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New Galaxy Book2 Pro Series Enables Work-From-Anywhere Flexibility With Peace-of-Mind Security
Samsung’s latest PCs offer advanced performance, ultra-portable designs and Galaxy experiences to keep consumers agile, powered and connected
Samsung Electronics today announced the Galaxy Book2 Pro series, a flagship PC lineup featuring the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 with S Pen functionality and Galaxy Book2 Pro with 5G. Both form factors combine the flexibility and versatility needed for today’s evolving work and learning lifestyles and are built with Samsung’s mobile DNA. The result is a PC experience that is equally productive and portable.
“Our goal at Samsung is not just to create mobile technology, but to give our users unique experiences that fundamentally enhance their everyday lives,” said Hark-sang Kim, Executive Vice President & Head of New Computing R&D Team of Mobile eXperience Business, Samsung Electronics. “As part of this pursuit, we are reimagining the PC. Together, with seamless continuity across our Galaxy devices and secure mobility, users can unlock more efficiency and enable the possibilities of the office of tomorrow.”
Enterprise-Level Security Meets Mobile Freedom
As more students and professionals enjoy remote or hybrid working environments, safeguarding their data, identity and privacy continue to be a top priority for Samsung. To further protect users, the Galaxy Book2 Pro series is the first consumer PC lineup meeting Microsoft’s secured-core PC1 requirements. Previously designed for enterprise PCs in high-security industries such as finance, healthcare and government, the Galaxy Book2 Pro series’ secured-core PC designation delivers an enhanced level of protection on Windows 11 and features deeply integrated hardware, firmware and software to boost protection against potential cyber-attacks. Now, everyone can enjoy advanced security for enhanced peace of mind.
“Working with Samsung on the Galaxy Book2 Pro series is the next chapter in our proud collaboration to remove barriers between different operating systems and bring the best of Microsoft apps and services to the Galaxy Ecosystem,” said David Weston, director of Enterprise and OS Security, Microsoft. “Delivering the first consumer PC with Microsoft’s secured-core PC designation is a crucial step in this effort as today’s consumers deserve the same security protections they get in the office as they do while working remotely.”
The Galaxy Book2 Pro series offers the advantages of enterprise security inside an ultra-portable, stylish chassis that easily travels wherever you go. They provide the mobility with best-in-class thin and light designs in sleek new colors combined with the freedom of 5G2 and Wi-Fi 6E3 connectivity.
With up to 21 hours of battery life,4 consumers can move about their day without always being plugged in. Plus, the Galaxy Book2 Pro series’ super-fast USB Type-C universal charger5 can power every Galaxy mobile device,6 allowing you to carry just one charger while traveling.
The Ultimate Power To Do More
The Galaxy Book2 Pro series features the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors that allow users to work, video call and game with smooth and reliable performance. Samsung continues its proud partnership with Intel, working closely with the chipmaker to ensure full processor optimization with the Galaxy Book2 Pro series hardware and software.
“We continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in our longstanding partnership with Samsung through increased resources, deeper platform integration and more optimization using our newest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors,” said Jim Johnson, Senior Vice President and interim general manager of the Client Computing Group at Intel Corporation. “With the Galaxy Book2 Pro series, the results speak for themselves. These are some of the lightest, thinnest, and most powerful PCs we’ve ever had the opportunity to work on.”
With video calls now a part of everyday life, the Galaxy Book2 Pro series is upgraded for high-quality call experiences every time you connect. Now featuring 1080p FHD webcams and wider field of view angles,7 your video feed will look clear during every call. Studio Mode8 is also upgraded with a variety of new features, including Auto Framing, which keeps you perfectly centered even when you move around the frame. New background effects and Face Effect remove visual distractions from the background while enhancing your appearance, so you’ll look your best no matter where you video chat. To complete the video experience, GREENGUARD-certified AMOLED9 displays are now brighter10 for increased clarity.
Audio on the Galaxy Book Pro2 series is also enhanced for calls that sound just as good as they look. Bi-directional AI noise cancelling11 blocks distracting noises from both you and your colleague’s background, so every word is heard with full clarity. Additionally, the Max 5W output12 Smart Amp produces balanced sound at louder volumes. The Galaxy Book2 pro series also supports AKG and Dolby Atmos sound technology.
Furthermore, the newly added Samsung Device Care application included in the Galaxy Book2 Pro series now allows users to check their device efficiency and provides ways to optimize power and storage to ensure consistent performance throughout the lifespan of the device.
Seamless Continuity for the Connected World
The Galaxy Book2 Pro series offers a variety of connected experiences inside the Galaxy Ecosystem that eliminate friction in users’ daily lives. The new Galaxy Book Experience helps users get familiar with unique Galaxy features and transfers their content onto their new device. Through Single Sign-On with Samsung Account, users just need to enter their usernames and passwords once and instantly have access to Galaxy device apps and content including Samsung Gallery and Samsung Notes as well as have their Galaxy Galaxy Buds13 ready for pairing.
