Surface Pro 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy Book 12 – Place Your Bets Comparison


According to the rumors, the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is going to be a real hit when it comes out. However, Samsung Galaxy Book 12 already has a big advantage in front of it: it’s already out! Samsung has recently announced that you can preorder their new Galaxy Book 12, which is a 2-in-1 device running on the Windows 10 Pro OS.

What Do They Go For with This Device?

Samsung aims here to bring you what’s best from both worlds, the flexibility of a tablet and the power of a laptop, thus bringing a balance between performance, professionalism and class. Even so, it’s still quite hard to decide whether you should rush to buy this or wait until the Surface Pro 5 is officially announced.

Surface Pro 5 or Samsung Galaxy Book 12?

The Surface Pro 5 did not make any appearance at the Mobile World Congress event in 2017, so now people expect it sometime in spring. Microsoft will hold an event on May 2, but it will focus on education. Regarding the rumored specs, it seems that people oscillate between an Intel Kaby Lake processor or an AMD Ryzen one. Furthermore, it is said to come with a 4K display, an updated stylus, plus Windows Hello and Cortana.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12 will run on the 7th gen Intel Core processor and the Windows 10 Pro. It offers 8 GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage that can be expanded with a microSD card. It also has a powerful battery that can last up to 11 hours and supports fast-charging. It has a Super AMOLED FHD+ display, a 12 MP camera on the back and a 5 MP front one. Lastly, you can preorder it for the price of $1,429.