What you need to know
- Samsung's Galaxy Book S is now available for preorder.
- The Galaxy Book S is a thin and light laptop powered by an ARM processor.
- Release date/shipping is set for February 13.
- It's available for $999
Samsung made the Galaxy Book S available for preorder (opens in new tab) today. The laptop is one of the first clamshell laptops powered by the Snapdragon 8cx processor. Like many other ARM-powered Windows 10 devices, the Galaxy Book S gets good battery life and comes in a thin and light form factor. Samsung states that the Galaxy Book S gets up to 23 hours of battery life.
The Galaxy Book S was initially scheduled to come out in September. Samsung never issued a statement on the device's delay, but you can preorder it now. The device will be available on February 13, 2020. Samsung announced that the Galaxy Book S is available for preorder starting today. Samsung's website doesn't currently show an option to order the device, but it should update soon.
In addition to making the Galaxy Book S available for preorder, Samsung announced that anyone who preorders the Galaxy Book S before February 13 is eligible for a $100 credit towards any Samsung PC, tablet, and select accessories.
Here's a full look at the specs for the Galaxy Book S:
|Category||Samsung Galaxy Book S|
|Operating System||Windows 10|
Full HD TFT (16:9)
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx|
|Memory||8GB RAM (LPDDR4X)|
|Expandable Storage||MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)|
|Front Camera||720p HD|
|Security||Windows Hello with fingerprint sensor|
|Audio||Stereo (sound by AKG)|
Up to 23 hours of video playback)
|Dimensions||305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8 mm|
The Galaxy Book S will be available on Samsung's website, at Microsoft Stores, and at Verizon on February 13, 2020 and will be available at Sprint starting February 14, 2020.
Galaxy Book S
This is one of the first clamshell laptops powered by the Snapdragon 8cx. It gets up to 23 hours of battery life and comes in a thin and light form factor.
- $999 at Samsung (opens in new tab)
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