What you need to know

  • Samsung's Galaxy Book S is now available for preorder in Germany.
  • The Galaxy Book S is a thin and light laptop powered by an ARM processor.
  • Germany is the first country that the device will ship to outside the United States.
  • You can preorder it for €1,099, which is roughly $1,224.

The Samsung Galaxy Books S is now avaialble for preorder in Germany. Germany is the first country outside the U.S. to have the Galaxy Book S available. The Galaxy Book S is powered by the Snapdragon 8cx processor and runs Windows 10 on ARM. Because it runs on a Snapdragon processor, it's thin, light, and should get good battery life. You can preorder the device through Samsung's website for €1,099, which is roughly $1,224.

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Samsung first announced the Galaxy Book S last year and said that it would come out in September. The device was delayed, but we recently got one to try out.

Here's a full look at the specs for the Galaxy Book S:

Category Samsung Galaxy Book S
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Display 13.3 inches
Full HD TFT (16:9)
Touch (no inking)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
Memory 8GB RAM (LPDDR4X)
Storage 256/512GB
Expandable Storage MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
Front Camera 720p HD
Security Windows Hello with fingerprint sensor
Connectivity 802.11 Wi-Fi
Nano SIM
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports 2x USB Type-C
Audio Stereo (sound by AKG)
Battery 42Wh
Up to 23 hours of video playback)
Dimensions 305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8 mm
Weight 2.1lbs (0.96 kg)
Colors Earthy Gold
Mercury Gray

When you preorder the device, it should ship by March 17, 2020. When you preorder the device, it comes with a pouch that Samsung says is worth €80.

Samsung Galaxy Book S

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.

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