Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Go laptops bring Snapdragon chipsets and LTE/5G connectivity
There’s a new pair of affordable Arm-based laptops from Samsung powered by the second-gen Snapdragon 7c and 8cx platforms. The regular Galaxy Book Go comes in both Wi-Fi only and LTE variants while the 5G model gets you next-gen connectivity on the Go.
Both feature 14-inch TFT displays with 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution and 720p webcams. The Go model runs on the second-gen Snapdragon 7c chipset while the 5G variant makes do with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G platform. You can get either with 4 or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64/128GB eUFS storage.
The software front is covered by Windows 10 10 Home/Pro. I/O consists of 2x USB-C ports, one USB 2.0, a headphone in /microphone combo and separate microSD and nano-SIM slots. Both models get 42.3Wh batteries which Samsung confidently claims can last you a full day of usage without the need to top up. The new ultrabooks come in at 15mm at their thickest point and weigh only 1.4kg.
The Wi-Fi only version of the Galaxy Book go will retail for $350 and should be available later in June is a single silver color option. Samsung did not provide any pricing and availability details for the 5G model.
- 10 Jun 2021
"Microsoft simply does not care about windows on arm. They only care about windows on x86 which is their cash cow. The same attitude made them lose windows on mobile phones." lies. Microsoft developed windows on ARM a long time ago. RE...
- 04 Jun 2021
You can only buy this for watching movies and web browsing because productivity is extremely low.
- 04 Jun 2021
Microsoft simply does not care about windows on arm. They only care about windows on x86 which is their cash cow. The same attitude made them lose windows on mobile phones.