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Dec 3
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

88% Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Smartphone Review – Large High-End Apple Phone

Ginormous performance. LiDAR sensor, ceramic shield, 5G, MagSafe. Apple's top-of-the-line iPhone 12 Pro Max high-end smartphone features the latest technology, albeit the differences to the iPhone 12 Pro are small. Find out in our test who this ginormous smartphone is for.
Apple A14 Bionic | Apple A14 Bionic GPU | 6.70" | 228 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:29:00 +0100
Dec 2
Samsung Galaxy A31

77% Samsung Galaxy A31 Smartphone in review: Quad-camera for 200 Euros (~$239)

Long-distance runner. Not only does the Samsung Galaxy A31 offer a large super AMOLED display, but the battery is also quite large at 5,000 mAh. The exact opposite of this is the price, since it's quite low at about 200 Euros (~$239). Our review will show the performance that can be expected in the end.
Mediatek Helio P65 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 6.40" | 185 g
Mike Wobker, Wed, 02 Dec 2020 01:17:00 +0100
Dec 1
Lenovo Yoga 9i 14 Convertible Review: The Yoga C940 Twin

87% Lenovo Yoga 9i 14 Convertible Review: The Yoga C940 Twin

Déjà vu. We called the 2019 Lenovo Yoga C940 14 the 14-inch convertible to beat and, for better or worse, the 2020 Yoga 9i 14 brings nothing significantly new to the table other than the expected CPU upgrade.
Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:15:00 +0100
Nov 30
Schenker XMG Neo 15 Comet Lake

86% Schenker XMG Neo 15 laptop in review: Comet Lake upgrade

With mechanical keyboard. In addition to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super, Schenker is also donating an Intel Core i7-10875H to the XMG Neo 15. In our test report, we clarify what improvements this brings with it compared to the Coffee Lake generation.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Mike Wobker, Mon, 30 Nov 2020 07:08:00 +0100
Nov 29
Crysis Remastered

Crysis Remastered Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Poor showing for Crytek? After we had to delay our performance analysis of Crysis Remastered on account of technical issues, we return to benchmarking the title to find out how it performs.
Florian Glaser, Sun, 29 Nov 2020 21:48:00 +0100
Huawei P Smart 2021 Smartphone

78% Huawei P Smart 2021 Smartphone Review - Is Huawei's first "home-made" SoC any good?

A long way ahead... With the Kirin 710A, Huawei has moved the chip production for its smartphones into its homeland China, in order to free itself from the dependency on the USA. However, just this "milestone" also reveals Huawei's dilemma.
HiSilicon Kirin 710A | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.67" | 206 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:24:00 +0100
Nov 27
Doogee N20 Pro Smartphone Review: Android 10 for $120 USD

74% Doogee N20 Pro Smartphone Review: Android 10 for $120 USD

Cheap looker, strong performer. At one-tenth the price of a Samsung Galaxy or Apple iPhone, is the Doogee N20 Pro even worth your time? Though it's still unquestionably a cheaply made smartphone, there are several areas where the Doogee can be a lot better than expected considering the price.
Mediatek Helio P60 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.30" | 175 g
Allen Ngo, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:14:00 +0100
Medion Erazer Beast X10 (Tongfang GM7MPHP) in review: Stable, slim, compact gaming laptop with good battery life

85% Medion Erazer Beast X10 (Tongfang GM7MPHP) in review: Stable, slim, compact gaming laptop with good battery life

Successful. The compact Erazer Beast X10 brings all the latest computer games smoothly onto the 17.3-inch matte display (Full HD, IPS, 144 Hz). The gaming laptop scores points with 32 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), space for two NVMe SSDs, and good battery life.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:35:00 +0100
Yakuza Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Mafia in the Far East. The latest part of the Yakuza series combines a strong story and various role-playing elements with turn-based fighting. In this benchmark test we check which hardware is needed for different settings and resolutions.
Florian Glaser, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:24:00 +0100
HP EliteBook 855 G7 Laptop Review - Stylish office laptop for on the go

86% HP EliteBook 855 G7 Laptop Review - Stylish office laptop for on the go

Red meets silver. HP is a very serious manufacturer of high-quality business laptops. The EliteBook 855 also follows the AMD trend and offers a decent system performance thanks to Ryzen-Pro. In addition, the model shines with a high-quality finish and a chic design.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 15.60" | 1.7 kg
Marius Schell, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:20:00 +0100
Nov 26
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen.2 Review: Office laptop with an AMD chip and new design

84% Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen.2 Review: Office laptop with an AMD chip and new design

Top performance thanks to Ryzen. The 15.6-inch office laptop from Lenovo comes with the redesigned housing and only AMD CPUs. We examine the second generation of the ThinkPad E15 with a Ryzen 7 processor.
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 23:02:00 +0100
MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio (source: MSI)

MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio desktop graphics card in review

Fast and quiet! The Ampere graphics cards are drawing attention to themselves with a big leap in performance. In this review, we took a closer look at the MSI model with a 240-...
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 | 32.00"
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:21:00 +0100
realm 7 5G

80% Realme 7 5G Smartphone Review - Cheap Chinese cell phone with fast mobile communication

Turbo radio. The realme 7 5G is quite closely related to its 4G brother, but brings a bit more power and of course the possibility to use 5G mobile networks. The price is much higher, so is it worthwhile to go for this variant?
MediaTek Dimensity 800U | ARM Mali-G57 MP3 | 6.50" | 195 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:16:00 +0100
Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13-inch Laptop Review: Ryzen has turned this small office laptop into a real powerhouse

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13-inch Laptop Review: Ryzen has turned this small office laptop into a real powerhouse

Small, but impressive. The 13.3-inch office laptop has received a Ryzen update. While its predecessor was still equipped with a Ryzen 5 3550H with Vega 8, the new model features a modern Ryzen 5 4600U including an RX Vega 6. Find out what else has changed in our detailed review.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Christian Hintze, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:31:00 +0100
Test Samsung Galaxy A20s

75% Samsung Galaxy A20s Smartphone Review - With Snapdragon SoC better than the Galaxy A21s?

Very cheap but also good? The 140-Euro (~$167) cheap Galaxy A20s offers a large display for lots of fun - at least that's how Samsung advertises its entry-level phone. Whether the A20s is really fun in everyday life despite its low price, you can find out in our test report on the Galaxy smartphone.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 6.50" | 183 g
Marcus Herbrich, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:27:00 +0100
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 LTE Tablet Review: One of the best tablets for less than 300 Euros (~$356)

82% Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 LTE Tablet Review: One of the best tablets for less than 300 Euros (~$356)

A good investment. Anyone can offer an expensive tablet, but only few manufacturers offer affordable tablets with good equipment and performance. The stage belongs to the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 LTE, since it is distinguished by exactly those virtues, and at 290 Euros (~$345; ~$290 in the US), it is one of the best tablets in its price class.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 10.40" | 477 g
Manuel Masiero, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:16:00 +0100
Huawei Mate 40 Pro review - Top smartphone with handicap

90% Huawei Mate 40 Pro review - Top smartphone with handicap

Huge power. The Mate series is Huawei's top-of-the-line technological product. It has always been equipped with the latest high-end specifications and combines a large display with long battery life. The Chinese have remained true to this line this year, but they stumble when it comes to a core component.
HiSilicon Kirin 9000 | ARM Mali-G78 MP24 | 6.76" | 212 g
Daniel Schmidt, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:59:00 +0100
Nov 24
A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

Team Ryzen in the lead! After the new Vermeer processors, alias Ryzen 5000, were officially introduced on 10/8/2020, the expectations were high. In a first test of the Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X, these expectations were exceeded. In a second step, w...
Sebastian Bade, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:02:00 +0100
A Ryzen 7 4800U for Businesses: HP EliteBook 845 G7 Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U Laptop Review

88% A Ryzen 7 4800U for Businesses: HP EliteBook 845 G7 Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U Laptop Review

AMD strikes again. Renoir has proven itself to be a beast of a series and the 8-core 16-thread Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U is no exception. The CPU propels the HP EliteBook 845 G7 to be much faster than what its vanilla visual design might otherwise suggest.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:10:00 +0100
Honor 10X Lite

76% Honor 10X Lite Smartphone Review - Modern cell phone with problems

Gloomy journeyman. The Honor 10X Lite wants to stir up the lower middle class and brings along a large battery and a lot of memory. The more modern case pleases, but apart from the missing Google services, there are other weak points that we found in the test.
HiSilicon Kirin 710A | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.67" | 206 g
Florian Schmitt, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:02:00 +0100
Nov 23
Mad Catz R.A.T. Air gaming mouse. (Image source: Mad Catz)

Mad Catz R.A.T. Air Review: A novel take on the wireless gaming mouse design but not without issues

Not enough madness. The Mad Catz R.A.T. Air offers an innovative approach to the traditional wireless mouse design without having to rely on batteries and their recharging. Is this approach alone worthy of its US$195 asking price? How much of Mad Catz's customization legacy does the R.A.T. Air inherit and how good is the PMW3360 sensor in 2020? Let's find out.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:02:00 +0100
Nov 22
Sony Xperia 5 II

86% Sony Xperia 5 II smartphone in review – On its way with 5G and cinema format

Long and slim. Like the Xperia 1 II, the Xperia 5 II is a consistent further development of the previous year's models. In our review of the Sony Xperia 5 II, we clarify what else has changed besides the inclusion of 5G hardware and enhanced photo software.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.10" | 163 g
Mike Wobker, Sun, 22 Nov 2020 19:26:00 +0100
Honor 9A

75% Honor 9A Smartphone Review- Cheap cell phone with much battery, but little power

Persistence is everything? The Honor 9A wants to convince above all by its large battery. With the achievement however the manufacturer saved and users must adjust themselves also to get along without Google services. Is it enough nevertheless for a tidy a riser Smartphone
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.30" | 185 g
Florian Schmitt, Sun, 22 Nov 2020 11:54:00 +0100
Nov 21
HP EliteBook 835 G7 laptop review: Upgradeable AMD compact class

88% HP EliteBook 835 G7 laptop review: Upgradeable AMD compact class

Close to octa-core performance! A compact laptop with an AMD Ryzen 4000 and two RAM slots sounds great. If you combine this with good input devices and business features, it sounds even better. It's just a pity that the HP EliteBook 835 G7 has a below-average display.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 21 Nov 2020 01:32:00 +0100
Nov 20
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G Smartphone Review: After Community feedback, the best Galaxy S20

88% Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G Smartphone Review: After Community feedback, the best Galaxy S20

Darling of the public. Samsung has the 6.5-inch Galaxy S20 FE 5G - FE stands for fan edition - completely on the desires of the Galaxy-S20 Community. The result can be seen, because the fan edition is so far the fastest Galaxy-S20 model and is outstanding in nearly all other areas. In addition, it is surprisingly inexpensive by high-end standards.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.50" | 190 g
Manuel Masiero, Fri, 20 Nov 2020 01:39:00 +0100
Nov 19
Samsung Galaxy M31s

79% Samsung Galaxy M31s smartphone review – Galaxy phone with strong battery

Update in the mid-range. Bigger, more modern, more storage - this is how the update to the Galaxy M31 wants to present itself. But since the smartphone has the same components in the areas of the camera, battery, and performance, the differences should be small, right?
Samsung Exynos 9611 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.50" | 203 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 00:02:00 +0100
Nov 18
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Review - Powerful Smartphone with Retro Styling

90% Apple iPhone 12 Pro Review - Powerful Smartphone with Retro Styling

Enticing. The iPhone 12 Pro received a design refresh reminiscent of the old iPhone 5s. It features the latest technology the Californians have to offer, including 5G and Apple's new magnetic MagSafe feature. Find out whether or not it is worth switching in our review.
Apple A14 Bionic | Apple A14 Bionic GPU | 6.10" | 189 g
Daniel Schmidt, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 22:32:00 +0100
Lenovo Yoga 7i 14-inch Tiger Lake Laptop Review: Core i5-1135G7 Debut

85% Lenovo Yoga 7i 14-inch Tiger Lake Laptop Review: Core i5-1135G7 Debut

How good is Core i5 Iris Xe? Lenovo's new mid-range 14-inch convertible comes with the latest 11th gen Intel parts and even Thunderbolt 4 compatibility for a little under $1000 USD. Its specifications are great on paper, but let's see how the machine actually performs.
Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 18:44:00 +0100
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Joy and sorrow. Technology-wise, Black Ops Cold War leaves a very mixed impression. In this article, we present our performance analysis of the latest Call of Duty title and examine the graphics settings menu thereof.
Florian Glaser, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:24:00 +0100
Apple iPad Air 4 (2020) Review - The Air Tablet moves closer to the Pro model

91% Apple iPad Air 4 (2020) Review - The Air Tablet moves closer to the Pro model

Powerful upgrade. With the 4th generation of the iPad Air, the design has been revised. This brings it visually closer to the iPad Pro, with which it now shares accessories. In addition, Apple's latest A14 processor is at work in the tablet. This review will tell you what other innovations are available and whether it is worthwhile to change over.
Apple A14 Bionic | Apple A14 Bionic GPU | 10.90" | 458 g
Daniel Schmidt, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 06:15:00 +0100
Nov 17
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 AMD Review: Best Business Laptop you can buy?

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T14 AMD Review: Best Business Laptop you can buy?

Business all-rounder with plenty of power. The ThinkPad T14 is the entry-level model for Lenovo's expensive ThinkPad T-series and customers can choose between Intel and AMD models. The Ryzen APUs have an advantage in terms of performance, but what about the efficiency and the features?
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:27:00 +0100
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (2020, Tongfang GM7MPHS) Review: Overboost unleashes the Core-i7 processor

86% Schenker XMG Neo 17 (2020, Tongfang GM7MPHS) Review: Overboost unleashes the Core-i7 processor

Full speed ahead. The Neo 17 brings all the current computer games smoothly to the very responsive 17.3-inch screen (FHD, IPS, 240 Hz). The level of equipment is also right: a mechanical keyboard, 32 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), an NVMe SSD (1 TB), and a Thunderbolt 3 connection are onboard. However, the battery life does not inspire enthusiasm.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 2.6 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:10:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop review: Intel CPU loses against AMD Ryzen, but what else is new?

84% Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop review: Intel CPU loses against AMD Ryzen, but what else is new?

Competitor from our own warehouse. We have already tested the ThinkPad E14 with Intel Core i5-10210U and integrated UHD Graphics, now the variant with a stronger Core i7 and dedicated Radeon RX 640 follows. However, the second generation of the ThinkPad E14 has already been released, initially only with a Ryzen 5 processor. The E14 Gen 2 with Intel Tiger Lake will follow later.
Intel Core i7-10510U | AMD Radeon RX 640 | 14.00" | 1.7 kg
Christian Hintze, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 12:24:00 +0100
Asus GeForce RTX 3080 ROG Strix Gaming OC

Asus GeForce RTX 3080 ROG Strix Gaming OC desktop GPU in review

Ampere with 3x 8-Pin! The launch of the new Ampere graphics cards was anything but smooth. The new graphics cards from Nvidia are still hard to come by. Fortunately, we were able to get hold of a custom model from Asus for a few days. In this review, we'll clarify what the Asus RTX 3080 ROG Strix OC is capable of and for whom the purchase is worthwhile.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 | 32.00"
Sebastian Bade, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 02:12:00 +0100
Nov 16
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G7 Convertible Review: A Spectre Dragonfly Hybrid

90% HP EliteBook x360 1030 G7 Convertible Review: A Spectre Dragonfly Hybrid

XPS 13 2-in-1 alternative. Whereas Lenovo and Dell have been slowly moving away from 16:9 to 16:10 for some of its higher-end office laptops, HP seems content with sticking to 16:9 for the time being. The EliteBook x360 1030 G7 is HP's best iteration of a 16:9 13.3-inch office subnotebook yet.
Intel Core i7-10810U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:33:00 +0100
Nov 15
Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X W730G5T laptop review: Too expensive for a hexa-core workstation

88% Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X W730G5T laptop review: Too expensive for a hexa-core workstation

Expensive professional. For mobile workstations, performance is the top priority. Accordingly, Asus equips its ProArt StudioBook Pro X W730G5T with the Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 but does without eight-core CPUs. This is a mistake, because the price is too high for the built-in CPU.
Intel Xeon E-2276M | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 (Laptop) | 17.00" | 2.9 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Sun, 15 Nov 2020 23:25:00 +0100
The 100W (left) and 200W (right) Omega chargers.

