In a recent turn of events, a laptop with an Arc GPU-powered Intel chipset appeared on a website but was removed shortly after. The laptop affected is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro, which is powered by the 12th generation of Intel processors. However, the listing of this laptop coincided with the release of Samsung’s new line of Galaxy Book devices. Keep reading to learn more about what happened.
A Twitter user who goes by the name @TheMalcore shared the listing screenshot of a Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro powered by Intel Arc graphics. The price of the laptop was $1,349.99. Other specs of the laptop include a 2.1GHz 12-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB SSD, and a 15.6-inch AMOLED display. The laptop was available in graphite color.
First Intel Arc-powered laptop listed on website
The listing may have been a mistake as it was taken down shortly after it appeared. Last week, Intel revealed that it would launch Arc GPUs on March 30, 2022. From what it looks like, the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro will be one of the first laptops to feature the new ARC GPUs. According to a report by Techspot, the Galaxy Book 2 Pro will be equipped with Intel Arc A370M. It’s the same processor that Lisa Pearce will release first.
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro comes in two screen sizes – a 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch FHD AMOLED display. Under the hood, the laptops feature 12 Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processors. While the smaller screen variant comes with Intel Iris X Graphics, the larger variant comes with Intel Iris X and Intel Arc graphics processors. In terms of memory, the laptops offer three options, including 8/16/32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1 TB of NVMe SSD.
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 is also available in two screen sizes: 13.3 inches and 15.6 inches. Both devices feature a sAMOLED display built on a 16:9 aspect ratio with a peak brightness of 500 nits. Under the hood, the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 features the 12th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor along with the Intel Iris X graphics card. Additionally, there are storage options that can provide users with up to 32GB of storage. LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB SSD. Stay tuned for more tech news.