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Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Efficienctly tuned for long battery life: The latest Aspire S series model is coming this May in Obsidian Black or Pearl White starting for just ...
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet now available for purchase

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition now shipping

With the pre-order period gone, now the full HD Aquaris M10 is already out of stock, so only the HD variant can be acquired at this time.
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Tablet Review

91% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Tablet Review

Smaller, yet powerful! With the smaller 12.9-inch sibling of the big iPad Pro, Apple also offers a strong competitor to the iPad Air 2. We have already reviewed the elegant power tablet with the iPhone camera. Even though it is once again an exemplary product, there is still room for improvements.
Apple A9X | Apple A9X / PowerVR Series 7XT | 9.7" | 444 g
Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3 coming this June for 200 Euros

Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3 coming this June for 200 Euros

The updated 10.1-inch tablet will ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 1200p resolution IPS display, and a MediaTek MT8163A SoC.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FQ-000QUS Convertible Review

85% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FQ-000QUS Convertible Review

Yoga-ized. Lenovo's flagship business Ultrabook - the Thinkpad X1 - gets the Yoga-treatment and joins the company's every-growing stable of 2-in-1 convertibles. How the new offspring with its active stylus compares is the subject of our review.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Huawei MediaPad M2 10 Tablet Review

87% Huawei MediaPad M2 10 Tablet Review

Multimedia Metal. With the MediaPad M2 10, Huawei has managed to launch a multimedia tablet on the market that has an edge on other devices in this price range, such as high-resolution cameras. We will prove that that is not the tablet's only virtue in this test.
HiSilicon Kirin 930 | ARM Mali-T628 MP4 | 10.1" | 500 g
Huawei G8

84% Huawei G8 (GX8) Smartphone Review

High-end feeling. With the G8, Huawei has launched a mid-range model on the market that already meets premium-range standards with its very high-quality build. Our report clarifies what compromises have to be made compared with other top models.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 169 g
Dell XPS 12 9250 4K Convertible Review

85% Dell XPS 12 9250 4K Convertible Review

4K for on the go. Dell wants to advance the convertible sector by setting new standards with the new 2-in-1 XPS 12 9259. A 4K panel, 512 GB SSD and Core m7 are some technical highlights that Dell offers. The XPS proves to be a real jack-of-all-trades in routine use but has to accept clear deductions when it comes to battery performance. Find out in our in-depth report what the total package has to offer.
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Gigaset ME Pro

84% Gigaset ME Pro Smartphone Review

Electrifying.Gigaset's new flagship model ME Pro targets for a spot in the high-end market with a powerful Snapdragon 810 SoC, an elegant chassis as well as an extra-large 4000 mAh battery. Our review shows why this is not really a success.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.5" | 202 g
Archos Diamond S Smartphone Review

79% Archos Diamond S Smartphone Review

Mid-range from France. Archos' Diamond S is a solid mid-range smartphone that does not present many shortcomings in the test. But is that enough to stand up to the strong competition?
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.0" | 118 g
Face Off: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK vs. Gigabyte P55W v5 vs. Dell XPS 15 9550

Face Off: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK vs. Gigabyte P55W v5 vs. Dell XPS 15 9550

Portable 15-inch gaming. You don't need huge dedicated gaming machines like the G752 or GT72S to play the latest titles. We compare a few smaller notebooks that can be suited for both travel and play outside the home.
HP unveils 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Envy 2016 notebooks; refreshes Envy x360

HP unveils 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Envy 2016 notebooks; refreshes Envy x360

The three notebooks will all be available by the end of May from $679 to over $1029 USD.
Dell Venue 10 Pro (5056) Tablet Review

81% Dell Venue 10 Pro (5056) Tablet Review

Solid. Dell's 10.1-inch Windows tablet comes with an impressive list of features: 128 GB of flash storage, LTE modem, and an IPS display. At 662 g (1.46 lbs), the Venue 10 Pro isn't exactly a lightweight, however.
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 662 g
Dell Latitude 14 E7470 Ultrabook Review

