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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex, Galaxy Book Ion announced




Samsung announced two new laptops, the Galaxy Book Flex and the Galaxy Book Ion, at the Samsung Developer Conference 2019. Both laptops come in two variants, 13-inches and 15-inches.

Both the Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion feature a QLED display that is capable of up to 600 nits of brightness. The touchpad also doubles as a wireless charger, capable of charging any Qi-compatible smartphones, earbuds, or wearables using Samsung’s Wireless PowerShare. They are equipped with Intel’s latest 10th generation core processors and feature Thunderbolt 3 connectors and Intel WiFi 6, and built-in biometric credentialing.

The Samsung Galaxy Book Flex is a 2-in-1 device equipped with a 360-degree hinge, built-in and enhanced S Pen support with new gesture controls, an aluminum body for durability, and access to the PENUP community.

Galaxy Book Flex specs:

SpecsGalaxy Book Flex 13Galaxy Book Flex 15
Display13.3-inch QLED FHD (1920 x 1080) Display15.6-inch QLED FHD (1920 x 1080) Display
CPU10th Generation Intel Core Processor10th Generation Intel Core Processor
GraphicsIntel Iris Plus Graphics / Intel UHD GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX 250 2GB / Intel Iris Plus Graphics / Intel UHD Graphics
MemoryUp to 16GB LPDDR4xUp to 16GB LPDDR4x
StorageUp to 1TB NVME SSDUp to 1TB NVME SSD
WLANWiFi 6 802.11 ax 2x2WiFi 6 802.11 ax 2x2
Ports2 x Thunderbolt 3
1 x USB - C
1 x UFS/MicroSD Combo
3.5mm Headphone / Mic Combo
2 x Thunderbolt 3
1 x USB - C
1 x UFS/MicroSD Combo
3.5mm Headphone / Mic Combo
Camera / Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart AmpAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp
S PenBuilt-inBuilt-in
SecurityFingerprintFingerprint
Battery69.7Wh69.7Wh
Dimensions302.6mm x 202.9mm x 12.9mm355mm x 227.2mm x 14.9mm
Weight1.15kg1.52kg / 1.57kg (discrete graphics model)

The Samsung Galaxy Book Ion is made with magnesium and measures only 13-15mm thick. The 15.6-inch model also comes with an additional SSD and DDR4 RAM slot.

Galaxy Book Ion specs:

SpecsGalaxy Book Flex 13Galaxy Book Flex 15
Display13.3-inch QLED FHD (1920 x 1080) display15.6-inch QLED FHD (1920 x 1080) display
CPU10th Generation Intel Core Processor10th Generation Intel Core Processor
GraphicsIntel UHD GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX 250 2GB / Intel UHD Graphics
MemoryUp to 16GB DDR4Up to 16GB DDR4 + 1 Sodimm slot
StorageUp to 1TB NVME SSDUp to 1TB NVME SSD + 1 SSD expansion slot
WLANWi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2×2Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2×2
Ports1 x Thunderbolt 3
2 x USB 3.0
HDMI
UFS / MicroSD Combo
3.5mm Headphone / mic Combo
1 x Thunderbolt 3
2 x USB 3.0
HDMI
UFS / MicroSD Combo
3.5mm Headphone / mic Combo
Camera / Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart AmpAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp
SecurityFingerprintFingerprint
Battery69.7Wh69.7Wh
Dimension305.7mm x 199.8mm x 12.9mm356.1mm x 228mm x 14.9mm
Weight0.97kg1.19kg / 1.26kg (discrete graphics model)

While prices for both the Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion are not yet announced, Samsung has confirmed that both devices will be available by December 2019.



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2 Responses

  1. Ian Vergel I. Cuevas says:

    Will it be available in the Philippines?

  2. Franc says:

    When will be available?
    And how much?

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