Samsung unveils its Galaxy Book running Windows 10 at MWC

Allan Goodman
March 1, 2017

That said this MWC Samsung has made a decision to unveil three new tablets that aim at offering a high level of productivity. However, the company now offers the tablet without the stylus which will set consumers back by $799 (P40,145).

The capacitive onscreen keys that replace physical buttons are visible on both phones, together with the home screen on the Galaxy S8. There will be a dedicated reveal on March 29 for the company's next flagship.

With the new and improved Samsung Flow, Samsung is adding the ability to unlock your Galaxy tablet using the fingerprint scanner on your Galaxy smartphone. The 10.6-inch display uses TFT technology and sports a full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) resolution, while the 12-inch display uses Super AMOLED technology and boasts of a full-HD (2160x1440 pixels) resolution. Under the hood, the tablet is powered by a Snapdragon 820 along with 4GB of RAM and offers four speakers.

On top of that, this device also comes with S-Pen support but this is not a traditional Galaxy device as it is not running on Android. It also has a 5MP camara at the front and a 13MP camera at the rear, and 4K video ability. The USB-C port supports quick charging. Other features include a 6,000 mAh battery, and dual-band Wi-Fi ac.

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It eliminates the need for cropping and allows the audience to view content exactly the same way it was originally designed for. Square photos do the trick for plenty of social media sites like Instagram, but is lacking for other portrait, based platforms.

2-in-1 devices are all the rage nowadays, with the Surface Pro line from Microsoft and the XPS 13 by Dell. It also gave the world the first official teaser of what's in stock: the Galaxy S8 in all probability will be a near bezel-less smartphone.

These hybrid devices are as portable as a tablet and as powerful as a notebook. The company is set to make LTE versions of the Galaxy Book, too.

The 7.4 mm thick tablet comes with either 4 GB RAM or 8 GB RAM and either 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage. While the 10.6-inch screen model is powered by Intel Core m3 processor, the 12-inch screen model is powered by Intel's 7th generation "Kaby Lake" Core i5 processor. Galaxy Book, a new version of Galaxy Tab Pro 2, runs Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. The smaller tablet has the option of either 64 or 128GB of storage while the larger has 128GB standard and the option to go up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The phone will come with a 12MP rear camera with dual pixel tech, which will allow obtaining accurate focus on any objects in the frame regardless of the phone's position. It is a great time to release a portable windows device which have all the features of a laptop and which occupies little space.

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