Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2019 Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” image

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”

Availability

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Released2019
Release Date
  • Announced at Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19)
  • Announced on October 30, 2019
Pricing
  • $1199.99 - i7 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” Price
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Exterior

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Dimensions12.04" x 7.87" x 0.51" (305.7 x 199.8 x 12.9 mm)
Weight2.14 lbs (0.97 kg)
ColorsAura Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard
    The fingerprint sensor next to the arrow keys of the keyboard.
  • Precise Touchpad
    Wireless PowerShare with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.

Display

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Size13.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: QLED

Ports

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Ports
  • 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

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U957100.00%
0957

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U2,942100.00%
02,942
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • Onboard Memory
  • Memory Configurations
    • Memory Size: Up to 16 GB
    • Memory Speed: 3733 MHz
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax 2X2)
BluetoothBluetooth® v5.0

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Size69.7 Wh
Battery Life22 hours
Power Supply65W Power Adapter

Software

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
OSWindows 10 Home
Built-in Apps
  • 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

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
CameraHD front-facing camera
Audio
  • AKG Stereo Speakers
  • Smart Amp (Max 5 W x 2)
  • Internal Digital Mic

Misc

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Sensors
  • Fingerprint sensor
Security
  • TPM
  • Fingerprint Reader
In the box
  • Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13
  • AC adapter (wall mount)
  • Quickstart Guide (paper)
  • Ejection pin
Warranty1-year limited warranty

Key Features

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
At Glance
Released in Late
2019
16:9 FHD
13.3”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.14 lb
0.97 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
Configurable up to
16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”.

Supports Windows 11

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i7-10510U
4GB RAM8GB → 16GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 22-hours

According to Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” lasts up to 22 hours of battery life.

22 hours
Upgradable storage

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsSamsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
M.2x1

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13” is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemorySamsung Galaxy Book Ion 13”
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed3733 MHz