samsung will launch the Galaxy Book 3 series of notebooks together with the Galaxy S23 series at the Galaxy Unpacked conference on February 1. Before the official release, MySmartPrice shared some relevant information about this series of notebooks.
Galaxy Book 3 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra is the flagship model of the series. This laptop will come with Intel's 13th gen Core i9-13900H processor. It will also have up to 32GB of LPDDR5 memory and 1TB NVMe SSD PCIE Gen4 storage. The notebook is also equipped with an NVIDIA RTX4070 GDDR6 8GB discrete graphics card. In terms of screen, the notebook will use a large 16-inch 3K AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2880 x 1800p.
The weight of this laptop is 1.8 kg and it has a thickness of 17 mm. The Galaxy Book 3 Ultra will have a 76Wh battery and will include a 136W power adapter. This will be a Windows device running the latest Windows 11 operating system. In addition to all of this, the laptop will feature an AKG-tuned quad-speaker that supports Dolby Atmos sound.
Galaxy Book 3 Pro
The Galaxy Book 3 Pro will be available in 14-inch and 16-inch screen sizes. Both will feature 3K AMOLED screens. The Galaxy Book 3 Pro will offer two Intel 13th gen chip options. There will be a Core i5-1340P version as well as a Core i7-1360P version. Irrespective of the version, this laptop will come with up to 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD PCIE Gen4 SSD, and Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics. The 14-inch model will have a 63Whr battery while the 16-inch model will use a 76Whr battery. The thickness of these devices also vary due to their different battery sizes. While the 14-inch model is 11 mm thick and weighs 1.2kg, the 16-inch model is 13 mm thick and weighs 1.6kg. Both notebooks will come with a 65W power adapter and run Windows 11 Home.
Samsung Galaxy Books adds a new feature
Samsung announced this Thursday that its Galaxy Books series notebooks have added a “Recent Websites” function after running the new version of microsoft's Phone Link application. The company claims the move is to enhance the connection experience between PCs and mobile devices.
Based on a recent survey, 77% of users use multiple apps/devices to complete a task, but it takes a lot of extra effort during the task. With this in mind, Samsung Electronics is always looking for new ways to deliver connected experiences that harmonize the strengths and functions of its mobile phones, PCs, tablets, watches, and more to create a truly seamless multi-device ecosystem.
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On Win10 / Win11 devices and android devices (requires Android 7.0 Nougat and above) that support the Microsoft Phone Link app, this “Recent Websites” feature can access the user's web browsing history. This is great news for Galaxy Book users, as it provides instant access to a list of recently opened websites on their mobile phones. These sites can be accessed by launching the Microsoft Phone Link application directly on the PC or via its pop-up windows.
Recent Websites enhances connectivity to make it richer and more adaptable for Galaxy mobile phones and Galaxy Book series devices. By unlocking endless possibilities between devices, Samsung enables customers to use and combine their devices in more innovative and accessible ways.
Samsung has tested the OneUI 5.1 update for the Galaxy S21 FE
After testing the Galaxy S22 and other models, the latest news claims that Samsung has internally tested the OneUI 5.1 update for the Galaxy S21 FE. The latest screenshots show that Samsung has launched a small-scale test in the European market. The version number of the small test update is G990BXXU2EWA8.
The CheckFirm app doesn't reveal anything about the update. It also did not mention when the internal testing will be over. Thus, at the moment, we can not tell when the update will be available for customers. However, we can expect the update to arrive sooner rather than later. Since testing is already on the way, the update should arrive pretty soon.
Samsung models currently testing OneUI 5.1:
- S22, S22+ and S22 Ultra
- Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4
- S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra
- S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra
- S21 FE
- A53 5g
- A73 5G
Eligible Samsung models that can upgrade to OneUI 5.1:
Samsung Galaxy S
- S22 series
- S21 series
- S20 series and S20 FE
- S10 Lite
- Z Fold 4
- Z Flip 4
- Z Fold 3
- Z Flip 3
- Z Fold 2
- Z Flip LTE/5G
Samsung Galaxy Note
- Note 20 series
- Note 10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Tab
- Tab S8 series
- Tab S7 series and FE models
Samsung applies for “Lifelike Pixel” trademark
The South Korean company will launch the Galaxy S23 series in a few days. The latest news is that Samsung has applied for the “Lifelike Pixel” trademark. This should be used for future screen technology from the perspective of the trademark name and category. Samsung Display is an important subsidiary of Samsung Group. The company recently submitted the “Lifelike Pixel” trademark in South Korea. The trademark file indicates that it can be applied to OLED screens for various devices. This means that the brand name can be used not only for mobile phones and tablets in the future, but also for wearable devices such as headsets.
The existing reports and documents of Samsung Galaxy S23 does not mention the keyword “Lifelike Pixel”. This suggests that this trademark will be applied to future Samsung display technology. The company has also applied for a trademark for the Flex Hybrid to be shown at CES 2023.