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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks
July 2014 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is re...
Asus C300 Chromebook Chrome OS notebook with Intel Bay Trail-M processor
Asus C300 Chromebook now available starting at $249 USD
This new Chrome OS-powered portable comes about a month after the sm...
Acer C720 Chromebook now powered by a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i3-4005U dual-core
Acer launches Intel Core i3-powered C720 Chromebook
This new ultrabook is the first Chrome OS-powered portable to featur...
Lenovo ThinkPad T440s 20AQ006BGE Ultrabook Review Update
88% Lenovo ThinkPad T440s 20AQ006BGE Ultrabook Review Update
More power for business. The small ThinkPad is equipped with high quality components: Core i7 processor, full HD IPS display, fast SSD, 3G modem and GeForce graphics core. A good battery life adds to the list. The ideal device for mobile use?
Intel Core i7-4600U | NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M | 14.0" | 1.5 kg
Asus UX32LA-R3025H, review sample courtesy of Cyberport
85% Asus Zenbook UX32LA-R3025H Ultrabook Review
Slim aluminum. Yet another offshoot of the Asus Zenbook product line is to attract quality-conscious customers who also value high mobility. An energy-saving Haswell CPU alongside its integrated graphics, paired with a high-capacity battery, and an ultra-thin aluminum casing - is that enough for a new record in terms of endurance and battery runtime?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13 MD761D/B 2014-06
86% Apple MacBook Air 13 MD761D/B 2014-06 Notebook Review Update
Heart transplant. The new Apple MacBook Air 13 Mid 2014 is once again an evolution instead of a revolution, because there are not many differences compared to the last version. We focus on the inner values. A new Intel Core i5-4260U Haswell CPU clocked at 1.4 GHz in combination with 4 GB RAM and a large 256 GB SSD. Sounds appealing.
Intel Core i5-4260U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
HP Pro X2 410 G1
75% HP Pro X2 410 G1 Convertible Review
Silent Temptation. The HP Pro X2 410 is not a basic 2-in-1. It’s running a Core i5 CPU, has a fast SSD and is completely fanless. This is a ground-breaking setup, but does it work?
Intel Core i5-4202Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Acer TravelMate P645-MG-74508G75tkk Notebook Review
85% Acer TravelMate P645-MG-74508G75tkk Notebook Review
Beautiful without frills. Acer now offers a premium business notebook with the TravelMate P645. We check if the new Ultrabook flagship can compete with the premium devices from the competition.
Intel Core i7-4500U | AMD Radeon HD 8750M | 14" | 1.5 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles
June 2014 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly ...
Lenovo ThinkPad X240 Full HD Notebook Review
85% Lenovo ThinkPad X240 Full HD Notebook Review
More pixels. After the WXGA version of the ThinkPad X240 showed its qualities in our review, we now have a look at the high-end version with a Full HD display. But are the additional pixels really worth the premium price?
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 (NP930X5J-K02DE) Ultrabook Review
84% Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 (NP930X5J-K02DE) Ultrabook Review
Model with flaws. Thin, elegant, noble – and expensive. The latest Ultrabook from Samsung's popular ATIV 9-series has high ambitions and cannot only convince with its design. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks as well that prevent a very good rating, although the most annoying issue could be solved with a simple update.
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Asus Chromebook C200 11.6-inch notebook with Chrome OS and Intel Celeron N2380 processor
Asus Chromebook C200 now up for pre-order
The Chrome OS-powered notebook can be pre-ordered for $249 USD from ...
Toshiba KIRAbook (KIRA-101) Ultrabook Review
84% Toshiba KIRAbook (KIRA-101) Ultrabook Review
Expensive = good? Buyers prepared to invest around 1500 Euros (~$2054) in a premium ultrabook will now find another alternative to Apple & co. in the new Toshiba Kira-101. We will reveal why it is not class best despite a speedy Core i7 processor, magnesium casing, and WQHD screen.
