Samsung Galaxy Book S specs, features, and analysis

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

Samsung Galaxy Book S image

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Availability

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Released2019
Release Date
  • Announced on August 08, 2019
  • Updated on May 29, 2020 (New Intel Processor model)
Pricing
  • USD$999.99
    Snapdragon 8cx | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD.
  • CDN$1,299.99
    Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD.
Samsung Galaxy Book S Price
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Exterior

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Dimensions12.01 x 8.0 x 0.24 - 046 (305.2 x 203.2 x 6.2 - 11.8 mm)
Weight
  • 2.11 lbs (961g)
    Galaxy Book S with Snapdragon 8cx
  • 2.09 lbs (950g)
    Galaxy Book S with Intel processors
Colors
  • Earthy Gold
  • Mercury Gray
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard
    The fingerprint sensor at the top right of the keyboard.
  • Precise Glass Touchpad
    Clickable glass touchpad with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.

Display

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Size13.3 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Panel Type: TFT
  • 10-point multi-touch screen
  • Brightness: 350 - 600 nits

Ports

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Ports
  • 2 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Nano SIM
  • 1 x MicroSDXC card reader (up to 1TB)
  • 1 x Headphone out/Mic-in Combo

Internal Specs

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Processor
  1. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx
    8 cores, 8 threads, 2.84 GHz, 2MB Cache, 7W
  2. Intel® Core™ i5-L16G7 with Intel® Hybrid Technology
    5 cores, 5 threads, 1.40 → 3.00 GHz, 4MB Cache, 7W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Samsung Galaxy Book S1
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx74295.99%
2
Intel® Core™ i5-L16G7 with Intel® Hybrid Technology773100.00%
0773

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Samsung Galaxy Book S1
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx2,926100.00%
2
Intel® Core™ i5-L16G7 with Intel® Hybrid Technology1,70358.20%
02,926
Integrated Graphics
  1. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx
    Qualcomm® Adreno™ 680 GPU
  2. Intel® Core™ i5-L16G7 with Intel® Hybrid Technology
    Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors
    64 Execution Units, 200 → 500 MHz
Memory8GB LPDDR4x
Storage256GB, 512GB eUFS storage

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO)
    Galaxy Book S with Snapdragon 8cx
  • Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4/5GHz), 2x2)
    Galaxy Book S with Intel processor
BluetoothBluetooth® v 5.0
More
  • LTE (Cat 18)
    Galaxy Book S with Snapdragon 8cx
  • LTE (Cat 16)
    Galaxy Book S with Intel processors
  • Nano SIM

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Size42Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 23 hours (Video Playback)
    Galaxy Book S with Snapdragon 8cx
  • Up to 1 hours (Video Playback)
    Galaxy Book S with Intel processor
Power Supply25W USB-C Power Adapter.

Software

Samsung Galaxy Book S
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro

Camera & Audio

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Camera1MP front-facing camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers: Sound by AKG
  • Speakers: 4 x 1.2 W
  • Immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® technology (Dynamic, Movie, Music, Game, Voice, and Personalize Modes)
  • Internal Dual Array Digital Mic

Misc

Samsung Galaxy Book S
Sensors
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Light Sensor (Keyboard Backlit on/off)
  • GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou
Security
  • Windows Hello sign-in with fingerprint

Key Features

Samsung Galaxy Book S
At Glance
Released in Mid
2019
16:9 FHD
13.3”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
2.09 lb
0.95 kg
Up to
Intel Core i5-L16G7
5C/5T, 1.40 → 3.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
773
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,703
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors
64 Execution Units, 200 → 500 MHz
8GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book S image

What we like

Reasons to like about Samsung Galaxy Book S.

Supports Windows 11

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

RequirementsSamsung Galaxy Book S
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx → Intel Core i5-L16G7
4GB RAM8GB
64GB Drive256GB → 512GB
2 Cores CPU5 → 8 cores
Awesome battery life of up to 23-hours

According to Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Book S lasts up to 23 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 23 hours (Video Playback)
    Galaxy Book S with Snapdragon 8cx
  • Up to 1 hours (Video Playback)
    Galaxy Book S with Intel processor

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Samsung Galaxy Book S.

Non-upgradable storage

Samsung Galaxy Book S has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more

Storage SlotsSamsung Galaxy Book S
M.20 - Onboard
Non-upgradable memory

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