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Samsung Galaxy Book S (13.3-inch, 2019)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (13.3-inch, 2019)
alaScore 89

32 reviews

Feb, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Book S (13.3-inch, 2019). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and screen. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas reviews are divided on the price. Some have doubts about the sound and keyboard.

portability, design, battery, screen, durability

performance, keyboard, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Galaxy Book S (13.3-inch, 2019) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mark Hachman (pcworld.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: Incredible battery life, WWAN options sell this on-the-go PC

 

Samsung's Galaxy Book S laptop uses the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip, trading middling performance for a number of features that make on-the-go computing a snap.

Incredibly light, incredibly thin ; Superb 16-hour battery life ; LTE connectivity is designed in out of the box

Snapdragon 8cx processor still requires too many sacrifices ; Keyboard is mediocre

I prefer laptop keyboards with fairly substantial travel, something the Galaxy Book S lacks. Each key is firm and resilient, however, and wide enough to provide a comfortable landing space. The three levels of backlighting (plus off), aren’t...

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy Book S Laptop Review: Lakefield with initial problems

 

Notebookcheck reviews the Samsung Galaxy Book S with Intel's new Lakefield hybrid processor.

sturdy and lightweight chassis;good battery runtime;Outdoor+ mode is much brighter;great speakers;decent everyday performance;full app compatibility

only USB-C;keyboard illumination is too dark;no integrated LTE (German SKU);hybrid processor requires adjusted apps for optimal performance

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy Book S Laptop Review: Long battery runtime and under 1 kg

 

Notebookcheck reviews the Samsung Galaxy Book S with the Snapdragon ARM processor and integrated LTE. How does the light subnotebook perform everyday?

stable and lightweight chassis;very long battery runtime;integrated LTE;great speakers;decent everyday performance

not compatible with 64-bit applications;only USB-C;keyboard illumination is way too dark

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Taylor Swift (eComputerTips.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S Review - Price, Specs, Pros & Cons

 

Samsung Galaxy Book S full review. Check out best price, specs details, performance, pros, cons and verdict.

Excellent ; . ; A very unique sleek and slim outfit. ; Full HD TFT display ; It supports 4G connectivity. ; sensor with Windows Hello advanced security feature.

This product doesn't have the anti-glare facility. ; One can’t update the configurations of this system by any means. ; Only a few ; are present. ; No ; drive. ; The keyboard that is placed in it is quite shallow; not appropriate for regular typing.

Feb, 2021

Expert review by : Robert Triggs (androidauthority.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: A sleek laptop with mobile smarts

 

The Samsung Galaxy Book S is a Windows on Arm laptop with mobile smarts. Leaning on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx processor, Samsung offers 4G LTE, all-day battery life, and a fanless design. It's an ideal stylish companion for those who always need to be...

Exquisite ultra-slim design ; Excellent battery life ; MicroSD slot for extra storage

Thin keyboard doesn't have the best feel ; Native Arm app support remains hit and miss

May, 2020

Expert review by : Chance Miller (9to5mac.com)

Samsung’s Galaxy Book S is an ARM-based MacBook lookalike with LTE, 23-hour battery life, more

 

In addition to unveiling its new Galaxy Note 10 series , Samsung today also showcased the 13-inch Galaxy Book S. On the surface, the new Galaxy Book S looks a lot like the recently discontinued 12-inch MacBook , but under the hood, it could provide a...

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Ryan Jones (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The Samsung Galaxy Book S feels like the start of a new laptop generation with a design so small and light that ‘ultrabook' now has a whole new meaning.

Incredibly light and small;Outstanding battery life;Lovely screen;LTE connectivity very handy

Performance only strong enough for basic tasks;Software compatibility issues;Not many ports

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : David Nield (t3.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (Intel) review: a champion among portables

 

The Samsung Galaxy Book S is one of the best laptops around for on-the-go working

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : David Nield (t3.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: taking portability to the next level

 

The Samsung Galaxy Book S will have a lot of appeal for a lot of users

Excellent battery life ; Really lightweight ; 4G LTE connectivity

Low-powered processor ; Trackpad isn't great ; Some apps not optimised

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (Intel) review: Slimline supreme

 

Does the Intel version improve on the Qualcomm model when it comes to functionality? Yes, but battery life takes a hit. Here's what to expect.

Full-fat app access (unlike Qualcomm model) ; Ultra-lightweight and slim design ; Subtle keyboard backlighting looks great ; Balanced asking price

Battery not a patch on the Qualcomm model ; No 4G/LTE either ; MicroSD cover quality is terrible ; Limited ports - no full-size USB-A

A lightweight looker that - despite the battery life being about 25 per cent less than the Qualcomm equivalent - is still a decent daily driver, with full access to Windows 10 Home and all that apps that you'll need.

Nov, 2020
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