This new experience also takes users through the Galaxy Book Smart Switch14 process, helping them move old data, photos, settings and more, from their old PC regardless of manufacturer, to their new PC. And once transferred, the new Galaxy Book2 Pro series experience is more familiar than ever with the intuitive One UI Book 4. Users with other Galaxy devices will feel at home on their new PC with the same UI, apps and menus they’re already familiar with.
Furthermore, the Galaxy Book2 Pro series offers a variety of updates that make everyday interactions more seamless:
- Link to Windows / Microsoft Your Phone,15 which pairs your Galaxy smartphone to your Galaxy Book2 Pro series device, now offers Recent Apps, allowing users to swipe up on their Windows 11 taskbar to check their smartphone’s status and even select their most recently used smartphone apps to use directly on their desktops.
- With Samsung Multi Control,16 you can use your Galaxy Book2 Pro series’ keyboard and trackpad while navigating on your Galaxy Tab S8 screen for seamless interactions across devices.
- Private Share17 makes sharing sensitive work documents to colleagues easier than ever. It creates timed links with increased security options based on blockchain technology including view-only access, disabling screen capture abilities while viewing, and fully revoking access, so users keep the full control of their files even after sharing.
- Now, Quick Share18 can be used to send large files with the new Link Sharing option, which generates an easily shareable link that recipients can access to quickly share content from PC to other devices.
- The Galaxy Book2 Pro series also serves as the perfect hub for your SmartThings19-compatible devices. Turn on the lights, set the temperature or check your security cams all from the convenience of the SmartThings Dashboard. With the new Bixby20 voice control functionality, you can control your IoT devices with the convenience of voice prompts. Plus, with SmartThings Find,21 if a user misplaces their Galaxy Book2 Pro series device, they can quickly locate it even if it is currently turned off.
The Galaxy Book2 Pro will be available in Graphite and Silver color options. The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 will be available in Burgundy, Graphite and Silver. For more information on market availability, visit news.samsung.com/galaxy, or www.samsungmobilepress.com.
|Galaxy Book2 Pro|
|||Galaxy Book2 Pro 13.3”||Galaxy Book2 Pro 15.6”|
|Dimensions22||304.4 x 199.8 x 11.2mm||355.4 x 225.8 x 11.7mm (Internal Graphic)|
355.4 x 225.8 x 13.2mm (External Graphic)
|Weight23||0.87kg||1.11kg (Internal Graphic)|
1.17kg (External Graphic)
|Display||AMOLED, FHD (1920 x 1080)|
|12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (i7/i5)|
|Graphic25||Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics||Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics|
Intel® Arc™ Graphics
|Connectivity26||Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11 ax, 2×2, Bluetooth v5.1||5G, Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11 ax, 2×2, Bluetooth v5.1|
|Storage29||Up to 1TB (NVMe SSD)|
|Camera/Mic||FHD 1080p/Dual Array Mic|
|Audio||Stereo 2 x max 4W (Smart AMP),|
Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
|Stereo 2 x max 5W (Smart AMP),|
Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
|Keyboard30||Island Type with Backlit||3-row Numeric, Island Type with Backlit|
|Battery31||63Wh (Typical)||68Wh (Typical)|
|Adaptor||65W USB Type-C Adapter|
|Authentication||Fingerprint on Power Key|
|Ports32||Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1),|
HDMI (1), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, microSD
|Thunderbolt™ 4 (1), USB Type-C (1), USB 3.2 (1), HDMI (1), 3.5pi Headphone/Mic, microSD,|
nano SIM (Optional) slot
1 Secured-core PCs use hardware-based security components like Trusted Platform Module 2.0 (TPM) and modern CPUs along with virtualization-based security (VBS) and Windows hypervisor code integrity (HVCI) service to create a secure, hardware-isolated environment that effectively isolates memory and critical components to prevent attacks and unauthorized access to critical parts of the operating system. The Secured-core PC relies on advanced security capabilities built into modern CPUs to protect the integrity of Windows and its boot process from advanced attacks at the firmware level. Requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IT sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.
2 Available on 15-inch Galaxy Book2 Pro only. Requires optimal 5G connection and actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier and user environment.
3 Wi-Fi 6E availability will vary due to OS version, country, location, network conditions and other factors. Wi-Fi 6E wireless network connection required for Wi-Fi 6E.
4 Battery life tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors. Battery pack sold separately. Video playback time is based on results from internal lab tests conducted by Samsung using default settings (Brightness-150 nits, Earphone(default volume), discharged to 2%, Airplane On (Wi-Fi/5G not connected), KBD Backlight Off) when playing local 1080p movie playback, Player-Movies & TV with full screen videos on its screen.
5 Based on Super-Fast Charging results from international Samsung lab tests, conducted with a 65W charger while it has 2% of power remaining, with all the services, features and screen turned off. Charger specification varies by market. Margin of error within +- 5%.
6 Charger can power Galaxy devices that use USB Type-C port.
7 Galaxy Book2 Pro series features 87-degree field of view compared to 77-degree field of view in the Galaxy Book Pro series.
