Samsung Announces Galaxy Book2 Business and Galaxy Book2 Pro Series at MWC 2022

MWC is an event where we see many tech brands launching and announcing new products and technology. Recently, Samsung also announced some new laptops at MWC 2022. The first one is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business which is designed for the modern hybrid working environments. Then there is the Galaxy Book2 Pro series featuring the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 with S Pen functionality and Galaxy Book2 360.

Let’s look at the technical specifications of these laptops and see what they bring to the table.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business

The new Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business is made for hybrid work environments. It is a powerful laptop built on the vPro platform. One of the key highlights of this laptop is the advanced security features that it has including Samsung’s defense-grade security technology, Intel Hardware Shield Technology. To make things even safer, there is an embedded processor which protects the BIOS. This laptop also has a Tamper Alert function that protects the PC from being infiltrated.

Key Specifications

Display14-inch FHD Antiglare Display
Operating SystemWindows 11
RAM8GB, up to 64GB with 2 slots
Storage256GB to 1TB
ProcessorIntel vPro with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors / 12th Gen Intel Core i3 or i5 or i7 processors
GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics Intel Iris Xᵉ Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX570 A
Connectivity4G LTE WiFi 6E RJ45 Port
Ports1x USB-C 1x Thunderbolt 4 2x USB A HDMI 2.0 uSD Headphone/mic Jack
CameraFHD 1080p + IR / Dual MIC
Weight1.51Kg

Apart from the basic specifications, the laptop has 51.5Wh Battery and comes with a 65-W USB-C adapter. For sound, it has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos. The laptop also has an IR camera and a fingerprint power key. It comes in Graphite color.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro Series

samsung galaxy book2 pro, book2 pro 360 and book2 360

The new members of the Galaxy Book2 Pro Series are the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 and Galaxy Book2 Pro. The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 also comes with S Pen support. These laptops again are security-oriented and they are the first consumer PCs to pass Microsoft’s secured-core PC requirements.

Key Specifications for Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro

 Galaxy Book2 Pro 13.3”Galaxy Book2 Pro 15.6”
Display13.3-inch FHD AMOLED with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 16:9 aspect ratio,   Brightness up to 500nit (HDR)  15.6-inch FHD AMOLED with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 16:9 aspect ratio Brightness up to 500nit (HDR)  
Operating SystemWindows 11Windows 11
RAM8, 16, 32GB LPDDR58, 16, 32GB LPDDR5
StorageUp to 1TB NVMe SSDUp to 1TB NVMe SSD
ProcessorCore i7, Core i5 (Intel EVO) Intel 12th Gen Core ProcessorsCore i7, Core i5 (Intel EVO) Intel 12th Gen Core Processors
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe GraphicsIntel Iris Xe Graphics Intel Arc Graphics
ConnectivityWiFi 6E Bluetooth v5.15G WiFi 6E Bluetooth v5.1
Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 1x USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 Headphone/MicJack MicroSD slot1x Thunderbolt 4 1x USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 HDMI Port 3.5pi Headphone/Mic Jack MicroSD Card Slot Nano SIM (Optional) Slot
Camera1080p FHD / Dual Array Mic1080p FHD / Dual Array Mic
KeyboardIsland Type with Backlit3-row Numeric, Island Type with Backlit
Weight0.87Kg1.17Kg

These laptops will be available in Silver and Graphite color options. They have a Stereo2 x max 4W (Smart Amp) audio system and Sound by AKG with Dolby Atmos. As per Samsung, these laptops can give you 21 hours of battery life and they will come with a 65W USB Type-C adapter. For authentication, these ones have a fingerprint sensor on the power key.

Key Specifications for Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360

 Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 13.3”Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 15.6”
Display13.3″ FHD Super AMOLED display with 16:9 aspect ratio up to 500nit brightness (HDR)15.6″ FHD Super AMOLED display with 16:9 aspect ratio up to 500nit brightness (HDR)
Operating SystemWindows 11Windows 11
RAM8, 16, 32GB LPDDR58, 16, 32GB LPDDR5
Storage256/512GB, 1TB PCIe Gen 4256/512GB, 1TB PCIe Gen 4
ProcessorIntel 12th Gen Core i7 Intel Evo certifiedIntel 12th Gen Core i7 Intel Evo certified
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe GraphicsIntel Iris Xe Graphics
ConnectivityWiFi 6E Bluetooth v5.1WiFi 6E Bluetooth v5.1
Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 2x USB-C HP microSD1x Thunderbolt 4 2x USB-C HP microSD
Camera2.0M FHD 1080p / Digital Dual Array Mic2.0M FHD 1080p / Digital Dual Array Mic
KeyboardIsland Type with Backlit3-row Numeric, Island Type with Backlit
Weight1.04Kg1.41Kg

The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 also supports S Pen(EMR) stylus for creators who like using a stylus. It also has a stereo sound system with Dolby Atmos and sound by AKG. These laptops are available in three color options: Graphite, Silver, and Burgundy.

The Galaxy Book2 Pro also comes with features like Private Share, Bixby, Quick Share, SmartThings, Galaxy Book Smart Switch 2nd Screen, Samsung Notes & Gallery, etc. Battery capacity and charging adapters are the same for the entire Galaxy Book2 Pro series.

Pricing and Availability

Users will be able to get the Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business starting this April in select markets. The pricing info is not yet available for the device.

Pre-orders for Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 will start on March 18 and the devices will hit the stores starting April 1. The Galaxy Book2 Pro will be priced at USD 1,049.99 and the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 will be priced at USD1,249.99.

There will also be a Galaxy Book2 360 and it will be available for USD 899.99 starting April 1.

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