Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano vs. Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Pros

Reasons that Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano is better than Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1180G7 inside Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano has a 52% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-10510U inside Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano - Intel Core i7-1180G7
4,474
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano - Intel Core i7-1160G7
4,238
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano - Intel Core i5-1130G7
4,079
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” - Intel Core i7-10510U
2,942
Supports faster memory

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano supports a faster memory speed than the Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 3733MHz of system memory on the Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”.

Memory type and speed
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” - LPDDR4X
3,733 MHz
About 25% lighter

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano weighed 1.99 pounds, 25% lighter than the 2.62 pounds Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”.

WeightLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Pound
1.99 lbs.
2.62 lbs.
Kilogram
0.90 kg
1.19 kg

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” Pros

Reasons that Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano.

Upgradable memory

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” comes with one SODIMM slot that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed. On the flip side, you can't upgrade RAM on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano since it has onboard memory.

MemoryLenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Slots
Onboard
x0,1
TypeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
19% larger display

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” has a 15.6-inch screen size 19% larger than the 13-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano.

Display size
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
15.6-inch
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano
13-inch

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano and Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 16GB

Both laptops supports up to 16GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano
16 GB
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
16 GB

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Business Laptop (13" 2k Touchscreen, Intel Core i7-1160G7, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD), 1.99lbs, 13-Hr Long Battery Life, Backlit KB, Fingerprint, 3-Yr Warranty, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Business Laptop (13" 2k Touchscreen, Intel Core i7-1160G7, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD), 1.99lbs, 13-Hr Long Battery Life, Backlit KB, Fingerprint, 3-Yr Warranty, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
By Lenovo
$999.98
Lenovo Ultra Thin ThinkPad X1 Nano 13" 2K (2160x1350) IPS 450nits Ultrabook i7-1160G7 Finger Print Windows 10 Pro W/HDMI (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
Lenovo Ultra Thin ThinkPad X1 Nano 13" 2K (2160x1350) IPS 450nits Ultrabook i7-1160G7 Finger Print Windows 10 Pro W/HDMI (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
By Lenovo
$799.00
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Business Laptop, 13” 2K Touchscreen, Intel Core i7 1180G7 Processor, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit KB, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Pro, Black
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Business Laptop, 13” 2K Touchscreen, Intel Core i7 1180G7 Processor, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, Fingerprint Reader, Backlit KB, Webcam, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Pro, Black
By Lenovo
$889.00
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15” Price
SAMSUNG Electronics Galaxy Book 15 Int 15.6" Intel Core i5-1135G7 Processor, 8GB, 256GB- Wi-Fi - Mystic Silver (NP750XDA-KD1US)
SAMSUNG Electronics Galaxy Book 15 Int 15.6" Intel Core i5-1135G7 Processor, 8GB, 256GB- Wi-Fi - Mystic Silver (NP750XDA-KD1US)
By SAMSUNG
$510.00
Synvy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15 inch Anti Spy Guard Sticker [ Not Tempered Glass Protectors ]
Synvy Privacy Screen Protector Film, compatible with Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15 inch Anti Spy Guard Sticker [ Not Tempered Glass Protectors ]
By Film for Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15
$32.99
SAMSUNG 16" Galaxy Book4 Pro Laptop PC Computer, Intel Core 7 Ultra Processor 1TB, 3K AMOLED (2880 x 1800) Touchscreen, Advanced Security, 2024 Model, NP960XGK-KG1US, Moonstone Gray
SAMSUNG 16" Galaxy Book4 Pro Laptop PC Computer, Intel Core 7 Ultra Processor 1TB, 3K AMOLED (2880 x 1800) Touchscreen, Advanced Security, 2024 Model, NP960XGK-KG1US, Moonstone Gray
By SAMSUNG
$1,749.99

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Released20202019
Release Date
  • Announced on September 29, 2020.
  • Expected to be available in the 4th quarter of 2020.
  • Announced at Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19)
  • Announced on October 30, 2019
PricingStarting at $1,399.
  • $1299.99 - i7 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Dimensions
  • 12.72” x 8.54” x 0.55 - 0.66” (292.8 mm x 207.7 mm x 13.87 - 16.7 mm)
    Non-touch models
  • 12.72” x 8.54” x 0.56 - 0.68” (292.9 mm x 207.8 mm x 14.27 - 17.2 mm)
    Touch models
14.02" x 8.98" x 0.59" (355.0 x 227.2 x 14.9 mm)
Weight
  • 1.99 lbs (907 g) 
    Non-touch models
  • 2.14lbs (969 g)
    Touch models
  • 2.07 lbs (939 g)
    WWAN non-touch models
  • 2.21 lbs (1001 g)
    WWAN touch models
  • 2.62 lbs (1.19 kg)
    Integrated graphics model
  • 2.77 lbs (1.26 kg )
    Discrete graphics model
Colors
Black
Optional Carbon-Fiber Weave on top cover on touch models only.
Aura Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Backlit keyboard with new UC functions for F9-F11
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • New FN row F9-F11
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard with Numpad
    The fingerprint sensor next to the arrow keys of the keyboard.
  • Precise Touchpad
    Wireless PowerShare with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Size13 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 13” 2K Non-touch
    2160 x 1350 16:10 aspect ratio IPS 100% sRGB Dolby Vision™ 450 nits brightness Non-touch supports
  • 13” 2K with Touch
    2160 x 1350 16:10 aspect ratio IPS 100% sRGB Dolby Vision™ 450 nits brightness touch supports
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: QLED

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x UFS & MicroSDXC card reader (up to 1TB)
  • 1 x Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
  • 1 x Power port

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.20 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1180G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB 16GB
    4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x SRAM.
  • Memory Slots
    • 1 x Onboard Memory
    • 1 x SODIMM slot
  • Memory Configurations
    • Memory Size: Up to 16 GB Onboard
    • Memory Speed: 3733 MHz
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x Onboard NVMe slot
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6™ AX201 802.11AX (2 x 2)
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax.
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax 2X2)
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth® v5.0
MoreOptional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband 5G CAT20 and 4G LTE CAT9.-

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Size48 Wh69.7 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours 
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
5 hours
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
65W Power Adapter

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
OS
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux OS 64-bit
Windows 10 Home
Built-in Apps
Lenovo Vantage
  • Link Sharing
  • Live Message
  • Live Wallpaper
  • McAfee Live Safe (60 days trial)
  • Samsung Gallery
  • Quick Search
  • Samsung DeX
  • Samsung Flow
  • Samsung Notes
  • Samsung Recovery
  • Samsung Settings
  • Studio Plus
  • Samsung Update
  • teamPL

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Infrared (IR) Camera for Windows Hello
HD front-facing camera
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree Microphones
  • AKG Stereo Speakers
  • Smart Amp (Max 5 W x 2)
  • Internal Digital Mic

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Fingerprint sensor
Security
  • Match on Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • IR camera with human presence detection
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Kensington™ lock slot
  • TPM
  • Fingerprint Reader
In the box
  • ThinkPad X1 Nano
  • 65W AC adapter
  • 4 Cell 48Wh Internal battery
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15″
  • AC adapter (wall mount)
  • Quickstart Guide (paper)
  • Ejection pin
Warranty1-year Depot or Carry-in1-year limited warranty

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 NanoSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 15”
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:10 2K
13”
1350p 60Hz
Weight
1.99 lb
0.90 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1180G7
4C/8T, 2.20 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,364
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,474
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Released in Late
2019
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.62 lb
1.19 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i7-10510U
4C/8T, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
957
Single Core
Geekbench 5
2,942
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X

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