Chargeasap Omega 100 and 200W USB-C charger hands-on review

Chargeasap made tech headlines when it launched the “world’s smallest” 100 and 200W gallium-nitride (GaN) charger via an Indiegogo campaign. The brand claimed that this Omega series can charge a MacBook Pro with a brick about the size of a pack of cards. Can these products live up to their super-powered USPs?
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 15 Nov 2020 17:17:00 +0100
Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Vikings-style. While gameplay-wise Assassin's Creed has not changed over the past few years, it offers a completely new setting in 2020. It tells the story of Viking Gefilde. We have benchmarked Valhalla to determine what kind of system you will need to play it.
Florian Glaser, Sun, 15 Nov 2020 12:21:00 +0100
Nov 14
Google Pixel 4a 5G Smartphone Review: The Pixel 5 on the cheap

84% Google Pixel 4a 5G Smartphone Review: The Pixel 5 on the cheap

Better than the flagship? The Google Pixel 4a 5G makes life harder for the Pixel 5. It features the same SoC and the same camera system. However, it has a bigger 6.2-inch screen and is much cheaper.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.20" | 168 g
Manuel Masiero, Sat, 14 Nov 2020 03:31:00 +0100
ZTE Blade V2020

79% ZTE Blade V2020 smartphone in review: With IPS panel and plastic case

Grippy design. ZTE places the Blade V2020 in the price range between 200 and 300 Euros (~$236 and ~$354). The installed hardware is powerful but is outperformed by the competition. Our review clarifies whether a purchase is still worth it.
Mediatek Helio P70 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.53" | 185 g
Mike Wobker, Sat, 14 Nov 2020 01:21:00 +0100
Nov 13
Xiaomi Redmi 9A smartphone

76% Xiaomi Redmi 9A Smartphone Review: 99 Euro smartphone with long battery life and real dual SIM

The low-budget smartphone? There is almost nothing more affordable than a Redmi 9A when purchasing a smartphone. The Xiaomi smartphone with MiUI 12 is already available for significantly less than 100 Euros (~$118). Find out in our review of the Redmi smartphone whether the low price also requires too many compromises.
Mediatek Helio G25 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.53" | 194 g
Marcus Herbrich, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 20:13:00 +0100
realm 7

80% Realme 7 Smartphone Review - China phone with great performance for the money

Price collapse. The realme 7 is significantly cheaper than its predecessor, but still comes with a 90 Hz display and even a larger battery. That sounds like a good offer, in our test we take a closer look.
Mediatek Helio G95 | ARM Mali-G76 MP4 | 6.50" | 196.5 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 13:48:00 +0100
Nov 12
Teclast P20HD 10.1-inch Android 10 tablet with UNISOC SC9863A processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage (Source: Own)

Teclast P20HD hands-on: Not perfect, but certainly a great Android 10 tablet for its price

Near-stock Android 10, 4 GB of memory, a great look and feel thanks to a premium metallic build, a surprisingly good IPS display, but combined with below-average sound, a slow processor and storage. "How good is the Teclast P20HD considering all the above?" — This is the question we will try to answer today.
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 19:09:00 +0100
Dirt 5 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Dirt 5 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Mud party. Our measurements show that Dirt 5 is longing for a potent graphics card. Read in this article which model it should be for certain settings and resolutions.
Florian Glaser, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:37:00 +0100
Dynabook Portégé X40-G in Review: Luxury business notebook offers display protection against unwanted glances

85% Dynabook Portégé X40-G in Review: Luxury business notebook offers display protection against unwanted glances

Recycling. Dynabook's slim 14-inch model features a nimble NVMe SSD, a Core i5 processor and two Thunderbolt 3 slots. The display has a switchable protection against side views.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 13:40:00 +0100
Nov 11
Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro 15 W500G5T Review: Powerful workstation with weaknesses

83% Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro 15 W500G5T Review: Powerful workstation with weaknesses

2-kg (4.4 lbs) workstation. The Asus workstation scores some major points in our review thanks to a very high level of performance, 4K display and 16 GB of VRAM. Moreover, our review device features 32 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD. However, there is no Thunderbolt 3 port.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 11 Nov 2020 18:03:00 +0100
realms 7 Pro

81% Realme 7 Pro Smartphone Review - Super fast charging and good features

With TÜV seal. With fast loading, four cameras and stereo speakers the realme 7 Pro wants to convince. All this sounds quite impressive for a 300 Euro cell phone, but can the realme 7 Pro convince in everyday life?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.40" | 182 g
Florian Schmitt, Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:12:00 +0100
Nov 10
Apple Watch Series 6 in Review: Improved Health Metrics Thanks to watchOS 7 and New Sensor

Apple Watch Series 6 in Review: Improved Health Metrics Thanks to watchOS 7 and New Sensor

Well rested. After what seemed like eternal rest Apple has finally awoken and delivered. The new sleep tracking feature is available for older models as well while the new oxygen saturation feature depends on a new sensor only available in Apple's Series 6 Watch. Both of those are features that are already available on other models. Apple is thus playing catch up in regard to health features. Find out in our review whether they did enough to outperform the competition.
Apple S6 | 1.76" | 36.5 g
Inge Schwabe, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 22:28:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 laptop review - Decent office companion with high system performance

85% Lenovo ThinkPad L15 laptop review - Decent office companion with high system performance

AMD upgrade. Lenovo's ThinkPad L series includes inexpensive business laptops that have been able to convince in the past with good input devices and quite high-quality workmanship. The current 15-inch model in the series seeks to carry on this tradition while dramatically improving system performance with the new AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 4750 at the same time. We will clarify in the following review whether the final concept works.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 15.60" | 1.9 kg
Marius Schell, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 22:23:00 +0100
Lenovo Yoga Duet 7 13IML05 with a Core i5-10210U and active cooling

87% Lenovo Yoga Duet 7 Review: Surface Pro 7 competitor with only a few weaknesses

Maximum flexibility? The Duet 7 aims to be the ultimate tool for productivity with an endless battery life, top-of-the-line computing power, efficient input devices, crystal-clear images and smart features such as face recognition and the voice assistant Amazon Alexa. The device manages to cover most but not all of these aspects. The gap to the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 remains.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.00" | 1.2 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 14:16:00 +0100
Apple iMac 27 Mid 2020 Review: The All-in-One gets a matte display

86% Apple iMac 27 Mid 2020 Review: The All-in-One gets a matte display

5K, Core i9 & Radeon RX 5700 XT. In addition to several hardware upgrades, Apple's all-in-one system is also available with a matte display for the first time. But is it really worth the additional price and how do the other components perform?
Intel Core i9-10910 | AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop) | 27.00" | 8.9 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 12:43:00 +0100
Nov 9
HP 17 in Review: Ryzen notebook for the home desk

79% HP 17 in Review: Ryzen notebook for the home desk

Ryzen Office. HP's 17.3-inch model is a simple office notebook with a Ryzen 5-3500U APU, 16GB memory (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD and a matte IPS screen. In addition, an optical drive is on board. With a price of just under 800 Euros (~$934), the computer is not a bargain.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000) | 17.30" | 2.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 09 Nov 2020 14:47:00 +0100
Creative SXFI GAMER hands-on review by Notebookcheck (Source: Own)

Creative SXFI GAMER hands-on: Outstanding microphone, SXFI THEATER — wired — experience overall

Although it sports roughly the same design as the Creative SXFI THEATER, the SXFI GAMER drops the wireless sound and comes with an excellent microphone, improved RGB lighting, as well as both USB-C and analog connectivity.
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 09 Nov 2020 12:12:00 +0100
Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise 2-in-1 (Core i5-10310U, 16 GB RAM) Review

88% Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise 2-in-1 (Core i5-10310U, 16 GB RAM) Review

Premium but pricey. The Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise 2-in-1 is a well-specced, well-crafted, high-end Chrome OS convertible. It sits at the top of the Chromebook market, but its high price tag (starting at $1580) is a major hurdle that ultimately proves to trip up the device.
Intel Core i5-10310U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Sam Medley, Mon, 09 Nov 2020 07:36:00 +0100
Nov 8
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 and PX5 in the double test - Premium sound for every taste

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 and PX5 in the double test - Premium sound for every taste

Worlds of sound. With the Bowers & Wilkins PX7 and PX5, we are comparing the two premium wireless headphones from the English sound smithy. The most striking difference is the design. You can read about the other differences between the two headphones here.
Daniel Schmidt, Sun, 08 Nov 2020 04:41:00 +0100
Nov 7
Apple iPhone 12

88% Apple iPhone 12 Smartphone Review - Apple phone with 5G

New old look. The iPhone 12 is more angular than its predecessor and finally features 5G and an OLDED display. It is a lot lighter and slimmer than last year's model. Find out whether Apple has once again landed a big hit in our review.
Apple A14 Bionic | Apple A14 Bionic GPU | 6.10" | 162 g
Florian Schmitt, Sat, 07 Nov 2020 18:05:00 +0100
HP EliteBook 845 G7 with AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U

88% HP EliteBook 845 G7 review: AMD laptop is also better with Ryzen 5 than with Intel

The price-performance ratio speaks for AMD. With the Ryzen 5 PRO, the 14-incher goes full throttle and outclasses the top models from Intel. In addition, it offers great runtimes, a low noise level, and excellent maintenance options. However, it doesn't manage to achieve the subnotebook-megastar status because of the display.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Sat, 07 Nov 2020 03:32:00 +0100
Test Wiko View5 Smartphone

76% Wiko View 5 Smartphone Review - The 3.5-day mobile phone

A game of patience. With the View 5's "infinite" battery life, users of the entry-level smartphone should be particularly independent, according to Wiko. The AI paired with a 5,000-mAh battery is responsible for this. You can find out here whether it is worth buying the Wiko smartphone.
Mediatek Helio A25 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.55" | 201 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sat, 07 Nov 2020 01:34:00 +0100
Fujitsu LifeBook U7310 Laptop Review: Good 13-inch business laptop without performance ambitions, but with unique selling point

87% Fujitsu LifeBook U7310 Laptop Review: Good 13-inch business laptop without performance ambitions, but with unique selling point

Business laptop does not want to play. The 13.3-inch small LifeBook U7310 is aimed at business customers, so it has a number of security features on board and also scores with a real unique selling point. But the office notebook is not equally suitable for everyone. Our test will clarify who the 1,200-Euro (~$1,425) business laptop is aimed at.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.2 kg
Christian Hintze, Sat, 07 Nov 2020 00:03:00 +0100
Nov 6
Camera test: Googel Pixel 4a vs. Poco X3 vs. Apple iPhone SE vs. OnePlus Nord vs. Motorola  Moto G9 Plus

Camera test: Google Pixel 4a vs. Poco X3 vs. iPhone SE vs. OnePlus Nord vs. Moto G9 Plus

Google at the top. Apple ....? In an extensive camera test, we compare the cameras of the OnePlus Nord, Poco X3 NFC, Apple iPhone SE 2020, Google Pixel 4a and the Motorola Moto G9 Plus. Read this article to learn which smartphone offers the best camera performance.
Marcus Herbrich, Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:06:00 +0100
Nov 5
The new RP-PC144 charger. (Source: Notebookcheck)

RAVPower PD Pioneer 30W Wall Charger with Lightning to USB-C Cable hands-on review

The launch of Apple's iPhone 12 series has also meant the launch of this OEM's most powerful (albeit 20 watt (W)) charging standard over Lightning to USB type C cables. However, RAVPOWER asserts that it can subsume this new spec with other, more demanding use-cases such as fast-charging for Android flagships. Can the new, dual-port 30W PD Pioneer USB C Wall Charger live up to it?
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 23:25:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in Review: AMD dethrones Intel as Fastest Gaming CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in Review: AMD dethrones Intel as Fastest Gaming CPU

Take that, Intel! AMD's Ryzen 5000 series was introduced on October 8, 2020, but were not yet available until today. We take a closer look at the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and put both through their paces. The comparison with Intel's Core i9-10900K is of particular interest given that it was unable to keep up with AMD's new Ryzen architecture. Find out how far behind it trails in our review with numerous tests and benchmarks.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:00:00 +0100
Honor MagicBook Pro in review - 16-inch multimedia laptop with a lot of power

85% Honor MagicBook Pro in review - 16-inch multimedia laptop with a lot of power

Price-performance champion. With the MagicBook Pro, Honor offers a well-equipped multimedia laptop with the latest Ryzen processor and a large 16.1-inch display. In our test, the device is almost completely convincing, and in many areas, it can also keep up with significantly more expensive competitors.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 16.10" | 1.7 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 05:32:00 +0100
Nov 4
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LW Laptop Review: Much Better Than The G512LI

83% Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LW Laptop Review: Much Better Than The G512LI

No throttling. The Asus system utilizes liquid metal for its CPU over traditional thermal paste. Though Turbo Boost sustainability is excellent, core temperatures remain balmy at about 80 C when gaming.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 04 Nov 2020 21:42:00 +0100
Nov 3
Fitbit Sense Review: Healthcare via your smartwatch

Fitbit Sense Review: Healthcare via your smartwatch

Proactive. Thanks to ECG, heart rate, SpO2 and temperature sensors, Fitbit Sense currently is one of the most advanced wearables in terms of health monitoring. We have taken a close look at this smartwatch and its health functions in our review.
1.40" | 33.5 g
Inge Schwabe, Tue, 03 Nov 2020 16:30:00 +0100
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-53 in review: Fast gaming machine with extra performance

83% Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-53 in review: Fast gaming machine with extra performance

More power at the press of a button. The Predator Helios 300 brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the matte screen (Full HD, IPS, 144 Hz). Since Acer only uses one RAM module, memory runs in single-channel mode.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 03 Nov 2020 11:56:00 +0100
Nov 1
Dell XPS 17 9700 Review - Multimedia laptop with bright matte FHD panel and long battery runtime

86% Dell XPS 17 9700 Review - Multimedia laptop with bright matte FHD panel and long battery runtime

Also a recommendation without Nvidia GPU? Dell is one of the few manufacturers that offer large multimedia laptops without dedicated graphics cards. If you are not interested in gaming, you can still get a high-end multimedia laptop for a lower price. However, even the base model XPS 17 9700 with the small Core i5 is anything but cheap.
Intel Core i5-10300H | Intel UHD Graphics 630 | 17.30" | 2.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Sun, 01 Nov 2020 11:21:00 +0100
Oct 31
Google Pixel 5 smartphone review: Powerful mid-range with Android 11

84% Google Pixel 5 smartphone review: Powerful mid-range with Android 11

Less is more. The Pixel 5 is the new smartphone flagship from Google, and it turned out extremely compact at 6 inches. In addition, the Android 11 phone is not equipped with a high-end SoC but only with a mid-range processor. However, as our test shows, things work out well in the end.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.00" | 151 g
Manuel Masiero, Sat, 31 Oct 2020 22:56:00 +0100
Razer Blade Stealth Tiger Lake GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q Laptop Review: A Small Step Forward

86% Razer Blade Stealth Tiger Lake GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q Laptop Review: A Small Step Forward

The Tiger King. Razer's latest subnotebook with Intel's brand new 11th gen Core i7 continues to be the fastest in its size category even if it's only marginally better than the older model.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:50:00 +0100
Garmin Forerunner 745 review: New multisport watch with storage space for offline music

Garmin Forerunner 745 review: New multisport watch with storage space for offline music

Crossing boundaries. In fitness and leisure sports, more and more athletes use Apple, Samsung or Huawei smartwatches. Professional athletes, on the other hand, still like to rely on sport computers from Garmin or Polar. They are becoming increasingly smarter, and the boundaries are becoming blurred. Consequently, we also draw comparisons with other smartwatches and the Polar Grit X in our test of the Garmin Forerunner 745.
1.20" | 47 g
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 31 Oct 2020 02:14:00 +0100
Oct 30
Nokia 8.3 5G

81% Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone review – Good looks aren't enough

No time for 90 Hz. The Nokia 8.3 5G arrives with some delay, and unfortunately, this is also noticeable on the phone with which Nokia wants to shake up the upper class: In this way, there is no 90 Hz display and no Wi-Fi 6. At least the smartphone is 5G capable and classy, but is that enough?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.81" | 227 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:47:00 +0100
Oct 29
Nubia RedMagic 5S

84% Nubia RedMagic 5S Review: Gaming smartphone with active cooling

144-Hz AMOLED. It's been a while since mobile games were limited to the casual level and smartphones have since become real tiny power packs. So what could be more natural than to combine a gaming console and a telephone?! Find out what the Nubia RedMagic 5S can do with its active cooling and trigger buttons in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.65" | 218 g
Mike Wobker, Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:52:00 +0100
Creative SXFI TRIO hands-on review Notebookcheck (Source: Creative Labs)

Creative SXFI TRIO hands-on - Triple-driver USB-C in-ears that get the job done and then some

The Creative SXFI TRIO combines the features previously provided by the SXFI AMP headphone amplifier — Aurvana TRIO in-ear headphones duo. Priced at US$139.99, this product makes Creative's Super X-Fi technology even more affordable for smartphone users and today we will take a closer look at it.
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0100
Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise (Core i5-10310U, 16 GB RAM) Review

88% Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise (Core i5-10310U, 16 GB RAM) Review

Premium Chromebook. The Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise is one of the highest-end Chrome OS devices on the market. There's a lot to like, though the high price and limits of Chrome OS are hard to embrace.
Intel Core i5-10310U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Sam Medley, Thu, 29 Oct 2020 05:31:00 +0100
Dynabook Satellite Pro C50-E in review: Business notebook with well-hung hardware

