Samsung revealed its sleek laptop powered by a Qualcomm SoC. The new multi-form-factor portable computer will have a special edition of Windows 11, built to run on an ARM-based processor, called Windows on Arm (WoA).
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 is a sleek, portable computer that can also be folded and converted as a tablet so; the Windows 11 laptop can also become a Windows 11 tablet. The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 laptop flaunts a 13.3-inch Full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It has a 360-degree hinge that holds the screen and the keypad together that allows the laptop to be used as a tablet as well. Buyers can use the laptop with a keyboard and trackpad combo or tap on the touchscreen with an S-Pen stylus. The Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 runs on Qualcomm’s newest CPU built especially for the Windows OS. Compared to its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform promises to improve system-level performance by up to 57 percent and multitasking by up to 85 percent.
The screen runs on a Qualcomm Adreno GPU, which is up to 60 percent more powerful than the GPU in the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. The new chipset is paired with Qualcomm’s FastConnect 6900 system technology which supports Wi-Fi 6E and 5G. Samsung has built the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 mainly for business purposes as it runs Windows 11 and follows the Secured-Core PC specifications by Microsoft. The security feature can lock the hardware down to the firmware level. This is the highest level of PC security that Microsoft Windows currently offers
Samsung has announced the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor will officially launch on January 16, 2023. The sleek convertible laptop-cum-tablet will be available in a single Graphite color option. The laptop will first launch in South Korea.