Intel Core i7-4500U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Asus Chromebook C200 Chrome OS notebook with Intel Bay Trail-M processor
Asus launches Chromebook C200 and C300
These two new Chrome OS-powered portables feature Intel Bay Trail-M ...
Review Fujitsu Lifebook T904 Convertible
82% Review Fujitsu Lifebook T904 Convertible
A real head-turner. Fujitsu puts a new convertible on the market that woos deep-pocketed business customers with a ULV Core i7, QHD touchscreen, security features and LTE support. How does the rotating joint concept do compared to other business devices? Can its connectivity options and ergonomics stand up to the demands of professionals? Our review tells it all.
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Lenovo introduces N20 and N20p Chromebooks
Lenovo introduces N20 and N20p Chromebooks
11.6" N20 and N20p are Lenovo's first consumer Chromebooks starting ...
Acer teases first Chromebook with a Core i3 CPU
Acer teases first Chromebook with a Core i3 CPU
Upcoming Chromebook to feature Intel Core i3 Haswell CPU and could b...
Apple MacBook Air 11.6-inch 2013 edition
New MacBook Airs could arrive tomorrow
According to a fresh leak, a minor update to Apple's line of MacBook...
Review Update HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (F2R72UT) Ultrabook
85% Review Update HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (F2R72UT) Ultrabook
Business luxury. Our latest Folio 1040 G1 review unit arrived with a 1080p IPS display panel and an upgraded CPU—not to mention a bevy of preloaded security software to make corporate IT life easier. Is this business as usual, or was it worth the wait?
Intel Core i7-4650U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Review Samsung ATIV Book 9 900X3G-K01DE Notebook
83% Review Samsung ATIV Book 9 900X3G-K01DE Notebook
Light, slim, (more) affordable. Samsung's ATIV Book 9 Plus established itself as a high-end contender in the Ultrabook category. Equipped with identical hardware, but without the "Plus" in the name and sans the reflective QHD+ display, the cheaper ATIV Book 9 retails for about 350 Euro (~$480) less.
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Review Lenovo ThinkPad T440 20B6005YGE Notebook
85% Review Lenovo ThinkPad T440 20B6005YGE Notebook
Evergreen. Only a few notebooks have such a long history as the ThinkPad T-series. Lenovo follows the current trend with the latest 14-inch version and focuses on mobility in particular. There are also new components and input devices. Read our review to find out what you can expect from the work tool.
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14.0" | 1.7 kg
Review HP EliteBook 840 G1-H5G28ET Ultrabook
87% Review HP EliteBook 840 G1-H5G28ET Ultrabook
The golden mean? The HP EliteBook 840 G1 wants to beat the business rivals from Lenovo and Dell. Thanks to an extensive diet, the 14-inch device is thinner than ever, but you do not have to waive a fast Core i7 processor, sufficient memory and comprehensive features.
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 1.8 kg
HP Spectre 13 Pro ultrabook with aluminum alloy design
HP Spectre 13 Pro ultrabook coming soon
The Spectre 13 ultrabook will soon get a business version with alumi...
Review Clevo W840SN (Schenker S403 FHD/GT745M) Barebones Ultrabook
75% Review Clevo W840SN (Schenker S403 FHD/GT745M) Barebones Ultrabook
Gamer's choice? Schenker beefs up its ultrabook with a GT 745M, SSD plus HDD, decent upgradability, matte Full HD screen and an aluminum, rather than plastic, lid. Is it the ideal contraption for the performance geek?
Intel Core i5-4200U | NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Best Buy Windows XP trade-in $100 USD coupon deal
Acer C720 Chromebook available for $99 USD through Best Buy's XP trade in program
This is probably the best deal available to customers who plan to ge...