81% Dynabook Satellite Pro C50-E in review: Business notebook with well-hung hardware

Welcome to 2017. Dynabook delivers with the Satellite Pro a 15.6-inch business notebook, which is technically not up to date: Inside the computer is a Kaby Lake processor and a SATA SSD. At least the battery life turns out well.
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:29:00 +0100
Oct 28
Asus Zenfone 7 Pro (ZS671KS) Smartphone Review: Flip camera - take two

87% Asus Zenfone 7 Pro (ZS671KS) Smartphone Review: Flip camera - take two

A recipe for success reworked. The 6.67 inch ZenFone 7 Pro replaces the budget flagship ZenFone 6 and, like its predecessor, features an innovative flip camera. The phone is equipped with 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB of storage and the Snapdragon 865+, one of the fastest smartphone SoCs around. Find out whether the ZenFone 7 Pro can still be considered a "budget" device in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus) | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.67" | 235 g
Manuel Masiero, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:06:00 +0100
Oppo Reno4 Pro

83% Oppo Reno4 Pro Review: Slim 5G smartphone with a quality camera

90-Hz display with HDR10+ support. With the Reno4 Pro, Oppo is going after buyers who like to shoot video. The Reno4 Pro comes with improved image stabilisation and camera software. Read our review to learn how well the camera system of the 5G smartphone performs.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.50" | 172 g
Mike Wobker, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:38:00 +0100
Dell XPS 13 9310 Core i7 Laptop Review: The 11th Gen Tiger Lake Difference

88% Dell XPS 13 9310 Core i7 Laptop Review: The 11th Gen Tiger Lake Difference

Intel Evo(lution). 10th gen Intel Ice Lake introduced significant graphics upgrades over the aging UHD Graphics 620 and the 11th gen Tiger Lake series is yet another huge leap. CPU performance, however, hasn't changed by all that much.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 13.40" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:57:00 +0100
Dell Latitude 14 5410 laptop review: Restrained by missing AMD Ryzen option

85% Dell Latitude 14 5410 laptop review: Restrained by missing AMD Ryzen option

Enduring business heavyweight. Contrary to the trend, Dell has used a somewhat thicker design for the Latitude 14 5410 business mid-range laptop, but it has included nice features like good upgradeability and a large battery in return. These are good ideas, but in the end, the manufacturer slows itself down by not offering an AMD Ryzen 4000 option. In addition, a very bad display is built in.
Intel Core i5-10310U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.6 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:35:00 +0100
Oct 27
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex NP950QCG Review: Very Bright Display Thanks To Outdoor+ Mode

87% Samsung Galaxy Book Flex NP950QCG Review: Very Bright Display Thanks To Outdoor+ Mode

100 % sRGB. Samsung's 15.6-inch convertible offers a compact case, very good battery life, and a very bright display with a brightness of up to 600 nits. Its touchscreen display (QLED, IPS, FHD) does not only support finger but also stylus input using the included S Pen.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.60" | 1.6 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:36:00 +0100
1MORE omthing AirFree TWS hands-on review (Source: 1MORE)

1MORE omthing AirFree TWS hands-on - Excellent fit, quality build, good sound, great value

My quest for good wireless earbuds below the US$50 price point continues with the 1MORE omthing AirFree. Since we are talking about a piece of hardware that can be purchased for as low as US$25, we need to see if the shortcuts used to achieve this price decreased the product's overall value too much.
Codrut Nistor, Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:22:00 +0100
Oct 25
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra smartphone review

85% Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra smartphone review - 120 Hz AMOLED at a bargain price

Mid-range benchmark. The Redmi K30 Ultra combines a 120 Hz OLED panel with a very powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1000+. This is accompanied by Wi-Fi 6, a pop-up camera, and stereo speakers for a street price starting at approximately 330 Euros (~$391). You can find out whether the Xiaomi phone has a catch in our review of the K30 Ultra.
MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ | ARM Mali-G77 MP9 | 6.67" | 213 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:55:00 +0100
Smartwatch Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 GPS with Snapdragon Wear 4100 Review: Dual display and a large battery ensure a better battery life

Smartwatch Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 GPS with Snapdragon Wear 4100 Review: Dual display and a large battery ensure a better battery life

The last one will be the first. With its display technology and powerful battery of an almost 600-mAh capacity, Mobvoi mainly wants to improve the weak battery life that is typical for WearOS – and it succeeds. The fact that the smartwatch uses "GPS" in its name, even though many wearables record routes at this point, is also justified: with GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS is positioned very well.
1.40" | 41.9 g
Inge Schwabe, Sun, 25 Oct 2020 17:25:00 +0100
Oct 24
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Review: An Overpriced Netbook

85% Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Review: An Overpriced Netbook

Save your money. Are you happy with just 4 GB of soldered RAM and 64 GB of storage? If so, then the $550 USD Surface Laptop Go might be worthwhile. For everyone else, look elsewhere and don't turn back.
Intel Core i5-1035G1 | Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) | 12.40" | 1.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 24 Oct 2020 21:18:00 +0200
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 14 laptop review - With Nvidia GPU against AMD

84% Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 14 laptop review - With Nvidia GPU against AMD

With i7 and MX350 against AMD Ryzen. The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 is available in a 14-inch version with both AMD and Intel processors. In this test, we want to find out whether the Intel model with the dedicated GPU from Nvidia is the better choice, or whether it's better to go for a Ryzen processor.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | NVIDIA GeForce MX350 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Sat, 24 Oct 2020 07:12:00 +0200
Oct 22
FiiO M3 Pro: a great entry-range DAP/USB DAC hands-on review (Source: Own)

FiiO M3 Pro hands-on: The little giant that punches above its class

Although smartphones have replaced digital audio and media players for most people nowadays, there is still a market for such specialized devices. FiiO is one of the relevant brands in the field and the M3 Pro is a sub-US$100 digital audio player that has a few tricks up its sleeve, as we are going to see in this hands-on review.
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:12:00 +0200
OnePlus 8T

88% OnePlus 8T Smartphone Review – Faster charging for less money

An only child. The OnePlus 8T offers a lot of small improvements and a large drop in price compared to its predecessor. Find out whether the top-range smartphone really is the flagship killer we expect it to be in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.55" | 188 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:31:00 +0200
 

Intel Core i7-10700K desktop processor

With the Intel Core i7-10700K, Intel offers an 8-core based on the Comet Lake S architecture in addition to the top models with 10 cores. This also offers hyperthreading and clearly beats its predecessor in multi-threaded applications. This CPU is, in any case, perfectly suited for gaming.
Intel Core i7-10700K | NVIDIA Titan RTX | 32.00"
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:20:00 +0200
Oct 21
Nubia Watch Smartwatch Review: The successor of the "smartphone on the wrist" under test

Nubia Watch Smartwatch Review: The successor of the "smartphone on the wrist" under test

A matter of opinion. Not fish, not meat - that was the conclusion of some testers on the Nubia alpha, which presented Nubia as a smartphone on the wrist. The successor Nubia Watch, on the other hand, clearly carries the species in its name. Optically it stands out clearly among many current Smartwatches. But Nubia does not get enough out of advantages like GPS and heart rate sensor and the phone interface did not pass the test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 | 4.01" | 98 g
Inge Schwabe, Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:16:00 +0200
Dell Latitude 15 5510-D90XK

84% Dell Latitude 15 5510 laptop review: Office notebook with prepared WWAN

M.2 or SATA drive. By using an Intel Core i5 of the Comet Lake generation, Dell places the Latitude 15 5510 in the mid price range around 1,100 Euros (~$1,290). Business features, such as a smart card reader, are retained, and everything is already prepared for WWAN, which can be installed subsequently. Our test report explains what performance buyers can expect in everyday use.
Intel Core i5-10310U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:13:00 +0200
Alldocube iPlay 20 Tablet Review: Android 10 for $100 USD

78% Alldocube iPlay 20 Tablet Review: Android 10 for $100 USD

Surprisingly smooth except when gaming. If you want a super-cheap Android tablet that both performs and feels great, then it'd be hard finding something better than the Alldocube iPlay 20. There are, however, a few important caveats to keep in mind.
UNISOC SC9863A | PowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322 | 10.10" | 444 g
Allen Ngo, Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:52:00 +0200
Oct 20
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G

87% Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G Smartphone Review - A great and expensive foldable phone

Better folding. Samsung has made numerous improvements to the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G compared to its predecessor. There is a new hinge with more options, almost full screen displays and better battery life, for example. But the high price has remained from last year's model.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus) | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 7.60" | 279 g
Florian Schmitt, Tue, 20 Oct 2020 19:51:00 +0200
Dell Latitude 5310 in review: Business laptop with long battery life

87% Dell Latitude 5310 in review: Business laptop with long battery life

Business mid-range. Dell's compact business-oriented 13.3-incher offers long battery life, a good keyboard (backlit), and a fast NVMe SSD. An LTE modem is optionally available.
Intel Core i5-10310U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:31:00 +0200
Oct 19
Lenovo Legion 5 17IMH Laptop Review: The battery just won't die

82% Lenovo Legion 5 17IMH Laptop Review: The battery just won't die

Discrete gamer. Despite the hardware from the gaming entry-level segment, you don't have to worry about the performance. The Legion 5 brings all the current computer games smoothly to the matte screen (Full-HD, IPS). The highlight of the laptop is the outstanding battery life.
Intel Core i5-10300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile | 17.30" | 2.9 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:00:00 +0200
Nokia 2.4

75% Nokia 2.4 Smartphone Review - Is the single camera sufficient?

Loner. Only a camera and a support lens are found on the back of the Nokia 2.4. Even in view of the low price, the equipment is scarce. But maybe the smartphone offers other qualities that are convincing? In the review we find out.
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.50" | 195 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 19 Oct 2020 13:19:00 +0200
Zotac ZBOX MI642 Nano Desktop Hands-On

Zotac ZBOX MI642 Nano Desktop Hands-On

Tiny Comet. Zotac's ZBOX Nano Desktop gets a Comet Lake upgrade. While the new CPU brings a small bump in performance, stagnant graphics and stability issues will leave some users dissatisfied. The more powerful Tiger Lake CPUs or Ryzen APUs may better meet the needs of most consumers. However, those who want a desktop with a small footprint may find the ZBOX Nano a decent option for home and office use.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | | 472 g
Sam Medley, Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:58:00 +0200
Oct 18
Review Motorola Moto G9 Plus Smartphone

80% Review of the Motorola Moto G9 Plus Smartphone - battery giant with brightness problems

Help at the push of a button. Motorola is launching the Moto G9 Plus, a new mid-range smartphone with a large 5,000 mAh battery and a dedicated Google Assistant button. The 6.8-inch Max Vision display of the affordable Moto phone reveals not only advantages in our review though - especially in terms of brightness.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.81" | 223 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sun, 18 Oct 2020 22:23:00 +0200
Oct 17
Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) - Rejuvenation of the lower-priced Apple tablet

88% Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) - Rejuvenation of the lower-priced Apple tablet

iPad goes Bionic. The new iPad and the old iPad come with very similar specifications sheets. The 2020 model has a new SoC and a smaller carbon footprint.
Apple A12 Bionic | Apple A12 Bionic GPU | 10.20" | 495 g
Daniel Schmidt, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 20:32:00 +0200
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness tracker in practical test: What can the inexpensive fitness wristband do?

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness tracker in practical test: What can the inexpensive fitness wristband do?

Step by step. Five years of continuous development are making themselves felt: The affordable Xiaomi Mi Band 5 convinces in the test with many useful functions and a precise measurement of the steps taken. This is particularly surprising given the extremely low price of only 39 Euros (~$46).
1.10" | 11.9 g
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 16:22:00 +0200
HP ZBook Firefly 15 G7 laptop review: Already outdated by Intel Comet Lake and Nvidia Pascal even without a successor

83% HP ZBook Firefly 15 G7 laptop review: Already outdated by Intel Comet Lake and Nvidia Pascal even without a successor

Intel comet kills ultrabook workstation. Different name, revised design. HP wants to make its ultrabook workstations of the ZBook Firefly series more attractive with this recipe. But as a result, the American manufacturer is slowed down by the chosen processor and graphics chip, because they're both outdated. Pity, since the ZBook Firefly 15 G7 is actually a good mobile workstation for light CAD tasks.
Intel Core i7-10610U | NVIDIA Quadro P520 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 03:20:00 +0200
Honor Watch GS Pro Smartwatch Review

Honor Watch GS Pro Smartwatch Review

Out into nature. The Honor Watch GS Pro is a clear commitment to sports and leisure activities in nature. Honor gives it a robust case and had it tested according to several military standards. Not only in this point does the wearable differ from other current smartwatches though, including the Watch GT 2 Pro of the parent company Huawei.
Huawei Kirin A1 | 1.39" | 45.5 g
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 02:52:00 +0200
Jumper Tech EZbook X3 Air

79% Jumper Tech EZbook X3 Air Laptop in review: Appealing design meets reasonable price

Passively cooled Celeron. The Jumper EZbook X3 Air is based on much more expensive models with its flat construction and slim design. The metal housing provides a high-quality and robust impression. The test will show what the hardware can achieve in a device for about 350 Euros (~$410).
Intel Celeron N4100 | Intel UHD Graphics 600 | 13.30" | 1.1 kg
Mike Wobker, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 02:03:00 +0200
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Review - Smartwatch with increased fun factor

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Review - Smartwatch with increased fun factor

I turn the wheel. The rotating bezel is not the only thing that sets the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 apart from other smartwatches. Like no other, it presents WhatsApp messages clearly arranged and including pictures and emojis. Only the runtime is still a shortcoming.
Samsung Exynos 9110 | 1.40" | 53.8 g
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 02:00:00 +0200
LG Tone Free (HBS-FN6) Review - headphones with bacteria protection

LG Tone Free (HBS-FN6) Review - headphones with bacteria protection

Narrow-breasted. With the Tone-Free headphones, LG offers an exciting headset that features good runtimes, IPX4 certification and a charging case that is a real bacteria killer. Read the review to find out why it is not a TWS headset for everyone.
Daniel Schmidt, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 01:07:00 +0200
Huawei Watch Fit or Honor Watch ES? The smartwatch review shows more differences than expected

Huawei Watch Fit or Honor Watch ES? The smartwatch review shows more differences than expected

I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike. Who expects something like that? The Honor Watch ES supports outdoor cycling only when connected to a smartphone from Honor or Huawei. We discovered even more curiosities - but also took a look at the new fitness workout that makes the two wearables something special throughout the company.
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:19:00 +0200
Oct 16
Zhiyun Smooth Xs Hands-On: Compact, inexpensive smartphone gimbal with an integrated selfie stick

Zhiyun Smooth Xs Hands-On: Compact, inexpensive smartphone gimbal with an integrated selfie stick

Gimbal or electronic stabilizer? The smartphone gimbal Zhiyun Smooth Xs promises wobble-free video recording and, despite its only 2-axis stabilization, is being promoted as a low-cost alternative to the 3-axis gimbal DJI OM 4. In our Hands-On we check the promise of smooth camera movements and test what the software behind it is capable of.
Christian Hintze, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:10:00 +0200
Review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7

90% Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Tablet Review - Doubtlessly the best 11-inch Android tablet

Even better than the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus! When compared directly to its larger sibling Galaxy Tab S7+, the Galaxy Tab S7 looks like a second-rate tablet. However, in reality, the Galaxy Tab S7 is actually a very impressive tablet and is better than its larger sibling. Read our review to find out why.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus) | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 11.00" | 500 g
Marcus Herbrich, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 04:31:00 +0200
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Review - Smartphone with much sacrifice for little money

75% Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Review - Smartphone with much sacrifice for little money

Milkmaid's calculation. The Moto G8 Power Lite wants to convince by a 6.5 inch measuring display and 5,000 mAh strong battery. The Lite is in the name program and means cutbacks in all ranges. For whom the Smartphone can be nevertheless an alternative, clarifies our test.
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.50" | 200 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 03:59:00 +0200
Sony Xperia L4

75% Sony Xperia L4 smartphone Review - 2020 smartphone with 2018 android

Outside hui, inside old. If you don't want an 0815 cell phone design, Sony has always been a good choice. With its angular appearance, even a cheap smartphone like the Xperia L4 is pleasantly different from its competitors. If only the software was not...
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.20" | 178 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 03:46:00 +0200
Oppo Enco W31 headphones Review - The design makes the difference

Oppo Enco W31 headphones Review - The design makes the difference

Enco In-Ears. The Oppo Enco Free True-Wireless headphones convince on the datasheet with a good overall package at a price of less than 80 Euros (~$94). Our test clarifies how big the differences to the more expensive Enco Free model are and whether it's worth spending more money.
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 02:53:00 +0200
Huami Zepp E Review: Huami's new noble smartwatch in two design variants

