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Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

This model ranked #12 among Laptops priced over $875 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

With a focus on ease of transportation and battery autonomy, this laptop is an excellent travel companion, even if you need to remain productive away from home.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Laptop.$30+

No Number Pad. If you primarily work with numbers, the lack of a number pad on this laptop could be inconvenient. You have the option of using an external number pad to remedy that, especially if you only need it on occasion.$20+

Dongle-Dependant. This Laptop has no regular USB port. So, in order to plug most USB peripherals, you will need an adapter of some kind. Those are sometimes included but not always and can result in hefty expenses. $10-$120

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $20 on accessories, for a total cost of $940.

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared to other Laptops

Bang for the Buck27th percentile
Versatility53th percentile
Power (General Purpose)47th percentile
Power (Graphical)67th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)76th percentile
Storage Space57th percentile
Portability100th percentile
Battery Autonomy76th percentile
Ease of Maintenance4th percentile
Longevity18th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck20th percentile
Versatility72th percentile
Power (General Purpose)33th percentile
Power (Graphical)57th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)68th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability93th percentile
Battery Autonomy75th percentile
Ease of Maintenance8th percentile
Longevity12th percentile

Specs

Screen

13.3", 1920×1080 (FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), 165.63 PPI, Touch Screen

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-L16G7, 5 cores clocked from 1.4 to 1.8 GHz

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Battery

42Wh

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w30.53 × d20.32 × h1.17

Dimensions (in): w12.02 × d51.61 × h2.97

Weight (kg): 0.989

Weight (lbs.): 2.18

Features

  • Backlit
  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • Touch Screen
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • TPM & other Encryption Hardware
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Battery: A specialist might be able to help you

Local Storage: Can be extended but not replaced

Memory: Can't be repaired or updated

GPU: Can't be repaired or updated

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this laptop to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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