Review Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H Ultrabook
77% Review Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H Ultrabook
A cheap premium laptop? Asus adds a cheap 13-inch Ultrabook to their collection. The laptop contains a Haswell processor and its case has stayed similar to that of the predecessor. It includes a touchscreen as well. How good an Ultrabook can we get for such a low price?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.8 kg
Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE Ultrabook
84% Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A7-002DGE Ultrabook
Luxury for the executive level. Ultrabooks are normally designed for home users – but that's not always the case. Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, for example, targets affluent business customers who are willing to spend almost 2000 Euro (~$2800) for the top-of-the-line version. If this amount is money well spent is the subject of our review.
Intel Core i7-4550U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Review HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (H5F62ET) Ultrabook
82% Review HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (H5F62ET) Ultrabook
Towering heights. Someone who offers a 2000 Euro (~$2749) ultrabook is aiming at especially demanding customers. Thus, we ask ourselves why a TN screen is installed in an otherwise very elegant device with some notable cutbacks. Will the review sample nevertheless manage to stand up against the competitor's flagships, and to score in the targeted business range?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Review Acer Aspire S3-392G Ultrabook
88% Review Acer Aspire S3-392G Ultrabook
Slim, fast and gaming-ready. In 2011, Acer introduced the Aspire S3-951, the first ever Ultrabook. After three years, we are delighted to meet the successor, the Aspire S3-392G. A strong Haswell CPU, a gaming-ready GPU and a lot of memory is packed into this small, compact computer. Our review will reveal what this 13.3-inch machine is capable of.
Intel Core i5-4200U | NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Review Update Dell XPS 13-9333 Touchscreen Ultrabook
85% Review Update Dell XPS 13-9333 Touchscreen Ultrabook
Predictably great. Dell’s 2014 refresh of its critically-acclaimed XPS 13 brings with it a conservative selection of evolutionary enhancements, not least of which is the option of an included touchscreen. But can it still stand with the latest and greatest ultraportables?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Nvidia: launch of the GeForce 800M series
Nvidia: launch of the GeForce 800M series
Nvidia brings out a total of seven different graphics cards for the ...
Review Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip SV-F11AN1L2ES Convertible
76% Review Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip SV-F11AN1L2ES Convertible
Last hurrah. Sony launches a convertible dubbed Vaio Fit 11A multi-flip on the market. It provides innumerable configurations for home use, and is likely one of the last devices that the manufacturer brings to the international market. Will Sony leave with a blast?
Intel Celeron N2920 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook NX500 4k ultrabook with aluminum body
Asus is working on a 4K ultrabook with aluminum body
The upcoming ZenBook NX500 is expected to debut next month featuring...
Samsung Chromebook 2 with Exynos 5 Octa processor, 4 GB RAM and 16 GB storage
Samsung announces Chromebook 2 Series with Exynos 5 Octa processors
The new Chromebooks will arrive in April starting at $319 and featur...
Review Update Asus Zenbook UX302LG-C4014H Ultrabook
83% Review Update Asus Zenbook UX302LG-C4014H Ultrabook
Ultimate rush. Which tech specs does the technically savvy user find most compelling? A beefy CPU, lightning-fast SSD, and a potent graphics card propel an Ultrabook to the top of the "must-have" list. Does the Zenbook UX302 score a "Very Good" this time around?
Intel Core i7-4500U | NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Review Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A8-003UGE Ultrabook
83% Review Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch 20A8-003UGE Ultrabook
Experiment.. The 2013 edition of the X1 Carbon came pretty close to a rating of "very good". Still, Lenovo has not stopped improving its premium ultrabook series, adding a WQHD IPS panel to the 13-inch device while also improving its battery life and implementing new input devices / ports. Is this enough to eradicate the few remaining issues?
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Asus notebook strategy for 2014
Asus Chromebook C200 and C300 could be coming soon
The 11.6- and 13-inch Chrome OS-powered notebooks from Asus could be...
Review Lenovo ThinkPad S540 20B30059GE Ultrabook
84% Review Lenovo ThinkPad S540 20B30059GE Ultrabook
Improved by Haswell. A notebook that you carry around all the time should be as light as possible, but also sturdy and enduring at the same time. Lenovo tries to meet these requirements with the ultrabooks of the ThinkPad S-series. We review the ThinkPad S540, the current 15.6-inch model from the series. The biggest improvement: The S540 models are equipped with Haswell processors.
