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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
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
Razer Blade Full HD with more memory, new graphics card and processor

Razer updates Blade gaming laptop

The notorious gaming laptop now has a new high-end Intel processor and last-gen NVIDIA graphics, as well as more memory and a QHD+ display varian...
Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-10X Notebook Review Update

75% Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-10X Notebook Review Update

Quiet and cool. The Satellite C70D-B-10X provides its owner with a basic 17.3-inch office laptop. The device attracts attention with both its low temperatures and noise level. Installing an energy-efficient AMD APU is worthwhile in this case.
AMD A4-6210 | AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

March 2015 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models ...
Asus X751MA-TY148H Notebook Review Update

74% Asus X751MA-TY148H Notebook Review Update

Bay Trail Office. The Asus X751MA offers a simple 17.3-inch laptop with a Pentium CPU. The performance is not powerful, but the laptop offers a lot of storage space and 8 GB of RAM.
Intel Pentium N3530 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Asus N551JK-CN166H Notebook Review

85% Asus N551JK-CN166H Notebook Review

Silver entertainer. Asus introduces an overall well-designed, representative all-rounder in stylish aluminum looks to the upper-range for approximately 1000 Euros (~$1134). It is even possible to risk a game owing to the GeForce GTX 850M. Only the choice of processor is questionable. Our in-depth report reveals how the device fares in the single tests.
Intel Core i5-4200H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Windows Server Next technical preview screenshot

Windows Server Next coming in 2016

Microsoft officials confirmed the delay, also revealing that "a series of high-quality preview releases" will come out during 2015.
Dell Latitude E5550 (Broadwell) Notebook Review Update

84% Dell Latitude E5550 (Broadwell) Notebook Review Update

Business Broadwell.The Latitude E5550 features an elegant case, good battery life, very good input devices, a docking port, an IPS display and a powerful Broadwell CPU. In addition, it is easy to maintain. It is not difficult to see that the computer primarily aims at business users. Thanks to its affordable price, the device is also attractive for consumers.
Intel Core i5-5300U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Fujitsu Celsius H730 Workstation Review

87% Fujitsu Celsius H730 Workstation Review

Product maintenance. Fujitsu has updated its mobile workstation Celsius H730 for 2015, and improved some aspects. Our in-depth review shows what you can expect in addition to the minor CPU upgrades.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA Quadro K1100M | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

75% Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

Simple. Are 15.6-inch devices too big, and do you need a portable machine for outings? If you are not a perfectionist, Acer's 14-inch laptop with eight hours of battery life could be the ideal TravelMate for you.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 2.1 kg
Fujitsu announces new LifeBook notebooks

Fujitsu announces new LifeBook notebooks

Fujitsu recently unveiled a few new Lifebook notebooks. The new models come with features such as a battery life of up 24 hours and a palm vein s...
Toshiba unveils new Satellite C70-B and C70D-B Notebooks

Toshiba unveils new Satellite C70-B and C70D-B Notebooks

Today Toshiba expanded its range of reasonably priced DTR laptops. Two of the new Satellite C70-B models come equipped with the Core i5-5200U, a ...
One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

87% One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

Megalomania? 17-inch chassis, 88-Watt CPU and GeForce GTX 980M: This is the One K73-5N in the high-end configuration. Read our review to find out whether this kind of performance makes sense and how the components affect the thermals.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
HP Stream 11 X360 Convertible

75% HP Stream 11 X360 with 3G Convertible Notebook Review

Connected EU traveller. The HP 11 X360 is an entry-level 2-in-1 with a 3G roaming data bundle that could suit many European travellers. With a touchscreen and a solid build this bold laptop might be the perfect buddy for your ticket.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Microsoft announces Q4 2014 financial results

Microsoft announces Q4 2014 financial results

US-based software giant Microsoft recently issued a report detailing its financial performance during the fourth quarter of 2014. Overall, the co...
Panasonic Toughbook 31 rugged laptop updated with 5th generation Intel Core