Huami Zepp E Review: Huami's new noble smartwatch in two design variants

Peeled from the egg. Huami has grown. Two years after the takeover of the multisport sensor company Zepp, the Group is establishing a new wearables brand under this name. The first product is a chic smartwatch. In our test, the Zepp E makes a good impression. But it does not justify its high price.
1.28" | 32 g
Inge Schwabe, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 02:50:00 +0200
Oct 15
Poco X3 NFC smartphone - Equipment champion in the mid-range

82% Poco X3 NFC smartphone - Equipment champion in the mid-range

Price killer! With the Poco X3, Xiaomi showers us with specs: a 120-Hz display, a Snapdragon 732G, up to 128 GB of UFS storage, a huge battery, and all that for less than 230 Euros (~$272). So why spend more?!
Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.67" | 215 g
Daniel Schmidt, Thu, 15 Oct 2020 20:05:00 +0200
Asus Zenbook S UX393JA Laptop Review: The Microsoft Surface Alternative

85% Asus Zenbook S UX393JA Laptop Review: The Microsoft Surface Alternative

3:2 all the way. The ZenBook S series is moving away from the standard 16:9 aspect ratio to the more office-friendly 3:2. Results are impressive and definitely worth a look if you were considering a Surface, XPS, or MateBook in the near future.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 13.90" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 15 Oct 2020 18:06:00 +0200
MSI Creator 15 A10SF

85% MSI Creator 15 Laptop Review: A bright 4K display for Content Creators

99-Wh battery. The MSI Creator 15 is directed at creative users but might also be interesting for gamers. The RTX GPU plus two RAID SSDs provide sufficient speed and graphics performance for it. Find out what kind of performance you can expect from this combination with Intel's Core i7-10875H and 16 GB of RAM in our review.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.60" | 1.9 kg
Mike Wobker, Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Schenker XMG Ultra 17

85% Schenker XMG Ultra 17 (Clevo X170SM-G) laptop review: Power without end

Premium performance at a luxury price. For those who don't want to make any technical compromises, the Schenker XMG Ultra 17 is the right laptop or, more precisely, desktop replacement. The gigantic 17-incher is powered by a desktop CPU and Nvidia's fastest laptop chips. You can find out whether the high cost is worth it in our review.
Intel Core i9-10900K | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 4.7 kg
Florian Glaser, Thu, 15 Oct 2020 01:55:00 +0200
Oct 14
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion Aura Silver Laptop Review: Great 15-inch Ultrabook with driver issues

82% Samsung Galaxy Book Ion Aura Silver Laptop Review: Great 15-inch Ultrabook with driver issues

A great problem child. After its 13-inch Modell Samsung has now introduced a 15-inch version of its ultra light-weight Ion laptop. We took a look at it to find out whether the larger model has the same issues as its smaller brother (loud fans) and whether the Galaxy Book Ion really can be considered a decent alternative to the ultra light-weight LG Gram.
Intel Core i7-10510U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.60" | 1.3 kg
Christian Hintze, Wed, 14 Oct 2020 16:28:00 +0200
Asus Zephyrus M15 GU502LU vs. GU502LW: What's The Difference?

82% Asus Zephyrus M15 GU502LU vs. GU502LW: What's The Difference?

Turbo Mode and Performance Mode. Turbo mode makes all the difference if you're looking to maximize performance out of either machine. We go over what users can expect from Asus' mid-range gaming series.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile | 15.60" | 2 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:06:00 +0200
MSI GF75 Thin 10SDR

80% MSI GF75 Thin 10SDR Laptop Review: For Budget Gamers

Budget gamer. According to MSI the GF75 10SDR-253 might become one of this holiday seasons's best-selling notebooks. You get a six-core CPU, a 144 Hz panel, and a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti for less than $1,200. Naturally, we had to take a closer look at this price-performance champ.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile | 17.30" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Wed, 14 Oct 2020 04:13:00 +0200
Oct 13
ZTE Axon 11 5G

84% ZTE Axon 11 5G Review: Affordable 5G smartphone

Slim and light. With the Axon 11 5G, ZTE relies on the name of the smartphone it already released. However, a look at the specifications sheet reveals that these are completely different smartphones, even if you take the 5G modem out of the equation. Read our review to learn what the ZTE Axon 11 5G has to offer.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.47" | 168 g
Mike Wobker, Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:57:00 +0200
Huawei MatePad 10.4 Tablet Review: An all-rounder without Google

85% Huawei MatePad 10.4 Tablet Review: An all-rounder without Google

The joy of missing out. The Huawei MatePad 10.4 is affordable but still has quite something to offer. An octa-core SoC, up to 64 GB of storage, 4 speakers and optional extras such as LTE support and a digital input pen make the 10.4-inch tablet a real all-rounder for multimedia, games and surfing the web. Google services are the only thing that is missing to make this package complete.
HiSilicon Kirin 810 | ARM Mali-G52 MP6 | 10.40" | 460 g
Manuel Masiero, Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:42:00 +0200
Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS in review: Powerful gaming machine with integrated light show

83% Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS in review: Powerful gaming machine with integrated light show

Let there be light. The Strix G17 doesn't lower its guard and displays all modern games smoothly on the matte screen (IPS, Full HD, 144 Hz). The individually configurable LED bar on the bottom brings color into play. The laptop offers space for up to three M.2 SSDs.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 2.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 13 Oct 2020 02:49:00 +0200
Oct 12
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-54 Review: GPU overclocking with a press of a button

84% Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-54 Review: GPU overclocking with a press of a button

Turbo Boost. The Predator Helios 300 can run all current games smoothly. It features a 17.3-inch 144-Hz Full HD screen. Users can install up to three storage devices in the Acer laptop.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 17.30" | 2.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:42:00 +0200
Polar Grit X in test: Robust and light, multisport watch with Komoot integration and long running time

Polar Grit X in test: Robust and light, multisport watch with Komoot integration and long running time

Wolf in sheep's clothing. Our test device in white looks almost dainty - yet the Polar Grit X is a robust, military standard tested sports watch for almost all sports including triathlon. And it is the only Polar watch with a connection to Komoot at the time of testing.
1.20" | 44 g
Inge Schwabe, Mon, 12 Oct 2020 12:46:00 +0200
Oct 11
Motorola Moto G9 Play Smartphone

78% Motorola Moto G9 Play Smartphone Review - Affordable Performance

Back in the game. With the Moto G9 Play, Motorola brings a new edition of its affordable mid-range cell phone and returns to the traditional naming schma A large battery and a triple camera are supposed to set the Moto G9 Play apart from the competition. Let's see if that works.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 6.50" | 200 g
Florian Schmitt, Sun, 11 Oct 2020 17:33:00 +0200
Oct 10
Aorus 5 KB

84% Aorus 5 KB laptop in review: Gigabyte builds upon Clevo barebone with the RTX 2060

With potential for upgrades. With the Aorus 5 KB, Gigabyte has gone with a barebone case from Clevo. This has some advantages like a replaceable battery and very good maintenance options. In our review we'll clarify how well this ultimately works with the hardware installed and the performance that can be expected.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Mike Wobker, Sat, 10 Oct 2020 05:25:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Laptop Review: Unique E-Ink Display Meets Average Hardware

87% Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Laptop Review: Unique E-Ink Display Meets Average Hardware

One-trick pony. When it was first announced the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus caused a bit of a sensation. After all, laptops equipped with e-ink displays are certainly unique and special. We were thus very keen to find out how useful this feature really was. Too bad the rest of the Lenovo laptop behind the e-ink display wasn't anything to write home about.
Intel Core i7-10510U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 10 Oct 2020 04:07:00 +0200
Oct 9
Dell Precision 3551 Laptop Review: Intel Core i9-10885H Debut

81% Dell Precision 3551 Laptop Review: Intel Core i9-10885H Debut

Affordable Core i9 workstation. The Precision 3551 is one of the least expensive mobile workstations you can find with a vPro-enabled 10th gen Intel Core i9 CPU. Ports and features are commendable so long as you're okay with the dull visual design.
Intel Core i9-10885H | NVIDIA Quadro P620 | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 09 Oct 2020 21:38:00 +0200
Oct 8
Samsung Galaxy M51

81% Samsung Galaxy M51 Smartphone Review – Large in the mid-range

Huge battery equals huge fun? The Samsung Galaxy M51 is a large mid-range smartphone with a huge 7000-mAh battery. Interestingly, it still does not appear too bulky. So is this a hot tip for those who like a long battery life?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.70" | 213 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 08 Oct 2020 19:29:00 +0200
Aorus 7 KB in review: Well-rounded gaming laptop with upgrade options

82% Aorus 7 KB in review: Well-rounded gaming laptop with upgrade options

No frills. With the Aorus 7 KB, Gigabyte delivers a 17.3-inch gaming laptop that brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the matte screen (Full HD, IPS, 144 Hz). The device offers space for up to three storage devices.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 17.30" | 2.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 08 Oct 2020 05:10:00 +0200
Oct 6
Vivo X50 Pro Smartphone review

84% Vivo X50 Pro Smartphone Review - Does the "revolutionary" gimbal camera make a difference?

For trembling hands. The Vivo X50 Pro's highlight and unique selling point is its gimbal camera system that is supposed to stabilize video recordings much better than a traditional OIS. Find out whether the gimbal-like camera in Vivo's latest smartphone offers a real benefit or whether it is nothing but marketing in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.56" | 181.5 g
Marcus Herbrich, Tue, 06 Oct 2020 22:29:00 +0200
Review of the CAT S62 Pro

78% The CAT S62 Pro Rugged Smartphone Review: Robustness burdened by big compromises

Perdurable. The S62 Pro from CAT is intended for professional use. The flagship smartphone from the S6x series offers the highest IP rating and an integrated thermal camera, which features the most advanced sensor yet. As of writing this review, no other smartphone offers such a sensor. Read our extensive review before you decide whether or not you should buy the CAT S62 Pro.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 | Qualcomm Adreno 512 | 5.70" | 248 g
Marcus Herbrich, Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:46:00 +0200
Oct 5
MSI GT76 Titan DT 10SGS Laptop Review: Late Game Exotic Gear

87% MSI GT76 Titan DT 10SGS Laptop Review: Late Game Exotic Gear

4500 dollars of pure power. Picking up that yellow or orange drop after defeating a late game boss is always exciting. Getting that perfect stat roll might even be worth showing off. The MSI GT76 Titan has the specs and performance of an exotic drop that gamers are always grinding after.
Intel Core i9-10900K | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 4.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 05 Oct 2020 22:26:00 +0200
Oct 3
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga 20SX0004GE

88% Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga in review: Extensively equipped business convertible

Refreshed Intel hardware. Like its predecessor, the ThinkPad X13 Yoga also has that familiar sober design. While the look remains the same, the interior is now equipped with the latest hardware from Intel. Our review shows what this hardware is capable of.
Intel Core i7-10510U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Mike Wobker, Sat, 03 Oct 2020 21:12:00 +0200
EPOS | Sennheiser GSX 1200 PRO LED touch display up close (Source: Own)

EPOS | Sennheiser GSX 1200 PRO hands-on: Innovative touch controls, no software, excellent sound

Absolutely no software companion and a touch display to control its features. How well can this piece of hardware get the job done and is it worth the price tag of almost US$250? These are the two essential questions that we have to answer in today's hands-on review of the EPOS | Sennheiser GSX 1200 PRO USB DAC/headphone amplifier.
Codrut Nistor, Sat, 03 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0200
Walmart Gateway Creator Series 15 Laptop Review: GeForce RTX 2060 For Under $1000 USD

82% Walmart Gateway Creator Series 15 Laptop Review: GeForce RTX 2060 For Under $1000 USD

So cheap, what's the catch? It's one of the cheapest gaming laptops you can find with the GeForce RTX 2060 at the moment, but don't hop onboard just yet. The 8 GB of single-channel RAM and small 256 GB NVMe SSD might hinder your experience.
Intel Core i5-10300H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 03 Oct 2020 01:36:00 +0200
Oct 2
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Review - Not always better than the Note10

88% Samsung Galaxy Note20 Review - Not always better than the Note10

Dimmed. The Samsung Galaxy Note20 is more than $300 less than the Ultra model. Looking at the specs sheet we can spot a few cut corners, but it is not immediately clear whether or not the more expensive Note20 is really worth its premium or, more importantly, whether the Note20 worth switching to from the Note10.
Samsung Exynos 990 | ARM Mali-G77 MP11 | 6.70" | 192 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 02 Oct 2020 23:47:00 +0200
Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G smartphone

84% Xiaomi Redmi 10X 5G Smartphone Review - Faster than a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra?

Dual 5G support for 200 Euros (~$233). The Redmi 10X is an affordable mid-range smartphone that scores with a beautiful AMOLED panel and the fast MediaTek Dimensity 820 processor. We were positively surprised by the reliable speed of the optical in-display fingerprint sensor, which is excellent for this price range and whose response isn't really any slower than the ultra-sound solution in the Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones.
MediaTek Dimensity 820 | ARM Mali-G57 MP5 | 6.57" | 208 g
Marcus Herbrich, Fri, 02 Oct 2020 22:30:00 +0200
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus Review - Finally a great Android tablet

88% Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus Review - Finally a great Android tablet

Competition for the iPad Pro. Because Samsung has not released any tablets with a screen larger than 11 inches for a very long time, we are quite happy to see the Galaxy Tab S7+, which features a top-tier SoC. Read our review to learn if there are any other surprises.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus) | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 12.40" | 575 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 02 Oct 2020 11:45:00 +0200
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in review: Inexpensive gaming laptop with a lot of power under the hood

81% HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in review: Inexpensive gaming laptop with a lot of power under the hood

Full throttle. The Pavilion's hardware (Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q) brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the 15.6-inch matte screen (IPS, Full HD, 144 Hz). The latter scores points with fast response times and good color reproduction. This is complemented by an NVMe SSD and 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode).
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 02 Oct 2020 01:50:00 +0200
Oct 1
Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro review: Optimized design and improved software, but hardly any hardware changes.

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro review: Optimized design and improved software, but hardly any hardware changes.

Noble, helpful, and good. In terms of aesthetics, Huawei raises the bar even higher. With titanium and ceramics, the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro also distances itself from its subsidiary Honor's smartwatch, the Honor. Both have increased functionality compared to their predecessors, and they have both had "Pro" added to their names. That being said, there does not seem to be any new hardware. Is Huawei saving something for a real version jump?
Huawei Kirin A1 | 1.39" | 52 g
Inge Schwabe, Thu, 01 Oct 2020 21:14:00 +0200
Sep 30
Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 GU502L in review: Compact gaming notebook with Turbo reserves

83% Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 GU502L in review: Compact gaming notebook with Turbo reserves

2 kg gamer. The Zephyrus M15's main components bring all the latest computer games smoothly to the 15.6-inch matte screen (4k, IPS, Pantone certified). The rest of the interior is equally good: 2x NVMe-SSD (RAID 0), 16 GB RAM (dual channel), Thunderbolt 3.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:49:00 +0200
Asus ZenBook 14 UX425E Review: 11th Gen Core i7 "Tiger Lake" Debut

84% Asus ZenBook 14 UX425E Review: 11th Gen Core i7 "Tiger Lake" Debut

Intel's zen moment. Asus will be one of the first major OEMs to launch a family of Tiger Lake laptop this October. We test the upcoming ZenBook 14 UX425EA equipped with the Core i7-1165G7 to see how it compares to the rising popularity of AMD Ryzen alternatives.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 14.00" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:06:00 +0200
Acer Swift 5 Sneak Peek Preview: Tiger Lake iGPU attacks Entry-Level GeForce

Acer Swift 5 Sneak Peek Preview: Tiger Lake iGPU attacks Entry-Level GeForce

Does the Iris Graphics Xe wipe the floor with MX350 and Vega 7? Despite limited cooling capabilities in a merely 15 mm thin case Acer's Swift 5 featuring Intel's latest Tiger Lake CPU seems to be a giant leap forwards when compared to Intel's 10th gen processor. Even more importantly GPU performance seems to be in a whole different league. Laptops with dedicated entry-level GPUs will have to take note.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 14.00" | 1 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Asus ZenBook Flip S UX371 Review - Compact Convertible with Tiger Lake and OLED

86% Asus ZenBook Flip S UX371 Review - Compact Convertible with Tiger Lake and OLED

Tiger Lake meets OLED. Intel's Tiger Lake processors have arrived and one of the first review samples is the brand-new Asus ZenBook Flip S. We have a closer look at the compact convertible with the OLED touchscreen. The graphics performance is increased, but the OLED screen consumes a lot of power.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 13.30" | 1.2 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Blu G90

75% Blu G90 Smartphone Review – USA Cell Phone with Triple Camera

American newcomer. Blu phones are now also available in Europe. Reason enough for us to take a closer look at the middle class smartphone Blu G90. Will the Florida-designed phone with triple camera and narrow display edges convince us?
Mediatek Helio A25 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.50" | 185 g
Florian Schmitt, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 06:28:00 +0200
Asus ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L

83% Asus ROG Zephyrus S15 GX502L laptop in review: Gaming laptop updated to Comet Lake

It's going to be Super now. Not only does the slim Zephyrus S15 from Asus come with improved hardware in the new edition, but it now also features a 300 Hz panel. In our review, we'll clarify how well this works in combination with the built-in Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 02:34:00 +0200
Like a Dell XPS 17, But Worse: LG Ultra 17 Laptop Review

83% Like a Dell XPS 17, But Worse: LG Ultra 17 Laptop Review

Ultra mediocre. Do you want to spend $1400 USD for a 17-inch laptop with slow Core i5 performance, no AdobeRGB coverage, and no Thunderbolt 3? This overpriced LG Ultra 17 is unique but in all the wrong ways.
Intel Core i5-10210U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile | 17.00" | 2 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:58:00 +0200
Sep 27
Schenker XMG Core 15 (Tongfang GK5NR0O) Laptop Review: AMD gamer with a good price-performance ratio

82% Schenker XMG Core 15 (Tongfang GK5NR0O) Laptop Review: AMD gamer with a good price-performance ratio

Ryzen 7 pulls ahead. The configuration we tested costs less than 1500 Euros (~$1745) and is equipped with a powerful Ryzen 7 4800H, an Nvidia RTX 2060, a good IPS display, and a fast SSD. So what's the catch? There really isn't one, even though the XMG Core 15 is far from doing everything right. Particularly the powerful Ryzen improves our subjective impression. All the strengths and weaknesses of the Schenker in the Tongfang case are described in our detailed review.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2 kg
Christian Hintze, Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:23:00 +0200
Sep 26
Creative Sound BlasterX G6 audio FX and headphone gain switches up close and personal (Source: Own)

Creative Sound BlasterX G6 hands-on: When awesomeness comes in a pocketable package

While there's no SXFI technology involved here, the Creative Sound BlasterX G6 has quite a few highlights that make it a very interesting USB DAC and headphone amplifier for both PCs and consoles. Today, we will try to see who can get the most out of the Sound BlasterX G6 and who should look for something different.
Codrut Nistor, Sat, 26 Sep 2020 07:42:00 +0200
Sep 25
Acer Enduro T1 ET108-11A A9001 Rugged Tablet Review

Acer Enduro T1 ET108-11A A9001 Rugged Tablet Review

Tough little tablet. If you just need a basic sturdy tablet with none of the bells and whistles, then the inexpensive Enduro T1 will be much thinner and lighter than expected for its rugged category.
8.00" | 499 g
Allen Ngo, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:36:00 +0200
LG K51S

76% LG K51S Smartphone Review – Too little, too late?

