In October, Samsung announced the Galaxy Book Flex at the Samsung Developer Conference 2019. And now Samsung has announced Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’ which will come at a cheaper price than the former.
Samsung Galaxy Book Series
When we talk of Samsung we usually think of its smartphone lineups. But it also working on laptops under the Galaxy Book Series. Samsung announced the Galaxy Book S in August. While the Galaxy Book S is yet to hit the market Samsung has already announced Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion. And now Samsung has added Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’ to the yet-to-release Galaxy Book series laptops.
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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’
Samsung announced the Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’ ahead of CES 2020. The device is meant to be a cheaper alternative for Samsung Galaxy Book Flex.
Talking about the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’, it is a 2-in-1 laptop with an aluminum chassis. It has a 13.3-inch QLED panel which packs in 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display can get as bright as 600 nits. The laptop is 13.9mm thick and weighs around 1.2 kg.
It will be powered by the 10th generation Intel Core processor. However, there is no information if it is going to be a Core i3 or i5 processor. The graphics will be handled by Intel UHD as there is no discrete graphics as in Galaxy Book Flex.
The processor will be backed by 8/12GB RAM. The RAM included here is based on LPDDR4 technology. You can choose between a 256GB or a 512GB SSD. The company claims that the 54Wh battery included in the laptop will provide up to 17.5 hours of battery life. It even supports fast charging through a Type-C port.
Talking about connectivity, the Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha’ supports Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax. A fingerprint scanner is included for biometrics. There are two Type-C ports along with a Type-C slot. It also features an HDMI port, a MicroSD slot, a 3.5mm jack, a pair of 1.5W speakers and a 720P HD camera.
Launch and Price
Samsung will debut the Galaxy Book series with Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion. Samsung Galaxy Book Flex ‘Alpha‘ will be released a bit later than the two. However, it will make its way into the market within the first two quarters of 2020. It will come with a price tag of around $829.99(~ NPR 95,000). You will have to pay extra if you want to have an Active Pen stylus.