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The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

Updated February 2015. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? ...
Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

79% Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

All-rounder with weaknesses. Toshiba's 17.3 inch all-rounder is available for just under 1200 Euro. The buyer gets a very well equipped computer with weaknesses: For example, the Satellite does not feature an IPS display.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M265X | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Microsoft Lumia 435 Smartphone Review

75% Microsoft Lumia 435 Smartphone Review

Windows Phone X. Microsoft's Lumia 435 is an inexpensive Windows Phone. But wait a minute, isn't the Lumia 535 already available? We check whether Microsoft's smallest Lumia smartphone makes any sense.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210 | Qualcomm Adreno 302 | 4" | 134 g
Toshiba unveils new Satellite C50-B, C70-B, and C70D-B notebooks

Toshiba unveils new Satellite C50-B, C70-B, and C70D-B notebooks

Toshiba has expanded its Satellite C50-B, C70-B, and B-C70D notebook series by announcing five new models. The new notebooks are priced between 5...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

The price is hot. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$660) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

89% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

Under observation. HP's ZBook 15 G2 is a high-performance, mobile workstation that is to particularly convince with an especially good reliability in the professional field. The lineup already reaped in compelling rates in the standard test procedure. A second test configuration now has to prove whether that remains that way in the long run in the debut of our long-term test.
Intel Core i7-4910MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

87% Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

No compromises - part 2. Compact, highly mobile, attractive - this is how one could sum up the Dell XPS 13. Thanks to its Core i7 processor, the notebook is quite powerful as well, although the battery life suffers as a result.
Intel Core i7-5500U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Evolve Benchmarked

Evolve Benchmarked

Exciting idea. After Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock Studios published their next multimedia experiment. This time they use the CryEngine from the shooter expert Crytek instead of Valve's Source engine. Our benchmark test will reveal how this impacts hardware requirements.
Toshiba unveils the Satellite P50-B-11M notebook

Toshiba unveils the Satellite P50-B-11M notebook

Toshiba has just expanded its 15.6-inch notebook Satellite P50-B series with the addition of the Satellite P50-B-11M model. The notebook comes co...
Updated Microsoft Lumia 635 to come with 1GB of RAM

Updated Microsoft Lumia 635 to come with 1GB of RAM

Microsoft is apparently working on an updated version of the Lumia 635 that comes with 1 GB RAM. The updated handset is said to be unveiled next ...
MSI GT80 Notebook Review

87% MSI GT80 Notebook Review

Megalomania. The MSI GT80 exceeds typical gaming standards in weight, but also surpasses in terms of the features and performance, including the mechanical keyboard and the SLI configuration with two GTX 980M chips. We tested the 18-inch monster.
Intel Core i7-4980HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 18.4" | 4.9 kg
AMD Carrizo: Presentation in June?

AMD: The upcoming "Carrizo" APU generation casts its shadow before

In the semiconductor trade show ISSCC currently taking place in San Francisco, AMD has announced details about their new APU generation. Although Carrizo is processed in the same 28 nm lithography as its predecessor, the chip should score points with a significantly better energy efficiency.
Acer Aspire R14 Convertible Review

73% Acer Aspire R14 Convertible Review

Small and simple. Acer presents a 14-inch convertible dubbed Aspire R14 R3-471TG-552E that is to convince us with its elegant design, a 360-degree display, and decent system performance. Unfortunately, the screen does not quite meet our expectations.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 14" | 2 kg
Alienware 15 Notebook Review

88% Alienware 15 Notebook Review

Galactic? A bit late, but Alienware now also upgrades its premium laptops with the GeForce 900M line. As one of the first editorial offices, we had the opportunity to test the 15-inch model and the graphics amplifier. These are our impressions.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

February 2015 update.Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly upd...
Acer Aspire E5-771G Notebook Review

81% Acer Aspire E5-771G Notebook Review

Broadwell all-rounder. With the Aspire, Acer offers a 17.3-inch all-rounder equipped with the latest Broadwell Core i7 processors. Furthermore, it features a GeForce graphics card, two storage devices (SSD and HDD) and a bright Full HD display.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Nokia Lumia 735 Smartphone Review