89% Dell Latitude 14 E7470 Ultrabook Review

New benchmark. A laptop rarely manages such a high score. Can the expensive WQHD version meet the highest expectations? To say it right away, the battery runtimes are a bit disappointing, but the rest of the 14-inch device will be the benchmark for the ultimate business to go.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Vaio Z Flip VJZ13BA11L Convertible Review

84% Vaio Z Flip VJZ13BA11L Convertible Review

Back in style... for a price. The Vaio convertible has returned to North America with a starting price tag much higher than other Ultrabooks currently in the market. What does the Flip have under the hood to justify its nearly two-fold MSRP?
Intel Core i7-6567U | Intel Iris Graphics 550 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire R13 R7-372T-746N Convertible Review

84% Acer Aspire R13 R7-372T-746N Convertible Review

Well-balanced. Thanks to a quad-hinge design, which allows the display to swivel into several different positions, the Aspire R13 supports a variety of usage modes. The hardware is noteworthy as well: Core i7 CPU, WQHD display, and Thunderbolt 3 port.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu tablet coming soon with MediaTek MT8163M SoC

Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition now up for pre-order

The tablet comes in two versions, one with HD display, and the other with full HD display, both loaded with Ubuntu 15.04.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

Sets standards! The Galaxy S7 Edge is certainly not a bundle of groundbreaking innovations, but it fuses state-of-the-art premium technology in its casing and is presently rightly considered as the reference model of its class. However, there are some points of criticism and we would have wished Samsung had been a bit more intrepid in some points.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.5" | 157 g
Acer One 10 S1002-17HU Convertible Review

81% Acer One 10 S1002-17HU Convertible Review

The subtle differences. At a first glance, Acer's One 10 and the Aspire Switch 10E that we tested quite a while ago seem to be very similar. A closer look, however, reveals several (mostly sensible) modifications - but changing to a newer processor architecture is not one of them.
Intel Atom Z3735F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 10.1" | 1.2 kg
Chuwi Hi12 Tablet Review

78% Chuwi Hi12 Tablet Review

Low-cost Surface alternative. The old Surface Pro 3's screen, aluminum casing, up-to-date Atom and Windows 10 for an affordable price of 232 Euros (~$259) sound tempting. Read where Chuwi had to make cutbacks in the following test report.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 12" | 825 g
VKworld T3 will sport the world's largest smartphone speaker

VKworld T3 will sport the world's largest smartphone speaker

Chinese manufacturer to offer 5-inch smartphone with 25 x 35 mm speaker instead of smaller stereo speakers.
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro 10 Tablet Review

86% Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro 10 Tablet Review

Well-conceived. The Pro version of Lenovo's 10-inch Yoga tablet is in a completely different price range than its smaller members. This is also noticed in all areas, starting with the casing over the screen, the integrated projector - even the accessories are higher quality. Moreover, the good battery life makes the device a really decent tablet.
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 665 g
Lenovo Yoga 300-11IBR Convertible Review

78% Lenovo Yoga 300-11IBR Convertible Review

Bad display choice? Lenovo's 11.6-inch convertible fails to impress in any given area - but it stands out in a negative way with its TN panel and limited viewing angle stability.
Intel Celeron N3050 | Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.4 kg
Xiaomi Mi 4s Smartphone Review

82% Xiaomi Mi 4s Smartphone Review

High-end phone for a mainstream price. The Mi 4s makes a strong case for spending $300 USD on a new smartphone instead of $600 or $700 for a top-of-the-line model. Find out how the Xiaomi compares to both mainstream and flagship competitors.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5" | 133 g
Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone Review

Exploring new worlds? Exploring new worlds? Faster SoC, larger battery, better camera, premium display, and great design. The S-class from Samsung signifies excellence and our expectations are accordingly high. Usually these are also fulfilled, but the Galaxy S7 has some weaknesses.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.1" | 152 g
Leagoo announces Shark 1 smartphone with 6300 mAh battery

Leagoo announces Shark 1 smartphone with 6300 mAh battery

The 6-inch smartphone will carry one of the largest battery packs for a consumer smartphone and will retail for less than $190 USD starting next ...
ZTE Axon Mini Premium Smartphone Review

