Samsung Galaxy Book S Launched With Intel Lakefield Chipset and LTE Support

Back in August 2019, Samsung announced its Galaxy Book S, – a Windows laptop powered by the Snapdragon 8cx chipset. The company has now launched an Intel-powered version that relies on the power-efficient Lakefield SoC and Intel UHD graphics in the same fan-less ultrabook design.

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Samsung Galaxy Book S

The Intel Core i5-L16G7 Lakefield chipset is coupled with 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256/512GB eUFS storage. In terms of I/O you get 2 USB-C ports, a 3.5mm headphone/mic combo and a microSD card reader.

In the front, you will find a 13.3-inch Full HD touchscreen LCD with a 1MP camera in the top bezel. The device weighs in at 950 grams and measures just 11.8mm at its thickest point. It also boasts a quad stereo speaker setup tuned by AKG and a built-in fingerprint scanner.

The Galaxy Book S also comes with Wi-Fi 6 and LTE connectivity and can be had with Windows 10 Home or Pro. The battery comes in at 42Wh and is rated at 17 hours of video playback.

Samsung Galaxy Book S Specifications

Operating System: Windows 10 Home / Pro4

Display: 13.3-inch FHD TFT LCD Display with Touch Screen Panel

Dimension: 305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2 ~ 11.8 mm

Weight: 950g

CPU: Intel® Core™ processor with Intel Hybrid Technology

Graphic: Intel® UHD Graphics

RAM: 8GB RAM (LPDDR4x)

Storage: 256/512GB eUFS, MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)

Camera: 1MP

Battery: 42Wh (typical5)

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) 802.11 ax 2×2, LTE6 (Cat 16), Bluetooth® v 5.0

Ports: 2 USB-C®, 1 Headphone-out/Mic-in Combo, MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader

Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor (Keyboard Backlit on/off), Hall Sensor

Authentication: Windows Hello sign-in with fingerprint

Audio: Quad Stereo Speakers

  • Sound by AKG
  • Immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® technology

Samsung Galaxy Book S Specs

Samsung Galaxy Book S Specifications

The notebook will be available in gold and gray colors with a starting price of £999. Shipments are scheduled to begin on June 12 in the UK. Global availability was not detailed.

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