84% Nokia Lumia 735 Smartphone Review

Great for selfies. Microsoft's Lumia 735 is a good middle-class smartphone with decent cameras on both sides and a comprehensive set of features. The bold colors, which are common for the Lumia-series, make quite a statement as well.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 4.7" | 134 g
Asus VivoTab 8 M81C Tablet Review

80% Asus VivoTab 8 M81C Tablet Review

A solid device. Like many other manufacturers, Asus now has a new 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet on the market. In terms of hardware, the Vivotab 8 is mostly on par with the competing models. In terms of price, however, currently the new Asus device is on the high end of the spectrum.
Intel Atom Z3745 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8" | 344 g
First Impressions: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s

89% First Impressions: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s

Working on details. Lenovo's ThinkPad T450s steps in big shoes. The expectations are high that the successor of the overall successful T440s is even a bit better. In fact, the T450s proves to be a carefully matured perfectionist - and it now challenges the competition from HP, Dell & co.
Intel Core i7-5600U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 14.0" | 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X250 Ultrabook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X250 Ultrabook Review

No (big) experiments. Lenovo only introduces small changes for the latest sibling of the X200-series – but just those changes improve a good subnotebook and result in an even better one. The manufacturer even listened to the criticism about the unpopular 5-button ClickPad of the predecessor.
Intel Core i7-5600U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
Nexoc M514 (Clevo WA50SJQ) Notebook Review

79% Nexoc M514 (Clevo WA50SJQ) Notebook Review

With the power of IPS. There are a lot of multimedia notebooks on the market, but many devices reveal drawbacks when you look at the display quality. The Nexoc M514 wants to stand out from the competition with its IPS panel. The nice metal chassis helps to compete with the rivals as well.
Intel Core i5-4210M | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire Switch 12

82% Acer Aspire Switch 12 Convertible Review

Standing ovation. The Acer Aspire Switch 12 design has surprised us in its flexibility and ability to be a very productive hybrid PC with a huge range of usage scenarios and processing capability.
Intel Core M-5Y10c | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

February 2015 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regula...
Asus ZenBook UX305 with IPS display and Intel Core-M processor

Asus ZenBook UX305 starts at $699

This 13.3-inch ultraportable weighs only 2.6 pounds, has a Full HD IPS display, Intel Core-M processor, comes loaded with Windows 8.1, and starts...
Asus Zenbook UX305 Subnotebook Review

87% Asus Zenbook UX305 Subnotebook Review

Slimline. How much flatter does it get? The Core M is at its best, with 12 millimeters in an airless case. The performance lags behind the Haswell competitors, and the Zenbook inspires no wonder in terms of battery life. Still, input devices, workmanship, emissions, and (last but not least) the price argue in favor of purchase.
Intel Core M-5Y10 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

February 2015 update. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top ...
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 Tablet Review

84% Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 Tablet Review

No more fans. Core-M makes it possible: The new ThinkPad Helix 2 is available without a fan for the first time, but is still supposed to provide sufficient performance for all important applications. Can the versatile convertible meet the high expectations of business customers?
Intel Core M-5Y71 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 11.6" | 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire Switch 12

Acer Aspire Switch 12 early impressions and performance results

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 is a unique PC. Half all-in-one and half Ultrabook and running on the new Core M processor. It's multi-faceted and fanless and we've got one on the desk going through the review process right now but for those that can't wait, here are some first-impressions, performance figures and comparisons with the Surface Pro 3
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best office/business notebooks for below 800 Euros (~$1038) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models i...
Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

GTX 970M in a 14-inch laptop. What happens when you cram a 2.6 GHz i7-4720HQ CPU and an Nvidia GTX 970M together in an ultrathin 14-inch form factor? You get one of the fastest and truly portable gaming notebooks around - albeit one with some thermal issues.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire E5-571G Notebook Review Update

80% Acer Aspire E5-571G Notebook Review Update

Long-lasting all-rounder. The Aspire boasts a strong processor and gaming-suitable GPU — but users will not have to sacrifice long battery runtimes in exchange for its high-performance hardware.
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371 Notebook Review

79% Acer Aspire V3-371 Notebook Review

Solid inner values. Acer introduces its updated Aspire V3-371-58DJ right after Intel released its new, economic Broadwell processors. We will find out whether the CPU refresh is enough to stand out from the competition.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Toshiba unveils Broadwell-based Satellite Z30-B-100 Ultrabook

