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Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 NP950XDB-KA1US

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 NP950XDB-KA1US
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 NP950XDB-KA1US
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, Tiger Lake UP3
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 11.68 x 355.3 x 255.8 ( = 0.46 x 13.99 x 10.07 in)
Battery
4405 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 20 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.07 kg ( = 37.74 oz / 2.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
800 Euro

 

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Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 6 reviews)

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15 NP950XDB-KA1US

Galaxy Book Pro 1 Month Review: Why its the BEST W10 Ultrabook!
Source: Max Tech English
Only 1 Major Issue with this laptop, but overall Samsung Galaxy Book Pro is one of, if not The Best Windows Ultrabooks!
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/14/2021
100% Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6 review: The light fantastic
Source: Expert Reviews English
What’s not to like about the Galaxy Book Pro? It’s as light as a feather, so slender it almost vanishes when looked at side-on, has a superb display, a solid array of ports, a good keyboard, a massive trackpad, excellent performance and good battery life. I’d rather Samsung’s marketing suits hadn’t insisted that you can only have a touchscreen on the 360 models and an LTE modem only in the 13.3in machine, but I suppose they have their reasons. And considering how good the rest of the package is – and how reasonable the price is – it seems churlish to complain. Will it sell like the Galaxy S21? Probably not; it’s only a laptop, after all. However, it’s so good that it deserves to. It’s officially our favourite Windows laptop of 2021.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro has an outstanding design, being so light and slim that you can comfortably pick it up with one hand. It comes with an impressive spec sheet, too, including the latest Intel processor options, an AMOLED display and optional LTE support. However, Samsung's desire to create such a lightweight laptop has resulted in compromises to the build quality, which can't be ignored.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 04/28/2021
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Hands-on: Stylish, ultra-thin computing
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Galaxy Book Pro will start at $1,469 for the 13.3-inch model and $1,599 for the 15.6-inch model. Along with the Book Pro, Samsung also announced the Galaxy Book and Galaxy Book Pro360, which you can read more about here. Pre-orders for all three open April 28th and will be available for purchase starting May 14th. Canadians who pre-order the Galaxy Book Pro 360 or Book Pro will receive a pair of Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro in ‘Phantom Black.’
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2021

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book 15″, Pro E Pro 360 Ufficiali In Italia | Specifiche E Prezzi
Source: Giz Blog Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent display; nice webcam; great speakers; good connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/28/2021
Samsung Galaxy Book : une gamme très mobile et connectée
Source: Geekbecois French FR→EN
Positive: Elegant design; great built quality; high mobility; nice connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/04/2021

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-1165G7: An energy-efficient quad-core processor of the Tiger Lake product family designed for the sleeker laptops. The i7 is manufactured on the second-gen 10 nm Intel SuperFin process and has the Iris Xe G7 (96 EUs) iGPU running at 400 MHz to 1,300 MHz. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). The i7-1165G7 was the second-fastest CPU of the TGL-UP3 lineup at launch.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.07 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

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%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


100%: This notebook model is regarded by the reviewers to be exceptionally good. There hardly exist laptops, which are rated so good. If this rating can be taken seriously, this is a clear recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-06-11 (Update: 2021-06-11)