Samsung said all pre-orders of its Galaxy Book2 series laptops will come with a free gaming monitor up to the 32-inch Odyssey curved gaming display.
Samsung Galaxy Book2 pre-orders get you up to 32-inch curved Odyssey gaming monitor for free
Announced last month at MWC 2022, the Samsung Galaxy Book2 series is available in Pro and Pro 360 variants. Now, Samsung has opened pre-orders for its next-gen laptops which will feature 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake processors and a choice between Intel Iris Xe, Arc Alchemist and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs.
Today Samsung opened pre-orders for the new Galaxy Book2 360, Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 on Samsung.com. Here are some of the deals on Samsung’s official webpage:
Samsung Galaxy Book2 series starting price:
- Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 starts to $749.99 with a qualifying exchange.
- Galaxy Book2 Pro starts to $599.99 with a qualifying exchange.
- Galaxy Book2 360 starts to $549.99 with a qualifying exchange.
All laptops are expected to be available at retail on April 1, and all pre-orders will receive the gaming monitors mentioned above. Retailers such as B&H have already listed several Samsung Pro options with the Intel Arc Alchemist variant starting at a price of US$1350, which is obvious as this is a more premium option.
As for specs, both laptops feature 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake processors with Evo technology. CPU configurations include Core i7 and Core i5 in the Alder Lake-P (U28) variant. The memory subsystem includes up to 32GB of LPDDR5 configurations while storage options will include up to 1TB of NVMe (Gen 4) storage.
The graphics side is powered by integrated Iris Xe graphics with 96 execution units on the 13.3″ model, but the 15.6″ model comes with the option of internal (Iris Xe) and external (Arc ). The specific Arc Alchemist graphics solution is not mentioned but it will most likely be the Arc A370M as Intel confirmed a few days ago. The GPU is based on the DG2-128 SOC and features up to 128 EUs or 1024 processing cores. The launch matches the GPU release date which is also expected on March 29, 2022.
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro series I/O includes WiFi 6E connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1, 5G (on 15-inch model), 1x Thunderbolt 4 port, 1x USB Type-C port (65W power adapter), 1x USB 3.2 port , 3.5″ headphone/mic and a MicroSD slot. The 15.6″ model additionally has an HDMI output and a nano-SIM slot (optional) for additional 5G functionality. The new laptops would offer up to 21 hours of battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Book Series (2022) range:
Both laptops feature a fingerprint sensor on the power key and a stereo sound system from AKG with Dobly Atmos with a maximum output of 4W on the 13-inch model and 5W on the 15 inch model. The camera setup is a front-facing FHD 1080p variant with a dual microphone. Finally, both models come with the Windows 11 operating system installed by default.