Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3″ QLED Convertible Laptop w/ i7-1065G7 , NP930QCG-K01US Review

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3″ QLED Convertible Laptop  

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3-inch

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex (NP930QCG-K01US) is a 13.3″ convertible laptop with a 360-degree touchscreen Full HD QLED display, Bluetooth enabled S pen, the tenth generation Intel i7-1065G7 processor, 8GB LPDDR4 memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Home operating system, and up to an impressive 20 hours of battery life.

Galaxy Book Flex has been released only very recently and scores an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by two users only at the moment. It is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a QLED display that rotates 360 degrees around the hinge. The Flex has a royal blue aluminium chassis that converts from laptop to tablet mode very quickly. It can also be used in tent and stand modes for your different needs.

The quarter two of 2019 release Intel i7-1065G7 processor (4 cores, 8 threads) works at the speeds between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz. With a current Passmark benchmark score of 9023 it runs very fast in daily tasks and can also handle the more demanding tasks and some gaming as well with the Intel Iris Plus GPU. 8GB LPDDR4 memory offers a decent multitasking power with very little lagging and the 512GB Solid State Drive is a good amount of storage space along with the fast opening of files, instant start-up and shut-down of the computer.

The typical Thermal Design Power is 15 watts which helps with the very long battery life. It is specified to be up to 20 hours and charges very fast. You can also charge your other wireless devices on the trackpad with the Wireless PowerShare. It is compatible with the Qi wireless charging supported devices. With the included Bluetooth S pen you can draw, use intuitive gestures, take notes, adjust the volume and have a more interactive experience overall when you’re working or playing on your laptop.

Stunning QLED display on this sleek and modern Samsung laptop offers up to 100% color volume and will stay vivid even in the sunlight. The built-in graphics card is Intel Iris Plus with a video card benchmark score of 1836, that performs a bit better than the AMD Vega 10 and at a similar performance level overall to the dedicated Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3 QLED displayNVIDIA MX150 graphics card. The sound quality is also very good by AKG and compliments the QLED display very nicely.

Connectivity options include the latest 802.11ax WiFi 6 (2×2 160Mhz) with the speeds up to 3 times faster than the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB-C port, 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, an HDMI output, a Media Card Reader and more. There is no Optical Drive and you can connect an external drive via one of the USB ports or Bluetooth. The keyboard is backlit for typing comfortably in the dark or dim light. It has the fingerprint reader and Windows Hello security that lets you log in quickly and safely (fingerprint or face reader).

Royal blue Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3″ weighs 3.98 pounds and measures 11.91 x 7.99 x 0.51 inches- is lightweight, compact and portable. The blue color on this laptop makes it attract fingerprints more, which can be annoying for some users. It is a very well constructed and lightweight machine that is very easy on the eyes with a premium look and feel and a very long battery life. It looks and feels very much like the high end Galaxy Chromebook by Samsung, but comes with the Windows 10 operating system. Galaxy Book Flex is not particularly cheap but appears to be good value for money.

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