Galaxy Book3 Pro is a thin and light laptop with a portable form factor, the Galaxy Book3 Pro, on the other hand, features a 360-degree hinge design in a compact form factor and the Galaxy Book3 Ultra is the most powerful laptop in the company’s lineup.
The entire Galaxy Book3 lineup is powered by Intel’s latest 13th-generation Intel Core processors. The Galaxy Book3 Ultra also comes with dedicated Nvidia GeForce RTX 40 series graphics.
Another major highlight of the new Galaxy Book3 series laptops is the integrated multi-device experience.
Samsung Galaxy Book3 series: Multi-device experience
Samsung has integrated its Galaxy ecosystem into the Galaxy Book3 laptops. It comes built-in with Samsung’s own apps and services like Samsung Gallery, Samsung Smart Switch and more. In addition, it also includes Multi Control and Second Screen features that allow users to control other Galaxy devices right from the laptops and also use features like copy, and paste from one device to another. The Second Screen feature lets users use their Galaxy Tab as the secondary screen.
In addition, the laptops also support Expert RAW Auto Share feature. This let users automatically share photos captured using the Expert RAW app directly with their Galaxy Book3 laptops via Adobe Lightroom. Samsung is also offering two months of free Lightroom subscription with the purchase of the Galaxy Book3 laptops.
Samsung Galaxy Book3 series: Features
As mentioned, Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra is the most powerful laptop in the lineup. It is available in two processors — 13th-generation Intel Core i7 (45W) and Intel Core i9 (45W) and also two dedicated graphics card options — RTX 4070 and RTX 4090. Samsung claims that the laptop offers up to 50% faster multi-thread performance and up to 15% faster single-thread performance compared to the Galaxy Book2 Pro series laptops.
Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 and Galaxy Book3 Pro are powered by up to 13th-generation Intel Core i7 processors with integrated Intel Xe graphics.
In terms of display, the Galaxy Book3 features a new Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 3K (2880 x 1800 pixels) resolution with 500nits of peak brightness, 1M:1 contrast ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. The display is also VESA Clear Motion Ration 5000 and VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certified. The Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 comes with a touchscreen display and supports S Pen.
The laptop comes with USB Type-C charging port that allows users to charge all Galaxy devices with just one charge.
In terms of ports, the Galaxy Book3 Ultra and Galaxy Book3 Pro series come with two USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 support, 1-USB Type-A port, an HDMI port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The laptops are equipped with 1080p FHD webcam with Studio quality dual microphones and Active Noise Cancellation. The laptops come with quad-speaker setup which includes AKG-backed two 5W woofers and two 2W tweeters with Dolby ATMOS support.
Talking about the design, the Galaxy Book3 Pro 14 is just 11.3mm thick and weighs 1.17kg. The Galaxy Book3 Pro 16, on the other hand, has a max thickness of 12.5mm and weighs 1.56 kg. The Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 is 12.8mm thick and weighs 1.66 kg for the non-5G variant, while the 5G variant weighs 1.71 kg.
Galaxy Book3 Ultra measures 16.5mm in thickness and weighs just 1.79 kg. Following its sustainability program, certain parts of the Galaxy Book3 devices are made using recycled materials.
Samsung Galaxy Book3: Availability
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra will be available in 16-inch in
, the Galaxy Book3 Pro will be available in 14-inch and 16-inch
Graphite and Beige
colour options and the Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 will be available in 16-inch with 5G connectivity options and
Graphite and Beige
Galaxy Book3 Pro, and Pro 360 will be available in select markets starting on February 17 followed by Galaxy Book3 Ultra starting on February 22.
(Disclaimer: The author is covering the Galaxy Unpacked event at San Francisco, USA on the invite of Samsung India.)