Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Pro (16") vs Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 2

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Display 2880 x 1800
Battery 76 Wh


Evaluation of Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Pro (16") and Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 2 important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Pro (16")
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 120 versus 60 Hz
  • Slightly easier to carry: weighs 180 grams less (around 0.4 lbs)
  • Features a much bigger (~45%) battery – 76 against 52.5 watt-hours
  • Thinner bezels and 4% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Around 15% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • 49% sharper screen – 212 versus 142 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkPad T16 Gen 2
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Can run popular games at about 51-69% higher FPS
  • User-upgradable RAM (up to 32GB)

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 1.56 kg (3.44 lbs) 1.74 kg (3.84 lbs)
Dimensions 355.4 x 250.4 x 12.5 mm
13.99 x 9.86 x 0.49 inches
361.9 x 255.5 x 20.5 mm
14.25 x 10.06 x 0.81 inches
Area 890 cm2 (137.9 inches2) 925 cm2 (143.4 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~83.4% ~80.3%
Side bezels 5.4 mm 8.6 mm
Colors Silver, Gray Black, Gray
Material Aluminum Aluminum
Transformer No No
Opening angle 125° 180°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Liquid metal No No
Number of fans 1 1
Noise level (max. load) 46.4 dB 38.6 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 120 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 212 ppi 142 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2880 x 1800 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
HDR support Yes, HDR10 No
Sync technology No No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy Matte
Ambient light sensor Yes No
Display tests
Contrast 27467:1 1000:1
sRGB color space 100% 64%
Adobe RGB profile 97% 48%
DCI-P3 color gamut 99.7% 48%
Response time 1 ms -
Max. brightness


Full charging time - 1:30 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 65 W 45 / 65 / 135 W
Weight of AC adapter 163 grams 240 / 338 / 541 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 1.9 GHz 1.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.6 GHz 4.6 GHz
Cores 12 (4P + 8E) 10 (2P + 8E)
Threads 16 12
L3 Cache 12 MB 12 MB
Integrated GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 15 W -
Nvidia Optimus - Yes
Type Integrated Dedicated
Fabrication process 10 nm 12 nm
GPU base clock 300 MHz 1065 MHz
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz 1320 MHz
Memory size System Shared 4 GB
Memory type LPDDR5 GDDR6
Memory bus - 64 bit
Memory speed 5.2 Gbps ~12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 640 1024
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 40 32
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 20 16
GPU performance
2.703 TFLOPS


RAM size
Channels 2x4 GB 1x16 GB
Clock 5200 MHz 5200 MHz
Upgradable No Yes
Total slots - 1
Max. ram size - 32 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 1
NVMe Yes Yes


Audio chip Realtek ALC298 Realtek ALC3287
Speakers 4.0 2.0
Power 2x5W, 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes
Loudness ~84.8 dB ~78.9 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.1 v5.2
Fingerprint Yes Optional
Infrared sensor No Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
USB-A 1x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No Yes
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port No No


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel - 1.5 mm
Size 15.1 x 10.8 cm 11.5 x 6.7 cm
Surface Glass Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
Further details
Notes on ThinkPad T16 Gen 2:
    - Memory types: configurations with integrated graphics utilize DDR4-3200 or DDR5-4800, and models with discrete graphics employ LPDDR5x-6400.
    - Camera quality: models with discrete graphics boast a superior 5MP FHD camera, while those with integrated graphics offer either FHD or HD cameras.
    - Black model: carbon lid, plastic body. Gray model: all aluminum.
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can vary depending on the laptop's specific configuration or region.

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