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Samsung Galaxy Book lineup has been expanded in the US with the launch of the new Galaxy Book, Galaxy Book Odyssey, and the Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G. The new laptops all come with 11th-generation Intel Core processors and offer 5G connectivity. The Galaxy Book models also run on Windows 11 out-of-the-box. Additionally, Samsung has offered stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support and a 720p HD webcam along with a dual array microphone. The laptops also include Wi-Fi 6 connectivity and come in an aluminium build. The Galaxy Book Odyssey carries a rugged-style body.
The new Samsung Galaxy Book comes with a starting price of $749.99 (roughly Rs. 56,300) and features a Silver colour option. The new Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey and new Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G start at $1,399.99 (roughly Rs. 1,05,100). The Galaxy Book comes in a Mystic Black colour option, while the Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G has a Mystic Silver shade.
Samsung has started selling the new Galaxy Book in the US through the Samsung.com site and BestBuy.com. It will also be available through Best Buy retail locations starting November 15. However, the Galaxy Book Odyssey and the Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G will go on sale through the Samsung.com and BestBuy.com sites from November 11.
Details about the pricing and availability of the new Galaxy Book models in global markets are yet to be revealed.
The new Samsung Galaxy Book runs on Windows 11 Home and features a 15.6-inch full-HD LED display with touch support and is powered by Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor, along with 8GB RAM. It also has an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor option that carries 16GB RAM. Both versions come with Intel Iris Xe Max graphics as standard. The laptop also comes with 256GB and 512GB SSD options.
Samsung has provided two 2W speakers for stereo audio, along with Dolby Atmos support. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6 as well as two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3.2, and an HDMI port. The laptop also includes a microSD card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Further, the new Galaxy Book packs a 54Wh battery and weighs 1.59 kilograms.
The new Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey comes with a 15.6-inch full-HD LED display, 170-degree viewing angle, and a 5.4mm slim bezel. The display also includes 300 nits of peak brightness and an anti-glare coating on top. Under the hood, the new Galaxy Book Odyssey has an Intel Core i7-11600H processor, coupled with an Nvidia GeForce RTX3050Ti Max-Q graphics and 8GB, 16, and 32GB RAM options. The laptop also has 512GB and 1TB SSD storage.
On the multimedia front, the new Galaxy Book Odyssey has two 2W stereo speakers along with Dolby Atmos. The laptop also has a Pro keyboard with Numeric keys.
The new Galaxy Book Odyssey includes two USB Type-C and three USB 3.2 ports. It also comes with a microSD card slot and has a 3.5mm headphone jack. Further, the laptop includes Wi-Fi 6E connectivity.
Samsung has packed an 83Wh battery with the new Galaxy Book Odyssey. The laptop also weighs 1.85 kilograms.
The new Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G is based on Windows 11 Home and comes with a 13.3-inch full-HD AMOLED display with touch support. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5-1130G7 processor that is paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD. It also has an Intel Core i7-1160G7 processor option, along with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage version. Both options have Intel Iris Xe graphics as standard.
For an enhanced experience, the new Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G is paired with an S Pen. The laptop also has a Pro keyboard. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Sub-6GHz connectivity. Further, the laptop has a Thunderbolt 4 port alongside two USB Type-C ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card slot.
The new Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G packs a 63Wh battery and weighs 1.10 kilograms.