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Samsung’s All New ‘Galaxy Book’ To Compete With Microsoft’s Surface Lineup Suggests App

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Feb 20, 2017
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The majority of leaks that surface of late are based on Samsung’s Galaxy S8. The Korean tech giant’s got a lot riding on the lineup and the rumor mill is eager to satiate our never ending demand for more details. So, when other devices, such as the Nokia P1 surface, it’s a breath of fresh air really. Today, we’ve got a rather interesting leak for you which sheds light on Samsung’s plans for expanding its product lineup. Take a look below to find out more.

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This year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will break away from tradition. Samsung won’t launch the Galaxy S lineup at the conference, as is the custom for the Korean manufacturer. Rather, the company will launch the Galaxy Tab S3 at the MWC and proceed to launch the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus next month. The failure of the Galaxy Note 7 has left the company quite red faced and its eager to avoid future disasters along similar lines.

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However, the Tab S3 won’t be the only Samsung device this month, if today’s leak is taken without salt. A Samsung app in Microsoft’s Windows store suggests that the Korean tech giant will also introduce an all new gadget. This will be termed as the Samsung Book and target Microsoft’s Surface Book lineup and Apple’s lighter MacBook Air. Take a look at the app panel below.

2 in 1 notebooks aren’t a Samsung thing. The company has felt little need to provide such gadgets in the mobile sphere. After all, its got global operations spanned out at massive scales so there’s little need to focus on mobile more than the bare minimum. However that can change and change soon. Hybrids are a popular category, as Microsoft’s success with the Surface Book and Surface Pro demonstrates.

Right now, the only worthwhile Samsung gadgets in the large screen spectrum are the Galaxy Tab Pro and the Galaxy Tab S. Sad to say, they don’t come with the specifications or design to give good competition to other manufacturers particularly the likes of Apple and Microsoft. Will Samsung launch an all new Galaxy Book this month? We’ll find out in a couple of days. Till then, stay tuned and let us know what you think in the comments section below. We’ll keep you updated on the latest.

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