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Samsung releases Galaxy Book4 Edge laptops in Snapdragon X Elite X1E-80-100 and X1E-84-100 variants from $1,349.99

Samsung offers Galaxy Book4 Edge laptops in three variants. (Image source: Samsung)
Samsung offers Galaxy Book4 Edge laptops in three variants. (Image source: Samsung)
Samsung has now released its first set of Snapdragon X-powered laptops. Arriving as the Galaxy Book4 Edge in all cases, the trio all contain Snapdragon X Elite chipsets and 120 Hz AMOLED displays. However, one larger 16-inch SKU contains various improvements over its 14-inch and 16-inch counterparts.

Samsung has joined the Snapdragon X and Copilot+ party with the Galaxy Book4 Edge laptops, an expansion of its flagship laptop series that previously included models like the Galaxy Book4 Pro (curr. $1,449.99 on Amazon). Contrary to pre-release rumours, the company has not released a dedicated 'Pro' model. Instead, it sells three Galaxy Book4 Edge SKUs, two of which are 16-inch laptops.

By contrast, Samsung only sells one 14-inch variant. Specifically, Samsung its three Galaxy Book4 Edge variants with the following hardware:

Galaxy Book4 Edge 14 Galaxy Book4 Edge 16
Dimensions 312.3 x 223.8 x 10.9 mm 355.4 x 250.4 x 12.3mm
Weight 1.16 kg 1.55 kg
OS Windows 11 Home Windows 11 Home
Display 14-inch, 16:10 AMOLED 3K (2,880 × 1,800), 500 nits (HDR), Up to 120 Hz refresh rate VRR, 120% DCI-P3 colour space coverage, 10-point multi-touch 16-inch, 16:10 AMOLED 3K (2,880 × 1,800), 500 nits (HDR), Up to 120 Hz refresh rate VRR, 120% DCI-P3 colour space coverage, 10-point multi-touch
Processor Snapdragon X Elite X1E-80-100 Snapdragon X Elite X1E-80-100
Snapdragon X Elite X1E-84-100
NPU Qualcomm Hexagon Qualcomm Hexagon
Graphics Qualcomm Adreno Qualcomm Adreno
Network Wi-Fi 7/Wi-Fi 6E in South Korea Wi-Fi 7/Wi-Fi 6E in South Korea
Colour Sapphire Blue Sapphire Blue
RAM 16 GB 16 GB
Storage 512 GB 512 GB/1 TB
Camera 2 MP (1080p FHD) 2 MP (1080p/FHD)
Microphone/Speaker Dual microphones/quad speakers (2x 4 W woofers 2x 2.7 W tweeters), Dolby Atmos Dual microphones/quad speakers (2x 4 W woofers 2x 2.7 W tweeters), Dolby Atmos
Keyboard Pro Keyboard (Backlit) Pro keyboard with Numeric key (Backlit)
Battery 55.9 Wh (Typical) 61.8 Wh (Typical)
Charging 65 W USB Type-C Adapter 65 W USB Type-C Adapter
Ports 1x 3.5 mm combo jack, 1x HDMI 2.1 (4K/60 Hz), 2x USB 4.0 1x 3.5 mm combo jack, 1x HDMI 2.1 (4K/60 Hz), 1x MicroSD card reader, 1x USB 3.2 Type-A, 2x USB 4.0

In short, 16-inch variants add a USB Type-A port and a MicroSD card reader over their 14-inch counterpart. Additionally, Samsung restricts the X1E-84-100, Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon X Elite chipset, to one Galaxy Book4 Edge 16 SKU. Likewise, it is only possible to configure the Galaxy Book4 Edge with 1 TB of storage if you opt for the 16-inch and X1E-84-100 SKU.

Currently, Samsung has only opened Galaxy Book4 Edge in select markets, including the US. However, it seems that the company intends to bring its first Snapdragon X laptops to more countries on June 18. For reference, Galaxy Book4 Edge laptops retail for as follows in the US:

  • Galaxy Book4 Edge 14: X1E-80-100/16 GB RAM/512 GB SSD - $1,349.99
  • Galaxy Book4 Edge 16: X1E-80-100/16 GB RAM/512 GB SSD - $1,449.99
  • Galaxy Book4 Edge 16: X1E-80-100/16 GB RAM/512 GB SSD - $1,749.99 
(Image source: Samsung)
(Image source: Samsung)

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Alex Alderson, 2024-05-21 (Update: 2024-05-21)