Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 image

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15

Availability

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Released2021
Release Date
  • Announced at Samsung Unpack Event (2021)
  • Announced on April 28, 2021
Generations
2021 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15-inch Price
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SAMSUNG NP950QDB-KA2US Book Pro 360 15.6" FHDT i7-1165G7 8GB 512GB W10H Bronze (Renewed)
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SAMSUNG Galaxy Book Pro 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 Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor 16GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Blue
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By SAMSUNG
$1,029.99
$1,449.99 29% OFF

Exterior

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Dimensions
  • 13.99" x 8.89" x 0.46" (355.4 x 225.8 x 11.7 mm)
    With integrated graphics models.
  • 13.99" x 8.89" x 0.52" (355.4 x 225.8 x 13.3 mm)
    With discrete graphics models.
Weight
  • 2.31 lbs (1.05 kg)
    With integrated graphics models.
  • 2.53 lbs (1.15 kg)
    With discrete graphics models.
Colors
Mystic Silver Mystic Blue Mystic Pink Gold
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size with Numpad, backlit chiclet keyboard
    Fingerprint sensor on Power key.
  • Precise Touchpad
    Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.

Display

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: AMOLED Display

Ports

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Ports
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 Ports
Image Source: Samsung
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4 
    Supports USB 4, Power Delivery, and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x UFS & MicroSDXC card reader
  • 1 x Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
  • 1 x Optional Nano SIM slot

Internal Specs

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    2 cores, 4 threads, 3.00 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 151
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G41,16384.64%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19586.97%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,374100.00%
01,374

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 151
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G42,44554.49%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98088.70%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,487100.00%
04,487
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
4267 LPDDR4X onboard memory.
Discrete GraphicsOptional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 Graphics 
With 2GB of video memory and 2.5 times faster than Intel Xe graphics.
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB
NVMe SSD.
2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot.

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6E (802.11 AX 2x2)
BluetoothBluetooth® v5.1

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Size68 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 20 hours
Typical device usage.
Power Supply65W USB Type-C Fast Charger

Software

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
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 Pro 15
CameraHD front-facing camera
Audio
  • Sound by AKG
  • Dolby Atmos® Speakers
  • Dual Array Mic

Misc

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
SensorsFingerprint sensor on power key
Security
  • TPM
  • Fingerprint Reader
In the box
  • Galaxy Book Pro 15
  • USB-C Data Cable
  • Travel Adapter
  • Quick start guide
Warranty1-year limited warranty

Key Features

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.31 lb
1.05 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
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
MX450
2GB GDDR6

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.

Supports Windows 11

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-1115G4 → Intel Core i7-1165G7
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 20-hours

According to Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 lasts up to 20 hours of battery life.

Up to 20 hours
Typical device usage.
Upgradable storage

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsSamsung Galaxy Book Pro 15
M.2x2
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce MX450 2GB GDDR6

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 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 Pro 15
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR4X
Speed4267 MHz