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Tech Round Up Week 4 July 2020: Galaxy Book S To Use New Intel Chips, IG’s TikTok-esque App an

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Book S is the first laptop to offer Intel’s new “Core processors with Intel Hybrid Technology.” Previously, all Galaxy Book S models ran on the Qualcomm Snapdragon platform.

The new Intel processors are designed to power ultralight devices, with two 7W Lakefield chips, the Core i5-L16G7 and the Core i3-L13G4, being their debut products. The Galaxy Book S comes with the i5, weighs just over two pounds and measures 0.7 inches at its thickest point. It is now available for sale starting at USD