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Galaxy Book S Review: Featherweight, Ultra-Thin – And No WiFi Needed

March 26, 2020


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  • Reply imicca March 24, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    Poor Touchscreen screen and bad keyboard are enough to skip this.

  • Reply Amin Sennour March 24, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    I honestly don't get it. Aren't these just worse mobile devices? Worse because the standard windows GUI works so poorly for many applications.

    Wouldn't most users be better served with the slack and evernote apps on an iPad?

    It would make sense if these machines could run more powerful windows software, but they can't, so, what's the point!

  • Reply Maikeru Dabittsu March 24, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    Can't wait to get the crummy Exonos version outside the us

  • Reply spidermace March 25, 2020 at 12:03 am

    You narrate these videos incredibly well.

  • Reply Harish Naidu March 25, 2020 at 12:04 am

    Make a video on Nokia 8.3

  • Reply Douglas Heath March 25, 2020 at 12:05 am

    Tino says I should ask you about phones…

  • Reply Mathias Andresen March 25, 2020 at 12:16 am

    7 hours battery. LOL.

  • Reply drifty Boiii_458 March 25, 2020 at 12:30 am

    If MacBook Air had cellular and had better battery then I’m Gucci

  • Reply PUBG Hacker March 25, 2020 at 12:34 am

    Had this for about a week then sent it back. Beautiful piece of tech but sadly I had to return it. Couldn’t run the programs I needed it to.

  • Reply Kayla Wilson March 25, 2020 at 12:40 am

    2:15 Timeless, what a good episode.

  • Reply VlanC Otaku March 25, 2020 at 12:53 am

    Mr. Mobile: well I've been using the Galaxy Book S for two weeks now
    MKBHD: Wait, that's illegal

  • Reply Alex McCaffrey March 25, 2020 at 12:57 am

    How does Spotify x86 run because the Web App is trash? It's about the only x86 app I'd use over the Web App.

  • Reply Alex McCaffrey March 25, 2020 at 12:57 am

    Great review and great to see a review that understands what apps this is designed to run.

  • Reply Justice Forall March 25, 2020 at 1:05 am

    Great video. 👍🏾😀

  • Reply Noodles March 25, 2020 at 1:27 am

    So I guess I'll just keep my x360 w/ LTE modem and 8-10 hours of battery life. All the hoops they jump through to end up with THIS? Smh.

  • Reply GhaV jGRite (jeaHAvee) March 25, 2020 at 1:28 am

    Gonna stay with Firefox… thanks though.

  • Reply Brad Haines March 25, 2020 at 1:36 am

    a 4G/5G gaming laptop, with no datacap, would really be a master of all trades.

    sure, current battery tech won't allow you to game long, but anything else my aero 15x goes a solid 6-7hrs with normal usage (2 or less in games) on a 94wh battery

  • Reply AJD March 25, 2020 at 1:41 am

    How is this guy still under a million subscribers?

  • Reply Joseph Chong March 25, 2020 at 1:49 am

    4:54 unihertz titan review coming soon?

  • Reply Nestor Mateo March 25, 2020 at 1:50 am

    HEY…ODU ALUM OVER HERE TOO!!! 😁 😁 😂

  • Reply Delain124 March 25, 2020 at 2:17 am

    🤦 when you say hardware what is the GPU, and CPU?

  • Reply Raunak Singh March 25, 2020 at 2:47 am

    I thought you will say stay home my friends at the last part.

  • Reply Kefumna Anmufek March 25, 2020 at 2:57 am

    Cool intro/background music. Please don’t sit on the ledge…

  • Reply Souvik Says March 25, 2020 at 2:58 am

    I fail to understand why this channel has such less subscribers. This should be at 5M at least. Quality of production, script, and Mr. Mobile's voice, all exemplary.

  • Reply Fly Guy March 25, 2020 at 3:23 am

    I have one of these Michael and there Awesome!!!–We love you Michael!!!

  • Reply Robert Timsah March 25, 2020 at 3:36 am

    Funny thing is, when I use a Chromebook I almost always prefer the web app to the android app. There is also a Chromebook Plus for Verizon that has LTE in the Verizon store that would be an interesting comparison device. https://www.verizonwireless.com/tablets/samsung-chromebook-plus/

  • Reply Daniel Bemis March 25, 2020 at 3:55 am

    no thanks ill buy the lg gram at 15 hours of battery life with a 17inch screen. my phone can hotspot all the data i need which is not to much on the go.

  • Reply Uriel Morales March 25, 2020 at 4:03 am

    I wish I got this laptop, I have 2 year old laptop, I really need an upgrade, but I'm struggling with money 😢

  • Reply Mariachee Bandidos March 25, 2020 at 4:11 am

    serious question: what percentage of people who are out for a mac can change their decision and get a windows pc because of say, hardware?

  • Reply Rory March 25, 2020 at 4:56 am

    8:20 made my heart skip a beat. WTF man. Be careful!!

  • Reply Mostafa AlBelliehy March 25, 2020 at 5:05 am

    For 999, the new MacBook Air is more valuable.

