Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15 NP950QCG-K01CA
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15 NP950QCG-K01CA
Source: Laptop Mag
The Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15 is a blue bombshell with a bright QLED display, but suffers from an oddly placed fingerprint scanner and half-sized Shift key.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
The Samsung Galaxy Book Flex is a device with a lot of potential – a gorgeous display and excellent battery life would make it a desirable device. But a few odd design choices make it hard to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: PC Mag
Besides our not knowing how the retail version will perform, the Galaxy Book Flex does have some flakiness around the S Pen air-gesture feature, and an uncomfortable keyboard. But there are also plenty of positives. Innovative features like the S Pen stylus itself and wireless charging are unobtrusive enough that you can ignore them if you don't need them, and they don't hurt the laptop's impressive track record in the crucial areas of build quality, weight, and price. Overall, the Galaxy Book Flex is shaping up to be an excellent 2-in-1 convertible laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2020
Source: Tom's Guide
Throughout this Samsung Galaxy Book Flex review, I've been impressed more often than not. Amazing battery life and decent 10th Gen Core i7 performance combine for a 15-inch laptop that is made for work, while its built-in S-Pen is a boon for the creative class.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: PC Welt DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 84% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 94% ergonomy: 96%
Source: Inside Handy DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/08/2020
Source: Geeks and Com FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2020
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 95% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
The Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15.6 is Samsung’s first laptop equipped with a QLED screen. It is an ultra-thin notebook that also has strong performance. The Samsung Galaxy Book Flex brings a 360-degree folding effect and provides four forms. Users can flip the keyboard 360 degrees to the back of the screen, change to a tablet in seconds and enjoy the large screen. They can also rotate the keyboard 270° and let it stand on the table. When flipped 180°, it is more convenient for working, the display can also be shown to other people, which is useful for presentations. Compared with traditional IPS screens, QLED screens use quantum dot luminescence technology, which has a wider colour gamut and higher purity. The screen frame of the Galaxy Book Flex 15.6 is only 4.9 mm wide. The large screen ratio brought by the narrow bezel provides users with a shocking visual impact when using it, giving people a sense of immersion. For users who often complain about the lack of screen brightness under environmental lighting, this QLED display has an "outdoor mode" that can stimulate up to 600 nits of screen brightness, allowing users to use the computer comfortably under strong light.
The S Pen has always been a feature of the Note series of phones, but on the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex, the new S Pen can bring users a near-real writing experience with 4096-level pressure and delicate strokes, easily satisfying a user’s painting or writing needs. Users can also complete operations such as turning a PPT and adjusting the volume through the gesture remote control function. Thanks to the aluminium body, the 15.6-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex weighs only 1.57 kg. In terms of performance, the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex is equipped with an Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor, 12 GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It has no problems with large-scale games and has excellent compatibility. At the same time, it can multitask well, and the 69.7Wh large-capacity battery is enough to meet the needs of ordinary users for a whole day. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex is a well balanced device for entertainment and work. It is suitable for users who have a higher budget for a notebook that is satisfactory in all aspects.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
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In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.
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84.4%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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