Faster would be appropriate. Will even an inexpensive smartphone like the LG K51S still be allowed to bring Android 9 in 2020? And is it worthwhile to buy it thanks to the quadruple camera and NFC, despite the older operating system? These are just two of the questions we want to answer in this review of the LG cell phone.
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.55" | 195 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:33:00 +0200
Sep 24
Samsung Galaxy M21

80% Samsung Galaxy M21 Smartphone Review - Plain, but good

Should it have been less? The Samsung Galaxy M21 is a close but lower-priced relative of the Galaxy M31. It offers less storage space and a slightly cut-down camera system. However, it still features the same gigantic battery. Is the Galaxy M21 the ideal smartphone for bargain hunters? Read our review to find out.
Samsung Exynos 9611 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.40" | 188 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:10:00 +0200
Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity Review. (Image Source: Zotac)

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity Review — Heralding the dawn of 8K gaming

Ampere's Big Kahuna. NVIDIA announced the Ampere lineup earlier this month and one card that prominently stood out was the GeForce RTX 3090. The RTX 3090 was bigger both in size and specs compared to the RTX 3080 with the promise of sailing easily through 8K workloads. In this review, we subject the Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity AiB card to our battery of benchmarks to see what the hype is all about. Right off the bat, the RTX 3090 comes across as an extremely capable card with no equal. But whom is this card really aimed at? Read on to find out.
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 |
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:50:00 +0200
Sep 23
HP Envy x360 15 (2020) Review: Ryzen 5 with bad performance utilization

83% HP Envy x360 15 (2020) Review: Ryzen 5 with bad performance utilization

Versatile. The Envy offers a Ryzen 5 4500U APU, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and an NVMe SSD. In addition, there is a very good battery life. Not only can the touchscreen be operated with finger input but also with an input pen that is available separately.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 15.60" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:03:00 +0200
Google Pixel 4a

84% Google Pixel 4a smartphone in review: It's not about the megapixels

Super camera, low price. In the past, Google's Pixel smartphones have always had a couple of aspects to be criticized for. With the Pixel 4a, however, the points of criticism have been reduced to a minimum, and a budget smartphone has been created that among other things can shine with its excellent camera.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 5.80" | 143 g
Mike Wobker, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:18:00 +0200
Sep 22
Asus ZenBook 14 UX434FL Laptop Review: ScreenPad Is Here To Stay

82% Asus ZenBook 14 UX434FL Laptop Review: ScreenPad Is Here To Stay

2 screens, 1 laptop. This Asus Ultrabook is unlike any other competing model in its size class due to its integrated secondary display. Though awesome from a conceptual standpoint, we go over some hidden drawbacks that potential owners should know about.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 14.00" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:32:00 +0200
Sep 20
Huawei MatePad T8 tablet

81% Huawei MatePad T8 Tablet Review - Is the 99-Euro (~$117) tablet worth it?

Has Huawei missed the memo that the current year is 2020? The Huawei MatePad T8 is a sub-100-Euro (~$118) slate. This is why certain compromises had to be made hardware-wise. If you only had the specifications sheet of the MatePad T8 in front of you, you would probably think it was a tablet from 2017, not 2020.
Mediatek MT8768 | PowerVR GE8320 | 8.00" | 310 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 20:33:00 +0200
HP Omen 15: Gaming laptop with good battery life

82% HP Omen 15: Gaming laptop with good battery life

Affordable entry-level device! With the Omen series, HP offers gaming laptops that are directly aimed at gamers. Not only does HP cover the high-end segment here, but it also offers attractive devices for the entry level. With the current Omen 15, we certainly have an interesting device on the market that doesn't need to hide in terms of price-performance ratio.
Intel Core i5-10300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Sebastian Bade, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:38:00 +0200
HP EX900 Pro 1 TB NVMe SSD Benchmarked

HP EX900 Pro 1 TB NVMe SSD Benchmarked

Medium performance for a lower price. The mid-range HP EX900 Pro isn't bad by any means, but it's a little late to the party now that the faster and cheaper SK Hynix Gold P31 has already hit the market.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 03:36:00 +0200
Sep 19
The PD Pioneer 65W quad-port charger. (Source: Notebookcheck)

RAVPOWER PD Pioneer 65W 4-Port GaN Tech USB C Desktop Charger hands-on review

RAVPOWER's PD Pioneer series consists of chargers based on gallium nitride (GaN) technology rather than traditional silicon. One variant offers the ability to charge four devices at once with a maximum combined output of 65 watts (W). Therefore, it is clearly meant to appeal to enthusiasts with many favoured devices all clamouring for juice. Can it match up to its convenient unique selling point?
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:13:00 +0200
HP EliteBook 830 G7 Laptop Review: Premium for the Mainstream

89% HP EliteBook 830 G7 Laptop Review: Premium for the Mainstream

Now with a new chassis. Unlike the jump from the EliteBook 830 G5 to the 830 G6, the 830 G7 brings significant visual updates including reduced bezels for a sleeker and more portable look.
Intel Core i7-10810U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 19 Sep 2020 19:57:00 +0200
Sep 18
Sony Xperia 1 II

85% Sony Xperia 1 II Smartphone Review: The Alpha-camera flagship

Better images with professional software. The Sony Xperia 1 II comes with the Cinema Pro application, which we already saw in other smartphones from Sony, and a new special camera application. It brings features found in Sony’s DSLR cameras to the Xperia 1 II, which should make photography enthusiasts particularly excited. Read our review to learn whether or not the 1200-Euro (~$1420) smartphone provides enough value in day-to-day use to justify its price tag.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.50" | 181.4 g
Mike Wobker, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:52:00 +0200
HP ProBook x360 435 G7 laptop review: AMD Ryzen also shines in the business convertible

87% HP ProBook x360 435 G7 laptop review: AMD Ryzen also shines in the business convertible

2-in-1 powered by Renoir. If the Ryzen 4000 series is already found in regular business laptops, why not in convertibles too? HP probably thought of that when they developed the ProBook x360 435 G7. The result: A convertible laptop that is faster than the competition and that easily outperforms even much more expensive HP EliteBooks.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:17:00 +0200
Sep 17
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 smartphone

80% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Smartphone Review - The better Redmi 9 with a 64-MP quad cam

Small differences with large effects. On paper, the Redmi Note 9 is a slightly improved version of its Redmi 9 sibling. However, these small improvements in the spec sheet manifest in noticeable differences in everyday operation. Find out below how the Xiaomi smartphone fares in our test.
Mediatek Helio G85 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 6.53" | 199 g
Marcus Herbrich, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:27:00 +0200
Intel Core i7-1185G7 in Review - First Tiger Lake Benchmarks

Intel Core i7-1185G7 in Review - First Tiger Lake Benchmarks

Tiger Lake vs. Renoir Intel gave us the opportunity to check the new high-end CPU for slim notebooks. Intel's new Tiger Lake chip uses a new and more powerful integrated graphics card, so the gap to AMD can be closed. We have a closer look at a development laptop from Intel and test the capabilities of the new chip in numerous benchmarks and with different TDP configurations.
Intel Core i7-1185G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 14.00"
Klaus Hinum, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Sep 16
Oppo A52 Smartphone Review: cheaper, but not much weaker than its bigger brother A72

77% Oppo A52 Smartphone Review: cheaper, but not much weaker than its bigger brother A72

Price and performance. After the release of the A91, Oppo expanded its A series with the A72 and the 50-Euro (~$59) cheaper A52, both of which look identical at first glance. In our review, we examine the differences between the A72 and the A52 to find out whether the price cut offered by the A52 is worth it.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 6.50" | 192 g
Inge Schwabe, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:50:00 +0200
Acer Aspire 3 A317-51G in review: 17.3-inch all-rounder offers 2 TB of storage space

76% Acer Aspire 3 A317-51G in review: 17.3-inch all-rounder offers 2 TB of storage space

Data graveyard. The Aspire 3 is a 17.3-inch laptop for the desk at home. The device scores points with a Comet Lake quad-core processor, a GeForce graphics core, and lots of storage capacity.
Intel Core i7-10510U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 17.30" | 2.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:04:00 +0200
Sep 15
GMK NucBox K1 vs. Chuwi LarkBox Mini PC Review: Two Birds of a Feather

GMK NucBox K1 vs. Chuwi LarkBox Mini PC Review: Two Birds of a Feather

Unreliable. On paper, the GMK mini PC has the better processor with more RAM, more storage, and faster Wi-Fi than the Chuwi equivalent. Unfortunately, our pre-production unit doesn't always work as intended.
Intel Celeron J4125 | Intel UHD Graphics 600 | | 130 g
Allen Ngo, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:29:00 +0200
LG K61

74% LG K61 smartphone review - This LG cell phone is too old-fashioned

With old operating system to new successes? The LG K61 looks chic, but comes with Android 9 and a rather slow processor for its price range. But maybe the LG phone can surprise us? You can read more in the review.
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.53" | 191 g
Florian Schmitt, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:53:00 +0200
Sep 14
Dell G3 15 3500-G4DG2

82% Dell G3 15 3500 laptop in review: Robust gaming notebook with 144 Hz screen

Room for two SSDs. The Dell G3 15 is a classic gaming notebook with a massive appearance and a fair amount of performance. Inside you'll find gaming-capable hardware, the heart of which is an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060. In our review, we show what the laptop from Dell has to offer for everyday use.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Mike Wobker, Mon, 14 Sep 2020 22:58:00 +0200
Chuwi GemiBook CWI528 Laptop Review: Full sRGB Coverage For $300 USD

74% Chuwi GemiBook CWI528 Laptop Review: Full sRGB Coverage For $300 USD

Great display in a janky chassis. The 13-inch Chuwi GemiBook offers the best 3:2 display you can find in this price range. Unfortunately, that nice display comes at the cost of subpar processor performance and an unreliable keyboard.
Intel Celeron J4115 | Intel UHD Graphics 600 | 13.00" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 14 Sep 2020 20:30:00 +0200
Xiaomi Redmi 9 smartphone review

78% Xiaomi Redmi 9 Smartphone Review- Upmarket package at a bargain price

130-Euro (~$154) price-to-performance champion with a Full HD screen. The 130-Euro (~$154) Redmi 9 offers a quad-camera system, NFC module, 3.5-mm headphone jack, dual SIM functionality, fast-charging and a 5020-mAh battery. It is hard to believe that such a cheap device can offer such a complete package, but the Redmi 9 actually does. Read our review to learn whether the smartphone proves to be as impressive as its specifications sheet in day-to-day use.
Mediatek Helio G80 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 6.53" | 198 g
Marcus Herbrich, Mon, 14 Sep 2020 18:16:00 +0200
Sep 13
Asus VivoBook 15 K571LI Laptop Review: Gaming Multimedia Hybrid

79% Asus VivoBook 15 K571LI Laptop Review: Gaming Multimedia Hybrid

Part gamer, part multimedia workhorse. It's the most powerful version of the VivoBook 15 you can get at the moment, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the best. This GeForce GTX-powered laptop is set back by its average battery life and colors.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 21:54:00 +0200
Sep 12
Schenker Key 15 (Clevo PC50DN2) in review: A lot of performance in a slim, compact case

85% Schenker Key 15 (Clevo PC50DN2) in review: A lot of performance in a slim, compact case

Light gaming powerhouse. Thanks to its powerful hardware, the soberly designed Schenker Key 15 brings all the latest computer games smoothly onto the matte 15.6-inch screen (Full HD, IPS, 144 Hz). The device can be individually customized to your own needs. In addition, the BIOS enables the undervolting of the CPU and iGPU.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:36:00 +0200
Sep 11
The VAVA 12-in-1 docking station. (Source: Notebookcheck)

VAVA USB type C 12-in-1 Docking Station hands-on review

VAVA is a new RAVPOWER brand for this OEM's home- and work-related accessories. They include a range of docks or hubs for USB type C-only laptops. This 12-in-1 variant offers up to 8 different types of I/O or utility to devices such as MacBooks. Can it deliver on these claims when connected to a high-powered gaming ultrabook?
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:40:00 +0200
Sep 10
Motorola Edge Plus

86% Motorola Edge Plus Smartphone Review – High-End Again at Last

The challenger. Cheap no more! The Edge Plus is Motorola's attempt to compete with the best of the best the smartphone market has to offer. An assertive price and decent connectivity may look good on paper, however they are nothing out of the ordinary. But is it enough to go head to head with Samsung and Apple?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.70" | 203 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 22:52:00 +0200
Asus VivoBook 17 F712FA Review: Lackluster 17.3-inch laptop for home

77% Asus VivoBook 17 F712FA Review: Lackluster 17.3-inch laptop for home

Compact office. The VivoBook scores with a Core i5 processor, 8 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and an NVMe SSD. Asus did some cost-cutting in terms of the battery, which only offers a capacity of 32 Wh.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 17.30" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:36:00 +0200
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS Debut: Asus Zephyrus G15 GA502IU Laptop Review

81% AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS Debut: Asus Zephyrus G15 GA502IU Laptop Review

Beating Core i9 with less power. Even the slowest mobile Ryzen 7 H-series Renoir CPU is able outperform most laptops running on the latest 10th gen Core i7 Comet Lake-H CPU. Though raw CPU performance is excellent, the $1300 asking for price of the Zephyrus G15 is a bit high considering the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q GPU.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:22:00 +0200
Sep 9
Oppo Watch Review: Looks like Apple, ticks like Google

Oppo Watch Review: Looks like Apple, ticks like Google

Nice try. Oppo’s first smartwatch is just as angular as the Apple Watch. It runs Google’s Wear OS. There is also a model with Oppo’s proprietary ColorOS. Moreover, Oppo offers two SoCs with a different TDP.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 | 1.60" | 29.7 g
Inge Schwabe, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 10:32:00 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook 10 tablet review

80% Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook 10 tablet review

Chrome-tablet hybrid. As a Chromebook convertible, the Duet wants to replace laptops and tablets in the budget entry-level segment. The following review will reveal the limitations that users have to put up with.
Mediatek Helio P60T | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 10.10" | 920 g
Klaus Hinum, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 05:02:00 +0200
Sep 8
Dell Precision 5750 Workstation Review: The XPS 17 For Professionals

87% Dell Precision 5750 Workstation Review: The XPS 17 For Professionals

Xeon and Quadro RTX 3000 Max-Q support. Turning a high-performance Ultrabook into a workstation isn't new, but the Precision 5750 is one-of-a-kind for its 16:10 aspect ratio and thin design that other 17-inch workstations don't offer.
Intel Xeon W-10885M | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 Max-Q | 17.00" | 2.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 19:52:00 +0200
Sep 6
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra review - Smartphone with powerful features and S Pen included

89% Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra review - Smartphone with powerful features and S Pen included

Let there be light! The Note20 Ultra raises the bar, especially with the display, but it also repeats old mistakes found in the Galaxy S20 Ultra. With a larger battery, a new design, an improved camera, and the S Pen, the most powerful Note model wants to win buyers' hearts over. Our review reveals whether there are any obstacles to this.
Samsung Exynos 990 | ARM Mali-G77 MP11 | 6.90" | 208 g
Daniel Schmidt, Sun, 06 Sep 2020 05:11:00 +0200
Sep 4
Nexoc GH7

82% Nexoc GH7 (Clevo NH77DCQ) Review: Gaming laptop with a replaceable battery

Lots of space for storage. Due to its rather classic build, the GH7 from Nexoc, which is based on a Clevo barebone, offers a lot of space for maintenance options. While the cooling system is also able to keep up well with the GTX 1660 Ti that is used here, it might become a bottleneck with the more powerful GPU options. Our review will clarify what else buyers can expect.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile | 17.30" | 2.5 kg
Mike Wobker, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 17:00:00 +0200
SK Hynix Gold P31 1 TB NVMe SSD PCIe x4 Benchmarked

SK Hynix Gold P31 1 TB NVMe SSD PCIe x4 Benchmarked

3000+ MB/s read and write for $135. As the first U.S.-bound NVMe SSD from SK Hynix, the Gold P31 leaves a great first impression with maximum transfer rates that are hard to beat at its target price range.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 04:59:00 +0200
Good-bye, Max-Q: Dell Alienware m17 R3 GeForce RTX 2080 Super Laptop Review

85% Good-bye, Max-Q: Dell Alienware m17 R3 GeForce RTX 2080 Super Laptop Review

3 kg of power. The Alienware m17 R3 may look the same as the m17 R2 from the outside, but it has been completely redesigned on the inside. The system swaps out GeForce Max-Q GPUs for full-fledged GeForce Super options for even faster gen-over-gen performance.
Intel Core i9-10980HK | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile | 17.30" | 3 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 02:11:00 +0200
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition Review - A true gaming smartphone

89% Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition Review - A true gaming smartphone

Full-blooded gaming smartphone. The main selling points of the third edition of the ROG Phone are the impressive specifications sheet and special gaming features. Asus has also done more fine-tuning when compared to the predecessor model. Read our review to learn whether or not this is enough to survive in the increasingly competitive market.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.59" | 240 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 01:29:00 +0200
Sep 3
Creative SXFI THEATER low-latency wireless over-ear headset fits even the young ones (Source: Own)

Creative SXFI THEATER hands-on: Premium materials, very good audio, decent battery life, rather basic software

Designed mainly as a wireless headset with Creative's proprietary sound-processing technology under the hood, the SXFI THEATER can also be wired to both digital and analog sources. Today we will take a closer look at the highs and lows of the Creative SXFI THEATER and try to come up with a conclusion.
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:30:00 +0200
HP 250 G7 in review: Scrap recycling done the HP way

75% HP 250 G7 in review: Scrap recycling done the HP way

Dull view. The HP 250 G7 offers a current Ice Lake processor, a GeForce graphics core, 8 GB of RAM, and an NVMe SSD for just under 500 Euros (~$596). The built-in display is a disappointment.
Intel Core i5-1035G1 | NVIDIA GeForce MX110 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 03:08:00 +0200
Sep 2
Huawei Y6p

74% Huawei Y6p Smartphone Review – Long runtime without Google

The screen is convincing. Positioning yourself in the low-cost smartphone market without Google services could be difficult. The Huawei Y6p is forced to try. With three cameras on the back and a large battery, it has some arguments on its side. In the test, we will take a closer look at the cheap smartphone.
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.30" | 185 g
Florian Schmitt, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:09:00 +0200
Acer Spin 5 SP513 Laptop Review: Sensibly Optimized and Balanced 13-Inch Convertible

88% Acer Spin 5 SP513 Laptop Review: Sensibly Optimized and Balanced 13-Inch Convertible

Almost optimal. With the new Acer Spin 5 SP513, the manufacturer optimizes the 13.5-inch model of the versatile convertible. With Intel Ice Lake, the hardware has improved considerably and there are additional improvements. So has Acer created a convincing overall package here, or are there still some old or even new weaknesses? In addition, the Intel convertible also has to compete with a new AMD heavyweight.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 13.50" | 1.2 kg
Christian Hintze, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 10:08:00 +0200
Aug 31
Dell Latitude 14 9410 2-in-1 Convertible Review: A Latitude 7400 At Heart

89% Dell Latitude 14 9410 2-in-1 Convertible Review: A Latitude 7400 At Heart

New name, same chassis. Last year's Latitude 7400 2-in-1 was already excellent, so why mess with a good thing? The Latitude 9410 2-in-1 doesn't bring anything new from a visual standpoint, but some users might appreciate the newer Comet Lake-U CPU options and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
Intel Core i7-10610U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 31 Aug 2020 19:52:00 +0200
Samsung Galaxy A21s

76% Samsung Galaxy A21s Smartphone Review - Quad-camera on the cheap

High level of energy consumption, low level of performance. The Samsung Galaxy A21s is a low-priced midrange device. Nevertheless, it still offers a flexible camera system and a notchless display. Other smartphones in this price range offer more memory and a higher level of performance. Can Samsung’s smartphone impress in our review in spite of this?
Samsung Exynos 850 | ARM Mali-G52 MP1 | 6.50" | 192 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 31 Aug 2020 18:24:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 laptop review: Affordable and fast thanks to AMD Renoir

86% Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 laptop review: Affordable and fast thanks to AMD Renoir

Price-performance champ. Lenovo outfits its new ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 with dual-channel RAM, AMD Ryzen 4000 and a smaller chassis. The new model is not fault-free, but in many important aspects, the Lenovo laptop delivers. Its low price is an additional trump card.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.6 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:56:00 +0200
Acer TravelMate P6 in review: Lightweight business laptop with long battery life

87% Acer TravelMate P6 in review: Lightweight business laptop with long battery life

Persistent worker. The TravelMate P6 scores points with a low weight, long battery life, and low operating noise. The equipment is also right: A Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD, and Thunderbolt 3. Positive: Acer grants the laptop a three-year warranty.
Intel Core i7-10510U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:32:00 +0200
Aug 30
MSI WS66 10TMT Workstation Laptop Review: Faster Than The Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition

83% MSI WS66 10TMT Workstation Laptop Review: Faster Than The Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition

Gamer-turned-professional. As it turns out, gaming laptops can make for pretty good workstations. The MSI WS66 doesn't sacrifice performance for its compact size, but you'll have to make do without a handful of staple features commonly found on more traditional workstations.
Intel Core i9-10980HK | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Sun, 30 Aug 2020 04:30:00 +0200
Oppo Enco Free review - Premium TWS from the Far East

Oppo Enco Free review - Premium TWS from the Far East

More atmosphere. The Enco Free true wireless headphones from Oppo want to score points with good call quality, great sound, and protection against splashes. For less than 130 Euros (~$154), they're an exciting alternative to the FreeBuds 3 or the Galaxy Buds+. Our review reveals how the Oppo counterpart performs.
Daniel Schmidt, Sun, 30 Aug 2020 02:09:00 +0200
Aug 28
KFA2 GeForce GTX 1650 EX Plus Review - more performance and faster VRAM for the smallest Turing-based desktop GPU

KFA2 GeForce GTX 1650 EX Plus Review - more performance and faster VRAM for the smallest Turing-based desktop GPU

The 90-watt GeForce GTX 1650! The GeForce GTX 1650 is the smallest Turing-based graphics card that is intended for budget-conscious buyers. The GeForce GTX 1650 EX Plus from KFA2 comes with an additional power connector, which is why it has a TGP of 90 watts. Read our comprehensive review to learn what kind of increase in performance you can expect from this.
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Desktop) | 32.00"
Sebastian Bade, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 21:58:00 +0200
Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation Review: The Antithesis To The Precision 5550

88% Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation Review: The Antithesis To The Precision 5550

Feature-rich. If the XPS 15 had gained some weight, it would probably look a lot like the Precision 7550. This high-end mobile workstation drops the super-thin and sexy designs of most Nvidia Studio laptops in favor of a "proper" full-size chassis.
Intel Xeon W-10885M | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:57:00 +0200
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in review: Budget gaming laptop offers long battery life

81% HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in review: Budget gaming laptop offers long battery life

It also works without Intel. The hardware in the Pavilion Gaming 15 brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the matte 15.6-inch screen. This is complemented by an NVMe SSD, 8 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), and very good battery life.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 06:13:00 +0200
LG Gram 17 17Z90N Review: A light and mobile 17-inch laptop with a 16:10 display

85% LG Gram 17 17Z90N Review: A light and mobile 17-inch laptop with a 16:10 display

Lightweight. With the Gram 17 17Z90N, LG delivers a feather-light 17-inch laptop that offers a display in the 16:10 format. The rest of the equipment is also fitting: Ice Lake processor, NVMe SSD, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and Thunderbolt 3. All this is accompanied by outstanding battery life.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 17.00" | 1.4 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 04:29:00 +0200
Aug 27
The UGREEN USB C 9-in-1 hub. (Source: Notebookcheck)

UGREEN USB C 9-in-1 Multiport Docking Station hands-on review

To own an ultrabook is to own a PC that can go more places and do more things these days; however, it also entails the risk of losing more ports into the bargain. UGREEN offers hub-type products that seek to reinstate them through the medium of one USB type C port. Can this variant restore up to six different types of I/O to the light and portable notebook category?
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 27 Aug 2020 18:05:00 +0200
Honor 9X Lite

77% Honor 9X Lite Smartphone Review – Convincing thanks to new camera and Google?

Affordable classic. With older Android 9, but at least with Google Services, the Honor 9X Lite comes to your home. The high-resolution main camera and features like NFC make the smartphone worth a look.
HiSilicon Kirin 710 | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.50" | 188 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:42:00 +0200
Sony Xperia 10 II

78% Sony Xperia 10 II smartphone in review: The rest of the mid-range does it better

Mixed feelings. The Sony Xperia 10 II is an attractively priced smartphone that stands out from the crowd in terms of design. We definitely appreciate some of the features in the Xperia models, but we are disappointed once again with other points. Our review shows what these are and where the Sony smartphone's strengths lie.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 6.00" | 151 g
Mike Wobker, Thu, 27 Aug 2020 04:47:00 +0200
Aug 24
The Ryzen 7 4800U is an Absolute Monster: Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 14 Laptop Review

85% The Ryzen 7 4800U is an Absolute Monster: Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 14 Laptop Review

8 cores, 16 threads, 1 Ultrabook. After facing a few delays, AMD's premier Ryzen 7 4800U is finally starting to hit store shelves. Results are insane for a 14-inch subnotebook to the point where it'd be tough to recommend an Intel counterpart when given the same price.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 24 Aug 2020 18:45:00 +0200
Aug 23
Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-52 Laptop Review: Affordable Business

82% Acer TravelMate P2 TMP215-52 Laptop Review: Affordable Business

Complete with a VGA port. Acer's latest 15.6-inch TravelMate brings a smaller chassis design and an updated 10th gen Core i7 processor while keeping most of the features on last year's model. Raw processor performance however, is falling behind.
Intel Core i7-10510U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:25:00 +0200
Nexoc GH5 515IG (Clevo NH50DB): Entry-level gaming laptop offers room for three storage drives

81% Nexoc GH5 515IG (Clevo NH50DB): Entry-level gaming laptop offers room for three storage drives

Customizable. Nexoc's 15.6-incher brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the matte screen (Full HD, IPS). The device can be individually configured and offers space for up to three storage drives.
Intel Core i5-10300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sun, 23 Aug 2020 02:37:00 +0200
Aug 22
Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TM420IA Ryzen 7 Convertible Review: Core i7 Need Not Apply

81% Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TM420IA Ryzen 7 Convertible Review: Core i7 Need Not Apply

Flippin' good. It's another home run for the affordable Asus VivoBook Flip series as this AMD-powered convertible retails is both faster and cheaper than many Intel Core i7 alternatives in the market.
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 14.00" | 1.6 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 22 Aug 2020 02:03:00 +0200
Aug 20
Beelink GT-R Mini Desktop Review

Beelink GT-R Mini Desktop Review

Mobile Ryzen in a tiny desktop. The Beelink GT-R is a pluck Ryzen-powered mini desktop that has a lot to offer. Its build quality is excellent, and its performance is fairly good for a small-form-factor PC, but some small quirks and a high price tag may keep it off some people's desks.
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000) | | 843 g
Sam Medley, Thu, 20 Aug 2020 18:46:00 +0200
Aug 19
Razer Blade 15 GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q Review: Same Laptop, But Faster

87% Razer Blade 15 GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q Review: Same Laptop, But Faster

Minor year-over-year updates. Not much has changed over last year's Blade 15 from a design perspective, but the new 10th gen 8-core Core i7-10875H will offer noticeable raw performance gains over the older 9th gen 6-core Core i7-9750H. The jump from the older GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q to the latest GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, however, will be much smaller.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 19 Aug 2020 22:33:00 +0200
HP Pavilion Gaming 16 Laptop Review: Low-priced 16-inch laptop with a GeForce GPU

80% HP Pavilion Gaming 16 Laptop Review: Low-priced 16-inch laptop with a GeForce GPU

Reasonably priced gaming device! Even though HP already has many good gaming laptops in its Omen series, the manufacturer also offers low-priced gaming notebooks in its Pavilion series. The system surprises with a good level of performance and usable battery runtimes.
Intel Core i5-10300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile | 16.10" | 2.2 kg
Sebastian Bade, Wed, 19 Aug 2020 13:50:00 +0200
Aug 18
UGREEN HiTune TWS inside charging case, affordable TWS hands-on review (Source: Own)

UGREEN HiTune TWS hands-on: Solid build, good for calls, average when it comes to music

Although not impossible, it is not easy to find good wireless earbuds below the US$50 price point nowadays. With the HiTune TWS, UGREEN attempts to establish a foothold in a market that is growing rapidly and will not stop anytime soon. Today, we will see what is good and what is bad about this headset.
Codrut Nistor, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:00:00 +0200
Asus ZenBook 13 UX325JA in Review: 1100-gram Subnotebook with Excellent Battery Life

88% Asus ZenBook 13 UX325JA in Review: 1100-gram Subnotebook with Excellent Battery Life

Compact long-distance runner. The slim ZenBook 13's wide range of features is convincing: There is an Ice Lake CPU, 16 GB of RAM (in dual-channel mode), an NVMe SSD, and Thunderbolt 3. Furthermore, the battery life is excellent thanks to the integrated 67-Wh battery.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 13.30" | 1.1 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:00:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X13

88% Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Laptop Review: small, light, and 4G compatible

13-inch workhorse. The Lenovo ThinkPad X390 is followed by ... the ThinkPad X13. Lenovo has changed the name of its small office laptops using a new naming scheme, but the new laptop remains true to the strengths of its predecessors. We show what buyers of the 13-inch laptop can expect in our review.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Mike Wobker, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:22:00 +0200
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020)

81% Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) Tablet Review: Updated Fire Tablet offers significantly more power

With 32GB of storage space in its base model. After two years, Amazon is giving the Fire HD 8 an update that not only refreshes its hardware, but also slightly modifies its design. As a result, users will be able to benefit from a slightly slimmer design and smoother system operation. Our test report shows what else the new Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) has to offer.
MediaTek MT8168 | ARM Mali-G52 MP1 | 8.00" | 355 g
Mike Wobker, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:21:00 +0200
Review Motorola Moto G 5G Plus Smartphone

80% Motorola Moto G 5G Plus Smartphone Review - A battery giant with a 90Hz display

Budget 5G Smartphone. The Moto G 5G Plus is the latest mid-range cell phone from Motorola. The Moto-G smartphone combines a huge 5,000 mAh battery with a Snapdragon 765 at an RRP of just under 350 Euros (~$413. You can find out whether this Motorola smartphone is worth buying in this review of the Moto G 5G Plus.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.70" | 207 g
Marcus Herbrich, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:20:00 +0200
SyncPen Newyes (Picture: Newyes)

SyncPen: A digital pen that uses real paper and an LCD pad received and tested

With the SyncPen, the manufacturer Newyes offers an alternative to classic digitizers. We tested the pen, and we had a positive experience with it. There is a slight dependency on the manufacturer - although this is mitigated by the LCD pad.
Silvio Werner, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:20:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 1 review: With AMD Renoir the fastest 13-inch ThinkPad laptop

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 1 review: With AMD Renoir the fastest 13-inch ThinkPad laptop

Compact Ryzen power. As the newest small ThinkPad laptop, the Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 1 is the continuation of the traditional ThinkPad X series. In 2020, the AMD version bears the same name as the Intel model - and it is much faster. Buyers still have to live without Thunderbolt, but the performance advantage is so big that we do not consider it a deal-breaker.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:09:00 +0200
Aug 17
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS

82% Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 Laptop Review: Slim Gigantic Gaming Notebook with 300-Hz Panel

17-inch, gaming hardware, and compact. Asus wants to combine those characteristics in the Zephyrus S17. With Nvidia's RTX 2080 Super in the Max-Q design and a powerful Intel Core i7-10875H, the basic requirements are fulfilled, and using various tricks, sufficient cooling is supposed to be ensured. Our review clarifies whether this concept also really works in practice.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q | 17.30" | 2.6 kg
Mike Wobker, Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:02:00 +0200
Aug 16
realme Band review - Smart everyday companion but not suitable for sports

realme Band review - Smart everyday companion but not suitable for sports

Teething problems. Realme, an Oppo offshoot, still has to make some improvements with its first fitness tracker. Although the numerous functions for the price segment are pleasing, the measurement quality of the sensors leaves a lot to be desired in the test.
0.96" | 20 g
Inge Schwabe, Sun, 16 Aug 2020 02:52:00 +0200
Aug 15
Polar Unite Review

Polar Unite Review: More surprised us than just the affordable sports watch's sensors

No more excuses. The ultra-light Polar Unite helps you exercise: Based on your nightly sleep and daily physical fitness, the smartwatch makes up to four workout suggestions every day - as soon as you decide which one you want to do, you can start it.
1.60" | 32 g
Inge Schwabe, Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:23:00 +0200
Aug 14
Aorus 15G XB in review: Successful gaming machine with mechanical keyboard

87% Aorus 15G XB in review: Successful gaming machine with mechanical keyboard

It clicked. The Aorus 15G XB brings all modern computer games smoothly onto the matte 15.6-inch screen (240 Hz, Full HD, IGZO). The rest of the equipment is also right: NVMe SSD, 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), a mechanical keyboard, and a Thunderbolt 3 port.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 14 Aug 2020 06:27:00 +0200
Aug 13
Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020

81% Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus 2020 Tablet Review: More RAM and QI Standard

Two becomes three. After our extensive test of the Fire HD 8 (2020), we are now taking a look at the Fire HD 8 Plus (2020) to find out whether 3 GB of working memory is actually much better than 2 GB. But the real value is added by the QI compatibility, which again increases the price-performance ratio significantly.
MediaTek MT8168 | ARM Mali-G52 MP1 | 8.00" | 355 g
Mike Wobker, Thu, 13 Aug 2020 17:17:00 +0200
CAT S42

73% CAT S42 Smartphone Review – Robust, rubberised and washable smartphone

Work at a lower price. The predecessor model retailed for about 500 Euros ($590). However, the CAT S42 is twice as cheap. This is possible because CAT has cut production costs, especially when it comes to the display and the battery. Read our review to learn whether or not the robust, waterproof smartphone is worth it.
Mediatek Helio A20 MT6761D | PowerVR GE8300 | 5.50" | 220 g
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 13 Aug 2020 01:46:00 +0200
Aug 12
Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model (2020) in review: Detail improvements pay off

86% Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model (2020) in review: Detail improvements pay off

Fine tuning. Razer's compact 15.6-incher is packed with powerful hardware that brings all the latest games smoothly onto the matte Full HD screen (300 Hz, IPS). There's also an NVMe SSD, 16 GB of RAM, and a Thunderbolt 3 port.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 20:17:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Review: Business laptop is better with AMD

91% Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Review: Business laptop is better with AMD

Lenovo's best business notebook? The ThinkPad T14s with the AMD Renoir processor offers much more performance and is also less expensive than the Intel version. But what about the power consumption and the battery runtime? We have a closer look at the differences of the two models.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 14.00" | 1.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:32:00 +0200
Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2020) Review - Affordable Kids Tablet with Good Sound

81% Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2020) Review - Affordable Kids Tablet with Good Sound

Secured consumption. The Fire HD 8 is also available in a Kids Edition, which offers the Amazon tablet, a protective case, an extended warranty and a one-year FreeTime Unilimited. A surcharge of around 35 euro is due for this. Our review will clarify for whom the offer is worthwhile.
MediaTek MT8168 | ARM Mali-G52 MP1 | 8.00" | 355 g
Daniel Schmidt, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:41:00 +0200
Aug 11
This is HP's Answer To The Apple MacBook Pro: 2020 Envy 15 Creator Core i7 Review

83% This is HP's Answer To The Apple MacBook Pro: 2020 Envy 15 Creator Core i7 Review

Like an Omen 15, but white. HP is betting big on 4K AMOLED, faster GeForce RTX graphics, and cheaper starting prices to challenge the all-popular MacBook Pro series and attract more content creators.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 11 Aug 2020 06:48:00 +0200
Aug 10
Mobvoi TicWatch C2+ – A fine update for a lovely smartwatch

Mobvoi TicWatch C2+ – A fine update for a lovely smartwatch

Improvement. Mobvoi improves upon the successor of the TicWatch C2 (without Plus) by adding more memory and by providing an additional sports wristband in the box. Despite the improvements, one essential point has not been changed by the Chinese manufacturer: The smartwatch still lacks a light sensor for the best possible brightness outdoors and a power-saving setting for indoors.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 1.30" | 42 g
Inge Schwabe, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:20:00 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14IGL05 Laptop Review: Too cheap to be perfect

75% Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14IGL05 Laptop Review: Too cheap to be perfect

The cheapskate. With the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14IGL05, Lenovo is testing the limits: How cheap can a laptop be? The Lenovo IdeaPad retails for 300 Euros (~$353), and we notice it at every step in our review. We cannot recommend this Lenovo laptop.
Intel Pentium Silver N5030 | Intel UHD Graphics 605 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:41:00 +0200
Zotac ZBOX Magnus mini PC with GeForce RTX 2080 in review

Zotac ZBOX Magnus mini PC with GeForce RTX 2080 in review

Small powerhouse! As a barebone system, Zotac is following the same path with the ZBOX as Intel did with its Ghost Canyon NUC. We took a closer look at the ZBOX Magnus with the GeForce RTX 2080 GPU and were positively surprised. You can find out what the mini PC is capable of in our detailed review.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile | 0.00"
Sebastian Bade, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:45:00 +0200
Aug 9
Eluktronics Matrix RP-17 Laptop Review: Core i9 Performance Without The Core i9 Price

84% Eluktronics Matrix RP-17 Laptop Review: Core i9 Performance Without The Core i9 Price

Can we get a GeForce RTX 2070 option, please? At around $1100 USD, the Eluktronics RP-17 is about the same price as most Intel-powered versions with the same GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, but the Ryzen 7 4800H will be faster than any mobile Core i7 option you can find.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 17.30" | 2.6 kg
Allen Ngo, Sun, 09 Aug 2020 22:23:00 +0200
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite Smartphone Review – Price-performance Hit

83% Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite Smartphone Review – Price-performance Hit

Understated. Since the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite is almost as powerful and equipped with nearly the same features as its high-end sibling Mi Note 10, the "Lite" moniker is more confusing than it is informative. Xiaomi has only touched the camera module, which still offers a respectable resolution at 64 MP instead of 108 MP. However, the Mi Note 10 Lite is also significantly cheaper - in this regard, the "Lite" addendum fits.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.47" | 204 g
Manuel Masiero, Sun, 09 Aug 2020 14:11:00 +0200
Review Huawei MatePad Pro (5G)

88% Huawei MatePad Pro (5G) 10.8 tablet review - An Android alternative to the Apple iPad Pro 11?

Not for Netflix and chill. The MatePad Pro offers plenty of features, a modern design, and high-quality materials. But is that enough to stand up to the top dogs in the tablet field, the Apple iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6? Our review of the Huawei tablet casts some doubts...
HiSilicon Kirin 990 | ARM Mali-G76 MP16 | 10.80" | 460 g
Marcus Herbrich, Sun, 09 Aug 2020 10:01:00 +0200
Aug 8
MSI GS66 Stealth 10SE in review: Classy gaming laptop with a 240 Hz display

83% MSI GS66 Stealth 10SE in review: Classy gaming laptop with a 240 Hz display

Fast display. The hardware in the GS66 brings all the latest computer games smoothly onto the matte 15.6-inch screen (240 Hz, FHD, IPS). The rest of the equipment is also right: NVMe SSD, 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), and a Thunderbolt 3 port.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 08 Aug 2020 05:32:00 +0200
Aug 7
Dell Precision 5550 Workstation Review: The XPS 15 For Professionals

86% Dell Precision 5550 Workstation Review: The XPS 15 For Professionals

Powered by Nvidia Quadro. While traditional workstation laptops like the Precision 7550 will never be replaced, there is growing demand for stylish ultra-thin workstations as well. The Precision 5550 swaps out the GeForce GPUs in the XPS 15 9500 for TUring Quadro GPUs to appeal to professional audiences.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA Quadro T2000 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:43:00 +0200
Huawei Y5p

74% Huawei Y5p Smartphone Review – Compact Phone with Deprivation

Is a single camera enough? Even if it looks like more: the large camera module of the Huawei Y5p contains only one lens. This is acceptable at a very reasonable price, but you also have to get used to the missing Google services and the wide display edges. Is it still enough for a purchase recommendation?
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 | PowerVR GE8320 | 5.45" | 144 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:09:00 +0200
Aug 6
Test Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G Smartphone

84% Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G Smartphone Review: 300-Euro Price-Performance Champion

5G for everyone! The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite allows entry into the 5G world for less than 300 Euros (~$355). In addition, the affordable Xiaomi smartphone offers some very powerful equipment combined with an AMOLED panel. Find out in our review of the Xiaomi smartphone whether the Mi 10 Lite also has some weaknesses.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | Qualcomm Adreno 620 | 6.57" | 192 g
Marcus Herbrich, Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:24:00 +0200
Aug 5
Realme X3 SuperZoom Smartphone Review - Scores some major points thanks to attention to detail

84% Realme X3 SuperZoom Smartphone Review - Scores some major points thanks to attention to detail

At a second glance. The two main features of the Realme X3 SuperZoom are the 5x periscope zoom and a 120 Hz screen. On paper, the powerful Realme smartphone with the Snapdragon 855+ and plenty of RAM should be superior to other devices in our review. However, that is not the case, at least as far as the raw performance is concerned. That being said, the Realme flagship offers great data transfer speeds, thanks to UFS 3.0 memory and a 2x2 MIMO modem.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.60" | 202 g
Inge Schwabe, Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:05:00 +0200
Aug 4
HP ProBook 450 G7 Core i7 Laptop Review: Is It Better Than The Ryzen 7 ProBook 455 G7?

81% HP ProBook 450 G7 Core i7 Laptop Review: Is It Better Than The Ryzen 7 ProBook 455 G7?

How the turn tables. It used to be that users would buy AMD laptops over Intel knowing full well that the less expensive AMD laptop would be slower. The latest Ryzen processors have flipped this upside-down to not only be cheaper, but also faster than the Intel version. We compare the Intel ProBook 450 G7 to the AMD ProBook 455 G7 to see just how much of an advantage the latter has over the former.
Intel Core i7-10510U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.60" | 1.9 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:00:00 +0200
Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition (2020) Laptop Review: Small changes, better overall package

87% Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition (2020) Laptop Review: Small changes, better overall package

Resharpened. Razer’s workstation features a lot of performance, a 4K OLED touchscreen, a Thunderbolt 3 port, 32 GB of RAM (running in dual-channel mode), 16 GB of VRAM and a 1 TB NVMe SSD.
Intel Core i7-10875H | NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:18:00 +0200
Aug 3
Test Oppo A72 Smartphone

77% Oppo A72 Smartphone Review - The affordable Oppo smartphone turns out an endurance champion

Plastic bomber. A modern design. A lot of equipment. A high-resolution camera. Stereo speakers. With the A72 model, Oppo releases an attractive offering on paper. Find out in our test of the Oppo A72 whether purchasing the affordable mid-range smartphone is worth it.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 6.50" | 192 g
Marcus Herbrich, Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:02:00 +0200
Camera Test: Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite vs. Huawei P40 Lite 5G vs. realme 6 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy A71 vs. Redmi Note 9 Pro

Mid-Range Smartphone Camera Comparison: Which Affordable Phone Has the Best Camera?

Unfortunately, the Google Pixel 4a wasn't reviewed. We compare the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite, Huawei P40 Lite 5G, realme 6 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A71, and Redmi Note 9 Pro against one another. Our tests will show which mid-range phone has the best camera overall.
Marcus Herbrich, Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:42:00 +0200
MSI GL75 Leopard in review: Successful gaming laptop with a 144 Hz display

84% MSI GL75 Leopard in review: Successful gaming laptop with a 144 Hz display

Well-rounded gaming machine. With the GL75 Leopard, MSI has a powerful 17.3-inch gaming laptop in its range that brings all modern games smoothly onto the responsive Full HD display (144 Hz, IPS). The rest of the equipment is also right: 16 GB of memory (dual-channel mode), an NVMe SSD, and a 1 TB HDD.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile | 17.30" | 2.6 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 03 Aug 2020 01:47:00 +0200
Aug 2
ZTE Axon 11

80% ZTE Axon 11 Smartphone Review: Cheap even with a 48-MP Quad Camera

Striking design. ZTE promises buyers of the Axon 11 an appealing design and the excellent performance of the quad-camera system at an affordable price. Our review clarifies what users can actually expect from the almost 6.5-inch smartphone.
Mediatek Helio P70 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.47" | 165 g
Mike Wobker, Sun, 02 Aug 2020 02:42:00 +0200
Aug 1
Motorola Moto G Pro Smartphone Review - Inexpensive Stylus Smartphone

77% Motorola Moto G Pro Smartphone Review - Inexpensive Stylus Smartphone

Motorola's first stylus phone. An affordable smartphone with a stylus - usually, this combination is a rare sight. However, Motorola is stirring the pot by making the Moto G Pro an interesting proposition: For 330 Euros (~$390), buyers get a 6.4-inch mid-range smartphone with an integrated stylus and Android One.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | Qualcomm Adreno 610 | 6.40" | 192 g
Manuel Masiero, Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:03:00 +0200
Jul 31
Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop Review: Vapor Chamber Saves The Day

85% Dell Alienware m15 R3 Laptop Review: Vapor Chamber Saves The Day

Now with beefed-up cooling. It may look the same on the outside, but it's a different beast on the inside. CPU temperatures are much cooler now to address one of our biggest concerns about last year's Alienware m15 R2.
Intel Core i7-10750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:24:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 Laptop Review: The Intel model is the worse choice

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 Laptop Review: The Intel model is the worse choice

Inferior. Last year’s Lenovo ThinkPad T490s won our "Editor’s Choice Award“. The successor, the Lenovo ThinkPad T14s with Comet Lake-based Intel CPUs is just as good. However, because there is a more attractive option with an AMD chip, the Intel-based ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 is not going to sell as well. Read our review to learn why.
Intel Core i5-10210U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14.00" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:10:00 +0200
Jul 30
OnePlus Buds: True wireless opening night at a budget price.

OnePlus Buds true wireless headphones review – Budget headset without ANC

Wireless bass master. There's finally a true wireless headset from OnePlus. In our test we take a closer look at whether the budget earbuds with their powerful bass are worth buying.
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 30 Jul 2020 05:52:00 +0200
Jul 29
Huawei P40 Lite 5G

82% Huawei P40 Lite 5G Smartphone Review: 5G for 400 Euros (~$469)

P40 Lite with IPS and quad-camera setup. With the P40 Lite 5G, Huawei introduces something more than only another sprout of the P40 Lite into the market. The "5G" designation only marks one of the novelties. Our test will show what else distinguishes the P40 Lite 5G from its sibling models.
HiSilicon Kirin 820 | ARM Mali-G57 MP6 | 6.50" | 189 g
Mike Wobker, Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:36:00 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14IIL05 in review: Quiet office laptop with mediocre battery life

79% Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14IIL05 in review: Quiet office laptop with mediocre battery life

14-inch for at home. Lenovo's 14-incher scores with low operating noise and low temperatures. An Ice Lake Core i3 processor, an NVMe SSD and a matte IPS screen are found on board. The operating system is Windows 10 Home in S mode.
Intel Core i3-1005G1 | Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) | 14.00" | 1.6 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 29 Jul 2020 08:37:00 +0200
MSI GS75 Stealth 10SF Laptop Review: Great Core i7-10875H Performance

84% MSI GS75 Stealth 10SF Laptop Review: Great Core i7-10875H Performance

Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro Smartphone Review

86% Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro Smartphone Review - Mid-range Phone with an HDR AMOLED Display and >1000 nits

Vissles-M 15.6 Portable Monitor Review: Play Nintendo Switch Games Without The Docking Station

Vissles-M 15.6 Portable Monitor Review: Play Nintendo Switch Games Without The Docking Station

Jul 28
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3

84% Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3 Review: Subnotebook with QLED display

Zotac ZBox Edge MI643 Review: Slim and Low-Profile Mini PC

Zotac ZBox Edge MI643 Review: Slim and Low-Profile Mini PC

Jul 27
HP ProBook 445 G7

83% HP ProBook 445 G7 laptop review: Moving forward with Renoir

OnePlus Nord

83% OnePlus Nord Smartphone Review – Comeback of the Value Champion?

