Comparison between the Galaxy Book S, Book Flex and Book Ion

Galaxy Book S, Book Flex and Book Ion

Galaxy Books combine some of the best Samsung features like the S Pen, QLED screens and Wireless PowerShare with powerful PC hardware. Whether you're looking for seamless connectivity, 2-in-1 versatility or light-weight portability, read on to find out more about the models and their key features so you can see which model would suit you best.

Performance specificationsClick to Expand


Book S

Book Flex

Book Ion

Operating System

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home

Processor

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx Compute Platform Octa-core

Intel® 10th generation Core™ Processor (Ice Lake)

Intel® 10th generation Core™ Processor (Comet Lake)

Graphics

Intel® UHD Graphics

Intel® Iris Plus Graphics

Intel® UHD Graphics

Memory *

8GB LPDDR4x

8GB LPDDR4x

(On BD 8GB)

Book Ion 13:

8GB DDR4x

(On BD 8GB)

Book Ion 15:

8GB DDR4x

(On BD 8GB)

+ 1 Sodimm

Internal Storage

256GB internal storage

Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)

Book Ion 13:
Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)

Book Ion 15:

Up to 1TB SSD (NVMe)

+ 1 SSD expandable slot

Battery Capacity**

42 Wh

69.7 Wh

69.7 Wh

Wireless PowerShare ***

No

Yes

Yes

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Network

LTE Cat.18
Nano SIM

-

-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v5.0

Bluetooth v5.0

Bluetooth v5.0

* Total amount of available memory may be less based on configuration.

** Typical value tested under 3rd party conditions.

***Compatible with Qi Wireless charging supported devices.

Design specificationsClick to Expand


Book S

Book Flex

Book Ion

Colours *

Earthy Gold
Mercury Grey

Royal Blue

Aura Silver

Screen Size

13.3"

13.3”
15.6”

13.3”
15.6”

Resolution

1920 x 1080

1920 x 1080

1920 x 1080

Display Type

FHD LED

FHD QLED

FHD QLED

Touchscreen

Yes

Yes

No

S-Pen

No

Yes - included

No

Security

Fingerprint Reader

Fingerprint Reader

Fingerprint Reader

Camera

720p HD

720p HD

720p HD

Speakers

AKG Stereo Speakers
(1.2W x 4)
Dolby Atmos

AKG Stereo Speakers with SmartAmp

AKG Stereo Speakers with SmartAmp

Ports

2 USB-C
1 MicroSD/nanoSIM
1 Headphone/Mic

2 Thunderbolt™ 3
1 USB-C
1 UFS/MicroSD Combo
1 Headphone /Mic

1 HDMI

1 Thunderbolt™ 3

2 USB 3.0

1 UFS/MicroSD Combo

1 Headphone / Mic

Dimensions
(L x W x H)

305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2-11.8 mm

Book Flex 13:
302.6 X 202.9 X 12.9 mm

Book Flex 15:
355.0 x 227.2 x 14.9 mm

Book Ion 13:
305.7 x 199.8 x 12.9 mm

Book Ion 15:
356.1 x 228.0 x 14.9 mm

Weight **

0.96kg

Book Flex 13:
1.16kg

Book Flex 15:
1.52kg (internal graphics)
1.57kg (external graphics)

Book Ion 13:
0.97 kg

Book Ion 15:
1.19kg (internal graphics)
1.26kg (external graphics)

* May differ by market and mobile operator.

** Weights vary depending on manufacturing process.

Book S Key FeaturesClick to Expand

Book S brings the advantages of a smartphone to a computing device that's both fast and ultra-light, keeping you connected wherever you are. It turns on in an instant and lasts longer between charges so you can do more than ever before with the support of Wi-Fi 6.


Book S in Earthy Gold and Merury Gray

Made from a durable metal body Book S is available in a choice of two stylish colours: Earthy Gold or Mercury Gray in a clamshell design for maximum durability and portability.

Book S is ultra-slim

Book S is designed to be fan-less so you can focus on your work in silence. It's ultra-slim, measuring just 11.8mm when closed and it weighs just 950g so it's easy to carry with just one hand or in your bag.

Book S supports Wi-Fi 6

With LTE support you can stay securely connected anytime, anywhere and with fast Wi-Fi 6 support, you can upload or download large files in an instant.

Book S has a long lasting battery

The battery is small and light so it charges quickly so you can stream, work and play wherever you are. Charge up using the USB-C port to enjoy up to 25 hours* of battery use.

Book S fingerprint scanner

Power up and log in with just one key. The power key is merged with the fingerprint sensor so all you need to do is press one button to get started right away.

Book S has an Intel processor

Galaxy Book S features an Intel model with Intel® Core™ i5 processor with Intel® Hybrid Technology.

*Battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

Book Flex Key FeaturesClick to Expand

Book Flex is a sleek and versatile convertible tablet/PC that allows you to do everything from casual computing and creative work using the S Pen to heavy duty tasks that require fast and reliable performance. Whether you're a content creator or a content consumer, a student or a professional, the Book Flex provides exceptional performance, mobility and versatility, all inside a flexible, sleek and slim design.


