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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
Acer unveils TravelMate B117 rugged notebook

Acer unveils TravelMate B117 rugged notebook

The 11.6-inch subnotebook will be catered to the educational sector with special status LEDs on the outer lid starting for 250 Euros.
HP Spectre 13 to come in 18K gold limited edition SKUs

HP Spectre 13 to come in 18K gold limited edition SKUs

Professional designers Tord Boontje and Jess Hannah unveil luxury editions of HP's thinnest notebook ever created for charity auctions.
HP ZBook 15 G3 Workstation Review

85% HP ZBook 15 G3 Workstation Review

Extremely expensive, extremely good? HP’s mobile workstations are traditionally some of the most expensive devices on the market. This did not change with the new ZBook 15 G3. But can the notebook for 4,000 Euros (~$4558) meet our high expectations?
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 | NVIDIA Quadro M2000M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

April 2016 update. Top 10 Workstation laptops with professional graphics cards reviewed by Notebookcheck
Gigabyte P57W Notebook Review

82% Gigabyte P57W Notebook Review

Gaming scion. With the P57W, Gigabyte presents a high-end notebook in 17-inch format, which brings various modern features and technologies. Apart from a replaceable drive bay, the manual fan control stands out. Do rivals have to prepare for strong competition?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
HP: Spectre 13 flagship notebook and new logo announced

HP: Spectre 13 Flagship Notebook and new logo announced

HP emphasizes its will and ability to innovate in the notebook segment with the "world's thinnest notebook". The new Spectre 13 laptop is just 10...
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.
Lenovo Yoga Home 310 large Android tablet with Aura UI

Lenovo Yoga Home 310 leaks online

The concept spotted on Red Dot 21 is a large kitchen PC - laptop/tablet combo that has a 17.3-inch display.
Microsoft Windows 10 now most popular OS on Steam

Windows 10 beats Windows 7

Thanks to the recent release of many games with DirectX 12 support, Windows 10 has become the most popular OS for Steam users, surpassing Windows...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

April 2016 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models ...
Acer Aspire E5-552G Notebook Review

75% Acer Aspire E5-552G Notebook Review

Asynchronous. The combination of a dedicated Radeon R7 M360 with the integrated GPU of the SoC FX-8800P is a Crossfire unit called Radeon R8 M365DX and could not really convince in our review. The other aspects leave a better impression.
AMD FX-8800P | AMD Radeon R8 M365DX | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

April 2016 update.Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top mode...
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

May 2016 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our ov...
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
Aorus X7 Pro v5 Notebook Review

82% Aorus X7 Pro v5 Notebook Review

Performance artist. The fifth edition of Aorus' X7 is one of the strongest and yet slimmest gaming laptops on the market. Find out in our test report whether the manufacturer has this combination well under control or whether the cooling system is pushed to its limits.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI | 17.3" | 3.3 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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

March 2016 update. Here's a list of the best compact smartphones - with screen sizes of 5 inches or less - we've reviewed in the last few months....
Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA convertible notebook

Asus quietly intros the ZenBook Flip UX360CA

This new 13-inch convertible notebook is powered by an Intel Core M processor, features a 360 degree hinge, and promises up to 12 hours of batter...
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
Microsoft Surface Pro tablets with Windows 10 to get updated soon

Microsoft confirms Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Formerly known as Redstone, this free upgrade for Microsoft's flagship product will come out this summer, as previously rumored.
Over 270 million devices now part of the Windows 10 ecosystem

Over 270 million devices now running Windows 10

On its way to the "one billion Windows 10 devices by 2018" goal, Microsoft leaves behind the 270 million devices mark.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

March 2016 update. Here's a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - we've reviewed in the last few ...
BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu tablet coming in April, Ubuntu and Microsoft teaming up

Ubuntu Linux coming to Windows 10

Insiders familiar with the matter reveal that Canonical and Microsoft are working on making Ubuntu Linux run on Windows 10.
Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i5, Full HD) Ultrabook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (Core i5, Full HD) Ultrabook Review

Also a success with the base specs? After the high-end version of the ThinkPad T460s could already convince us, we now have a look at the base configuration. The Full HD panel in particular, however, cannot fulfill the high expectations.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.4 kg
Microsoft Windows 10 Specially-provided Edition is now ready

Microsoft reveals special Windows 10 edition for China

Dubbed Windows 10 Zhuangongban (Windows 10 Specially-provided Edition), the new Windows version has more management and security controls and les...
Dell Latitude 14 E5470 Notebook Review

85% Dell Latitude 14 E5470 Notebook Review

Promotion. Dell improves the performance and stamina of the new Latitude 5000 models and creates a successful working device for the business world. Thanks to exemplary battery runtimes, the new Latitude will even survive long business days.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.8 kg
Asus GL552VW Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

80% Asus GL552VW Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

Mainstream update. The affordable ROG GL series gets Skylake, DDR4, USB Type-C, and other small changes to bring it up to speed. We check out the updated model and its performance gains with an overclocked GPU from Xotic PC.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
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
Acer Aspire V Nitro gaming laptop

