Samsung Galaxy Book2 now available from Microsoft, Samsung, and AT&T
Get the always-connected Galaxy Book2 for $999 in the US starting today.
For those looking to pick up the Galaxy Book2, you can now order it direct from Samsung, Microsoft, and AT&T in the United States. Later this month, Sprint and Verizon will also be stocking the device in its stores as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Book2 combines the best of Surface Pro with the long-lasting battery power of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 ARM processor with 4G LTE. Featuring a Super AMOLED display, S-pen for inking, included backlit-keyboard, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage the Galaxy Book2 is built for those who need to work anywhere at any time.
Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung Electronics America had this to say about the new Galaxy Book2:
In our in-depth review of the Galaxy Book2, we praised the outstanding display, clean design, pen, audio, and even the performance – which can rival Intel's Core i3 or i5 processors in multi-core tests when using apps from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft and Samsung are selling the device direct for $999.00 while AT&T has it for $999.99 or $50 a month using a 0% APR on a 20-month instalment agreement.
Microsoft is also offering student, teachers, parents, and military discounts, which knocks the price down to $899.10 for those who qualify. Immediate shipping is available from AT&T, while Samsung is mid-November, and Microsoft is still updating current stock.
|Category||Samsung Galaxy Book2|
|Display||12-inch sAMOLED FHD+ (2160 x 1440)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 (Quad 2.96GHZ and Quad 1.7 GHz)|
|Camera||8MP rear-facing camera|
5MP front-facing camera
|Ports||Two USB Type-C|
|Wireless connectivity||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz|
|LTE support||Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem Cat.18 5CA, up to 4X4 MIMO|
|Dimensions||11.32 in x 7.89 in x .30 in|
|Weight||1.75 lbs (793 g)|
|Battery life||Up to 20 hours (S Mode)|
|OS||Windows 10 Home in S Mode|
|Accessories||S Pen and keyboard (both included)|
There are few devices like the Galaxy Book2 on the market giving Samsung a unique advantage here for those who want a good inking and notetaking tablet PC.
There's no word on when the Galaxy Book2 will sell outside of the United States, but we'll keep you posted if that changes.
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