Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2023 Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 image

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16

Key Features

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
At Glance
Released in Early
2023
16”
Weight
3.95 lb
1.79 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-13900H
14C/20T, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,889
Single Core
Geekbench 5
14,490
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 Ports
NVIDIA® GeForce
RTX™ 4070
8GB GDDR6
Starting at
$1899.99
i7, 16GB, 512GB

Availability

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Released2023
Release Date
  • Announced on February 2, 2023. (Galaxy Unpacked 2023).
  • Available starting February 17, 2023.
Pricing
  • $1,899.99 - i7-13700H | 16GB | RTX 4050 | 512GB
  • $2,399.99 - i7-13700H | 16GB | RTX 4050 | 1TB
  • $2,499.99 - i7-13900H | 32GB | RTX 4070 | 512GB
  • $2,999.99 - i7-13900H | 32GB | RTX 4070 | 1TB
Applicable Models
  • Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16”
  • Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra (2023)
  • Samsung Galaxy Book Ultra with i7-13700H
  • Samsung Galaxy Book Ultra with i9-13900H
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 Price
SAMSUNG Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i9-13900H -32GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070-1TB SSD - Graphite
SAMSUNG Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i9-13900H -32GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070-1TB SSD - Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$2,085.40
$2,379.00 12% OFF
SAMSUNG 16" Galaxy Book3 Pro Business Laptop Computer/Windows 11 PRO / 32GB / 1TB, 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel® Evo™ platform, Lightweight, 2023 Model, NP964XFG-KC1US, Graphite
SAMSUNG 16" Galaxy Book3 Pro Business Laptop Computer/Windows 11 PRO / 32GB / 1TB, 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel® Evo™ platform, Lightweight, 2023 Model, NP964XFG-KC1US, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,399.99
$2,049.99 32% OFF
SAMSUNG - Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i7-13700H - 16GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050-1TB SSD - Graphite
SAMSUNG - Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i7-13700H - 16GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050-1TB SSD - Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,999.99
SAMSUNG - Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i7-13700H - 16GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050-1TB SSD - Graphite (Renewed)
SAMSUNG - Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16" 3K AMOLED Laptop - Intel 13th Gen Evo Core i7-13700H - 16GB - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050-1TB SSD - Graphite (Renewed)
By SAMSUNG
$1,599.99
SAMSUNG 14” Galaxy Book3 Pro Laptop PC Computer, 13th Gen Intel Core i7-1360P Processor / 16GB / 512GB, 3K AMOLED Screen, 120hz, Fingerprint Reader, FHD Webcam, 2023 Model, NP940XFG-KC2US, Graphite
SAMSUNG 14” Galaxy Book3 Pro Laptop PC Computer, 13th Gen Intel Core i7-1360P Processor / 16GB / 512GB, 3K AMOLED Screen, 120hz, Fingerprint Reader, FHD Webcam, 2023 Model, NP940XFG-KC2US, Graphite
By SAMSUNG
$1,031.53
$1,449.99 29% OFF

Exterior

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Dimensions13.99 x 9.86 x 0.65 inch (355.4 x 250.4 x 16.5 mm)
Weight3.95 lb (1.79 kg)
Colors
Graphite
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit island-type keyboard with numpad
    Built-in fingerprint sensor on Power key.
  • Large Precise Touchpad
    Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: Samsung

Display

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Size16 Inches
Info
  • Screen size: 16.0-inch
  • Panel Type: Dynamic AMOLED
  • Resolution: 2880 x 1800
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:10
  • Color Gamut: 120% DCI-P3
  • Refresh Rate: Dyanmic 120Hz (48 - 120Hz)
  • Brightness: 400 nits
  • HDR: 500 nits - HDR content only.
  • VESA ClearMR and DisplayHDR TRUE BLACK 500 certified.

Ports

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Ports
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 Ports
Image Source: Samsung
Left (3)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (3)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Processor
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 161
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H1,75092.64%
2
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H1,889100.00%
01,889

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 161
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H14,32198.83%
2
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H14,490100.00%
014,490
Integrated Graphics
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-13700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
  2. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Onboard memory.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4050 Laptop GPU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4070 Laptop GPU
Storage
512GB 1TB
NVMe SSD

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6E
802.11 ax 2X2.
BluetoothBluetooth® v5.1

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Size76 Wh 
Rated capacity is: 4,757 mAh or 73.8 Wh.
Battery LifeUp to 17.5 hours of battery life
Power Supply100W USB-C Power Adapter

Software

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
OSWindows 11 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 Book3 Ultra 16
CameraFHD 1080p front-facing camera
Audio
  • AKG Quad Speaker with Dolby Atmos®.
  • Woofer Max 5Wx2, Tweeter 2Wx2 (Smart AMP).
  • Studio-quality Dual Mic

Misc

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
SensorsThe fingerprint sensor on the power key.
Security
  • TPM.
  • Fingerprint Reader.
  • Secured-core PC.
In the box
  • Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16.0-inch.
  • USB-C Data Cable.
  • Power Adapter.
Warranty1-year limited warranty.

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 image

Creadit: Samsung

What we like

Reasons to like about Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16.

Supports Windows 11

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSamsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i7-13700H → Intel Core i9-13900H
4GB RAM16GB → 32GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU14 cores
3K 120Hz dynamic AMOLED 2X display
4x AKG quad-speaker system

The new Galaxy Book3 Ultra comes with a new quad-speakers system. All of them are tuned with AKG and Dolby Atmos for better sound quality.

All-day battery life of up to 17.5-hours

According to Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 lasts up to 17.5 hours of battery life.

Up to 17.5 hours of battery life
Upgradable storage

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 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 Book3 Ultra 16
M.2x2
SATA0
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4070 8GB GDDR6

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16.

No touch and pen input supports
Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 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 Book3 Ultra 16
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR5
Speed5200 MHz