Panasonic updates the Toughbook 31 rugged laptop

The rugged flagship now features fifth generation Intel Core processors and up to 18 hours of autonomy using the internal battery, which can be e...
HP Spectre 13 x360: thin case, Broadwell CPU and a 360-degree hinge. (Photo: HP)

Broadwell-powered HP Spectre 13 x360 surfaces on the web

The 13.3-inch convertible will offer a high-resolution screen mounted on a 360-degree hinge.
HP Omen Notebook Review

78% HP Omen Notebook Review

Black, stylish, fast. HP launches a very compact and thin 15.6-inch gaming notebook with the Omen, which has a very good design and attracts gamers with powerful core components. The price of 1,600 Euros (~$1793) comes with high expectations for the ergonomics and the performance, but not all of them can be fulfilled.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
An optional keyboard dock is offered for both the Pro Tablet 10 and the Pro Slate 10.

HP launches a new education-focused tablet

The Bay Trail powered device comes in Windows and Android flavors sharing the same specifications.
Microsoft Windows 10: these are the new features

Microsoft Windows 10: these are the new features

One Windows for all devices: Microsoft recently unveiled Windows 10, a new version of its operating system that comes with a lot of new features....
Windows 8.1 with Bing price scheme leaks online

Windows 8.1 with Bing price scheme leaks online

A document posted on Microsoft's OEM Partner Center reveals the exact prices that the company asks for Windows 8.1 with Bing to be included on ta...
Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

74% Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

Inexpensive all-rounder. A Core i3 processor and GeForce 820M graphics core make the Asus laptop a versatile all-rounder that offers enough power for everyday use and playing the odd game. Could buying a device for around 450 Euros (~$505) be a mistake?
Intel Core i3-4010U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Elite x2 1011 G1's detachable keyboard dock houses several ports and an additional battery.

HP announces Elite x2 1011 G1 convertible

This Broadwell-powered device offers a variety of wireless communications and supports Wacom pen input.
Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

88% Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

Desktop competition. A desktop processor in a 15-inch notebook, can it work? This is the question for the Schenker XMG U505. We review the high-end device with a GeForce GTX 970M and a 65-Watt CPU.
Intel Core i7-4790S | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Acer Iconia Tab 8 W W1-810-16HN Tablet Review

78% Acer Iconia Tab 8 W W1-810-16HN Tablet Review

Surfboard. Acer's Iconia Tab 8 W is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet available for around 150 Euros (~$169). The tablet features the same hardware as the competition: a bright IPS screen, a Bay Trail processor, 1 GB of working memory, and 32 GB of storage capacity. Does the Iconia have a unique selling point at all?
Intel Atom Z3735G | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8.0" | 406.3 g
Trekstor SurfTab Wintron 10.1 Tablet Review

77% Trekstor SurfTab Wintron 10.1 Tablet Review

A well-rounded package. The new Trekstor tablet costs 199 Euros (~$225) and offers a full Windows 8.1 tablet experience with a one-year MS Office 365 Personal license. In contrast to most cheap Windows tablets, the Trekstor tablet is equipped with 2 GB of RAM.
Intel Atom Z3735F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 10.1" | 661 g
iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

83% iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

Orange is the new black. Is the distinctive design and lucent orange color enough for the Chimera to stand out in the crowded mobile gaming space? We dig deeper to find that this is more than just a flashy chassis.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
All Sony retail stores in Canada are closing

Sony closing all its Canadian retail stores

Shortly after a Reuters report concerning the imminent sale of Sony's mobile and TV divisions, the Japanese company announce the closure of all i...
Toshiba Satellite C50D-B-125 Notebook Review

75% Toshiba Satellite C50D-B-125 Notebook Review

Slimmed down. Toshiba is charging about 410 Euros (~$485) for their Satellite C50D-B-125, a simple office computer that runs on an AMD APU. Is the computer worth the cash, when comparable Bay Trail notebooks are available at considerably lower prices?
AMD A4-6210 | AMD Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
HP Stream 7 5700ng Tablet Review