81% ZTE Axon Mini Premium Smartphone Review

Pressure sensitive. ZTE's Axon Mini Premium Edition has a total of three methods for unlocking the screen: Force Touch, fingerprint reader and iris scanner - and that in the upper mid-range! The configuration is impressive and everyday performance is good. However, it has some shortcomings.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.2" | 140 g
Honor 5X Smartphone Review

84% Honor 5X Smartphone Review

Direct metal. Huawei's direct marketing brand Honor is always good for a bargain. We have the Honor 5X with a metal body and high-quality cameras in our lab this time. Let us see whether the smartphone's details are also convincing.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 158 g
Microsoft Lumia 950 Smartphone Review

87% Microsoft Lumia 950 Smartphone Review

Slow leader. With the Lumia 950 and its sister model Lumia 950 XL, Microsoft has renewed its Windows Phone flagship models. They are powered by the latest Windows 10 OS. The appearance is restrained, but the equipment is worthy of a top model. Our review explains why this is not enough for a place up front in our top list.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.2" | 150 g
Face Off: Dell XPS 13 9350 vs XPS 13 9343 vs. XPS 13 9333

Face Off: Dell XPS 13 9350 vs XPS 13 9343 vs. XPS 13 9333

XPS 13 roundup. We compare and contrast the recent generations of XPS 13 notebooks to see what exactly has changed over time and if the latest model is really worth an upgrade over the outgoing generation.
Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK Notebook Review

76% Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK Notebook Review

Don't expect too much! Lenovo's Yoga 500 is another 2-in-1 convertible with a 14-inch screen on the market. It is supposed to continue the success of the Yoga series from last year. The Lenovo Yoga 500 is equipped with a Skylake Intel Core i5, and there are also configurations with a GeForce 920M GPU.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 920M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Samsung Galaxy A3

85% Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Smartphone Review

Feels good. The special feature of the former model was its aluminum unibody casing. Samsung now uses more glass in the new iteration. The screen of the mid-range smartphone has also been modified: It has a higher resolution while providing more space at the same time. An overall successful design?
Samsung Exynos 7578 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 4.7" | 131 g
Microsoft Surface Book (Core i7, 940M) Convertible Review

87% Microsoft Surface Book (Core i7, 940M) Convertible Review

Without competition. It is certainly powerful and does not make any compromises in terms of performance, and now even with a surprisingly good runtime of 10 hours. The Book easily beats the competition. But: Surface Pro 4 Core i7 and the i5 sibling are in the same ballpark – except for the runtime, which is a surprise.
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Surface Book (940M, GDDR5) | 13.5" | 1.5 kg
HP Spectre x360 15-ap012dx Convertible Review

81% HP Spectre x360 15-ap012dx Convertible Review

4K UHD update. The recently released Spectre x360 15 is available in FHD and UHD display options. Are those smaller pixels really worth the extra cost? We compare the two models to see what drawbacks and benefits one may have over the other.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
HP Pro Tablet 10 EE G1 Tablet Review

77% HP Pro Tablet 10 EE G1 Tablet Review

Robust. HP's tablet is designed for use in educational institutions. It is accordingly robust. The equipment is also in line with the intended purpose: A bright, high-contrast IPS screen and 3G modem are installed.
Intel Atom Z3735F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 10.1" | 850 g
Microsoft Lumia 550 Smartphone Review

79% Microsoft Lumia 550 Smartphone Review

Windows 10 onboard. Microsoft sees its affordable (and with Windows 10) Lumia 550 positioned in the low-cost sector of around 100 Euros (~$109). However, the smartphone does not really stand out, and the operating system doesn't run smoothly, either.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 4.7" | 142 g
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Smartphone Review

84% Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Smartphone Review

Upgraded mid-range. Just one year after the first Galaxy A5 generation, Samsung introduces the successor. Updates are found in screen, wireless module as well as the SoC. However, the performance still proves to be a minor shortcoming.
Samsung Exynos 7580 Octa | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.2" | 155 g
HP Pro x2 612 G1 Convertible Review

80% HP Pro x2 612 G1 Convertible Review

Business hybrid. HP's 12.5-inch detachable is designed primarily for business users. It is designed to be tablet and notebook in one device, and it actually works pretty well. However, you will not get the latest components. The device has been available since the summer of 2014 and has not been updated.
Intel Core i3-4012Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 12.5" | 1.9 kg
Teclast Tbook Windows convertible tablets with Intel Atom X5 Z8300

