Microsoft Surface Pro 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung recently announced the launch of their all-new Samsung laptop series, the Samsung Galaxy Book S. This time they have focused more in line with traditional laptops, looks, and functions instead of those detachable keyboards, portability, and ease of work on the go. On the other hand, Microsoft is improving on its surface series with the best of their features. As per other Microsoft Surface Pro 6 reviews is the top line product as of now, Let’s learn more about these two slim machines.
Samsung Galaxy Book S
The all-new Samsung Galaxy Book S blends the advantages of the smartphone clubbed in a new computing device with a lot of features like fast and ultralight, turns on in an instant, connects with LTE and goes far on a single charge. The official launch was on 10th of August 2019 in a few parts of the world however we are yet to find a purchase link on the official website.
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Microsoft has launched Windows Surface Pro 6 which is an upgraded version of Microsoft Surface 4 and Microsoft Surface 5 to overcome the shortcomings of both the previous versions. Microsoft Surface Pro 6 also offers LTE connectivity which demonstrates a perfect blend of a Smartphone, a Tablet, and a Computer.
Both the devices are lightweight and durable to keep you computing on the go. Both the devices are less than 11.8mm thickness and 1kg weight which lets you bring your device wherever you go. Microsoft Windows Surface Pro 6 wins the chart for lighter weight and less thickness.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is powered up with 8th Gen Intel Core processor which makes it more powerful than The Snapdragon 8cx platform. Though the company claims that Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx processor has equal efficiency to beat Intel 8th generation devices.
Long-Lasting Playback Time
Samsung Galaxy Book S wins the chart with 42Wh battery which could give you playback time of 23 hours on a single charge where on the other hand, Microsoft Windows Surface Pro 6 can only last up to 13.5 hours. You can spend long outdoor hours watching videos, drafting reports or writing lecture notes without thinking about the charger.
Stay in Sync
The Samsung Galaxy Book S gives you the ease of access to mobile computing. It allows you to get your phone’s notifications, schedule a ride to the airport, text from your PC and the ‘Your Phone’ App keeps your phone’s important stuff synced with your PC. Access every photo or document what’s there on your phone just with a simple click.
The same feature is available with Microsoft Surface Pro 6 which can marry with your Android or iOS smartphones and you can sync all your pictures, music, Office documents, favorites, and more.
One-Touch Wake Up
Both the devices allow you to gain access just on a single tap. Now you can put an end to daily rituals of the shutdown and booting up as fast processor and SSD drives allow you to access your device the moment you touch the power button, fingerprint sensor, keyboard or mousepad. It’s similar to the way you access your smartphones.
Elegant, Quiet And Cool
Samsung Galaxy Book S is also claimed to not heat up even while multitasking or continuous 23 Hours of playback. Its Elegant, Quiet and Cool hardware isn’t noisy even in a silent room. The same is witnessed with Microsoft Windows Surface Pro 6 though they didn’t claim such words.
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Both the devices are lightweight with curved edges makes it easy to carry in hand or throw in a travel bag and kickstart your journey. Weight, dimensions and long-lasting battery life makes both the devices portable enough to carry anywhere and everywhere.
|Samsung Galaxy Book S||Microsoft Surface Pro 6|
|Display size||13.3”, FHD TFT (16:9)||12.3 inches|
|Resolution||2160 x 1440 pixels||2736 x 1824 pixels|
|Pixel density||216 ppi||267 ppi|
|Features||HDR video support, Ambient light sensor||Ambient light sensor|
|Touchscreen||Capacitive, Multi-touch||Capacitive, Multi-touch|
|Main camera||13 megapixels||8 megapixels|
|Specifications||Aperture size: F1.9|
|Video recording||1920×1080 (Full HD)||1920×1080 (Full HD)|
|Front||5 megapixels||5 megapixels|
|Dimensions||305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8mm||11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292.1 x 200.7 x 8.4 mm)|
|Weight||960 g||792 g|
|Materials||Back: Metal||Back: Metal|
|Biometrics||2D Face unlock|
|Colors||Earthy Gold, Mercury Gray||Black, Gray|
|Headphones||3.5 mm jack||3.5 mm jack|
|Speakers||Multiple speakers||Multiple speakers|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Album art cover, Background playback|
|Screen mirroring||Wireless screen share||Mini Displayport|
|HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE|
|System chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx||Intel Core i7 8650U|
|Processor||64-bit Octa-core processor, (Max. 2.84 GHz + 1.8GHz)||Quad-core, 1900 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm|
|GPU||Intel HD||Intel UHD Graphics 620|
|RAM||8 GB||8GB / 16 GB|
|Internal storage||256 / 512GB||128 GB To 1TB|
|Storage expansion||microSDXC up to 1 TB||microSDXC|
|OS||Windows (10)||Windows (10)|
|CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct||802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band|
|USB||USB 3.1||USB 3.0|
|Connector||USB Type-C (reversible)||Full-size USB|
|Features||Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging||Mass storage device|
|Location||GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo|
|Other||LTE Cat. 18 | Nano SIM|
|Type||Not user replaceable|
|Video playback||11.00 hours||9.00 hours|
|Other features||Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice commands, Voice recording|
|Warranty period||12 Months|
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If you are looking for a reliable Samsung laptop, Samsung Galaxy Book S is a perfect choice however if you are looking for a more portable and Laptop cum Tablet, Microsoft Windows Surface Pro 6 is the ultimate choice. As per the research, Microsoft Surface Pro 6 won the comparison if we ignore a few shortfalls as Thunderbolt 3 support, Short battery life and overpriced. If this article turned out to be helpful to you, please like and share this with your colleagues. For more such tips, tricks and tech-related updates visit Tweak Library and if you are more into tech-related videos do watch and subscribe to our YouTube channel. You can also reach us on Facebook and Pinterest.