Samsung released two new Windows laptops running ARM-based processors from Qualcomm, namely Galaxy Book Go and Galaxy Book Go 5G. The Galaxy Book Go is an entry-level laptop that starts at $349. The processor is the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 which Qualcomm released last month. The RAM is 4GB or 8GB, while the eUFS storage is 64GB or 128GB. The screen used is an LCD type. Measuring 14 inches and has a resolution of 1080p. This device is 14.9mm thick and weighs 1.38kg. This device will go on sale on June 10. Thus quoted from The Verge.
While the Galaxy Book Go 5G uses a more powerful Qualcomm processor, namely Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. The price or release date of this device is not yet known. It has a 5G connection, in contrast to the Galaxy Book Go which actually has a 4G LTE modem, but only has a WiFi connection. Both have some similar specifications, such as two USB-C ports, a USB-A port, a headphone jack, a 720p webcam, and a microSD port.
The Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 was only released at the end of last May. The biggest change from Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 compared to its predecessor is the increase in clock speed from 2.4 GHz to 2.55 GHz. Then, this chip still has an integrated LTE modem. The presence of the new Snapdragon 7c is expected to invite more device makers to use the ARM-based chip. Because the first generation Snapdragon 7c is only used in several variants of Chromebooks.