faithful to rumor, Samsung announced the Galaxy Book 3 line. This includes his Ultra laptop model, the company’s first. The Galaxy Book 3 Pro, Galaxy Book 3 Pro 360 Convertible, and Galaxy Book 3 Ultra all center around a 120Hz, 2,880 x 1,800 “Dynamic AMOLED 2X” display with technology taken directly from Samsung’s high-end smartphones. The Pro 360 only has touch input, but promises rich colors (120% of the DCI-P3 color gamut), smooth response, and support for DisplayHDR True Black 500.
The 16-inch Galaxy Book 3 Ultra (pictured above) is unsurprisingly billed as a performance powerhouse.Comes with up to 13th generation Intel Core i9 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Graphics — This is just a game console. You can also expect his AKG-tuned quad speaker array with up to 32GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD (with an expansion slot), a 1080p webcam, and Dolby Atmos surround. Two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one USB-A port, a microSD slot, headphone jack and HDMI complete the connectivity. The Ultra is an easy-to-carry system, despite specs weighing 3.9 pounds and 0.65 inches thick, thanks to the “full” aluminum frame found on other models.
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro and Pro 360 (middle) are more traditional thin and light portables. Both support up to 13th generation Core i7 and rely on integrated Iris Xe graphics. Supports up to 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD and Ultra port, but not compatible with Ultra expansion or HDMI 2.0 (HDMI 1.4 only). The Pro is available in a very light (2.42 lb) 14-inch model and a 16-inch (3.4 lb) configuration, while the Pro 360 is only available in a 16-inch (3.7 lb) variant. However, touchscreen laptops have an optional 5G.
The integration with Samsung phones is also tighter than before. Multi Control now lets you use your Galaxy Book 3’s keyboard and trackpad to control your phone (not just your tablet). You can drag and drop content between devices. You can also automatically upload his Expert RAW photos from your phone for editing in Adobe Lightroom. The company also microsoft phone link, including new productivity features. You can quickly continue web browsing on your computer or quickly connect to hotspots on your mobile phone.
Prices start at $1,249 for the Galaxy Book 3 Pro, $1,399 for the Pro 360, and $2,199 for the Ultra. Pre-order starts todayShipping from Pro and Pro 360 notebooks on February 17th. However, it’s clear that the Ultra is gaining traction as it’s one of the few truly portable laptops that can deliver the performance you need for gaming and heavy media editing.