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Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16, i9-13900H RTX 4070

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Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16, i9-13900H RTX 4070
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16, i9-13900H RTX 4070 (Galaxy Book3 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-13900H 14 x 1.9 - 5.4 GHz, 75 W PL2 / Short Burst, 70 W PL1 / Sustained, Raptor Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU - 8 GB VRAM, Core: 1230 MHz, Memory: 2000 MHz, 60 W TDP ( including 25 W Dynamic Boost), GDDR6, Studio-Treiber 531.61, MUX Switch
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR5-6000
Display
16.00 inch 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixel 212 PPI, Samsung SDC4185 ATNA60CL03-0, OLED / AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR, 1024 GB 
, 1TB NVMe-SSD
Soundcard
Intel Raptor Lake-P/U/H PCH - cAVS
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: Headset, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.8 x 356 x 250 ( = 0.66 x 14.02 x 9.84 in)
Battery
76 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: Full HD webcam
Primary Camera: 2 MPix 1080p camera
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Galaxy Book Experience, Samsung Recovery, Samsung Settings, Samsung Studio Plus, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.81 kg ( = 63.85 oz / 3.99 pounds), Power Supply: 330 g ( = 11.64 oz / 0.73 pounds)
Price
3500 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.09% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 22 reviews)
price: 77%, performance: 92%, features: 68%, display: 90% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16, i9-13900H RTX 4070

