Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 launched with AMOLED displays, 12th gen Intel Core processors, and S Pen support

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro series comes in two sizes: 13.3-inch and 15.3-inch.
  • The 12th gen Intel Core processors power the Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360.
  • The Galaxy Book2 Pro starts at $1,049.99, while the Book2 Pro 360 starts at $1,249.99.

Weeks after introducing the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung is back with another launch, this time a couple of PCs. Named Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360, the duo is the successor to 2021’s Galaxy Book Pro range. The new PCs come with AMOLED displays in two sizes, Intel 12th gen processors, and S Pen support. The Galaxy Book2 Pro is your traditional notebook PC, while the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 is a convertible notebook. Here’s everything you need to know about Samsung’s latest PCs.

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Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro and Book2 Pro 360 prices

The Galaxy Book2 Pro comes at a starting price of $1,049.99 (around Rs 79,500). Meanwhile, the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 starts at $1,249.99 (around Rs 94,640). Both the PCs will be available for pre-order starting March 18th, with the sale scheduled to start on April 1st.

The Galaxy Book2 Pro will be available in two color options — Graphite and Silver. The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 will come in Burgundy color in addition to the Graphite and Silver colorways.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro and Book2 Pro 360 specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro

The Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book 2 Pro come in two sizes: 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch. Both the notebooks feature traditional 16:9 FHD AMOLED panels with support for HDR. The AMOLED panel promises to deliver a brightness of 400 nits and 500 nits while viewing HDR content. The AMOLED panel on both the models has a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and offers 120 percent colour volume in the DCIP3 color gamut.

The only difference between the two is the 360-degree hinge on the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360, which lets you fold it in tablet mode. You also get an S Pen inside the packaging with both the notebooks. Samsung claims to have reduced the latency with the current-gen Galaxy Pro notebooks for a better writing and drawing experience. The Samsung Notes app now offers better handwriting recognition, hyperlink support, and now it can instantly sync notes with the Android Galaxy devices.

Both Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 are powered by the 12th gen Intel Core processors, giving users a choice between Core i5 and Core i7. The graphics are handled by the Iris XE graphics on the new laptops. The vanilla laptop is also available in an external graphics configuration packing the Intel Arc GPU. The series comes with up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 1TB of SSD storage. The devices run Windows 11 out of the box.

The 13.3-inch model of both the notebooks comes with a 63WHr battery, whereas the bigger 15.6-inch model boasts a slightly bigger 68WHr battery. Both of the notebooks ship with a 65W Type-C power adapter. Samsung promises up to 21 hours of battery life on the Galaxy Book2 Pro series.

Galaxy Book2 Pro 360

The HD webcam from the previous generation is now updated to an FHD one with a wider field of view. The webcam comes with an Auto Framing feature, which ensures you always remain in the center of the frame. The Studio mode has been updated with new background effects and face effects. 

There are 4W stereo speakers on the 13.3-inch models, and the 15.3-inch models come with a tad louder 5W stereo speakers. The speakers on the Galaxy Book2 Pro series are tuned by AKG and support Dolby Atmos. The dual-array mic on the Galaxy Book2 Pro features AI noise canceling, promising to block background noise effectively. Also, there’s a fingerprint sensor embedded inside the Power On button.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro

Connectivity options on the Galaxy Book2 Pro series include Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11 ax, Bluetooth v5.1. The port selection on the Galaxy Book2 Pro is quite wide; it includes a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port, a USB 3.2, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a microSD card slot. The 15.6-inch comes with support for 5G connectivity and also has a nano-SIM slot. 

The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 has quite a limited set of ports, including a Thunderbolt 4 port, a pair of USB Type-C ports, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a microSD card slot.