Surface Laptop Studio vs. Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15

Here is a side by side comparison between Surface Laptop Studio and Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Laptop Studio image

Surface Laptop Studio

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 image

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15

Key FeaturesSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
At Glance
Released in Late
2021
3:2 2.4K
14.4”
2400p 60~120Hz
Weight
3.83 lb
1.74 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-11370H
4C/8T, 3.30 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,397
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Up to NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 3050 Ti 
4GB GDDR6
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.06 lb
1.39 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C/8T, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,374
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,487
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 Ports
AvailabilitySurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Released20212021
Release Info
  • Introduced: September 22, 2021
  • Pre-ordered: September 22, 2021
  • Released: October 5, 2021
  • Announced at Samsung Unpack Event (2021)
  • Announced on April 28, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,599.99
    i5-11300H 16GB 256GB Intel Iris Xe
  • $1,799.99
    i5-11300H 16GB 512GB Intel Iris Xe
  • $2,099.99
    i7-11370H 16GB 256GB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $2,699.99
    i7-11370H 16GB 1TB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $3,099.99
    i7-11370H 32GB 2TB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $1,299.99
    i7-1165G7 8GB 512GB
  • $1,499.99
    i7-1165G7 16GB 1TB
Generations-
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,369.00
Was: $2,699.99
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,918.69
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,448.16
2021 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 Price
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Windows 11 Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor 16GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Blue
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Windows 11 Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor 16GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Blue
By SAMSUNG
$1,159.00
Was: $1,299.99
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6-inch FHD Touchscreen, 1TB SSD, Intel Evo Platform 2.8GHz i7-1165G7 (16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Windows 11 Home) Mystic Navy, NP950QDB-KB3US
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6-inch FHD Touchscreen, 1TB SSD, Intel Evo Platform 2.8GHz i7-1165G7 (16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Windows 11 Home) Mystic Navy, NP950QDB-KB3US
By SAMSUNG
$1,299.99
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,349.99
ExteriorSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Size Comparison
Surface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Dimensions12.72” x 8.98” x 0.746” (323.28 mm x 228.32 mm x 18.94 mm)13.97" x 8.97" x 0.46" (354.85 x 227.97 x 11.9 mm)
Weight
  • 3.83 lb (1,742.9 grams)
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • 4.00 lb (1,820.2 grams)
    Intel Core i7 models.
3.06 lbs (1.39 kg)
Colors
Platinum
Casing: Magnesium and Aluminum
Mystic Silver Mystic Navy Mystic Pink Bronze
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness
    • Backlight.
  • Precision Haptic touchpad:
    • Largest surface touchpad to date.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.
  • Full size with Numpad, backlit chiclet keyboard
    Fingerprint sensor on Power key.
  • Precise Touchpad
    Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.
DisplaySurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Size14.4 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 14.4” PixelSense™ Flow Display
  • Resolution: 2400 x 1600 (201 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
    60Hz default.
  • Inking: GPU Ink Acceleration
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Dolby Vision® support
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: Super AMOLED Display
  • Supports S-Pen.
  • Features:
    HDR 500 SGS Eye-Care Certified True Black 0.2 ms reponse time 1 000 000:1 contrast ratio 120 % Colour Volume (DCI-P3)
PortsSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (2)
  • 1 x Surface Connect+
    Magnet Charging, Surface Dock
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 Ports
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 Ports
Image Source: Samsung
Left (2)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-C
    DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.10 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 35W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.30 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Surface Laptop Studio1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H1,28692.05%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H1,397100.00%
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 151
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.54%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,37498.35%
01,397
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Surface Laptop Studio1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H4,44191.30%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H4,864100.00%
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 151
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98081.83%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,48792.25%
04,864
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
8GB 16GB
4267 LPDDR4X onboard memory.
Discrete Graphics
  • Optional NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti  with 4GB GDDR6
    For Consumer.
  • Optional NVIDIA® RTX™ A2000 with 4GB GDDR6
    For Business.
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Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
256GB 512GB 1TB
NVMe SSD
2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot.
ConnectivitySurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 AX 2x2)
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technologyBluetooth® v5.1
BatterySurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Size
  • 58.0 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 56.3 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
68 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 19 hours of typical device usage
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • Up to 18 hours of typical device usage
    Intel Core i7 models.
Up to 21 hours
Typical device usage.
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • 95W power supply
    Intel Core i7 models.
65W USB Type-C Fast Charger
30-minutes charge for 9-hours of battery life.
SoftwareSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 11 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Preloaded Xbox app
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate one month trial
  • 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 & AudioSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 1080p resolution front-facing camera
HD front-facing camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • Quad Omnisonic™ speakers with Dolby Atmos®
  • Sound by AKG
  • Dolby Atmos® Speakers
  • Dual Array Mic
MiscSurface Laptop StudioSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
Inking
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
  • Supports Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2
Supports S Pen
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Fingerprint sensor on power key
Security
  • Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows enhanced hardware security
  • TPM
  • Fingerprint Reader
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Studio
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Galaxy Book Pro 360 15
  • USB-C Data Cable
  • Travel Adapter
  • Quick start guide
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Surface for Business customers: Includes Advanced Exchange, an expedited replacement service, at no additional cost
1-year limited warranty
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only.
Hinge
Dynamic Woven Hinge made of woven fabric with embedded cables that can bend 180 degrees.
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Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,369.00
Was: $2,699.99
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,918.69
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,448.16
2021 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 Price
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Windows 11 Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor 16GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Blue
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Windows 11 Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor 16GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Blue
By SAMSUNG
$1,159.00
Was: $1,299.99
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6-inch FHD Touchscreen, 1TB SSD, Intel Evo Platform 2.8GHz i7-1165G7 (16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Windows 11 Home) Mystic Navy, NP950QDB-KB3US
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6-inch FHD Touchscreen, 1TB SSD, Intel Evo Platform 2.8GHz i7-1165G7 (16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Windows 11 Home) Mystic Navy, NP950QDB-KB3US
By SAMSUNG
$1,299.99
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
SAMSUNG 15.6” Galaxy Book2 Pro Laptop Computer, i7 / 16GB / 512GB, 12th Gen Intel Core Processor, Evo Certified, Lightweight, 2022 Model, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,349.99

