Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α 2-in-1 Laptop with QLED Display Announced

by: - Last updated on: January 3rd, 2020

Ahead of CES 2020, Samsung has announced a new laptop, the Galaxy Book Flex α (alpha), which features a 2-in-1 design and is powered by the 10th-Gen Intel Core processor. Essentially, the Galaxy Book Flex α is an affordable version of the Galaxy Book series of laptops (Galaxy Book Ion and Galaxy Book Flex), with all its highlighting features at an affordable price tag.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α: Design and Display

The Galaxy Book Flex α features a 2-in-1 design with an ultra-thin bezel at 13.9mm, weighing in at 1.19kg. It has an aluminum frame made out of a durable material with sharp, diamond-cut edges. Towards the front, the laptop flaunts with a 13.3-inch QLED FHD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 600-nit brightness.

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α: Hardware and Performance

Under the hood, the Galaxy Book Flex α is powered by 10th-Gen Intel Core processor with Intel UHD graphics, coupled with 8GB or 12GB of RAM, and 256GB or 512GB of SSD (NVMe) storage. To power everything, the laptop comes with a 54Wh battery with USB Type-C fast charging, which Samsung claims to offer up to up to 17.5 hours of battery life on a single charge.

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As for other hardware specifications, the laptop sports a 720p HD camera, 2x 1.5W stereo speakers, and a fingerprint sensor for authentication. For connectivity, it offers support for Wi-Fi 6, 2 x USB 3.0, USB-C, and HDMI. Besides, when compared to the other Galaxy Book Flex models, the Flex α misses out on a few features like the Qi-based wireless charging trackpad and the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α: Pricing and Availability

The Galaxy Book Flex α comes in only color option: Royal Silver. It is priced at $829 (~ Rs 59,429) and is expected to roll out in the first half of 2020.

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