Even in an period of progressively lighter notebooks, bigger thin-and-light laptop computer choices just like the 15-inch Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 are comparatively uncommon. Sure, you may purchase it as a result of it merely will not break your again. But a shocking multimedia expertise and surprising all-day battery life demand extra reward.

Samsung’s Galaxy Book Pro 360 lends credence to Intel’s Evo program, from which this laptop computer graduated. Thin-and-light laptop computer keyboards will be iffy, although, and this laptop computer suffers accordingly. Samsung additionally masses up the Book Pro 360 with apps for nearly the whole lot. Nevertheless, we’ve awarded this laptop computer our Editor’s Choice award. Read on for why.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 fundamental options

Samsung provides the Galaxy Book Pro 360 in both a 13.3-inch or a 15.6-inch configuration. Prices begin at $1,199 (the minimal 13-inch spec: Core i7/8GB RAM/256GB SSD) and $1,299 for the most affordable 15-inch configuration with 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It’s price highlighting that our assessment unit and value features a 1TB SSD, a luxurious in an period of 256GB and 512GB notebooks.

Note that all the Galaxy Book Pro 360 fashions ship with a Samsung S Pen within the field, which might usually value about $32 on Amazon. At press time, Samsung.com was the one supply for the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 primary alt 2 Mark Hachman / IDG

If these costs are nonetheless too costly, contemplate the same Samsung Galaxy Book Pro, a standard clamshell with just a few variations: the shortage of an included S Pen, for instance, in addition to a non-touch show. The Book Pro additionally features a USB Type A port. Otherwise, the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 we’re reviewing requires buying one in all our advisable USB-C hubs to connect with units with a USB-A connector. 

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-1165G7
  • Display: 13.3-inch or 15.5-inch (as examined): 1920×1080 (AMOLED, contact)
  • Memory: 8GB/16GB LPDDR4x (16GB as examined)
  • Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB SSD (as examined)
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Xe
  • Ports: 1 USB-C (Thunderbolt 4); 2 USB-C, microSD, 3.5mm jack
  • Security: Fingerprint reader
  • Camera: 720p (user-facing)
  • Battery: 67.0Wh (design), 68.0Wh (reported)
  • Wireless: WiFi 6E Gig+ (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.1
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Dimensions: 13.97 x 8.98 x 0.47in.
  • Weight: 3.02lb, 3.38lb with charger (as weighed)
  • Colors: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Navy (as examined)
  • Prices:  $1,499 as tested (Samsung.com); in any other case $1,199 and up

Construction: The skinny and lightweight life-style

Samsung’s Galaxy Book Pro 360 proudly proclaims itself a member of Intel’s flagship Evo lineup by way of a small sticker on its keyboard deck, and it deserves it. The Galaxy Book Pro 360 is a fantastic piece of engineering, very a lot within the mildew of the Surface Laptop: all cool, shiny steel and minimalist ports. We acquired our assessment unit within the Mystic Navy shade scheme, and the blue hue is nearly indistinguishable from black in most lighting. 

It’s additionally the primary laptop computer in a really lengthy whereas that’s persuaded me to care about how skinny it’s, particularly when folded again flat. Remember, this can be a 360-degree convertible, which will be reclined all the way in which again into pill mode. The Book Pro 360’s hinge holds the show true even when nearly totally reclined, although it oscillates backwards and forwards earlier than settling in.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 tent mode right side Mark Hachman / IDG

The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360, in tent mode.

Less apparent however equally profound is the load—this can be a pocket book that you may simply decide up by a nook and set it down some other place. Samsung used aluminum to assemble the Galaxy Book Pro 360, however it felt completely steady with no give within the keyboard or to the chassis. While you possibly can theoretically open the laptop computer with a single finger, its mild weight and the slick, stubby ft beneath it practically precipitated me to push it off my check stand after I tried.



Latest Gaming News

Check Out

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here