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Samsung's Galaxy Book Flex2 5G has a new name, a UK release date, and is available for preorder

Galaxy Book Flex 5g Dynamic With S Pen Silver
Galaxy Book Flex 5g Dynamic With S Pen Silver (Image credit: Samsung)

What you need to know

  • Samsung announced a release date for the Galaxy Book Flex2 5G.
  • The 5G laptop is available for preorder now and will be available on February 12, 2021.
  • The laptop was previously announced as the Galaxy Book Flex 5G.

Samsung finally shared the launch date for its Galaxy Book Flex2 5G laptop (opens in new tab). The device was previously known as the Galaxy Book Flex 5G but has apparently picked up a 2 between its previous announcement and its launch date announcement (via Digital Trends).

The Galaxy Book Flex2 5G is Samsung's first 5G laptop and will be available in the UK on February 12. Preorders for the device are open (opens in new tab) starting today. The Galaxy Book Flex2 5G starts at £1,649, which is roughly $2,254.

The Galaxy Book Flex2 5G runs on 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics. It's Intel Evo certified, which among other required properties means that it supports instant wake and has improved battery efficiency.

CategorySamsung Galaxy Book Flex2 5G
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
Display13.3 inches
FHD (1080p) touch
Processor11th Gen Intel Core i5, i7
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe graphics
MemoryUp to 16GB LPDDR4x
StorageUp to 512GB SSD (NVMe)
Rear Camera13MP
Front Camera720p
SecurityScannerTech
Connectivity5G (Sub6)
LTE
Wi-Fi 6
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.1
PortsThunderbolt 4, USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, UFS & Micro SD slot, SIM slot
AudioSound by AKG with Smart Amp (Max 5W x 2 speakers)
Battery69.7Wh
Dimensions304.9 x 202.3 x 13.9~14.9mm
Weight1.26kg (2.78 lb)
ColorsRoyal Silver

As the Flex name suggests, the laptop can rotate around to act as a tablet or in various modes. It also comes with an S Pen that stores in the base of the device.

Sean Endicott
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