Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Specs & Price

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Samsung Galaxy Book 12 is a 2-in-1 tablet launched at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. It is a productivity tablet targeted at similar crowd as the Surface Pro 4. Samsung Galaxy Book 12 comes with a Keyboard cover and an S Pen stylus included in the box.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Key Specs & Features

  • 12-inch Super AMOLED Display, 2160 x 1440 pixels (216ppi)
  • 3.1GHz dual-core 7th-generation Intel Core i5 CPU with 4GB/8GB RAM
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 128GB or 256GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • S-Pen Stylus Included
  • Keyboard Cover with Magnetic Connectors
  • 4G LTE Data (up to 300Mbps)
  • Up to 10.5 hours Battery life

Samsung Galaxy Book 12

Display and Camera

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 has a premium Aluminium metal body. It features a 12-inch super AMOLED display with 2160 x 1440 pixel. Like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, the hybrid tablet supports HDR content.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 sports a 13 megapixels on the back and a 5 megapixels camera on the front. Like the smaller Galaxy Book 10, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12 comes with a magnetic keyboard and an S Pen stylus in the box.

Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 is powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i5 chipset (Kaby Lake). The chipset features a 3.1GHz dual-core processor. 4GB or 8GB RAM is provided with an options of 128GB or 256GB internal storage. It also supports up to 256GB microSD memory card.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 is loaded with Windows 10 with a couple of Samsung Software. It supports the Samsung Flow feature, which uses NFC to add a seamless connection between your Samsung phone and your tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 offers two USB Type C ports with Wi-Fi and LTE support.

Pricing and availability

There is no word on pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Book 12. We do not have official price for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, you should be able to buy the tablet at leading online stores in the countries. Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 400,000 Naira to 650,000 Naira depending on the model.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Hybrid Tablet:

General Features

  • Platform: Windows 10
  • Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i5 (3.1GHz dual-core Processor)
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM or 8GB RAM
  • Colours: silver
  • Dimension: 291.3 x 199.8 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 754 g
  • SIM Type:
  • SIM Count: Single-SIM


  • Display: 12-inch Super AMOLED Display, 2160 x 1440 pixels (216 ppi), 10-bit HDR
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB or 256GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, 2 x USB Type C (USB 3.1)


  • SMS/MMS:
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor:
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Traditional Voice Calls: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Digital TV: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 39Wh Battery
  • Use Time: up to 10.5 hours
  • Video Playback:
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: March 16th, 2017
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