8 Automatically activated when using the camera. Studio mode may not work correctly when 3rd party video call camera effects (backgrounds, face effects, etc.) are applied simultaneously. Auto Framing feature requires face detection and may not work properly if user is wearing a face mask. Features may vary by environment, light condition, apps, device condition and other factors.
9 Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 models only. The Super AMOLED display is an AMOLED display that integrates touch screen functionality
10 Galaxy Book2 Pro measures at 400 nit, Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 measures at 370 nit default.
11 Only supports VoIP apps including Zoom, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp.
12 13.3-inch model supports max 4W output.
13 Galaxy Buds sold separately.
14 Data transferring via Galaxy Book Smart Switch requires all devices to be installed with Galaxy Book Smart Switch. The file-transferring PC can be any PC with the latest Windows OS. Settings, MS Store Apps and Files can be transferred. Both PCs should be connected to the same network.
15 Users must link their Galaxy device to their Windows PC through ‘Link to Windows’ on phone and Your Phone app on PC, follow the set-up prompts, including being signed into same Microsoft account. Link to Windows is preloaded on select Galaxy devices. Your Phone requires Windows 10 April 2019 Update (or later) on the PC and recommends the latest Windows 11. Your Phone requires Galaxy device to be on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the PC. Some mobile apps may restrict content to be shared on other screens or may require a touch screen to be able to interact with them. Multiple Android applications can be launched simultaneously up to 5 at a time in Windows 11 PC.
16 Same Samsung Account and turning on Multi Control on both devices are required (Samsung Settings > Advanced features > Multi Control). Both devices should be connected to the same Wi-Fi. Samsung Multi control requires One UI 4.1 update or later on the Galaxy Tab and Samsung settings v1.5, Samsung Settings v3.3(ARM) or later on the PC.
17 The transferrable type, number, capacity and expiry date of files as well as the number of simultaneous file shares in Private Share may be limited. Private Share can only be supported on Galaxy mobile phones that have Android P OS or higher. Private Share is only supported between Galaxy mobile devices as phone, tablet and PC. Shareable types of files: Image (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .bmp, .webp), Video (.webm, .mp4, .3gp, .mkv), Audio (.mp3, .wav, .ogg, .m4a), Text (.txt).
18 Quick Share is available on Galaxy Smartphones, Galaxy Tabs and Galaxy Books, on Android 10 and One UI 2.1 and above. Available devices and features may subject to change. Requires BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) and Wi-Fi Direct connection to enable Quick Share.
19 Consumers must have compatible devices to use SmartThings features. All devices must be registered with SmartThings to receive smart notifications.
20 Bixby only recognizes certain accents and dialects of English (US), Korean (South Korea) languages to be supported. Using Bixby may be limited under certain situations including without limitation during media (Video/Game/Voice) recording, during call (including outgoing call), etc. Service availability may vary by location/carrier/language/device model/OS version. Bixby controls selected apps, other apps to be supported. Samsung Account log-in and data network connection (Wi-Fi or data network) required. To control other devices with Bixby, all devices need to be registered with SmartThings.
21 Requires Samsung Account login, connection to Wi-Fi or data network and configuring settings in SmartThings Find. The location of the lost device found with SmartThings Find is the approximate location where the lost device’s signal was detected. SmartThings Find application is only available on Galaxy devices with Android 8.0 or later. SmartThings Find can track Galaxy Book2 Pro series devices for up to 10 days while turned off when devices fully charged. Length of time may vary by location, network, usage patterns, device settings, battery condition and other factors.
22 Accuracy of numbers may vary depending on measurements used. Height varies depending on manufacturing process.
23 Weights vary depending on manufacturing process.
24 Availability varies by region and carrier. Experience may vary by device.
25 Availability may vary by devices.
26 5G availability will vary by market and model. 5G speeds vary and require optimal network and connection (factors include frequency, bandwidth, congestion); see carrier for availability. Wi-Fi 6E availability will vary due to OS version, country, location, network conditions and other factors. Wi-Fi 6E wireless network routers require and sold separately.
27 Color availability may vary by market and retailers.
28 Availability may vary by devices.
29 Availability may vary by devices.
30 Keyboard layout may differ by market.
31 Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
32 Actual speed of USB can vary depending on user environment.
33 Accuracy of numbers may vary depending on measurements used. Height varies depending on manufacturing process.
34 Weights vary depending on manufacturing process.
35 Availability varies by region and carrier. Experience may vary by device.
36 The availability may vary by devices.
37 Actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier and user environment. Wi-Fi 6E availability will vary due to OS version, country, location, network conditions and other factors. Wi-Fi 6E wireless network routers require and sold separately.
38 Color availability may vary by country and retailers.
39 Availability may vary by devices.
40 Availability varies by devices.
41 Keyboard layout may differ by market.
42 Bluetooth is not available for S Pen.
43 Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
44 Actual speed of USB can vary depending on user environment.
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