Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business vs. Surface Laptop Go 2

Here is a side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business and Surface Laptop Go 2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business image

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business

Surface Laptop Go 2 image

Surface Laptop Go 2

Key FeaturesSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 FHD
14”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.32 lb
1.51 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1255U
10C/12T, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,754
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,415
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
Memory
Up to Nvidia GeForce
MX570
4GB GDDR6
Released in Mid
2022
3:2 1.5K
12.45”
1024p 60Hz
Weight
2.48 lb
1.12 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C/8T, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,195
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,980
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Laptop Go 2 Ports
Starting at
$599.99
i5, 4GB, 128GB SSD, No Fingerprint
Up to
13.5 Hours
Battery Life
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
On Power Button
Single
USB-A
USB 3.0
Single
USB-C
w/ DP & PD
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
AvailabilitySamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Released20222022
Release Info
  • Announced at MWC 2022
  • Announced on February 28, 2022
  • Available starting April 2022.
  • Introduced: June 1, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: June 1, 2022
  • Released: June 7, 2022
Pricing-
  • For Consumer (Windows 11 Home):
    • $599.99 - i5 | 4GB | 128GB SSD | Platinum Only
    • $699.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $899.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
  • For Commercial (Windows 11 Pro):
    • $799.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $999.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
    • $1,199.99 - i5 | 16GB | 256GB SSD | Platinum Only
Applicable Models
  • Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business
  • Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business (2022)
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Generations-
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business Price
Samsung NP641BEF-KA1US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i5vP, 256GB Notebook
Samsung NP641BEF-KA1US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i5vP, 256GB Notebook
By SAMSUNG
$2,059.43
Samsung NP641BEF-KA3US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i7vP, 1TB Notebook
Samsung NP641BEF-KA3US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i7vP, 1TB Notebook
By SAMSUNG
$2,932.54
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,287.99
Was: $1,449.99
Surface Laptop Go 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$599.99
Was: $699.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB) - Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB) - Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$395.00
Was: $469.00
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$260.37
Was: $399.99
ExteriorSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Size Comparison
Samsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Dimensions12.85" x 8.41" x 0.78" (326.4 x 213.8 x 19.92 mm)10.95” x 8.12” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 206.2 mm x 15.7 mm)
Weight3.32 lbs (1.51 kg)2.48 lbs. (1,127 g)
Colors
Graphite
Sage Ice Blue Sandstone Platium
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit island type keyboard
    Built-in fingerprint sensor on Power key.
  • Precise Touchpad
    Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Size14 Inches12.45 Inches
Info
  • Screen size: 14.0-inch
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Pixel Density: 157 PPI
  • Anti-Glare
  • Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
PortsSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business Ports
Left
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4 (40Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB-C
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ45 
    Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1 x Headphone/Mic 
    3.5mm jack.
Right
  • 2 x USB-A
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader.
  • 1 x MicroSIM card slot.
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot.
Surface Laptop Go 2 Ports
Surface Laptop Go 2 Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Magnet Charging, Docking
Internal SpecsSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.30 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 1.70 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business1
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U1,51086.09%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U1,754100.00%
Surface Laptop Go 21
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19568.13%
01,754
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business1
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U5,71589.09%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U6,415100.00%
Surface Laptop Go 21
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98062.04%
06,415
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 1200 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1255U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 1250 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB
2 x SODIMM slots.
4GB 8GB 16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX570 A - 4GB GDDR6-
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB
NVMe SSD
128 GB 256 GB
SSD
Fans Number-1
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax 2X2)Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth® v5.1Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
EthernetGigabit Ethernet controller.
10/100/1000 Mbps.
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More4G LTE
LTE is exclusively available in Europe; the connection may require a separate data plan subscription. Detailed terms and conditions will vary by market and carrier. Actual speed may vary depending on the market, carrier, and user environment.
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BatterySamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Size51.5 Wh41 Wh
Battery Life-Up to 13.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply65W USB-C Power Adapter
  • 39W power supply
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
SoftwareSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
OSWindows 11 Pro
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Link Sharing
  • Live Message
  • Live Wallpaper
  • McAfee Live Safe (60 days trial)
  • Samsung Gallery
  • Quick Search
  • Samsung DeX
  • Samsung Flow
  • Samsung Notes
  • Samsung Recovery
  • Samsung Settings
  • Studio Plus
  • Samsung Update
  • teamPL
Consumer
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 1-month trial
  • Xbox App
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month trial
Commerial
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial
Camera & AudioSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Camera
  • FHD 1080p front-facing camera
  • IR Camera for facial authentication
720p HD f2.0 front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Stereo Speakers with Dolby Atmos®.
  • Dual Array Mic
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSamsung Galaxy Book2 BusinessSurface Laptop Go 2
Inking-Not Support
Sensors
  • The fingerprint sensor on the power key.
  • Infrared camera sensor.
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • TPM.
  • Fingerprint Reader.
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Security Lock slot.
Consumer
  • Firmware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
Commercial
  • Discrete hardware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
In the box
  • Galaxy Book2 Business.
  • USB-C Data Cable.
  • Travel Adapter.
  • Surface Laptop Go 2
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty1-year limited warranty.
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business Price
Samsung NP641BEF-KA1US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i5vP, 256GB Notebook
Samsung NP641BEF-KA1US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i5vP, 256GB Notebook
By SAMSUNG
$2,059.43
Samsung NP641BEF-KA3US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i7vP, 1TB Notebook
Samsung NP641BEF-KA3US Galaxy Book2 Business, 14", Intel® Core™ i7vP, 1TB Notebook
By SAMSUNG
$2,932.54
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,287.99
Was: $1,449.99
Surface Laptop Go 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$599.99
Was: $699.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB) - Black (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB) - Black (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$395.00
Was: $469.00
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
New Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$260.37
Was: $399.99

