Samsung has created a notebook for content creators, and it’s probably one of the best on the market. It’s not the first time OLED panels have been used in workstations. For example, I remember the excellent Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED, although Asus uses panels for his OEM market, Samsung made a dedicated panel with the required specificationsAdmittedly, it’s better to say two panels since it’s attached to one of the two Galaxy Book3 Pros and there’s also an identical 14-inch version.
The screen is a dynamic AMOLED 2X with a 16:10 ratio and a dynamically adjustable refresh rate from 24 Hz to 120 Hz, thus adapting to the color space of the displayed content. DCI-P3 has a color space coverage of 120% and a resolution of 3K, 2880×1800. The brightness value is 400 nits in fullscreen and 500 nits in HDR mode. Peak brightness should be higher when using a small portion of the screen.
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra also weighs 1.8 kg with an aluminum body and, like the rest of the series, uses recycled materials. For example, the plastic inside comes from fishing nets.
Samsung has made a real workstation by picking the best it has in this segment. Underneath the body is the ‘H’ version of the 13th Gen Intel Raptor Lake processor, which will come in both Core i7 and Core i9 versions. On the GPU side, there are two possible solutions. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 or 4070: The first is an i7 configuration and the second is available on a Core i9.
Looking at memory and storage instead, Samsung opted for expandable disks. Available in 512 GB or 1 TB versions, it can also be expanded with additional M2 slots. RAM cuts are 16 GB and 32 GB.
Most of the surface is taken up by a huge glass trackpad, located just below the backlit keyboard, which is also equipped with a numeric keypad to take advantage of all the available space. Samsung also lays out a top-level connectivity section with a two-way stereo system, woofers and tweeters on each channel, a 1080p camera, a fingerprint sensor on the power button, and two Thunderbolt 4, USB Type-A, HDMI 2.0 , microSD slot, headphone output that can also be a microphone input.
The price is undecided, but However, the version with 4070 and core i9 will cost around 3400 eurosthen fit the 16-inch MacBook Pro.
Those who don’t want the only Ultra model with an external video card can look at the two “Pro” models that use integrated Intel GPUs. It’s a 28-watt P-series, but the screen remains the same, 16:10 3K AMOLED on both the 14-inch and 16-inch models. These are lightweight 1.17 Kg and 1.56 Kg laptops that can only be configured with 8 GB and 16 GB of RAM, with non-expandable storage. Other than that, the audio, connectivity, and battery (76 Wh and 63 Wh for the 14-inch) are the same as the Ultra model.
There’s also the Galaxy Book3 Pro 360, a 2-in-1 convertible. It’s very similar to the 16-inch Pro in terms of characteristics, it’s also AMOLED, but it’s the only touch screen and it’s compatible with the S Pen. , magnetic, and attaches to the top case.
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra will be available in Graphite color from February 14th to 22nd, 2023.. The Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 and Galaxy Book3 Pro will be available in Graphite color from February 1-22, 2023..
Buy a Galaxy Book3 Ultra, Galaxy Book3 Pro 360, Galaxy Book3 Pro between February 1st and February 22nd and register your device as a Samsung member by April 24th, 2023, get a €100 refund can receive In addition, you can request a used car appraisal for up to €598 and receive a further €100 donation.
Pricing for different configurations will be announced later.