At the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19), Samsung today announced the new Galaxy Book Flex, a premium 2-in-1 device built as part of Intel’s Project Athena program. The main highlight of Galaxy Book Flex is its display. It features the world’s first QLED Display on a laptop for great viewing experience. This QLED Display supports up to 600-nit brightness. Another highlight of this 2-in-1 device is the Wireless PowerShare feature that can charge any Qi-compatible device when placed on touchpad. The Galaxy Book Flex sports an aluminum body for great built quality with a new attractive “Royal Blue” finish.
The Galaxy Book Flex is powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors for great performance and support for Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt 3. The 360-degree hinge enables you to use the device in different modes. Samsung is introducing new S Pen gesture controls using which you can switch slides during PowerPoint presentation and more. Samsung is also enabling access to the PENUP community for the first time ever on a laptop.
Tech specs of Galaxy Book Flex:
|Galaxy Book Flex 13||Galaxy Book Flex 15|
|Dimensions||302.6 x 202.9 x 12.9 mm||355.0 x 227.2 x 14.9 mm|
|Weight||1.15kg||1.52kg / 1.57kg (Discrete graphics model)|
|Display||13.3″ QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)||15.6″ QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)|
|CPU||10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Ice Lake)||10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Ice Lake)|
|Graphics||Intel® Iris Plus Graphics or Intel®UHD Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 Graphics with GDDR5 2 GB Graphic Memory / Intel® Iris Plus Graphics / Intel® UHD Graphics|
|Memory||Up to 16GB (LPDDR4x)||Up to 16GB (LPDDR4x)|
|Storage||Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)||Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2||Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2×2|
|Camera / Mic||720p HD / Dual Array Mic||720p HD / Dual Array Mic|
|Audio||AKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp||AKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp|
|S Pen||Built-in S Pen||Built-in S Pen|
|Battery||69.7Wh (Typical)||69.7Wh (Typical)|
|Ports||Thunderbolt™ 3 (2) | USB-C | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/Mic||Thunderbolt™ 3 (2) | USB-C | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/Mic|
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex will be available in December in select markets.