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Samsung has just announced the second iteration of its Galaxy Book. The Galaxy Book 2 boasts a new and powerful processor, great battery life, fast connectivity, and the portability you’ll need to power up your on-the-go lifestyle.

The Galaxy Book 2 boasts a 12-inch Super AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, and is powered by the new Snapdragon 850 processor to deliver next-level performance. There’s 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. As for ports, you get a couple of Type-C ports, a MicroSD card reader, and a headphone jack.

To further help you enhance your productivity, it features Gigabit LTE connectivity, and also comes with a couple of accessories – an S-Pen and a Keyboard that doubles as a screen cover, out of the box.  Samsung claims a battery life of up to 20 hours, which is phenomenal, if true.


The Galaxy Book 2 will retail for USD 999.99 or around PhP53,000.

ProcessorSnapdragon 850 (Octa-Core)
Display12" FHD+ Super AMOLED
PortsUSB Type-C x 2, MicroSD Card Reader, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Camera8MP Rear/ 5MP Front
Dimensions11.32" x 7.89" x .30"
Weight1.75 lbs
Battery LifeUp to 20 Hours on S Mode
OSWindows 10 in S Mode
Adaptive Fast Charging
AKG-Tuned Speakers
Dolby Atmos



Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.