Toshiba unveils Broadwell-based Satellite Z30-B-100 Ultrabook

The Toshiba Satellite Z30-B-100 is a new 13.3-inch Ultrabook that comes with an Intel Core i5-5200U dual-core CPU from the Broadwell generation. ...
Dell Latitude 12 E7250 Ultrabook Review

84% Dell Latitude 12 E7250 Ultrabook Review

The carbon dwarf. If you do not like a tablet, and a smartphone is not large enough, then the 12.5-inch Ultrabook Dell Latitude 12 E7250 is a full business notebook that fits in your bag. Let us see what the small device is capable of.
Intel Core i5-5300U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Microsoft MWC 2015 press event scheduled for March 2

Microsoft MWC 2015 press event scheduled for March 2

Microsoft started sending out invitations for a press event that the giant will hold on March 2nd in Barcelona at the 2015 edition of the Mobile ...
First Impressions: Lenovo ThinkPad X250 Notebook Review

87% First Impressions: Lenovo ThinkPad X250 Notebook Review

Successful fresh cell therapy? Lenovo leads off the annual update of its business lineup with the ThinkPad X250. New Broadwell processors are to make the compact, 12.5-inch laptop faster and more efficient than ever before. But is that enough to coax owners of the former model to change? We provide a first peak of our upcoming review.
Intel Core i7-5600U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
New screenshots of Windows 10 for smartphones surface online

New screenshots of Windows 10 for smartphones surface online

New screenshots of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for smartphones have surfaced online, allowing us a sneak peak at some previously undisclosed...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is reg...
Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-31U3 Notebook Review Update

77% Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-31U3 Notebook Review Update

Borderline case, part 2. Acer has combined an 11.6-inch Windows tablet with a keyboard dock, trying to win over buyers who do not want to decide between a tablet or a notebook. A passively cooled Core i3 processor provides the necessary computing power.
Intel Core i3-4012Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Dell XPS 13-9343 Touchscreen Ultrabook Review

88% Dell XPS 13-9343 Touchscreen Ultrabook Review

Refusal to compromise… You can’t have it all—or can you? Dell’s latest XPS 13 pushes the envelope in a number of different critical categories, but most notably portability: this is the smallest 13.3-inch notebook we’ve reviewed. Could we be witnessing the best ultraportable to date?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

February 2015 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and com...
Asus N751JK-T4144H Notebook Review

80% Asus N751JK-T4144H Notebook Review

Return of the Silver Surfer.External subwoofers and sophisticated cases are the trademarks of the Asus N-series. However, neither the concept nor the design of the notebooks has really changed over the last few years – our review of the Asus N751JK-T4144H shows why there are even small regresses this time.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 17.3" | 3.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50D-B-12Z Notebook Review Update

77% Toshiba Satellite L50D-B-12Z Notebook Review Update

Long-lasting and cool. Toshiba's 15.6-inch laptop is powered by an AMD APU. The Satellite achieves good battery runtimes owing to its relatively low power requirement, operates quietly, and it barely heats up.
AMD A6-6310 | AMD Radeon R4 (Beema) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the currently best thin and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of t...
Snapdragon 805 Windows tablet on GFXBench

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805-powered Windows tablet shows up on GFXBench

Alegged Lumia 2520 successor is expected to pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC and a QHD display.
Microsoft Lumia 535 Smartphone Review

79% Microsoft Lumia 535 Smartphone Review

Flying a new flag. The Lumia 535 is the first smartphone that has not only been developed under the umbrella of Microsoft but is also sold under the name of the new owner. It is located in the entry-level sector and catches the eye with its large screen and colorful casing covers. Our report reveals what is found under the shell.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 | Qualcomm Adreno 302 | 5.0" | 146 g
Dell Latitude 14 E7450 Ultrabook Review

88% Dell Latitude 14 E7450 Ultrabook Review

Evolution instead of revolution. The Dell Latitude is equipped with Intel's latest CPU generation Broadwell and wants to get the top spot in the business segment, currently occupied by the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s. What are the advantages of the modern 14-nm technology for the user and does the 14-inch notebook have any other highlights – we tested it.
Intel Core i5-5300U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 14" | 1.6 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mod...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)