88.8% Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra 16 with RTX 4070 in review: High graphics performance in a business-like notebook | Notebookcheck
The Galaxy Book3 Ultra's computing power is not visible from the outside. While the RTX 4070 and i9-13900H are definitely the stuff of a powerful gaming laptop, these components are housed in an extremely slim and discreet case. This is only possible with significantly reduced power consumption, which does not hinder performance as much as one might expect.
80% Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra review: The third way
Source: Expert Reviews English
The low TGP of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 makes it difficult to recommend the top-spec model of the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra, then, but the less costly models do make plenty of sense. If you’re looking for a Windows laptop for video-editing or heavy creative purposes, this is a seriously tempting machine. It’s fast, the display is wonderful and the chassis is both well constructed and relatively compact. Pick up the cheapest model and you can upgrade the SSD quickly yourself, using the spare internal M.2 port, so you have significant storage for relatively little cash compared with a MacBook Pro. The only thing to be aware of is that, just because the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra has an RTX 40-series GPU inside, doesn’t mean it’s a fully fledged gaming portable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra review: Samsung’s premium ultraportable gets a Black Friday price cut
Source: Expert Reviews English
The low TGP of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 makes it difficult to recommend the top-spec model of the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra, then, but the less costly models do make plenty of sense. If you’re looking for a Windows laptop for video-editing or heavy creative purposes, this is a seriously tempting machine. It’s fast, the display is wonderful and the chassis is both well constructed and relatively compact. Pick up the cheapest model and you can upgrade the SSD quickly yourself, using the spare internal M.2 port, so you have significant storage for relatively little cash compared with a MacBook Pro. The only thing to be aware of is that, just because the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra has an RTX 40-series GPU inside, doesn’t mean it’s a fully fledged gaming portable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra Review: A Creator Windows Laptop That Checks All The Right Boxes
Source: Think Digit English
The Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra stands out as a formidable contender in the creator laptop arena. With a high-performance Intel Core i9-13900H, 32GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 GPU, it powers through demanding tasks effortlessly. The stunning 16-inch 3K AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, coupled with a spacious, responsive trackpad and comfortable keyboard, enhances productivity and creativity. Though it’s not the most color-accurate, the vibrant display and high color space coverage make it a visual treat. Solid build quality and premium design elements solidify its status as a top-tier, versatile device for professionals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 89% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra is a fine choice for creators. The 3K screen provides excellent colour accuracy, the graphics performance is enough to tackle heavy workloads and it’s portable enough to take on your travels. Is it good enough to thwart the MacBook Pro? Not quite. Apple’s laptop offers superior battery life, a marginally better performance and a more luxurious design. Nevertheless, the Galaxy Book 3 Ultra runs it close, and is one of the best attempts I’ve seen from a Windows laptop in the creativity market. The high price is a problem, however, costing upwards of £3000/$3000 if you want the best specs for a high performance. The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED represents better value and the Razer Blade 16 can be found with similar specs at a cheaper price. Check out our Best Laptop, Best MacBook Alternatives and Best Laptop for Video Editing lists for even more options.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2023
80% Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra review: Almost as good as a MacBook
Source: It Pro English
The Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra is a thin ultrabook in the style of a MacBook Pro or the Dell XPS. It's sleek, it's powerful, and it's expensive. Before we even get into its capabilities, the display technology will be the main attraction point here, particularly given Samsung's expertise in that field. It's also worth pointing out that this is the first Galaxy Book to feature an Nvidia GeForce GPU (the RTX 4070 no less). So our expectation of its screen is very high. Can the Galaxy Book3 Ultra live up to the billing?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/28/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra review: The third way
Source: Expert Reviews English
The low TGP of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 makes it difficult to recommend the top-spec model of the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra, then, but the less costly models do make plenty of sense. If you’re looking for a Windows laptop for video-editing or heavy creative purposes, this is a seriously tempting machine. It’s fast, the display is wonderful and the chassis is both well constructed and relatively compact. Pick up the cheapest model and you can upgrade the SSD quickly yourself, using the spare internal M.2 port, so you have significant storage for relatively little cash compared with a MacBook Pro. The only thing to be aware of is that, just because the Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra has an RTX 40-series GPU inside, doesn’t mean it’s a fully fledged gaming portable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 ULTRA Review - Windows MacBook Pro!
Source: The Tech Chap English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/13/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra hands-on: Worth the high price?
Source: Tom's Guide English
We went hands-on with the new Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra, it's a powerful 16-inch Windows laptop that aims to rival Apple's premium notebooks. Based on our early hands-on time, we think it could be one of 2023's best laptops for power users.
Hands-On, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/08/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra preview: Is this Samsung’s MacBook Pro Killer?
Source: Expert Reviews English
Samsung usually reserves its big January launches for its Galaxy smartphones and occasionally the odd tablet, but this year the side dish is the powerful and sleek Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra. It isn’t the only laptop Samsung has just announced (you can read about the latest Samsung Galaxy Book3 Pro and Book3 Pro 360 models here) but it is the most interesting as it’s taking on Apple’s just-announced MacBook Pro machines head on. And, from what I’ve seen so far, Apple should probably be a teeny bit worried.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/03/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book ULTRA Hands-On: Real MacBook Competition?
Source: Pocketnow English
So what if Samsung decided to follow up on its Ultra phone with an Ultra Laptop, but then fixed the shortcomings of the rest in the process. Samsung has been doing laptops for quite some time, and we've praised them for their bold and sleek designs, powerful internals, Galaxy Ecosystem integrations, and just enough variety for you to pick from conventional to extravagant with full WACOM S Pen support. The only thing I've spent complaining about is that those beautiful OLEDs needed a boost in resolution to go from good to great, and that time has finally come. I'm Jaime Rivera with Pocketnow and it's time for our hands-on of Samsung's new Galaxy Book series, which just got pretty awesome
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 02/02/2023
First Impressions: Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Samsung is taking laptops seriously again and it’s great to see. The Galaxy Book 3 Ultra is a no-nonsense machine designed to take on the MacBook Pro 14 and 16, offering powerful Intel CPU and Nvidia GPU options that should entice creators and professionals. It’s not the most inventive when it comes to design and it generally feels like other Samsung laptops, yet there’s no doubt the AMOLED display is glorious.
Hands-On, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/01/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 series First Look: Ultra power for creators, better displays for the rest
Source: The Times of India English
Alongside the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung has also launched the Galaxy Book 3 series of laptops. The revamped lineup sees a new Galaxy Book 3 Ultra as the most capable and powerful model aimed at creators, while the rest of the range is aimed at users seeking a lightweight laptop. All models have the 13th Gen Intel Core processors at heart and all of them feature AMOLED displays. And yes, the white colour from last year's lineup is gone as well. The Galaxy Book 3 series prices are yet to be announced for India.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra hands-on review
Source: Laptop Mag English
We’re in the very early days of testing the Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra, but it’s ticking all the right boxes to be a good option for creative pros — bringing that super slim notebook form factor that Samsung is famous for with a ton of power. Of course, we’re not going to say much more than that right now, as there isn’t much more I can talk about without being quickly silenced by a company representative. However, color me excited for this.
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra hands-on — meet Samsung’s answer to the MacBook Pro
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra is a powerful 16-inch Windows laptop that aims to rival Apple's premium notebooks. Based on our early hands-on time, we think it could be one of 2023's best laptops for power users.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/01/2023
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra review: Samsung's take on a more professional Ultrabook
Source: Techradar English
From what we've seen of its specs, the Galaxy Book3 Ultra is Samsung trying to appeal to both gamers and creatives. Packed with the latest mobile CPU and GPU, this machine manages to keep its form factor thin even if the weight suffers a bit.
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2023

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2023
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra | Primeira Opinião
Source: Target HD Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; quick charging; great connectivity; impressive display; powerful processor; high performance.
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2023
86% Galaxy Book 3 Ultra recensione: un vero Samsung notebook
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/19/2023
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 65% display: 90% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 80%
Recensione Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra, sfida i MacBook Pro in 16 mm
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; powerful hardware; beautiful display; rich set of ports. Negative: Relatively high price; only 512GB ROM
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2023
80% Test du Galaxy Book3 Ultra, le « MacBook Pro » de Samsung est aussi frustrant que performant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 100% mobility: 90%
80% Test Galaxy Book3 Ultra : le PC portable le plus abouti de Samsung
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
Test Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra : une expérience inégalée avec un ordinateur portable sous Windows
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; high mobility; powerful hardware; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/19/2023

Comment

NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU: High-end graphics card for laptops based on the Ada Lovelace architecture. Offers 8 GB GDDR6 (128 Bit) and is configurable with a TGP of 35 - 115W (+ Dynamic Boost). 

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

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


i9-13900H: Alder Lake based mobile CPU with 6 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 20 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks with up to 5.4 GHz. Compared to the i9-13900HK no easy overclocking supported, but instead full vPro management feature-set.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.00":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.


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Stefan Hinum, 2023-02-14 (Update: 2023-02-14)