Teclast launches four Tbook 2-in-1 tablets

All the four new convertibles use Intel Atom processors, have display sizes between 10.1 and 12.2 inches, and run Windows 10 (one is also dual bo...
Razer Blade Stealth Subnotebook Review

83% Razer Blade Stealth Subnotebook Review

Extra sharp. Razer has honed its ultra-thin design philosophy even further to provide the sleekest 12.5-inch Ultrabook yet for just under $1000 USD. It's a genuinely compact notebook from a gaming-centric company that even non-gamers will want to consider purchasing.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Gigaset ME Smartphone Review

85% Gigaset ME Smartphone Review

Hot and wireless phone. Gigaset is coming from the world of DECT telephones and now wants to enter the smartphone market. The Gigaset ME is a successful first attempt thanks to the noble design and high-quality features.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.0" | 160 g
HP Pro Tablet 408 G1 Tablet Review

82% HP Pro Tablet 408 G1 Tablet Review

Interesting. An 8-inch Windows tablet that is furnished with Windows 8.1 and a Bay Trail processor is no longer awe-inspiring in 2016. Particularly since the device is aimed at professional users. Nevertheless, the tablet is compelling. Not least thanks to its good battery life and the integrated 3G modem plus a monthly data volume.
Intel Atom Z3736F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8.0" | 375 g
Onda oBook12 convertible with Intel Atom X7-8700

Intel Atom x7-powered Onda oBook12 coming next month

This Cherry Trail-powered 12.2-inch Windows 10 convertible features a rotating screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage, has a fanless design and promises...
Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Fujitsu Stylistic Q665

Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Fujitsu Stylistic Q665

The better Windows tablet. Microsoft isn't the only manufacturer of Windows tablets. Competitors are slowly but surely catching up to the respected Surface series of tablets to be considered serious alternatives. Do the Spectre x2 12 and Stylistic Q665 offer something that a Surface won't?
Dell XPS 13 9350 (i7-6560U, QHD+) Ultrabook Review

88% Dell XPS 13 9350 (i7-6560U, QHD+) Ultrabook Review

Maxed out. Our latest XPS 13 is equipped to the brim with a 3200x1800 resolution touchscreen, Core i7-6560U CPU, Iris Graphics 540, and a 512 GB NVMe SSD. Is this higher cost SKU worth the extra horsepower?
Intel Core i7-6560U | Intel Iris Graphics 540 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10 Tablet Review

84% Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10 Tablet Review

Entertainer. Lenovo touts its 10-inch Yoga Tab 3 10 Android-based tablet as a first-rate video tablet and treats it to an interesting configuration. Among other things, we find an integrated kickstand and Dolby Atmos sound system.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 10.1" | 665 g
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 300-10IBY Convertible Review

79% Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 300-10IBY Convertible Review

Windows 10 @Bay Trail. Lenovo demands an exorbitant 350 Euros (~$389) for the IdeaPad Miix 300-10IBY that was kindly provided to us. That is a lot of money for an older CPU and middling battery life. However, some lower-priced models also exist.
Intel Atom Z3735F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 10.1" | 1.2 kg
Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Review

87% Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Review

Fast and enduring. Huawei wants to enter the high-end competition with a 6-inch display and a brand-new SoC. We put the Mate 8 through our lab tests to see if this is a success.
HiSilicon Kirin 950 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 6.0" | 185 g
HP Spectre x360 15 ap011dx Convertible Review

82% HP Spectre x360 15 ap011dx Convertible Review

15-inch convertible done right. Smaller convertibles like the Yoga 900 tend to work very well due to the lighter and more portable form factor. Scaling up to a 15-inch screen size has proven difficult, but HP is the first to hit it out of the park.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Face Off: MSI WT72 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad P70 vs. HP ZBook 17 G2

Face Off: MSI WT72 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad P70 vs. HP ZBook 17 G2

Serious workstation. We nail down the core differences between these 17.3-inch mobile workhorses. Which one comes out on top?

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)