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Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch Featured in Best Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch
10.6"
1920 x 1280 pixels
5 MP
Intel
Dual-core, 2600 MHz
RAM: 4 GB
MEMORY: 128 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Feb 26, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: May 21, 2017
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM)

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch features 7th generation Intel Core m3, 4GB of RAM and 128 gigs of internal storage (microSD slot is available). The TFT display supports 1920 x 1280 pixels resolution. There is a 5-megapixels fixed focus camera on the back. The tablet runs Windows 10.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Windows (10)
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.28 x 7.05 x 0.35 inches (261.2 x 179.1 x 8.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 22.93 oz (650 g)
      the average is 16.5 oz (471 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 10.6 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1920 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 218 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 71.55 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Intel Core m3
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 2600 MHz
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Yes
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

Battery

  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • Data:
    • LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s)

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
  • USB:
      • USB 3.1
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 26 Feb 2017

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Samsung SM-W627


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6-inch 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB

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