Surface Laptop Studio vs. Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Surface Laptop Studio and Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.

Surface Laptop Studio vs. Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15

Microsoft has released the Surface Laptop Studio, a 14.4-inch machine, in late-2021. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-11370H with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti  with 4GB GDDR6.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 was introduced by Samsung around the same year in mid-2021. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1165G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.70 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics (96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz).

The Surface Laptop Studio has a 14.4-inch display which is slightly smaller than the 15.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15. In addition, the Surface Laptop Studio weighs 3.83 lbs. about 25% heavier than the 3.06 lbs. Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15. Moreover, measured at 12.72” x 8.98” x 0.746”, the Surface Laptop Studio is much bulkier than the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 at 13.97” x 8.97” x 0.46”.

There are a toal number of 4 ports and slots available on Surface Laptop Studio. That includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a Surface Connect+, and a headphone jack. With that said, it has a port or slot fewer than the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 that has a Thunderbolt 4 port, two USB-C ports, a microSD card slot, and a headphone jack.

Moving over to upgradability, Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop Studio supports up to 32GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Fortunately, it comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15, it supports up to 16GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Like Surface Laptop Studio, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has two M.2 slots that users can easily swap or add an extra SSD to get extra space when needed.

Here are some notable new features we found on the Surface Laptop Studio.

  • New Surface Design - Another versatile design that allows switching between laptop mode, stage mode, and studio mode. The new design also packs all of its processing components in the base for a better cooling solution.
  • 14.4” 120Hz PixelSense™ Flow Display - It offers a much smoother drawing and browsing experience, Dolby Vision® support, and adjustable brightness from 2 nits up to 500 nits.
  • 11th Gen Intel® Tiger Lake H35 Processors - First for Surface uses a powerful 35W TDP processor with integrated Intel Iris Xe G7 graphics and up to 32GB of 4267 MHz LPDDR4x memory.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti or A2000 Graphics - Experience the latest feature set from NVIDIA's 2nd gen RTX architecture for the best gaming experience, and to accelerate your design, animate, and render tasks.
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 - Supports USB 4.0, 40Gbps transfer speed, DisplayPort, Power Delivery, Docking, and external GPU.
  • Fully Supports Surface Slim Pen 2 - Surface Laptop Studio supports new tactile signals for natural inking feels and included slim pen storage with built-in wireless charging.
  • Quad Omnisonic™ Speakers - First for Surface to include 4 speakers in a laptop that supports Dolby Atmos and Adaptive Equalization to deliver a rich spatial sound and best sound experience for different modes.
  • Precision Haptic Touchpad - It's the largest touchpad for Surface that is super responsive and lets you click anywhere with customizable haptic feedback.
  • More
    Up to 2TB SDD Supports DirectX 12 Ultimate Wi-Fi 6 Bluetooth 5.1 Fast Charging Preloaded with Windows 11
Here are some noticeable downsides of Surface Laptop Studio:
  • No SDXC card slot
  • No Full-size USB-A port
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15 image

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15: Key Features

Introduction Video

Galaxy Book Pro 360 Unboxing Video

Galaxy Book Pro 360 Teardown Video

Galaxy Book Pro 360 Launch Event

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked April 2021 Event.

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