Samsung offers a range of Galaxy Book laptops, but for the first time in years, the company is targeting professional users who want to get the most out of their devices, a key audience for Apple and its MacBook Pro 16. . And at least the price of the Galaxy Book3 Ultra starts at his $2,199, which is $300 less than the basic version of the MacBook Pro 16, so at this price Samsung is able to draw attention to the novelty.
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra features a 16-inch dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a resolution of 2880×1800 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 Hz and an aspect ratio of 16:10. It uses the same screen technology as the flagship smartphone Galaxy S. The laptop can have a 13th Gen Intel Core i7-13700H processor or i9-13900H and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 or 4070 GPU. Up to 32 GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of SSD storage capacity. Novelties include a 1080p webcam, four speakers from AKG with Dolby Atmos support, Wi-Fi 6E, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB-A, a microSD slot, a 3.5mm audio jack, and HDMI 2.0.
The case of the Galaxy Book3 Ultra is made of aluminum. The laptop weighs just 1.76 kg and is 1.65 cm thick. The novelty is only one color of graphite.
Along with the Ultra models, Samsung has also introduced the Galaxy Book3 Pro and Galaxy Book3 Pro 360. These are the more affordable devices in the lineup but also offer very decent specs. It had a similar display to the Ultra, but the Pro model also has a 14-inch screen.
Galaxy Book3 Pro and Pro 360 are available with 13th Gen Intel Core i7-1360P CPU with integrated Iris Xe GPU. RAM up to 16 GB, SSD up to 1 TB. The set of ports is the same as Ultra. Optionally, a Pro 360 version with a 5G module is available.
The Galaxy Book3 Pro is priced at $1,449 for the basic version, while the Galaxy Book3 360 Pro starts at $1,699.