10.29.19 / PCs

Samsung Delivers a New Computing Experience with Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion

Talking Points

  • Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion offer powerful performance that meet the needs of today’s mobile-first consumers.
  • The PCs’ ultra-portable design delivers maximum productivity that can be achieved from anywhere.
  • Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion were built for on-the-go lifestyles, featuring seamless continuity across devices.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion, two premium laptops offering ultra-portable and ultra-powerful computing experiences to meet the unique needs of modern professionals for their always on-the-go lifestyle.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex

Today’s on-the-go consumers need PCs that deliver maximum productivity, while being mobile enough to take wherever. Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion were built for that and more, offering a seamless continuity across your devices.

“Consumers often have to choose between mobility and high-performance hardware when choosing a laptop,” said YoungGyoo Choi, Senior Vice President of the PC Business Team, Mobile Communication Business. “Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion eliminate the need to compromise by offering powerful performance with unparalleled portability and display innovation.”

Galaxy Book Ion
Galaxy Book Ion

New Laptops with New Innovations 

Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion feature the world’s first QLED Display on a laptop, offering a vivid, true-to-life viewing experience. Outdoor Mode, enabled by a maximum 600-nit display capability, ensures every detail is clear even when you’re working in the bright sunlight. Both devices make it easy to go cordless thanks to long-lasting batteries and power-conserving displays. Samsung’s best-in-class Wireless PowerShare can also charge any of your Qi-compatible smartphones, Galaxy Buds or wearables with your laptop’s touchpad. Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion both exemplify Samsung’s design legacy for an ultra-thin and light device that easily slips into bags and backpacks without the added bulk.

Co-engineered with Intel as part of the Project Athena innovation program, Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion passed rigorous testing to meet the program’s targets for advanced computing experiences and specifications to enable exceptional responsiveness, high efficiency battery life and instant action. Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion also boast 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors for intelligent performance, stunning entertainment and Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt™ 3, the best-in-class wireless and wired standards for fast, flexible and easy connectivity.

“We are building on our long history with Samsung to drive innovation and bring new mobile computing experiences to market,” said Gregory Bryant, Intel executive vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group. “The introduction of Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion, the first Project Athena-verified laptops from Samsung and both based on 10th Gen Intel Core, showcase what can be achieved when we bring great engineering talent together to work towards a united vision of a new computing experiences of the future.”

Galaxy Book Flex: A Powerful, Portable, Premium 2-in-1

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Galaxy Book Flex is designed for people who need the latest and greatest technology to help them push the envelope and achieve more. Galaxy Book Flex can handle every demanding task you throw at it, from perfecting your latest line of code to sketching your latest artistic creation. Galaxy Book Flex’s 360-degree hinge lets you experience the device both as a tablet and a PC. Designed for the road, Galaxy Book Flex sports an aluminum body for added protection with a “Royal Blue” finish that will turn heads. With the enhanced S Pen’s new gesture controls, you can quickly switch slides in PowerPoint during a presentation, or rewind a video you’re showing to friends using just your hand. Optimized S Pen apps provide a powerful writing and drawing experience across the device. Access to the expansive PENUP community is also available for the first-time ever on a laptop, letting you create and share your favorite sketches. And built-in biometric credentialing, powered by Windows Hello, provides peace of mind even in the most unfamiliar places.

Galaxy Book Ion: An Advanced, Agile Ultra-Lightweight PC

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Galaxy Book Ion was built for the on-the-go professional who isn’t bound to a desk. Made with ultralight magnesium, its clamshell frame and ultrathin design were engineered specifically with portability in mind. Measuring just 12.9/14.9mm thick and weighing less than a kilogram1, Galaxy Book Ion is easy to take with you wherever you’re going. Galaxy Book Ion’s 15.6-inch version comes with an additional SSD and DDDR4 RAM slot, so that you can boost your PC’s performance without adding any bulk. Featuring a luxurious “Aura Silver” color, Galaxy Book Ion offers a spectrum of hues at every angle, giving it a premium look to complement its portable design.

Availability

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion will be available in the US in early 2020.

For more information, please visit https://news.samsung.com/us/tag/mobile-computing/.

Product Specifications

 Galaxy Book Flex 13Galaxy Book Flex 15
Dimensions302.6 x 202.9 x 12.9 mm355.0 x 227.2 x 14.9 mm
Weight1.15kg1.57 kg (External graphics model)

1.52 kg (Internal graphics model)
Display13.3" QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)15.6" QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)
CPU10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Ice Lake)10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Ice Lake)
GraphicsIntel® Iris Plus GraphicsUS or Intel®UHD Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 Graphics with GDDR5 2 GB Graphic Memory (External graphics model)

Intel® Iris Plus Graphics or Intel® UHD Graphics (Internal graphics model)
MemoryUp to 16GB (LPDDR4x)Up to 16GB (LPDDR4x)
StorageUp to 1TB SSD (NVMe)Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)
WLANWi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2x2Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2x2
Camera / Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart AmpAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp
SecurityFingerprintFingerprint
S PenBuilt-in S PenBuilt-in S Pen
KeyboardBacklitBacklit
Battery69.7Wh (Typical)69.7Wh (Typical)
ortsThunderbolt™ 3 (2) | USB-C (1) | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/MicThunderbolt™ 3 (2) | USB-C (1) | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/Mic

 Galaxy Book Ion 13Galaxy Book Ion 15
Dimensions305.7 x 199.8 x 12.9 mm356.1 x 228.0 x 14.9 mm
Weight0.97 kg1.26 kg (External graphics model)

1.19 kg (Internal graphics model)
Display13.3"QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)15.6"QLED FHD Display (1920 x 1080)
CPU10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Comet Lake)10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Comet Lake)
GraphicsIntel® UHD GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 Graphics with GDDR5 2 GB Graphic Memory (External graphics model)

Intel® UHD Graphics (Internal graphics model)
MemoryUp to 16GB (DDR4)Up to 16GB (DDR4) + 1 Sodimm
StorageUp to 1TB SSD (NVMe)Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)

+ 1 SSD expandable slot
WLANWi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2x2Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), 802.11 ax 2x2
Camera / Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic720p HD / Dual Array Mic
AudioAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart AmpAKG Stereo Speakers with Smart Amp
SecurityFingerprintFingerprint
KeyboardBacklitBacklit
Battery69.7Wh (Typical)69.7Wh (Typical)
PortsThunderbolt™ 3 | USB 3.0 (2) | HDMI | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/MicThunderbolt™ 3 | USB 3.0 (2) | HDMI | UFS/MicroSD Combo | HP/Mic

1Available on Galaxy Book Ion 13 only
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