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Samsung launches its most powerful Galaxy Book to date, the Galaxy Book Odyssey

Galaxy Book Odyssey
Galaxy Book Odyssey (Image credit: Samsung)

What you need to know

  • Samsung announced the refreshed Galaxy Book Odyssey at Galaxy Unpacked.
  • The Galaxy Book Odyssey runs on up to an NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q GPU.
  • You'll be able to purchase the Galaxy Book Odyssey in August with a starting price of $1,400.

Samsung keeps announcing laptops at its Galaxy Unpacked event. On the heels of the Galaxy Book Pro, Galaxy Book Pro 360, and the non-pro Galaxy Book, Samsung also announced the refreshed Galaxy Book Odyssey (opens in new tab). It's the most powerful Galaxy Book laptop to date, and comes with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q GPU. You can also go with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Max-Q if you prefer.

The Galaxy Book Odyssey pairs its GPU with an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7 CPU. To go along with its powerful pair of processors, the laptop also comes with up to 32GB of DDR4x RAM and up to 1TB of NVMe SSD storage.

CategoryGalaxy Book Odyssey
Processor11th Gen Intel Core i5
11th Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Max-Q
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Max-Q
Display15.6-inch, FHD
StorageUp to 1TB NVMe SSD
MemoryUp to 32GB DDR4x
I/0 Port2x USB-C, 3x USB 3.2, HDMI, headphone/mic, security slot, microSD, RJ45
NetworkWi-Fi 6 (Gig+), Bluetooth 5.1, Gigabit Ethernet
ColorMystic black
Dimensions356.6 x 229.1 x 17.7 mm (14 x 9 x 0.7 in)
Weight1.85kg (4.08 lbs)
Battery83Wh

While it is the most powerful Galaxy Book laptop to date, it lags behind the best gaming laptops in terms of hardware.

The Galaxy Book Odyssey will be available in August 2021 with a starting price of $1,400.

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