The use of AI continues to expand beyond research labs and into everyday consumer products. A prime example is the new Samsung Galaxy Book4 series of laptops, highlighted by Microsoft’s DirectX graphics team and Intel for its integration of AI capabilities.
The Galaxy Book4 lineup features latest Intel Core Ultra processors with AI Boost technology, allows Samsung’s integrated Gallery app to offload image processing from the GPU to the laptop’s neural processing unit (NPU), preserving battery life. AI acceleration marks a major milestone in making the technology practical for mainstream laptop users.
As Michelle Johnston Holthaus, EVP and GM of Intel’s Client Computing Group stated, collaborations like this are “enabling new levels of creativity and productivity.” The CPU working seamlessly with the NPU as showcased in the Galaxy Book4 series exemplifies how AI can enhance common computing tasks.
Samsung’s Gallery app leverages AI for features like facial recognition to easily categorize photos. By offloading these workloads to the NPU, the app avoids draining the battery quickly. This demonstrates how AI can tangibly improve the user experience when thoughtfully implemented.
The Galaxy Book4 launch highlights how AI is transitioning from an abstract concept to a practical computing tool. With the right hardware and software integration by partners like Samsung and Intel, AI can make everyday laptops smarter. This type of incremental innovation promises to make AI ubiquitous in consumer technology rather than just a niche for data scientists.
As more manufacturers follow Samsung’s lead and tap into processors’ low-power AI capabilities, artificial intelligence will become a standard feature rather than an exception. Galaxy Book4 series provides an exciting glimpse into this emerging AI-driven future.