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business vs. Surface Laptop Go 2: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business and Surface Laptop Go 2.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business vs. Surface Laptop Go 2

Samsung has released the Galaxy Book2 Business, a 14-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to 10-core Intel Core i7-1255U with a boost clock speed up to 4.70 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce MX570 with 4GB GDDR6.

On the other hand, we have the 12.45-inch Surface Laptop Go 2 was introduced by Microsoft around the same year in mid-2022. It comes with a quad-core Intel Core i5-1135G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.20 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz).

The Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business has a 14-inch display which is slightly larger than the 12.45-inch Surface Laptop Go 2. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business weighs 3.32 lbs. about 33% heavier than the 2.48 lbs. Surface Laptop Go 2. Moreover, measured at 12.85” x 8.41” x 0.78”, the Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business is much bulkier than the Surface Laptop Go 2 at 10.95” x 8.12” x 0.62”.

Moving over to upgradability, Samsung claims that the Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business supports up to 64GB memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard.

For Surface Laptop Go 2, it supports up to 16GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Unlike Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business image

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Business: Key Features

To keep up with today’s businesses, Galaxy Book2 Business offers the security solutions and connected power of the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem. Employees can use the Samsung Account Single Sign-On feature, which simplifies the authentication process by requiring credentials to be entered only once. Samsung’s new blockchain-based Private Share also gives enterprise customers the safest platform for encrypting and sharing confidential information. Employees can authorize access and set expiration dates for every file they send, so proprietary and privileged information stays classified. And should an employee misplace their Galaxy Book2 Business PC at any point, they can use Samsung’s SmartThings Find to search for their Galaxy devices and pinpoint the location of each one.

As part of the Galaxy ecosystem, Galaxy Book2 Business can sync with smartphone apps through Link to Windows to send texts and take calls using both devices. The crossover app continuity also enables users to select recently used phone apps and open them up on their Galaxy Book2 Business PC, so they can pick up right where they left off. Samsung has also updated its Quick Share feature and merged it with Link Sharing, so users can instantly and easily share work with others from anywhere.

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