Samsung launches Hong Kong’s first 5G laptop

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 2 effortlessly converts from a laptop to a tablet with just a turn


Reuters February 10, 2021
Galaxy Book Flex 2. PHOTO: Samsung

Samsung has launched a 2-in-1 convertible Galaxy Book Flex 2 in Hong Kong making it the first 5G laptop in the region. The Flex 2 effortlessly converts from a laptop to a tablet with just a turn.

The laptop has a sturdy Royal Blue aluminum body, glass screen and is equipped with Samsung’s OLED technology to give users a clear and brighter cinematic experience.

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The machine runs on either Intel’s 11th gen Core i5 or i7 processors, paired with either 8GB or 16GB of DDR4x RAM. The Flex 2 has a 69.7Wh battery pack enough to last for 19 hours for the 15.6" Galaxy Book Flex and up to 20 hours for the 13.3" model according to Samsung.

The laptop operates on Windows 10 Home, which provides just what you need to edit, sketch, write and present. Further, Flex 2 features Windows Hello, your fingerprint or PIN can easily unlock your Windows devices making it secure and password-free.

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The 13.3-inch model of the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 2 goes on sale in Hong Kong starting February 10 at a price point of HK$13,480 for the i5/8GB RAM/512GB storage model, without 5G support. The 5G model only comes in i7/16GB RAM/512GB storage configuration and retails for HK$16,480.

If you want to buy the larger 15.6-inch model which is packed with double the storage at 1TB, the price jumps to HK$18,280 and hits the market a week later on February 18.

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