memory
Samsung Galaxy Book S (Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx)
Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
6.Uses electromagnetic resonance
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Devices which use electromagnetic resonance send radio signals between the device and the pen in order to track its position. This offers a high level of precision.

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