Samsung Galaxy Book On Sale For $489 – Intel Core “Kaby Lake” Powered Windows 10 Tablet With Keyboard And Active Pen

How did this happen? The Samsung Galaxy Book is at the moment one of the cheapest Intel Core “Kaby Lake” powered Windows 10 tablets on the market. The cheapest one is the 10.6-inch Samsung Galxy Book for $489, but the larger 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is also on sale right now cut by $120. And it’s an official Samsung Galaxy Book sale or price cut, even on offer from Samsung itself:

These quality tablets were released on May 21, and the 10.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Book is powered by the 7th gen. Intel Core m3-7Y30 “Kaby Lake” processor, has a 10.6-inch screen with a 1920 x 1280 resolution display and the accurate Galaxy Book S Pen with a massive 4096 pressure levels of sensitivity, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB/128GB of storage with 128GB microSD card support.

The keyboard is backlit with 3 brightness settings, the tablet has all the Wi-Fi bands and channels covered with 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 Wi-Fi with MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.1, in addition to sensors like GPS, GLONASS, accelerometer, hallsensor, and lightsensor, and a much appreciated USB 3.1 Type-C port.

Samsung dropped the back camera, and instead went for a good 5MP front camera that can record Full HD 1920 x 1080 videos at 30fps instead. Sound options are from stereo speakers or the 3.5mm audio jack.

The battery life is 9 hours long from the 30.4W battery that supports fast charge. In addition to all the Windows Ink, and pen features, the Samsung Galaxy Book also has Samsung Flow support so that it works with syncing the tablet with a Galaxy Phone.

– Tom Bowen