In addition to new Galaxy Pro laptops, Samsung has announced a new Galaxy Book laptop and Galaxy Book Odyssey gaming laptop. The former is an affordable entry into the laptop world, while the latter chases the gaming scene by including an unannounced Nvidia graphics card.
On the more affordable side is the Galaxy Book laptop. It̵
You can choose from a variety of 11th Gen Intel processors, up to an i7-1165G7. But if you want to pair it with an NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics card, stick to an i5 processor. It houses two USB-C ports, two USB-A 3.2 ports, an HDMI port, a microSD slot and a headphone jack. Samsung says it will pack a 65W USB Type-C ‘Super Charger’ in the box.
There aren’t many details about the Galaxy Book, but if Samsung tells us more, we’ll let you know. You can’t pre-order today, but it will go on sale in Mystic Blue or Mystic Silver shades on May 14. During the live stream, Samsung said the Galaxy Book would start at $ 549, but it has since dropped that pricing from the recap. If we get more concrete information, we’ll update this post.
On the higher end is the Galaxy Book Odssey, a gaming laptop with a starting price of $ 1,399. You get a 1080p display, anywhere from 8 to 32 GB of user-replaceable RAM, and up to 1 TB of storage. And just like the RAM, you can expand the Odyssey’s storage.
The real highlight is your choice of Nvidia’s RTX 3050 or RTX 3050 Ti GPU, which are unannounced NVIDIA cards. We don’t know much about the graphics cards yet, as NVIDIA and Samsung have not provided details beyond the name. two USB-C ports, three USB-A 3.2 ports, an HDMI port, a microSD slot, a headphone jack and an ethernet port.
The Odyssey also comes with a 720p webcam, fingerprint reader, 135-watt USB-C charger, and an “improved cooling system,” although Samsung didn’t provide much detail on what that entails. Overall, Samsung has left a lot of details about the upcoming Galaxy Book Odyssey, but as we find out more, we’ll let you know.
The Galaxy Book Odyssey will be released in August.