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Samsung expands their Galaxy Book lineup with four new models

During their Galaxy Unpacked event for April, Samsung unveiled their latest Galaxy Book laptops with four new options to choose from.

Galaxy Book Odyssey (2021)

Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey (2021)

The Galaxy Book Odyssey is the more gaming-centric offering. Powering the laptop is the 11th Gen Intel Core processor, either an i5 or i7 along with an Nvidia RTX 3050 Max-Q or 3050 Ti Max-Q GPU.

Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey (2021)

There’s up to 32GB of DDR4x RAM and up to a 1TB NVMe SSD. It also includes Dolby Atmos speakers, a “Pro Keyboard”, 720p HD webcam, fingerprint sensor on the power button and Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.

Ports on the Galaxy Book Odyssey include:

  • USB Type-C (x2)
  • USB 3.2 Type-A (x3)
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet
  • Security Slot

The 15.6-inch screen uses a TFT LCD display with a Full HD display (1920 x 1080).

Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey (2021)

The laptop weighs 1.85kg and has an 83Wh battery that charges via a 135W USB-C charger.

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Book Odyssey won’t be coming to Canada. The laptop will be launching in the US in August, starting at $1,399 USD.

Galaxy Book Pro (2021)

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro (2021)

For those that want a thin and light Windows laptop that you can take anywhere, that’s where the new Galaxy Book Pro comes in.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro (2021)

The 13.3-inch version of the new Galaxy Book Pro is 0.87 kg, while the 15.6-inch model is slightly heavier at 1.05 kg.

Both models offer a Full HD AMOLED display (which is DisplayHDR 500 Vesa Certified), powered by 11th Gen Intel chips. The 13-inch gets either Intel Iris Xe or Intel UHD graphics depending on the chipset, while the 15-inch gets the additional choice of an Nvidia MX450 GPU.

Each model offers Wi-Fi 6E support, Bluetooth 5.1, up to 1TB SSD, up to 32GB of RAM, speakers with Dolby Atmos and tuned by AKG.

For ports, both have the following:

  • Thunderbolt 4 USB-C (x1)
  • USB-C (x1)
  • USB 3.2 Type-A (x1)
  • HDMI
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • MicroSD card slot

The 13.3-inch has a 63Wh battery and the 15.6-inch has a 68Wh cell, both come with a 65W USB-C charger.

The Galaxy Book Pro comes in three colours, Mystic Blue, Mystic Silver and Mystic Pink Gold. In Canada, it’ll be available in Mystic Blue and Mystic Silver.

The Galaxy Book Pro (13.3-inch) starts at $1,469 CAD, while the 15.6-inch starts at $1,599 CAD.

Pre-orders start today from Samsung’s website and ship on May 14th. You’ll also get a Galaxy Buds Pro free with your Book Pro pre-order.

Galaxy Book Pro 360 (2021)

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (2021)

The Galaxy Book Pro 360 is similar to the standard Pro but even thinner. The 13.5-inch model of the laptop is just 11.5mm thin and 1.04 kg, while the 15.6-inch is 11.9mm thin and 1.39 kg.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (2021)

The screen on the Galaxy Book Pro 360 is a Super AMOLED Full HD display, that is DisplayHDR 500 Vesa Certified. The 360 in the name is to indicate the 360-degree hinge, so you can fold back the laptop and use it as a tablet with the included S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (2021)

Just like the Pro, the Pro 360 is powered by 11th Gen Intel chips, Intel UHD or Intel Iris Xe GPU has Wi-Fi 6E support, Bluetooth 5.1.

All models offer Wi-Fi 6E support, Bluetooth 5.1, up to 1TB SSD, up to 32GB of RAM, speakers with Dolby Atmos and tuned by AKG.

The 13.3-inch has a 63Wh battery and the 15.6-inch has a 68Wh cell, both come with a 65W USB-C charger and an S Pen in the box.

For ports, both models have:

  • Thunderbolt 4 USB-C (x1)
  • USB-C (x2)
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • MicroSD card slot

The Galaxy Book Pro 360 is offered in three colours, Mystic Navy, Mystic Silver and Mystic Bronze. Canada will be getting Mystic Navy and Mystic Silver.

The Galaxy Book Pro 360 (13.3-inch) starts at $1,599 CAD, while the 15.6-inch starts at $1,729 CAD. Pre-orders start today from Samsung.com and ship on May 14th.

A 5G-enabled Galaxy Book Pro 360 will be launching in the coming months. You’ll also get a Galaxy Buds Pro free with your Book Pro 360 pre-order.

Galaxy Book (2021)

Samsung Galaxy Book (2021)

At the lower end of the lineup is the standard Galaxy Book. For processors, you have the option of Intel Celeron, Pentium Gold or 11th Gen Core (up to an i7).

For graphics, there’s the option of Intel UHD, Intel Iris Xe or Nvidia MX450 depending on CPU.

Samsung Galaxy Book (2021) – Mystic Blue

The 15.6-inch screen is Full HD LCD like the Galaxy Book Odyssey along with up to 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD and a 54Wh battery.

It also includes Dolby Atmos speakers, 720p HD webcam, optional fingerprint sensor on the power button and Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.

For ports, it includes:

  • USB Type-C (x2)
  • USB 3.2 Type-A (x2)
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet
  • Security Slot

The Galaxy Book comes in Mystic Blue and Mystic Silver (the only colour available in Canada.

The Galaxy Book starts at $859 CAD, with pre-orders starting today and launches on May 14th. As of this article, pre-orders haven’t gone live on Samsung.com for the Galaxy Book, the site just says “Coming Soon”.

Source: Samsung

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is a talented and versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more. He started TheCanadianTechie back in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”.

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