Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15 MovieSource: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

What you need to know

  • The Galaxy Book Flex, Galaxy Book Ion and Galaxy Book Flex α are all available starting today.
  • The Galaxy Book Flex and Flex α are convertible laptops while the Galaxy Book Ion is a traditional clamshell laptop.
  • The Galaxy Book Flex $1,350, Galaxy Book Flex α 1,000, and Galaxy Book Ion $1,200 are all on sale now.

Samsung's lineup of new Galaxy Book laptops is now avaialble. You can grab the Galaxy Book Flex $1,350, Galaxy Book Flex α $850, and Galaxy Book Ion $1,200 from Samsung's website. All three laptops are on sale for lower figures right now, but those are their retail prices. The Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Flex α are convertible laptops while the Galaxy Book Ion is a traditional clamshell laptop.

We reviewed the Galaxy Book Flex recently, and it earned a high score of 4.5/5. It's a thin and light convertible laptop with a sleek design. It has an S-Pen and large trackpad for easy input and has a good display that you'd expect from a Samsung device. It's available in both 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch variants. It runs on an Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor and Iris Plus graphics or NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics if you're outside the U.S..

Category Galaxy Book Flex
Display 13.3-inch FHD QLED (1920 x 1080)
Processor Intel Core i7-1065G7
Graphics Intel Iris Plus
Memory 8GB
Storage 512GB
Battery 4546mAH
Ports 2x Thunderbolt 3
1x USB-C
microSD/UFS combo
Headphone/mic combo
Wireless Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
Camera 720p

The Galaxy Book Flex α is a more affordable convertible laptop. It has a 13.3-inch Full HD QLED display. It runs on Intel Comet Lake processors. You can get it with up to an Intel Core i7-10510U processor but can also opt for a more affordable model with an Intel Core i5-10210U processor.

Category Galaxy Book Flex α
Display 13.3-inch FHD QLED (1920 x 1080)
Processor Intel Core i7-10510U
Graphics Intel UHD
Memory 12GB
Storage 512GB
Battery 3530mAH
Ports HDMI
1x USB-C
2x USB 3.0
microSD
Headphone/mic combo
Wireless Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
Camera 720p

The Galaxy Book Ion is a traditional clamshell laptop rather than a convertible. It's available in either a 13.3-inch or 15.6-inch variant, each of which has a QLED display. It runs on an Intel Core i7-10510U processor.

Category Galaxy Book Ion 13.3" Galaxy Book Ion 15.6"
Display 13.3-inch FHD QLED (1920 x 1080) 15.6-inch FHD QLED (1920 x 1080)
Processor Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
Graphics Intel UHD Intel UHD
Memory 8GB 8GB
Storage 512GB 512GB
Battery 4546mAH 4546mAH
Ports HDMI
1x Thunderbolt 3
2x USB 3.0
microSD/UFS combo
Headphone/mic combo
HDMI
1x Thunderbolt 3
2x USB 3.0
microSD/UFS combo
Headphone/mic combo
Wireless Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
Camera 720p

Make sure to check out our review of the new flagship from this lineup, the Galaxy Book Flex that came out today.

Galaxy Book Flex

This convertible laptop comes with an S-Pen, touchscreen, and large trackpad to let you express yourself in a variety of ways.

Galaxy Book Flex α

This convertible laptop is more affordable and comes with up to 12GB of RAM to help you get work done.

Galaxy Book Ion

This clamshell laptop comes in either 13.3-inch or 15.6-inch variants. It features a QLED display with great color accuracy.

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