Yesterday Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro360 laptops (each in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch flavors) alongside the 15.6-inch Galaxy Book Odyssey and 15.6-inch Galaxy Book. But it also quietly put up a new laptop up for pre-order on its US website.
The Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha is a successor to the Galaxy Book Flex and comes in the same 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch configurations.
The laptop’s screen can rotate 360 degrees, has a QLED panel with 400 nits of regular brightness (600 nits in Outdoor mode), 1920x1080px resolution and S Pen support.
You get a choice of Intel’s new 11th gen processors – an i5-1135G7 or the i7-1165G7 with Intel Iris Xe graphics – up to 16GB of LPDDR4x 4267MHz RAM and up to 512GB SSD.
Port selection is good with 1 full-sized HDMI, 1 USB-C, two USB-A 3.2, a microSD and a headphone jack.
Samsung promises up to 18 and a half hours of battery life thanks to the 54Wh battery, which recharges at 40W.
Samsung has loaded the Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha with its software – Samsung Gallery, Dex, Flow, Notes, Recovery, Update.
The Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha is on pre-order now and will ship May 17. The 13.3-inch model starts at $849 with an Intel i5-1135G7, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and goes up to $1,049 for an i7-1165G7 with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. There’s no official information for now about the 15.6-inch model’s price.