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The new Samsung Galaxy Book2 is here

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We’re excited to announce the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Book2 - a 2-in-1 device that brings the power of a laptop together with the convenience of a tablet.

 

Work, study and play on the go with its lightning fast processor, long-lasting battery, and the included S Pen and keyboard. With an embedded 4G connection, you’ll have the freedom to do what’s important to you without relying on Wi-Fi hotspots.

 

Discover the Samsung Galaxy Book2 on the Telstra Mobile Network.

 

Why you’ll love the Galaxy Book2

Work and play uninterrupted
With a battery that allows you to spend your time being productive or entertained, not searching for an outlet.

Long-lasting - Up to 20 hours* of video play back

Fast Charging - Power up quickly with Adaptive Fast Charging

Powerful Battery - 6,120mAh for super-charged battery life


*Based on testing in Windows 10 in S Mode using 720p video with Wi-Fi & mobile data switched off. Results may vary. Battery power consumption depends on usage patterns.

 

Never hunt for Wi-Fi again**
Say goodbye to Wi-Fi and tethering from your smartphone. As long as you've got mobile data reception you're always connected thanks to super-fast gigabit-capable 4G download speeds2 with Samsung Galaxy Book2. You can download or stream a Full HD movie at lightning speed - all without having to search for a Wi-Fi connection.~

**Requires mobile data plan, sold separately. Supports LTE network download speeds up to 1.2Gbps. 

2Netflix streaming membership required.

~Actual speed varies based on carrier, connection and environment.

 

Keyboard and S Pen included
Switch from touch to type with a backlit keyboard that connects on contact, and use the precise, pressure-responsive S Pen to create and navigate with ease.

Backlit Keyboard - For easy typing in dark environments

Precise Details - S Pen has 4,096 pen pressure levels

No Charge Needed - S Pen and keyboard never need charging

 

A truly immersive experience
Enjoy surround sound with strikingly realistic clarity, speakers with true-to-life audio quality, and a state-of-the-art Super AMOLED touch display.

Dolby Atmos ® - Ultra-realistic surround sound

Super AMOLED - 12" display for widescreen viewing

Tuned by AKG - Speakers with true-to-life audio quality

                                                                                                                       

Lightning-fast and ready to go
Just like your smartphone, the Galaxy Book2 starts up instantly, with a super-responsive Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 processor to help you get things done quickly.


Work seamlessly between devices
Maximise your efficiency with seamless file transfers, edits, messages, and notifications between your Galaxy Book2 and Galaxy smartphone with Samsung Flow.³

³Not all devices are compatible with Samsung Flow. For supported devices, please visit www.samsung.com/au/apps/samsung-flow/

 

The Windows 10 experience you love⁴
With Windows 10, you'll get Microsoft-verified security and familiar productivity tools so you can create spreadsheets, edit presentations, and handle work emails on the go.

⁴Windows 10 in S mode works exclusively with apps from the Microsoft Store within Windows. Some accessories and apps compatible with Windows 10 may not work (including some antivirus and accessibility apps) and performance may vary, even after switching out of S mode. If you switch out of S mode, you can’t switch back. Learn more at windows.com/SmodeFAQ

 

Get connected with Galaxy Book2. It's everything you need to work from almost anywhere.

Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy Book2.

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6 Comments
dm4
Level 7: Deputy Inspector

I was under the impression that this site was for Crowd Support, not for advertising a new product on the market . 

Level 21: Augmented
Level 21: Augmented

@dm4 This was posted in the 'News Feed' thread :-)

 

I personally love finding out what new products are available at Telstra. It is so easy with a busy lifestyle to miss something I wish I didn't :-(

 

Now as for the Samsung Galaxy Book2, I was playing around with one of these last week which a friend had ordered with the Telstra 5G 'M' plan and I was certainly surprised by the experience. It was so 'nippy' when surfing the net, and the keyboard has a pleasant touch/feel to it even though it's plastic.

 

I'm still a mouse user when it comes to these type of things, inc laptops, so that is the only thing I missed, never really been into track-pads. Easy to plug a mouse in to it though. I would just need more real-estate to use it :-)

 

It certainly has a premium feel that I have come to appreciate from Samsung (Being a new S9 owner). The metal cover feels so nice when you move it around on your lap, it just feels so sturdy. The actual backstand does a very good job and always stayed at the angles I adjusted it to.

 

We took it fishing out on the boat and tried out Windows Maps down at Port Albert. Went right out in to the bay and comparing that to our boats GPS it was keeping accurate positioning via Telstra's 4G network. So that was a nice feeling in itself :-) The displayed ran fine all the time we were out there and that was roughly 4+ hours. I forgot to look at how much of the battery was left when we got back so battery use/drain is something I have not sure of.

 

I never played around with the S-Pen, as I always find I'm faster doing anything just using the keyboard.

 

Overall, yes, it is a product I'd be happy to own and use :-)

 

 

 

Level 21: Augmented
Level 21: Augmented

Update to above. It was running Navionics for the boat, and not Windows Maps as I first thought. So it was using GPS and just downloading the map/course updates over 4G. It was nice having a much larger screen than the boats GPS though :-)

Level 22: Superhuman

Do you know the Telstra outright price?

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Support Team

Hi @ProfessorPhone,

 

The outright price for the Galaxy Book2 is $1608.

Level 22: Superhuman

Thank you

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