Samsung's first 5G laptop has a slightly new name and a UK release date.
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. 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 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.
|Category||Samsung Galaxy Book Flex2 5G|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro|
FHD (1080p) touch
|Processor||11th Gen Intel Core i5, i7|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Xe graphics|
|Memory||Up to 16GB LPDDR4x|
|Storage||Up to 512GB SSD (NVMe)|
|Ports||Thunderbolt 4, USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, UFS & Micro SD slot, SIM slot|
|Audio||Sound by AKG with Smart Amp (Max 5W x 2 speakers)|
|Dimensions||304.9 x 202.3 x 13.9~14.9mm|
|Weight||1.26kg (2.78 lb)|
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.
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex2 5G
The Galaxy Book Flex2 5G is Samsung's first 5G laptop. It's a flexible 2-in-1 that can be used in several modes and can stay connected with support for Wi-Fi 6, LTE, and 5G.
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