Acer splits in two

Due to its poor financial results in the last few years, Acer divides its business into two groups, namely Core Business and New Business.
Aorus announces Limited Edition camouflage design for its entire Skylake lineup

Aorus announces Limited Edition camouflage design for its Skylake lineup

Only 1300 units will be produced between the 13.9-inch X3 Plus v5, 15.6-inch X5S v5, and 17.3-inch X7 Pro v5 thin gaming notebooks.
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
Need for Speed 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Need for Speed 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Highly polished. With "Need for Speed", publisher EA relaunches their successful racing series. The arcade-style racing game might lack substance, but the technology behind it is top notch. Our review takes a look at how different noteboook GPUs cope with the title. Update: we've added additional notebook and desktop benchmarks for the 940MX, Fury Pro, R7 370, ...
Lenovo ThinkPad P50s-20FKS00400 Notebook Review

79% Lenovo ThinkPad P50s-20FKS00400 Notebook Review

Outdated? Lenovo’s new ThinkPad P50s is the successor to the ThinkPad W550s. Despite the compact dimensions, users of the mobile workstation are supposed to get sufficient performance. Similar to the predecessor, however, the system lacks a bit of CPU performance, and now there is also a strong competitor from Lenovo themselves.
Intel Core i7-6500U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 15.5" | 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire E5-722 662J Notebook Review

78% Acer Aspire E5-722 662J Notebook Review

Virtuous office worker. Acer presents a sturdy 17-inch laptop in the form of the Aspire E5-722. As a low-cost office device, it does many things right. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a system based entirely on AMD components?
AMD A6-7310 | AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Build 2016 developer conference starts March 30th with live stream keynotes

Build 2016 developer conference starts March 30th with live stream keynotes

Microsoft's most important developer conference of the year will again make its opening and closing keynotes available to the public.
2016 Next@Acer launch event teaser now live

Acer teases launch event for April 21st

Acer will stream this event live and, according to the teaser, they will unveil at least one or two mobile devices with this occasion.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets under 250 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets under 250 Euros

Price contenders. Here you will find the best tablets under 250 Euros (~$279) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly upda...
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 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.4 kg
Asus N752VX-GC131T Notebook Review

85% Asus N752VX-GC131T Notebook Review

Premium with a silver arrow look? The latest ASUS N52VX lineup relies on high-quality built casings with nice highlights. We will clarify what has changed compared with the predecessor, and in which performance category the classy Asus laptop is placed in our in-depth review of the Asus N752VX-GC131T.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
Schenker S306 Subnotebook Review

83% Schenker S306 Subnotebook Review

A success. Schenker's S306 is a slim 13.3-inch subnotebook that shouldn't have any problems finding an audience. The S306 is equipped with a beautiful IPS Full-HD display, a good keyboard and it's easy to maintain as well. The battery life could be better, however.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Asus T302CA Windows convertible tablet with Intel Skylake processor and aluminum body

Asus T302CA Windows convertible leaks online

This 12.5-inch Asus Chi Windows 10 convertible is powered by Intel Skylake processors and is expected to feature up to 8 GB of memory and 256 GB ...
MegaFon Irbis TW81 cheap Windows 10 tablet with Intel Atom Z3735G processor

Irbis TW81 is a $79 USD 8-inch Windows tablet

Although it only has 1 GB of memory, this MegaFon-exclusive slate is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor and has a single SIM slot with 3...
Asus GL752VW Notebook Review

82% Asus GL752VW Notebook Review

No IPS after all. There is still some confusion about the panel of the latest ROG device on the Internet. Many potential buyers expect an IPS panel, but the series is actually only available with TN displays. Our review will show whether this is a problem for the otherwise suitable multimedia notebook with gaming ambitions.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Hitman Notebook Benchmarks

Hitman Notebook Benchmarks

Debut of DirectX 12. Windows 10 launched with full DX12 support and Hitman - as one of the first titles released for the PC platform - supports it. Instead of improving the gaming experience, the new interface seems to be the source of frustration on quite a few systems. Here's our report, complete with the benchmark results.
Intel Skylake processor architecture to get Windows 7/8 support by 2019

Windows 7/8 to get one extra-year of Skylake support

Windows 7/8 users who want to run them on Intel Skylake-powered devices will get full extended support until mid-July 2018.
Asus VivoBook E403SA-US21 Windows notebook with Intel Pentium N3700 processor

Asus VivoBook E403SA now available in the US

This 14-inch portable that was unveiled 9 months ago arrives with improved specs, but also retails for a higher price than previously announced.
Asus N552VX-FY103T Notebook Review

85% Asus N552VX-FY103T Notebook Review

Everything but battery mode, please. A successful build and configuration are omnipresent. Compared with its predecessor, the casing looks slimmer and that is a positive. Quad-core, GeForce GTX 950M graphics card and 8 GB of DDR4 working memory lead us to hope for a gaming-suitable multimedia all-rounder.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg

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