The Galaxy Book 3 series is just a few days away from launching. In the meantime, a massive leak has revealed the complete specs sheet alongside the design, wallpapers, price, and other key elements of the all-new Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra laptop.
Our folks over at winfuture have revealed that the Galaxy Book 3 Ultra will feature a 16-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. The display further supports HDR 500 and a maximum brightness of up to 400 candelas.
Moreover, the device will have two processor variants. The entry-level model of the laptop equips the Intel Core i7 13700H processor that offers up to 5.0 GHz boost and the top model is powered by the Intel Core i9-13900H processor that features up to 5.4 GHz boost.
The i7 13700H variant will be paired with 16GB RAM, 512GB/1TB storage, and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 (laptop version) GPU with 6GB VRAM. On the other side, the i9-13900H chipset model will provide 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe storage, and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 GPU with 8GB VRAM.
These two chipsets have a base TDP of 45W and can draw up to 115W. With regard to Nvidia GPUs, the devices tend to have significantly higher power consumption. However, Samsung only includes a 100W power adapter, which limits performance somewhat.
Aside from these, the company has installed a 76W hour battery, which should deliver a runtime of up to 17.5 hours, and the Windows 11 Home software with some additional Galaxyspecific features,
In addition to these, the laptop includes four speakers, a full HD webcam, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, a built-in amplifier for powerful speakers, and a high-quality aluminum housing that weighs just under 1.953kg.
It further equips a full-sized HDMI port and a USB-A port that is USB 3.2 compatible. There are also two Thunderbolt 4-capable USB-C ports, a microSD card reader, and a composite jack connection alongside a giant trackpad.
Besides the specs and design of the Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra laptop, the big leak also exposes its price for Germany. As per the information, the base model with the Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, and 512 GB SSD will cost 2900 euros (~ USD 3,1,53). Whereas, the top model with the Core i9 processor, 32GB RAM, and 1TB SSD will cost 3800 euros (~ USD 4,132).
Apple’s A17 Pro is one speedy chipset: How it fare on AnTuTu?
Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are equipped with an A17 Pro chipset, manufactured on TSMC’s 3nm process tech. It became the most powerful smartphone chip on Geekbench, following its debut. Notably, Apple’s A17 Pro used in the iPhone 15 Pro is one of the fastest phones on AnTuTu.
According to the info, the A17 Pro inside the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max is one of the fastest phones on AnTuTu with a combined score of 1,641,883 points. This score surpasses the Android-leading nubia Red Magic 8 Pro+ which scores 1,632,859 points.
It’s worth mentioning that the A17 Pro brings a 392,643-point CPU score and a 597,734-point outing for the GPU department. For reference, last year’s A16 Bionic chip managed a 1,474,011 score while the Apple M1 chip found on Apple laptops and iPads is just a hair away at 1,754,456 points.
Samsung Experts Share Insights on The Freestyle 2nd Gen Development
Earlier, Samsung released The Freestyle 2nd Gen which makes imagination a reality. Recently, Samsung interviewed key players of The Freestyle 2nd Gen development, including Wonki Kim from the Lifestyle Team, Seongwon Seo from the Picture Quality Solution Lab, and TJ Kim from the Future Planning Group.
Smart Edge Blending is one of the biggest upgrades in The Freestyle 2nd Gen.
Smart Edge Blending seamlessly merges projections from two The Freestyle devices to create a large screen for pictures and videos. By connecting the two devices to the SmartThings app and synchronizing the video output with a photo of the projected screens, users can enjoy a full-screen experience from anywhere.
Gaming through Samsung Gaming Hub
Through Samsung Gaming Hub, The Freestyle 2nd Gen supports gaming — a content form that was once unimaginable to enjoy on a portable projector. The addition of Samsung’s cloud gaming platform frees users from the limitations of consoles, wires and fixed screens such as smart TVs and monitors.
Screens Everywhere as a strategy
With the vision of “Screens Everywhere, Screens for All, The Freestyle 2nd Gen prioritizes portability and mobility to enable users to experience the benefits of a movable screen. Samsung’s goal is to move beyond simply targeting the existing market and present a new screen experience for everyone.
Samsung Galaxy S24’s Exynos chip to use FO-WLP tech, production to begin in Q4 2023
Recent developments suggest that Samsung is all set to ship the Galaxy S24 series with Exynos chip in select regions. However, the latest information talks about Galaxy S24’s Exynos chip’s mass production timing and packaging technology.
According to tipster Revegnus, Samsung is planning to produce an Exynos 2400 processor on FO-WLP packaging technology. It will be the first time the company will use this process for the production of Exynos smartphone chipsets.
The source also revealed that the Galaxy S24 series is scheduled for early 2024 release. Meanwhile, the mass production of its Exynos 2400 chipset could start in the fourth quarter of this year, utilizing the Fan-out wafer-level packaging technology.
Fan-out wafer-level packaging (also known as wafer-level fan-out packaging, fan-out WLP, FOWL packaging, FO-WLP, FOWLP, etc.) is an integrated circuit packaging technology, and an enhancement of standard wafer-level packaging (WLP) solutions. [Source]