At the MWC2022 World Mobile Communications Conference held in February this year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 laptops, both equipped with AMOLED displays and Intel processors, the “360” in the name of the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 means that this is a flip notebook, that can be switched to tablet mode. Samsung recently announced the launch of the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 ARM version, equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor.
The notebook is thin and portable, equipped with S-Pen, with a thickness of 11.5mm and a weight of 1.04kg. This thickness and weight are relatively thin and light in the Windows camp. Samsung claims that it can play videos continuously for 35 hours when fully charged.
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is a SOC chip launched by Qualcomm for the PC platform in December 2021. The processor adopts Samsung’s 5nm process technology, has four Cortex-X1 cores with a frequency of 3.0GHz, four Cortex-X1 cores with a frequency of 2.4GHz, an L2 cache of 6MB, an L3 cache of 8MB, and supports LPDDR4X-4266 memory, compatible with X65, X62, X55 baseband. Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is also equipped with a Spectra ISP image processing unit, which can provide better autofocus and voice reduction capabilities for scenes such as video conferencing. Compared with the previous generation Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor, Qualcomm said that the 8cx Gen 3 single-core performance has increased by 30%, multi-core performance has increased by 60%, and GPU performance has increased by 70%.
The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 ARM version also uses Qualcomm’s FastConnect 6900 mobile connection system, which supports WiFi6E and Bluetooth 5.2. The notebook can also be linked with other Samsung devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, wearable devices, etc., and complies with the Secured-Cored PC standard of Microsoft’s enterprise security solutions.
The Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 equipped with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 will be launched on January 16, with a color of graphite gray and a price of 1.89 million won.