Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 vs. Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 and Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 Pros

Reasons that Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 is better than Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”.

Newer manufacturing

2021 vs. 2019

Significantly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1180G7 inside Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 has a 20% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1065G7 inside Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 - Intel Core i7-1180G7
4,474
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 - Intel Core i5-1140G7
4,085
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 - Intel Core i5-1130G7
4,079
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” - Intel Core i7-1065G7
3,722
Supports faster memory

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 supports a faster memory speed than the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”. It supports up to 4267MHz versus 3733MHz of system memory on the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”.

Memory type and speed
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” - LPDDR4X
3,733 MHz
About 28% lighter

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 weighed 1.85 pounds, 28% lighter than the 2.56 pounds Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”.

WeightLenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Pound
1.85 lbs.
2.56 lbs.
Kilogram
0.84 kg
1.16 kg

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” Pros

Reasons that Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1.

8% larger display

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” has a 13.3-inch screen size 8% larger than the 12.3-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1.

Display size
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
13.3-inch
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1
12.3-inch

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 and Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”.

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 X12 Detachable Gen 1
16 GB
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
16 GB

Prices

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

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 2 13.3" WUXGA 2-in-1 Touchscreen (Intel 4-Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Business Laptop, Thunderbolt 4, Backlit, Fingerprint, 3-Yr Warranty, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 2 13.3" WUXGA 2-in-1 Touchscreen (Intel 4-Core i5-1145G7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Business Laptop, Thunderbolt 4, Backlit, Fingerprint, 3-Yr Warranty, IST Cable, Win 11 Pro
By Lenovo
$849.98
$899.98 6% OFF
ThinkPad X12 Case
ThinkPad X12 Case
By Lenovo
$44.21
$47.51 7% OFF
Puccy 3 Pack Screen Protector, compatible with Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2 12.3" Laptop TPU Film Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors)
Puccy 3 Pack Screen Protector, compatible with Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2 12.3" Laptop TPU Film Guard ( Not Tempered Glass Protectors)
By Puccy Film for Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2
$16.98
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13” Price
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3” Laptop|QLED Display and Intel Core i7 Processor|8GB Memory|512GB SSD|Long Battery Life and Bluetooth-Enabled S Pen|(NP930QCG-K01US),Royal Blue
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3” Laptop|QLED Display and Intel Core i7 Processor|8GB Memory|512GB SSD|Long Battery Life and Bluetooth-Enabled S Pen|(NP930QCG-K01US),Royal Blue
By SAMSUNG
$1,299.00
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha 13.3-inch FHD Touch 512GB SSD 1.8GHz i7 2-in-1 Laptop (12GB RAM, Quad-Core i7-10510U, 360 Flip-and-Fold Design, Windows 10 NP730QCJ-K02US (Renewed)
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha 13.3-inch FHD Touch 512GB SSD 1.8GHz i7 2-in-1 Laptop (12GB RAM, Quad-Core i7-10510U, 360 Flip-and-Fold Design, Windows 10 NP730QCJ-K02US (Renewed)
By SAMSUNG
$844.50
$979.99 14% OFF
JOTACT AA-PBSN4AF Laptop Battery for Samsung Notebook 9 Pen 13" NP930SBE-K01CN NP930SBE-K06CN NP930SBE-K01US NT930SBE-K38A Series Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha NP730QCJ NP730QCJ-K01US 15.4V
JOTACT AA-PBSN4AF Laptop Battery for Samsung Notebook 9 Pen 13" NP930SBE-K01CN NP930SBE-K06CN NP930SBE-K01US NT930SBE-K38A Series Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha NP730QCJ NP730QCJ-K01US 15.4V
By JOTACT
$60.99

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Released20212019
Release Date
  • Announced on January 11, 2021 (CES 2021)
  • Available starting January 2021
  • Announced at Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19)
  • Announced on October 30, 2019
PricingStarting at $1,149
  • 1349.99 - i7 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Size Comparison
Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Dimensions
  • 11.15” x 8.01” x 0.35” (283.3 x 203.5 x 8.8 mm)
    Tablet Only
  • 11.15” x 8.01” x 0.57” (283.3 x 203.5 x 14.5 mm)
    With Keyboard
11.91" x 7.99" x 0.51" (302.6 x 202.9 x 12.9 mm)
Weight
  • Starting at 1.85 lbs (840 g)
    Tablet Only
  • Starting at 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg)
    With Keyboard
2.56 lbs (1.16 kg)
Colors
Black
Royal Blue
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Detachable Keyboard:
    • Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard
    The fingerprint sensor next to the arrow keys of the keyboard.
  • Precise Glass Touchpad
    Wireless PowerShare with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Size12.3 Inches13.3 Inches
Info12.3" FHD+
1920 x 1280 3:2 IPS Anti-Reflective Anti-Smudge 400 nits Corning Gorilla® Glass 5
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: QLED

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x Optional Nano SIM slot
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
  • 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x S Pen Storage
  • 1 x UFS & MicroSDXC card reader (up to 1TB)
  • 1 x Headphone out/Mic-in Combo

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
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™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB 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™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 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™ i5-1140G7 with vPro™
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 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™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB
4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x Memory.
  • Memory Slots
    • Onboard Memory
  • Memory Configurations
    • Memory Size: Up to 16 GB
    • Memory Speed: 3733 MHz
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
PCIe SSD
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Wi-FiIntel® 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)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth® v 5.0
MoreOptional WWAN: 4x4 MIMO 4G (LTE CAT9)-

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Size42 Wh69.7 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10.18 hours
Based on MobileMark® 2018 battery-life benchmark test
20 hours
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
65W Power Adapter

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
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 X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
Camera
  • Front-facing camera with ThinkShutter privacy shutter
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • Hybrid Infrared (IR)
  • 8MP rear-facing camera
HD front-facing camera
Audio
  • Dolby® Premium
  • Dual-array mics
  • AKG Stereo Speakers
  • Smart Amp (Max 5 W x 2)
  • Internal Digital Mic

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
InkingSupports Active Pen:
  • Lenovo Precision Pen (optional included)
  • Lenovo Digital Pen
Yes (Built-in S Pen)
Sensors-
  • Fingerprint sensor
Security
  • Discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) 2.0
  • Windows Hello & IR camera for facial recognition login
  • The fingerprint reader on the optional keyboard
  • Webcam privacy cover
  • Kensington lock slot
  • TPM
  • Fingerprint Reader
In the box
  • ThinkPad X12 Detachable
  • 65W AC Adapter (Supports Rapid Charge)
  • 4 Cell 42Whr Internal Battery
  • Keyboard (Select Models)
  • Pen (Select Models)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13
  • AC adapter (wall mount)
  • Quickstart Guide (paper)
  • Ejection pin
  • S Pen nib
  • Tweezers
Warranty-1-year limited warranty

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 1Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13”
At Glance
Released in
2021
3:2 FHD+
12.3”
1280p 60Hz
Weight
1.85 lb
0.84 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
13.3”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.56 lb
1.16 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C/8T, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,088
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,722
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X

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