In 2022, Samsung unveiled Galaxy Book 2 Pro with intel i5/i7 chipsets and later a variant with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chipset. Samsung now unveils Galaxy Book 2 Go with a lower Qualcomm chipset. The device features Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 processor and is a successor to last year’s Galaxy Book Go. In comparison to 7c Gen 2, the new chipset has a 40% better CPU and a 35% faster GPU. Samsung claims the new device is a compact and powerful machine.
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Go features a 14 inches Full HD LCD screen with IPS technology. It has a 180° hinge for better comfort for users. The device has passed the Mil-STD-810H tests. For those unaware, it is a standard for ensuring the testing in extreme temperatures and humidity, as well as shocks, vibrations, and falls.
The device is one of the lightest, with a thickness of 15.5 mm, and weighs 1.44 kg. It will run on Windows 11 out of the box with Galaxy ecosystem features. These include Link to Windows, Second Screen, Multi Control (a Galaxy tablet), Samsung Notes, Quick Share, and Galaxy Buds Auto Switch.
More about Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
The Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 is built on TSMC’s 6nm process, making it more efficient. The processor gets improved AI processing and connectivity features. It features Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and supports LPDDR4X RAM & NVMe SSD storage. Even though Samsung didn’t reveal the battery capacity, it claims the device can last a full day or up to 21 hours of video playback.
Samsung may launch a 5G variant of the device later in 2023 as the chipset supports the same. The brand didn’t reveal the RAM and storage options. It will be exclusively available on the Samsung France website starting from January 20, 2023. The availability in other markets may happen in the upcoming months.