78% HP Stream 7 5700ng Tablet Review

Windows midget. The display of the HP Stream 7 might only measures 7 inches, but the tablet still sports full-fledged Windows 8.1 with Bing. How useful is Windows considering the smallish display? We'll try to answer this and many other questions in the following review.
Intel Atom Z3735G | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 7" | 350 g
Mainstream Windows 7 support ends

Mainstream support for Windows 7 ends

While Windows 7 will no longer get any new Service Pack, minor security patches will be provided until January 14, 2020.
Lumia 532

Microsoft unveils cheap Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones

Hoping to capitalize on its position in emerging markets, today Microsoft announced two new Windows smartphones aimed at the entry-level segment....
i.onik TW Series 1 Tablet Review

77% i.onik TW Series 1 Tablet Review

99 Euros (~$111) tablet. The I.onik Windows 8.1 tablet is available for less than 100 Euros (~$112). Is this a worthy investment?
Intel Atom Z3735G | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8" | 343 g
MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

83% MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

Gold piece for gamers? The MSI GS60 is now available with a 4K display and Maxwell GPU, the current update uses the fast GeForce GTX 970M. Our review will show if everything is gold that glitters at the GS60.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2 kg
Acer Aspire Switch 11 Pro 128GB HDD Dock Convertible Review

76% Acer Aspire Switch 11 Pro 128GB HDD Dock Convertible Review

Shaky candidate. When a Windows tablet provides sufficient performance, ports, input devices and storage capacity, why would you need a conventional notebook or even a desktop PC? Acer brings the advantages of a laptop to a tablet via keyboard dock including hard drive.
Intel Core i5-4202Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-R1 mobile POS tablet with 4G LTE, credit card reader, and signature technology

Panasonic announces Toughpad FZ-R1 mobile POS tablet

This device is the world’s first Windows 8.1 slate to integrate a Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) reader for secure payments, offering built-i...
Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

85% Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

High-end class. Nvidia launches its new gaming model right at the beginning of the New Year. We already had the chance to check the performance of the GeForce GTX 965M. Is this the end of the GeForce GTX 860M?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Samsung booth at CES 2015 showing handheld devices

CES 2015 | Samsung grabs no less than 80 awards

Samsung scored almost twice awards than LG across multiple categories, including TV, home theater system, home appliance, mobile phone, tablets,...
Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

81% Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

Little business partner. Following the positive rating of Dell's Latitude E5450 product line, we tested the 12.5-inch Latitude E5250. However, it did not completely fulfill the high expectations.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 12.5" | 1.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite P70B

Toshiba announces new Qosmio X70-B and Satellite P70-B notebooks

After introducing multiple new models in the 17.3-inch Qosmio X70-B and Satellite P70-B series last month, today Toshiba unveiled three new high-...
Dell Latitude 13 7350 Convertible Review

81% Dell Latitude 13 7350 Convertible Review

Ultrabook Convertible. Dell’s Latitude 13 7350 is a mixture of an Ultrabook, a tablet and a convertible. The combination of silent operation, good keyboard and long battery runtimes make it a companion for business users.
Intel Core M-5Y10 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

87% Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

Quality for little money? Asus wants to put the competition under pressure with affordable business laptops and equips its new 14-inch flagship with the currently fastest ULV processor, plenty of working memory, and a swift SSD to accomplish that. We will reveal why it is nevertheless not enough for first place in the category.
Intel Core i7-4650U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Toshiba Encore 2 Write Windows tablet with Intel Atom and 2 GB RAM

CES 2015 | Toshiba intros the Encore 2 Write Windows tablet

This Windows 8.1-powered slate is available in 10.1- and 8-inch variants and was specifically made to write and take notes, edit photos, and more...
Asus Transformer Book Chi

CES 2015 | Asus presents the Transformer Book Chi convertible series

Asus originally unveiled the 13-inch Transformer Book Chi 300 at Computex 2014 in Taipei, but now the manufacturer also unveiled two smaller and ...
Toshiba Satellite Click Mini

CES 2015 | Toshiba unveils the Satellite Click Mini 2-in-1

The Toshiba Satellite Click Mini is an entry-level 2-in-1 convertible running Windows 8.1. The device comes with an 8.9-inch display and features...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)