  • Reply Asad Ali March 25, 2020 at 5:36 am

    7.5 hours against 20 hours claim. WTF is this?

  • Reply naveen reddy March 25, 2020 at 5:46 am

    Instead of keeping your device on standby and losing battery, you can instead hibernate it (with hibernation you won't lose any battery juice).

  • Reply Ki Song March 25, 2020 at 5:47 am

    @4:55 I see that Unihertz Titan in the background. Should we expect a review soon? 🙂

  • Reply Urvansh Mehta March 25, 2020 at 5:51 am

    Mr. Mobile. I danced to the tune when the video started. I got excited when you started talking. I get goosebumps when your throw your punchlines in the script. I staw in Awe when your phenomenal writing prowess and oratory skills describes the mundane things with that grandeur. The way you deliver yourself in these videos is nothing short of a perfect movie scene. May you get the recognition you deserve. And when you do we all will be clapping and cheering for you there. God speed my man.

  • Reply Brenda Johnson March 25, 2020 at 5:52 am

    Awesome💐

  • Reply A March 25, 2020 at 5:57 am

    6:50 Looks just like our cat.

  • Reply Ngakak Guling March 25, 2020 at 5:58 am

    here is how much people would like to party with MrMobile 👇🏾👇🏾

  • Reply steward joey March 25, 2020 at 5:59 am

    can i breath it?

  • Reply Devan Modi March 25, 2020 at 6:10 am

    Nothing can replace THE MACBOOK AIR, i repeat NOTHING.

  • Reply Agung Budiarto March 25, 2020 at 6:35 am

    You should make a video of gadget for cats..if there is anything.

  • Reply Sami Cooper March 25, 2020 at 6:51 am

    This video is testament to why your one of the best tech reviewers out there. Well done sir

  • Reply notalentgeek March 25, 2020 at 7:14 am

    What is the difference compared to tether your laptop to your phone existing internet connection?

  • Reply Kris G March 25, 2020 at 7:47 am

    I will unlikely buy anything Michael reviews but the reviews themselves are so interesting I just have to watch them.

  • Reply Pranav Patil March 25, 2020 at 7:52 am

    Plz share video about gaming performance of samsung galaxy book s

  • Reply Monarch March 25, 2020 at 7:58 am

    I thinks his videos are the best much much better than overhyped mkbhd.

  • Reply Thi Henry March 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

    I don't understand all the huff and puff about the one hand opening……what you don't have two freaking hands? I hate it when reviewer keep bring that up.

  • Reply Joshua Hardwick March 25, 2020 at 8:36 am

    Looks like you had filming this Michael. Getting creative with your new location restrictions 😉

  • Reply Pranav Patil March 25, 2020 at 8:46 am

    Does Samsung galaxy book s has wireless power share?

  • Reply Joordez Orange March 25, 2020 at 9:51 am

    Damn, your sponsers always hit me, lol

  • Reply Denis Edrey March 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

    For the first time instead of wanting the product I envy the fact that he's outside… Oh that quarantine life…

  • Reply Tech Box March 25, 2020 at 11:04 am

    Honestly Mr. Mobile videos from home look way better then those from new Brooklyn office.

  • Reply The Study Channel March 25, 2020 at 11:48 am

    Macbooks have a longrr battery.

  • Reply Ajay Kumar March 25, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Hey Michael, Did you a get a chance to try Microsoft Office? How is the performance of Word/Powerpoint?

  • Reply ditroia March 25, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    Yeah but edge is based on Chromium maybe try Firefox.

  • Reply Cypher NX March 25, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    Always divided by 3 for what they say about battery life. Always divided by 3 … except MacBook Air… 😥

  • Reply sherlock_arnold March 25, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    I always wonder why this channel still doesn't have 1m subs. The quality of these videos are superb

  • Reply Irfan Shaikh March 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Never understood how Blinkist worked till I saw this video…A big thank you for that… Great video as usual anyway… Would like to see more such always connected machines in the market with more power and bettery life in the future…

  • Reply carbon March 25, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    I don't know how this device can be cheaper than S20 family, or how S20s can be too expensive!

  • Reply Nazim कवि March 25, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    Wow, I just saw that episode of "Star Trek: Voyager" just yesterday!

  • Reply Anushandhan M March 25, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    This is video must have been shot near the end of Dec 2019.!

  • Reply Adib Beygi March 25, 2020 at 3:12 pm

    We love your Performance Michael. 💚

  • Reply Xeraser March 25, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    I must be doing something wrong (or right) since I get about the same battery life (on a brand new battery) on the mid 2015 macbook pro I bought a few months ago. I'm not an apple fan either, I more or less had to buy it since coreaudio and final cut pro x are honestly way too good.

  • Reply Tha_Champ March 25, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    How much is the monthly plan for the sim?

  • Reply Bumkyu Kim March 25, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    Impressive laptop

  • Reply Omar Shehab March 25, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    Nice review, nice device, nice shoes… what are they?