Image of Book Flex

Book Flex is available in two screen sizes: 13.3" and 15.6". When closed, the 13.3" model measures just 12.9mm and the 15.6" model is only 14.9mm, making it one of the slimmest laptops around.

Image of Book Flex folded

Book Flex has an elegant and refined metal design. It’s incredible slim and portable, and details like the diamond-cut edge and the bold Royal Blue finish makes it an attractive looking device that demands attention.

Book Flex with S Pen

Book Flex is designed as a 2-in-1 device that offers flexibility and versatility. Open the device to use the keyboard or flip it round to the back to use the device as a tablet.

Book Flex used with S Pen

The all-new S Pen connects with Bluetooth and detects motion, so with Air Action, you can use gestures to control media playback, make presentations, increase and decrease the volume and even customize your gestures to best fit your needs. A wide range of apps support S Pen, so there’s you can do much more, whether it's taking notes during a lecture or creating artwork and more.

Book Flex QLED screen

The brilliant VDE-certified QLED screen provides 100% colour volume that’s vivid and brighter than ever before with a peak brightness of 600 nits in Outdoor Mode. The incredibly slim bezels, along with a wide 178° viewing angle provide an amazingly immersive viewing experience.

Book Flex connectivity options

Preinstalled apps such as Samsung DeX and Microsoft Your Phone give seamless connectivity with your compatible Galaxy smartphone. Sync, drag and drop files, mirror your phone and more.

Book Flex charging a smartphone via Wireless PowerShare

The touchpad doubles up as a charger using Wireless PowerShare to charge any Qi-compatible device like your smartphone or earbuds. Plus, the battery life is excellent - a single charge will provide up to 20 hours of use and if you're running low, use the USB-C charger for several minutes using fast charge to get your hours of use.

Book Flex has an Intel processor

Equipped with the latest 10th generation Intel®Core i5 and i7 processors the powerful hardware brings high performance, fast connectivity and significantly improved graphics to meet your everyday computing needs.

Book Flex storage options

As well as the NVMe SSD internal storage, you can use the super-fast UFS slot to expand the space you have. The speakers pump out impactful, rich and immersive sound, thanks to Samsung’s Smart Amp technology and sound tuned by AKG. A fingerprint scanner with Windows Hello support offers easy and safe login, and other convenient features like two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a wide and comfortable backlit keyboard.

Book Flex new software

Software like Quick Search reduces the time it takes to find your files, allowing you to search for text inside image files. Live Wallpaper gives you an automatically switching set of wallpapers based on your interests, Samsung Gallery allows you to efficiently manage your photos and videos, and finally with Studio Plus, you can quickly and easily create your own videos.

Book Ion Key FeaturesClick to Expand

Galaxy Book Ion hits the perfect balance of beauty, power, and smart. With a QLED screen, you now get the most accurate colours for next-level viewing immersion, and all the features you need, wherever you go.


Image of Book Ion

Book Ion is available in two screen sizes: 13.3" and 15.6". When closed, the 13.3" model measures just 12.9mm and the 15.6" model is only 14.9mm, making it one of the slimmest laptops around.

Book Ion in Aura Silver

Book Ion is simply beautiful. The Aura Silver finish is mystical, changing colours according to its surroundings and the streak of blue on the hinge makes it stand out in any room.

Book Ion slim design

Book Ion is built with a full metal body made of magnesium, so it's strong and durable yet remarkably light. The 13.3" model weighs just 970g and the 15.6" model with integrated graphics weights just 1.19kg, and even the 15.6" model with discrete graphics weighs just 1.26kg.

Book Ion QLED screen

The brilliant VDE-certified QLED screen provides 100% colour volume that’s vivid and brighter than ever before with a peak brightness of 600 nits in Outdoor Mode. The incredibly slim bezels, along with a wide 178° viewing angle provide an amazingly immersive viewing experience.

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Preinstalled apps such as Samsung DeX and Microsoft Your Phone give seamless connectivity with your compatible Galaxy smartphone. Sync, drag and drop files, mirror your phone and more.

Book Ion charging a smartphone via Wireless PowerShare

The touchpad doubles up as a charger using Wireless PowerShare to charge any Qi-compatible device like your smartphone or earbuds. Plus, the battery life is excellent - a single charge will provide up to 20 hours of use and if you're running low, use the USB-C charger for several minutes using fast charge to get your hours of use.

Book Ion has an Intel processor

Equipped with the latest 10th generation Intel®Core i5 and i7 processors the powerful hardware brings high performance, fast connectivity and significantly improved graphics to meet your everyday computing needs.

Book Ion storage options

As well as the NVMe SSD internal storage, you can use the super-fast UFS slot to expand the space you have. The speakers pump out impactful, rich and immersive sound, thanks to Samsung’s Smart Amp technology and sound tuned by AKG. A fingerprint scanner with Windows Hello support offers easy and safe login, and other convenient features like an HDMI port, a Thunderbolt 3 port and a wide and comfortable backlit keyboard.

Book Ion new software

A wide range of new software provides more convenient, productive and, creative ways to use your notebook device. Quick search finds your files much faster than standard Windows 10 search, Live Wallpaper changes your wallpaper based on your interests, and new convenient features have been added to Samsung Gallery and Studio Plus as well.

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