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Deal | Samsung clearing stock of its QLED Galaxy Book Flex Alpha convertible with 10th gen Intel Core i5 for just $390 USD

Samsung clearing stock of its QLED Galaxy Book Flex Alpha convertible with 10th gen Intel Core i5 for just $390 USD (Source: Samsung)
Samsung clearing stock of its QLED Galaxy Book Flex Alpha convertible with 10th gen Intel Core i5 for just $390 USD (Source: Samsung)
Educators and students can get the discount for either the Core i5 or Core i7 configurations. The Galaxy Book Flex Alpha is barely a year old and it's arguably one of the best-looking Windows convertibles you can find at this low of a price range.
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Originally priced at $850 USD, Samsung is now selling the Galaxy Book Flex Alpha for well under half that directly through its own online store. The only catch is that users must have an .edu email account in order to apply the 10 percent education discount.

The deal is notable because the Galaxy Book Flex Alpha is a high-end Windows convertible in a similar vein to the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1, HP Spectre x360, or Lenovo Yoga series which often retail for well over $1000 USD. A distinguishing feature of the Samsung model is its QLED display which promises a wider color gamut than IPS but for lower prices than a conventional OLED panel.

We've yet to review the Samsung model and so we can't claim any specific disadvantages to the chassis. Nonetheless, users will want to keep in mind the limited 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage for the Core i5 configuration. Upgrading to the Core i7 SKU bumps the RAM and storage to 12 GB and 512 GB, respectively, for an extra $90. Charging via USB-C does not appear to be supported.

  • Intel Core i5-10210U or Core i7-10710U
  • 13.3-inch 1080p touchscreen QLED (100 percent sRGB)
  • 8 GB or 12 GB RAM (soldered)
  • 256 GB or 512 GB SSD
  • HDMI, 2x USB-A 3.0, USB-C, MicroSD reader, 3.5 mm combo audio
  • 1.5 W x2 stereo speakers
  • 12.00" x 7.95" x 0.55"
  • 2.62 lbs
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha sale price at time of publishing
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha sale price at time of publishing
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Allen Ngo, 2021-02-22 (Update: 2021-02-22)
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After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.