Samsung reveals Galaxy Book3 series at Unpacked
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Samsung revealed the Galaxy Book3 lineup during Unpacked, and it consists of three laptops, one which has hinges that allow it to flip into tablet mode with S Pen support.
Wednesday's Galaxy Unpacked event is Samsung's usual venue to launch its updated Galaxy S flagship smartphone line. It announced the Galaxy S23 lineup alongside some new laptops.
The Galaxy Book3 notebook range consists of three discrete models, named the Galaxy Book3 Ultra, Book3 Pro 360, and Book3 Pro. The main difference between the models is that the 360 model offers hinges that can turn the computer into a tablet and has S Pen compatibility.
"Today, we're seeing an increasing number of people using multiple devices to perform efficiently. These new workflows are made possible thanks to our open and extensive Galaxy ecosystem," said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. "The latest Galaxy Book3 series further enriches our connected offerings. It is tailor-made for Galaxy enthusiasts looking for ultra-high computing performance and seamless connected Galaxy experiences to maximize their productivity and creativity."
Galaxy Book3 Ultra
The premium Galaxy Book3 Ultra is a 16-inch notebook that includes a Dynamic AMOLED display with a 2,880 by 1,800 resolution, powered by an Intel Core i9 processor and an Nvidia RTX 4070 GPU. It also has 16GB or 32GB of memory, 512GB or 1TB of SSD storage.
It has Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, and a 1080p camera. There are two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB-A port, an HDMI 2.0 port, a microSD slot, and a headphone jack.
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra starts at $2,399.99 and can be pre-ordered now. It ships on February 17.
Galaxy Book3 Pro
The Galaxy Book3 Pro sports a 16-inch or 14-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with the same resolution as the Ultra. It comes with a choice of an Intel Evo 13th-gen Core i5 or a Core i7 processor, accompanied by integrated Iris Xe graphics. Up to 32GB of LPDDR5 memory can be included, as well as a 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
It has Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, and a 1080p camera. There are two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB-A port, an HDMI 1.4 port, a microSD slot, and a headphone jack.
The Galaxy Book3 Pro starts at $1,499.99 and can be pre-ordered now. It ships on February 17.
Galaxy Book3 Pro 360
The Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 only comes in a 16-inch model, but has identical processor and GPU specs to the Galaxy Book3 Pro. It has a touchscreen display with S Pen support since it can be flipped into tablet mode.
It has optional 5G Sub6 cellular, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, and a 1080p camera. There are two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB-A port, an HDMI 1.4 port, a microSD slot, and a headphone jack.
The Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 starts at $1,899.99 and can be pre-ordered now. It ships on February 17.