THE samsung brought yet another notebook to the Brazilian market. This Wednesday (7), the South Korean brand revealed the Galaxy Book 2 with 12th generation Intel processor and support up to 32 GB of RAM memory. Among the highlights of the computer is Studio Mode, which helps improve the video calling experience.
After the pandemic, video calls gained relevance. All this is not in vain: according to a technical note from Ipea, 20.4 million people are in occupations with the potential to be carried out remotely.
This reality brought new needs, such as videoconferencing meetings. At this point, the Galaxy Book 2 can help with a Swiss army knife to optimize the experience in remote conferences with colleagues from work, school, university and the like: Studio Mode.
The solution brings together tools to boost the call experience. This is the case with Auto Framing that tracks and frames the user’s face for a portrait view.
It is also possible to remove background distractions from the screen and enhance the camera image through correction effects natively.
In addition, the computer offers a dual array microphone and intelligent noise cancellation. The webcam, however, has a resolution of 720p.
The camera is positioned on the edge around the 15.6-inch screen. The Full HD panel (1920 x 1080 pixels) has brightness of up to 300 nits.
Galaxy Book 2 features 12th generation Intel processor
The launch specifications leave nothing to be desired and can meet even the most demanding audience.
At the time of purchase, consumers have models that bring the following processors and arrangements:
- Intel Core i3-1215U and Intel UHD Graphics: 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD🇧🇷
- Intel Core i5-1235U and Intel Iris Xe: 8 GB RAM and 256 GB or 512 GB SSD;
- Intel Core i7-1255U and Intel Iris Xe: 8 GB RAM and 256 GB or 512 GB SSD.
If you need more, no problem: Samsung said on its website that the computer can easily be upgraded.
“Starting with a fast SSD built in, you have extra slots to upgrade up to 1TB HDD and 32GB RAM for that dramatic boost in your PC’s performance,” they said.
There are no models with a dedicated video card.
Lots of connections and charging via USB-C
Following other models in the family, the Galaxy Book 2 recharges the 43 Wh battery through the two ports USB-C gifts. The interfaces are accompanied by a USB-A 3.2 port and another USB-A 2.0 port, in addition to HDMI and network cable connectors (up to 1 Gbps).
The side still integrates the inputs for headphones and memory card.
Leaving the wires aside, the launch has Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6E.
Users are also able to take advantage of Samsung’s unique ecosystem features if they own a Samsung phone or tablet.
The Galaxy Book 2 comes with Windows 11 out of the box and does not have a backlit keyboard.
Notebook prices start at R$ 4,399
The launch landed in Brazil this Wednesday (7) with two color options: graphite and silver. According to Samsungthe Galaxy Book 2 is priced between R$4,399 and R$7,099.
The value varies according to the specifications chosen at the time of purchase.
In August, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy Book 2 Pro and Galaxy Book 2 360🇧🇷 The computers were announced in Brazil with prices starting at R$7,899.