  • Reply Vincenzo Mario Saltamartini March 25, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    Love it 💛

  • Reply NYQWZN March 25, 2020 at 6:36 pm

    "Here.s a cat"
    Laptop aside, that part made my day💚💚💚

  • Reply Drame Alter March 25, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    Awesome screen , awesome camera , long lasting battery life 🔋

  • Reply Chase B March 25, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    No one:
    Mr Bean: 3:17

  • Reply Thiago Paes March 25, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    Man, even your ads are great. I don't think you can say that of any other channel on YouTube. Keep going!

  • Reply rkl08551 March 25, 2020 at 9:26 pm

    faPple is a n0 n0…

  • Reply Erik Dreyer March 25, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Microsoft edge is the browser that is the least private. It sends more data than chrome.

  • Reply Erik Dreyer March 25, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    Ok wait, this is cheaper than their phones?

  • Reply F4T4L March 25, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Is it available in the uk?

  • Reply Mohammed Muzwer March 25, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B-K_duyBiDg/?igshid=1fcajlhnnmlv4

  • Reply Thundr93 March 25, 2020 at 10:33 pm

    Cool to see a fellow Monarch!

  • Reply Amit Budhraja March 25, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Absolute garbage.

  • Reply J park March 25, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Advertise 24hr battery life…getting 6-7hr….isnt that false advertisement? Seems way too much gap.

  • Reply venom5809 March 25, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    HA HA, I still own my 11" 2011 MacBook Air even though I have a newer MacBook Pro now, that was a great computer.

  • Reply Celmad March 25, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    Amazing review. Thanks!

  • Reply Bazzie Henstra March 25, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    Michael, i need to know …. (I've been wondering for many videos) …..
    Are you actually typing in your videos or is it your sublime acting. Because I would not be able to type one correct word if I would type like you. 😉 Hahaha.
    Making a video like you do however, that's no acting, that's craftsmanship!

  • Reply Timothy Vreeland March 26, 2020 at 12:00 am

    I love the new Edge browser, but honestly I think you shouldn't have listened to the vocal minority, which were probably all brand loyalists. Chrome has the biggest user base, and it's not even close, so it makes more sense to base your review around Chrome, since that is what most viewers need tested. It is what viewers will see in the real world after they throw their money down for a device.

  • Reply Curious Tinkering March 26, 2020 at 12:07 am

    If only such devices are powerful enough to do actual work not just word processing or emails.

  • Reply Joey Dsusa March 26, 2020 at 12:49 am

    What the difference in this n a iPad Pro

  • Reply Christopher Yiwei Liang March 26, 2020 at 1:03 am

    Allbirds!!!

  • Reply eric golden March 26, 2020 at 1:04 am

    Hope you are safe michael

  • Reply Red C March 26, 2020 at 1:57 am

    losing 10% on standby overnight?! that's ridiculous. i'm certain it's the fault of Windows. Windows has just continually gotten worse since XP.

  • Reply Hafiz Razif March 26, 2020 at 2:27 am

    4:54 is that a Vertu phone ?

  • Reply dandansfu March 26, 2020 at 4:24 am

    Don’t know why 2:13 gives me anxiety

  • Reply JonGCruz March 26, 2020 at 4:45 am

    Only advantage is 4G LTE that’s it. $999.00 for this toy ….nah. Great video as always.

  • Reply Sandeep sahoo March 26, 2020 at 4:54 am

    Hi Micheal!!! Try reviewing the Asus VivoBook X403F.

    It offers 24 hours battery life with its 72Wh battery. Its really cheat at ₹56,000 which is a well under $1000.

  • Reply Gerald Laurence Zordilla March 26, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Heat from the sun might be trigger to losing battery

  • Reply Shreyas Tribhuwan March 26, 2020 at 5:11 am

    Just curious enough to ask, have you used USB tethering? it doesn't discharge the phone and the net is generally more stable

  • Reply Elias Dzansi March 26, 2020 at 5:41 am

    You should revisit the SURFACE PRO-X, now that you have a better understanding of how to use Web apps! You owe that to your viewers at least, especially after the somewhat unfair scrutiny, I don't totally blame you for. Microsoft should have been very straightforward. I'm sure they're aware the device works best with Web apps!

    Great review as always btw!

  • Reply Putu Chris Susanto March 26, 2020 at 5:44 am

    1:19 Slack all the way ✊

  • Reply Onengiye Richard March 26, 2020 at 6:13 am

    Awesome review, as always.

  • Reply Emmanuel Kant March 26, 2020 at 6:28 am

    869K subscribers! That's really not fair, some stupid, useless dumb channel has more subscribers than this channel. It is so frustrating to see people not supporting such creative YouTubers, Man, I wish you get to a million soon and more.

  • Reply borderlands skag gang March 26, 2020 at 6:32 am

    Lol my hp omen is very light not like this samsung thing but pretty light…and way more powerful and just about the same price with a 9750h and a gtx 1660ti

    Caronavirus-stay at home my friends

  • Reply A banjoo March 26, 2020 at 6:55 am

    How he doesn't have 1 million subs yet?

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