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Samsung Galaxy Book looks like an iPad Pro, performs like a Surface Pro

The 12-inch tablet from Samsung runs Windows 10 and comes with a keyboard and stylus.

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Samsung's latest and greatest

The Galaxy Book is Samsung's latest Microsoft Surface Pro competitor.

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Accessories included

It's a Windows 10 tablet that comes with a keyboard case and stylus.

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Surface-like design

Unlike the Surface Pro, the Galaxy Book includes the stylus and keyboard accessories in its base price.

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S-Pen

The S-Pen stylus is the same one that comes with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3.

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Comfy enough

The Galaxy Book's backlit keyboard has a buttery-smooth chassis that's pleasant to touch.

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Sleek and slim

The keyboard cover doesn't add too much bulk to the Galaxy Book's slim figure.

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Typical folio cover

While the Surface Pro has a built-in kickstand, the Galaxy Book depends on the keyboard case to prop it up. It's not as sturdy as the Surface.

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Standalone tablet

As a standalone tablet, the Galaxy Book is a little heavy.

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LTE model available

An LTE-capable model is available through Verizon.

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Rounded edges

Rounded edges give the illusion that the tablet is slimmer than it is.

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Clip for safe storage

There's no place to safely store the stylus on the tablet, so you have to keep it in the keyboard's pen holder -- or clip it onto your pocket.

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Magnetic connection

A magnetic connection keeps the tablet on the keyboard.

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TV-friendly

Flip the keyboard over to use it as a stand for watching video.

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Super AMOLED screen

The tablet is meant more for productivity than a TV party, but the Galaxy Book's beautiful screen is great for watching HD video.

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