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Samsung Galaxy Book Go, Galaxy Book Go 5G with Snapdragon chipsets launched: price, specifications

On: June 3, 2021
Highlights

  • The Samsung Galaxy Book Go has gone official
  • The notebook comes in Wi-Fi, LTE and 5G variants
  • It is powered by Snapdragon chipsets

The Samsung Galaxy Book Go has launched globally. The South Korean brand has announced the laptop in 4G and 5G versions. Both variants have identical specifications apart from differing in terms of the processor. 

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The Galaxy Book Go is an affordable offering based on Snapdragon’s computing platform. Last month, Samsung announced the Galaxy Book, Galaxy Book Pro, Book Pro 360 and Book Odyssey. Read on to know what the Galaxy Book Go has in store for us. 

Samsung Galaxy Book Go

The Galaxy Book Go is offered in 4G and 5G variants

Samsung Galaxy Book Go and Book Go 5G specifications and features

The Samsung Galaxy Book Go and Book Go 5G come with a 14-inch displays bearing FHD resolution. It is lightweight and features a 180-degree folding hinge. The laptop also comes with military-grade durability. The Galaxy Book Go and Book Go 5G are equipped with dual 1.5W speakers powered by Dolby Atmos. 

The Galaxy Book Go houses a Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor with optional LTE connectivity, while the Galaxy Book Go 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2.5 chipset. Both variants pack up to 8GB RAM and 128GB native storage expandable via a microSD card slot. The laptop runs Windows 10 Home/Pro OS and comes with SmartThings that lets users control smart home devices. 

The 4G and 5G versions of Galaxy Book Go are backed by a 42.3WHr battery with support for 25W fast charging. Connectivity options on both variants include two USB-C ports, a USB 2.0 port, 2 x 2 MIMO, 3.5mm jack, nano-SIM, nano security slot, LTE, WiFi and Bluetooth 5.1. 

Samsung Galaxy Book Go and Book Go 5G pricing and availability

The Samsung Galaxy Book Go is offered in Silver colour. The laptop starts at $349 (~Rs 25,500) for the base Wi-Fi version and can be purchased from June 10th. There is no word on the pricing of LTE variants. The 5G version is said to arrive in the US by fall 2021. 

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