Yesterday, during the official presentation of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, the Korean manufacturer surprised us with a new rival of the range of Surface Microsoft laptops. In this way, the Sel-based firm presented the Samsung Galaxy Book S, a really complete device that has compelling reasons to be a better solution than the MacBook Air. We explain the main ones.
Among the novelties that come to Samsung's new lightweight notebook, say that the Samsung Galaxy Book S weighs less than 1 kilogram, being lighter than the MacBook Air, a great detail to consider. To this, we must add some really measured dimensions, (305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8 mm) making this model ideal to take it wherever you want.
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On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Book SSurprising to bet on a Qualcomm processor In this case, the SoC is a Snapdragon 8cx, manufactured in a 7-nanometer process with 64-bit architecture in addition to eight power cores. And, thanks to this bet, we come to one of the first great advantages of this model compared to the MacBook Air.
The autonomous 23-hour Samsung Galaxy Book S is far superior to the MacBook Air
This new lightweight notebook, which arrives to succeed the Samsung Galaxy Book 2, has a 42 W battery capable of offering a 23-hour autonomy. Yes, you read well, the Autonomous Samsung Galaxy Book S doubles that of the 2019 MacBook Air. How did they get it?
Well, on the one hand there is the impressive energy efficiency offered by the Qualcomm 8cx processor. In addition, when betting on this SoC, you do not need fans to cool the new ultra light notebook of the Korean firm. No, the Samsung Galaxy Book S has no fans, since it really is a tablet with a built-in keyboard.
Better connectivity settings
Although it is noticeably thinner, lighter and with an impressive autonomy, the Samsung Galaxy Book S does not lack any detail. In this way, we find a laptop that has a serial with 8 GB of RAM and two 256 and 512 GB configurations through its SSD disk.
Not to mention the fact that, within its characteristics, a nanoSIM card slot. In this way, we can hire a data plan to provide this Samsung laptop with a total autonomy. In the case of MacBook Air, we do not have a nanoSIM card slot, a detail to consider. Not to mention the fact that the model with 256 GB of internal storage goes to 1,500 euros.
The price makes the balance definitely decline in favor of the Samsung Galaxy Book S
Finally, the remarkable price difference between the Samsung Galaxy Book S and the 2019 MacBook Air. While the solution with 256 GB of SSD memory of the Korean manufacturer costs 999 dollars in the United States, so we can expect Spain to arrive at a similar price in euros, the light notebook of the company based in Cupertino has an initial price of 1,299 euros.
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