Intel Core i5-4200U | AMD Radeon HD 8670M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad T440s 20AQ0069GE Notebook
90% Review Update Lenovo ThinkPad T440s 20AQ0069GE Notebook
A must-have. The T440s is currently one of the most sought-after products on the mobile business market. But with so many versions available, it is not exactly easy for a buyer to figure out which model is best suited to his or her individual needs. To follow-up on our review of the basic version, here we have written an update reviewing the top model, equipped with an Intel i7 CPU, FHD IPS display and a fat 9-cell battery.
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14.0" | 1.7 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook TH90/P convertible ultrabook with Haswell processor and IGZO display
Fujitsu reveals Lifebook TH90/P convertible
This new ultrabook is powered by an Intel Core i5 Haswell processor,...
Review Fujitsu LifeBook U904 Ultrabook
81% Review Fujitsu LifeBook U904 Ultrabook
Hot? Fujitsu introduces its new flagship, and presents a classy-looking ultrabook alongside a docking station and an ultra-high-resolution touchscreen. The other features are also very promising. Is the U904 the perfect business laptop for on-the-go professional?
Intel Core i7-4600U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14.0" | 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook with WQHD IPS display and Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Acer S7 ultrabooks with WQHD IPS displays now available in the US
Acer released the Aspire S7 ultrabook with an impressive WQHD IPS di...
Review Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA Convertible
81% Review Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA Convertible
Triple champion? Tablets with a keyboard dock are an old hat? Notebooks are prehistoric? Android tablets are cheap slowpokes? Asus combines these three categories, and the result is not outdated, archaic or boring.
Intel Core i7-4500U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 11.6" | 1.7 kg
Eurocom Armadillo ultrabook with 1 TB Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD
Eurocom Armadillo ships with the 1 TB Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD
The list of options available for this ultrabook now includes Samsun...
Intel introduces nine Haswell chips for notebooks and other mobile devices
Intel introduces nine Haswell chips aimed at mobile devices
The new Haswell chips offer clock speeds 100 MHz higher than current...
Review Dell XPS 11-9P33 Convertible
84% Review Dell XPS 11-9P33 Convertible
Lots of pixels, mediocre performance. You cannot decide whether to get a laptop or a tablet? Then a convertible such as the Dell XPS 11 might be the ideal compromise. Our review will show how this jack-of-all-trades with a Core i5 CPU, a QHD display and an SSD fares during actual usage.
Intel Core i5-4210Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.1 kg
Review Acer TravelMate P645-MG-9419 Ultrabook
81% Review Acer TravelMate P645-MG-9419 Ultrabook
Ultra-TravelMate. Acer updates their venerable TravelMate-series and adds a 14-inch business Ultrabook to the lineup. Is the 14-inch Haswell-equipped P645 with its dedicated Radeon graphics card and generously-sized SSD a compelling alternative to the established competition?
Intel Core i7-4500U | AMD Radeon HD 8750M | 14.0" | 1.6 kg
Sony brings a smaller model to the VAIO Flip convertible line - the Flip 11A
CES 2014 | Sony brings a smaller model to the VAIO Flip convertible line - the Flip 11A
The 11A is the smallest and lightest Flip yet
Review Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4003H Ultrabook
82% Review Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4003H Ultrabook
Smaller brother? Asus offers two similar-looking 13.3-inch Zenbooks which differ completely at their cores. As these models are Ultrabooks, they are light, thin and equipped with a touchscreen. The UX301LA performed very well in our test. Can the affordable UX302LA match the high standards set by its predecessor?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Samsung Exynos 5250 Chromebook
Samsung could launch new Exynos 5 Octa-powered Chromebooks in 2014
The upcoming Samsung Chromebook could come equipped with a 2,560X1,6...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)