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3 review

84% Galaxy Book Flex 13.3 in review: Samsung convertible with bright display

Jul 26
Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550LXS in Review: Unique Gaming Laptop with Lots of Performance Below the Hood

85% Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550LXS in Review: Unique Gaming Laptop with Lots of Performance Below the Hood

Jul 25
Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 G532LWS Laptop Review: GeForce Supercharged

84% Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 G532LWS Laptop Review: GeForce Supercharged

Jul 24
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020 Business-Laptop Review: 4K display costs battery runtime

86% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020 Business-Laptop Review: 4K display costs battery runtime

All it takes is this tiny HDMI dongle for lossless 1080p60 streaming.

LikPok HYPER MIRROR Review - Lossless, mmWave Display Casting

Jul 23
Chuwi LarkBox Celeron J4115 Review: A 4K Mini PC So Small, It's Lighter Than Its Own AC Adapter

Chuwi LarkBox Celeron J4115 Review: A 4K Mini PC So Small, It's Lighter Than Its Own AC Adapter

MSI GE66 Raider

85% MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS Laptop Review: Premiere for the RTX 2070 Super

Asus VivoBook S14 S433FL-EB029T

81% Asus VivoBook S14 S433FL in review: Colorful laptop with stable case

Jul 22
Samsung Galaxy M31

80% Samsung Galaxy M31 Smartphone Review – Average with some highlights

Xiaomi RedmiBook 16 Ryzen 5 4500U laptop review - attractive price warrior from the Far East

83% Xiaomi RedmiBook 16 Ryzen 5 4500U laptop review - attractive price warrior from the Far East

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2020 Laptop Review: Business convertible with small improvements

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2020 Laptop Review: Business convertible with small improvements

Jul 21
Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 1 Laptop Review: Foiled by lack of AMD option

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 1 Laptop Review: Foiled by lack of AMD option

Dell Latitude 9510 2-in-1 Review: A 5G 15-inch Convertible That Isn't Huge Or Unwieldy

89% Dell Latitude 9510 2-in-1 Review: A 5G 15-inch Convertible That Isn't Huge Or Unwieldy

Jul 20
Xiaomi Black Shark 3

85% Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Smartphone Review – Gaming Power with LED Effects

Honor MagicBook 15 in review: Ryzen 5 in a stylish suit

83% Honor MagicBook 15 in review: Ryzen 5 in a stylish suit

Asus ROG Strix Scar 17

83% Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 G732LXS laptop review: Frontier runner

AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT Desktop CPU in review: Matisse refresh for the AM4 socket

AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT Desktop CPU in review: Matisse refresh for the AM4 socket

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 in review: A lot of computing power in a compact case

86% Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 in review: A lot of computing power in a compact case

Jul 19
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI Laptop Review: $1000 USD for GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Graphics is Too Much

81% Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI Laptop Review: $1000 USD for GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Graphics is Too Much

Jul 18
Huawei P40 Pro Plus Smartphone Review: Flagship with 100x Zoom

89% Huawei P40 Pro Plus Smartphone Review: Flagship with 100x Zoom

Jul 17
MSI Creator 17

83% MSI Creator 17 A10SGS Laptop Review: Winning with a Mini LED

Jul 15
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 review - Headphones with goosebumps included

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 review - Headphones with goosebumps included

Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 Laptop Review: Pretty Much A MacBook Pro 17

88% Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 Laptop Review: Pretty Much A MacBook Pro 17

Jul 14
LG Velvet 5G Smartphone Review

85% LG Velvet 5G Smartphone Review - High-class comeback for the camera mope

MSI Bravo 15

80% MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR Laptop Review: For bargain hunters

Jul 13
Dell Latitude 7310 Core i7 Laptop Review: Better Looks, Same Performance

89% Dell Latitude 7310 Core i7 Laptop Review: Better Looks, Same Performance

Lenovo ThinkPad T14 laptop review: Comet Lake update doesn't add much

88% Lenovo ThinkPad T14 laptop review: Comet Lake update doesn't add much

Jul 12
Fujitsu Lifebook U939

84% Fujitsu Lifebook U939 Laptop Review: A compact business notebook with LTE

Jul 11
The LG Gram 15 Laptop Review: Featherlight 15-inch laptop with a great display

85% The LG Gram 15 Laptop Review: Featherlight 15-inch laptop with a great display

Samsung Galaxy Book S Laptop Review: Lakefield with initial problems

85% Samsung Galaxy Book S Laptop Review: Lakefield with initial problems

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i 15IMH05 in review: Core i5 at full throttle

78% Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i 15IMH05 in review: Core i5 at full throttle

Jul 10
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H Review: Excellent power delivery and good battery life

83% Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H Review: Excellent power delivery and good battery life

Panasonic Toughbook FZ-A3 Tablet Review: When Thin Meets Rugged

78% Panasonic Toughbook FZ-A3 Tablet Review: When Thin Meets Rugged

Jul 9
MSI Bravo 17

81% MSI Bravo 17 laptop review: All-AMD gaming machine

Jul 8
Lenovo IdeaPad 5 15IIL05 Review: Good performance and a long battery life - thanks to the 70-Wh battery

83% Lenovo IdeaPad 5 15IIL05 Review: Good performance and a long battery life - thanks to the 70-Wh battery

HP ProBook 455 G7 Laptop in Review: Faster Performance Thanks to Zen2

83% HP ProBook 455 G7 Laptop in Review: Faster Performance Thanks to Zen2

Jul 7
Dell Latitude 7410 Laptop Review: The Lenovo X1 Carbon Has Met Its Match

89% Dell Latitude 7410 Laptop Review: The Lenovo X1 Carbon Has Met Its Match

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78% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11IGL05 laptop review: Quiet, efficient, and slow convertible

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Durabook R11 Rugged Tablet Review: A Tough Cookie

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85% Fujitsu Lifebook U939X Review: A business convertible with a lot of functionalities

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77% Lenovo V340-17IWL 81RG001YGE Review - Solid Entry-Level Business Device with a 17-inch IPS Display

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84% Huawei MateBook 13 (2020) review - A Ryzen laptop isn't always the better choice

Jul 3
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85% MSI GE75 Raider 10SE Laptop Review: 10th Gen Core i7 and GeForce RTX Combo

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90% ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020 Review: Familiar business laptop with a new power adapter

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76% Alcatel 3L (2020) Review - Smartphone with Long Runtime and 48-MP Camera

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82% Oppo Find X2 Lite smartphone review - Solid mid-ranger with weak haptics

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83% Oppo Find X2 Neo smartphone review - Model confusion at Oppo

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80% Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44 Laptop Review: AMD dating Nvidia

2020 HP Envy x360 13 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: Ryzen 5 Beats a Core i7

86% 2020 HP Envy x360 13 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: Ryzen 5 Beats a Core i7

Jun 28
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Zotac MEK MINI desktop PC with Core i7 and GeForce RTX 2070 Super in review

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87% Surface Book 3 13.5 review: Microsoft convertible is slowly getting old

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79% Samsung Galaxy A41 Smartphone Review: Affordable despite its Super AMOLED display

2020 Razer Blade Pro 17 Review: Do you Really Need a 300 Hz Laptop?

87% 2020 Razer Blade Pro 17 Review: Do you Really Need a 300 Hz Laptop?

Jun 26
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81% Acer Nitro 5 AN517-52 in review: Largely well-rounded gaming laptop offers decent battery life

Jun 25
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80% realme 6 Pro smartphone review: Swank around with big numbers

Jun 24
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Blaupunkt BTW 10 review - Overambitious TWS headphones with advantages

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84% Going all in on AMD: Dell G5 15 Special Edition Radeon RX 5600M Laptop Review

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75% Wiko View 4 Lite Review - Entry-level Smartphone with Strong Battery

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86% Samsung Galaxy Book S Laptop Review: Long battery runtime and under 1 kg

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83% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Smartphone Review: Plenty of features for a cheap price

Jun 21
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76% Asus VivoBook 17 S712FA Laptop Review: Low Weight, Low Price

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Moto 360 Gen 3 Review: Great smartwatch with a known shortcoming

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88% Microsoft Surface Book 3 15 Convertible Review: Still great, but is it better than its predecessor?

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Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch review with comparison to the Watch GT 2

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84% Nubia RedMagic 5G smartphone review - Strong as a gaming phone, weaknesses in everyday life

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Ananta 17.3-inch Touchscreen Portable Monitor Review: Huge Screen, Small Size

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85% Acer Swift 3 SF314-42 in Review: A well-rounded device with Ryzen 3 4300U as well

2020 HP Envy x360 15 Core i7 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: A Little Too Familiar

80% 2020 HP Envy x360 15 Core i7 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: A Little Too Familiar

OnePlus 8

88% OnePlus 8 in Review: Great smartphone even in the non-pro version

Jun 17
HP EliteBook 735 G6 laptop review: Despite AMD Picasso, not necessarily a bad choice

86% HP EliteBook 735 G6 laptop review: Despite AMD Picasso, not necessarily a bad choice

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75% Alcatel 1S (2020) Review - An Entry-level Smartphone with Strong Core Competencies

Jun 16
HP 14s-dq1431ng

79% HP 14s-dq1431ng Laptop in Review: Too noisy too often

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83% Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Review: Lite version of the flagship tablet with S-Pen

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Sharkoon Light² 200 gaming mouse hands-on: Feather-light but full of features

HP Envy 17t (Core i7-1065G7, Nvidia MX330, 4K) Laptop Review

81% HP Envy 17t (Core i7-1065G7, Nvidia MX330, 4K) Laptop Review

Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness Tracker Review: Twice as expensive as the Huawei Band 4 Pro and also twice as good?

Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness Tracker Review: Twice as expensive as the Huawei Band 4 Pro and also twice as good?

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84% Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro (LTE, SM-T545) Tablet Review: Outdoor expert with exchangeable battery

Jun 15
2020 Razer Blade Stealth GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q Laptop Review: Like the 2019 Version, But Done Right

85% 2020 Razer Blade Stealth GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q Laptop Review: Like the 2019 Version, But Done Right

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78% Chuwi AeroBook Pro Laptop Review: Core m3 is Showing its Age

Motorola Razr 2019

76% Motorola Razr 2019 Smartphone Review – Foldable Phone with Retro Charm

Jun 13
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86% Realme X50 Pro Smartphone Review - Price-performance Hit?

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82% Acer ConceptD 3 Pro CN315-71P in review: Mobile workstation with space for 3 drives

The Lenovo Flex 5, a powerful 14-inch 2-in-1 featuring a Ryzen 5 4500U for just $600.

Hands-on: The Lenovo Flex 5 promises Ice Lake-shattering performance at an affordable price

Jun 12
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AirTab 15.6-inch Portable Touchscreen Monitor Review: Sleek, But Too Dim

Oppo Reno3

80% Oppo Reno3 Smartphone Review – Many Lenses for Little Money

Jun 11
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Intel NUC 9 Extreme with Core i9 and RTX 2070 in Review

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus Review - TWS headset with great battery life

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77% Huawei P smart Pro Smartphone Review - The most unnecessary smartphone in 2020

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84% Huawei MateBook 13 2020 Subnotebook Review – Comet Lake update without performance benefits

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84% Oppo Reno3 Pro Smartphone Review – Mid-range Mobile Phone with Four Cameras

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83% Asus TUF A15 with AMD Renoir and Nvidia Graphics in Review

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C-Force CF011S C-SMART Portable Monitor Review: Great for Home or Flights

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HP 470 G7 in Review: Lackluster 17.3-inch Desktop Replacement

79% HP 470 G7 in Review: Lackluster 17.3-inch Desktop Replacement

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90% Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Laptop Review: No Core i9 Nonsense

Jun 8
Test OnePlus 8 Pro vs. OnePlus 7T Pro: is it worth the camera upgrade?

Camera comparison OnePlus 8 Pro vs. 7T Pro: Test results completely different than expected

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87% Acer Swift 3 SF314-42 Laptop Review: Fast, slim and with good battery life - The Ryzen subnotebook is almost completely convincing

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro smartphone review

85% Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Smartphone Review - Powerful Gaming Smartphone with a Drawback

Jun 7
Acer Swift 3 SF313-52-52AS

86% Acer Swift 3 SF313 laptop review: Also a good subnotebook with i5

Jun 6
Honor Magic Earbuds Review: TWS earbuds with ANC and good sound quality

Honor Magic Earbuds Review: TWS earbuds with ANC and good sound quality

Office laptop HP 15s-fq1440ng in the test: hardware deceives - potential wasted

78% Office laptop HP 15s-fq1440ng in the test: hardware deceives - potential wasted

Jun 5
Realme C3 smartphone review – Rock-bottom pricing with charm

77% Realme C3 smartphone review – Rock-bottom pricing with charm

Jun 4
Huawei MateBook X Pro 2020 in Review – Compact Laptop with Performance Issues

87% Huawei MateBook X Pro 2020 in Review – Compact Laptop with Performance Issues

Jun 3
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78% Realme 6i Smartphone Review – Successful Germany Launch

Jun 2
MacBook Pro 13 2020 in Review: Apple's subnotebook only gets the mandatory update

92% MacBook Pro 13 2020 in Review: Apple's subnotebook only gets the mandatory update

Realme 6 Smartphone Review: 90 Hz Isn't Everything

81% Realme 6 Smartphone Review: 90 Hz Isn't Everything

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Genesis RX85 RGB Hands-On Review: A great mechanical keyboard that doesn't cost a fortune

May 31
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77% Huawei P Smart 2020 Smartphone Review - Comfortable and stale

May 29
How good is the 108 MP camera of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro with the Google GCam?

88% Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro review: GCam port vs. stock camera – Serious differences to some extent

Oppo A91 Review - Slim Smartphone with Large Display

79% Oppo A91 Review - Slim Smartphone with Large Display

Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i5 Review: Now Even More Like a MacBook Pro

87% Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i5 Review: Now Even More Like a MacBook Pro

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83% Eluktronics RP-15 Laptop Review: The Ryzen 7 4800H Impresses Yet Again

May 27
Motorola Edge

81% Motorola Edge Smartphone Review – 5G without Bezels

Xiaomi Mi 10

88% Xiaomi Mi 10 Smartphone Review: More Megapixels

May 26
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76% Nokia 5.3 Smartphone Review - Slim Android-One mobile phone

May 25
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83% Asus TUF A17 FA706IU Ryzen 7 Laptop Review: Core i9 Performance for $1100 USD

May 23
HP ProBook 430 G7 Laptop  Review: No big improvement with Comet Lake

85% HP ProBook 430 G7 Laptop Review: No big improvement with Comet Lake

May 22
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73% 6th Gen Intel Skylake-U in 2020: Chuwi AeroBook Plus 4K Laptop Review

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Benchmarking Intel Comet Lake-S CPUs with up to 10 cores

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85% Asus ZenBook Flip 14 UX463FA in review: Classy convertible at a low price

May 21
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Smartphone

81% Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S Smartphone Review – Large Display, Low Price

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M MEMTEQ Type-C Portable Monitor Z1 review - Multi-screen use on the go

2020 Razer Blade 15 Base Model Laptop Review: The 10th Gen Intel Comet Lake-H Update

86% 2020 Razer Blade 15 Base Model Laptop Review: The 10th Gen Intel Comet Lake-H Update

May 20
Kingston KC2500 1 TB NVMe PCIe x4 SSD Benchmarked

Kingston KC2500 1 TB NVMe PCIe x4 SSD Benchmarked

Asus ExpertBook B9450FA

87% Asus ExpertBook B9450FA Review: Ultra light and high endurance

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85% Lenovo ThinkPad E490 Office Laptop in review: The Radeon GPU is too much for the cooling solution

May 19
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 and Ryzen 3 3300X with 4 cores and 8 threads in review

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 and Ryzen 3 3300X with 4 cores and 8 threads in review

May 18
Aorus 17G XB

87% Aorus 17G XB Laptop Review: The mechanical keyboard rocks

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85% Apple iPhone SE 2020 Review - Small phone with a fast-beating heart

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85% Dynabook Portege X30L-G Laptop Review: A New Lightweight Benchmark

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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X - The flagship for the AM4 socket in review

May 17
Nokia 1.3

68% Nokia 1.3 Smartphone Review – Small Nokia Mobile Phone with Weaknesses

MSI GS66 Stealth 10SGS Laptop Review: Core i7 or Core i9?

84% MSI GS66 Stealth 10SGS Laptop Review: Core i7 or Core i9?

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87% Honor Magicbook 14 Laptop Review: A better version of the MateBook D 14?

May 16
LG Gram 14Z90N Laptop Review: Lightweight at the Cost of Performance

85% LG Gram 14Z90N Laptop Review: Lightweight at the Cost of Performance

May 15
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Review: Fine-tuning the Flagship

89% Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Review: Fine-tuning the Flagship

May 14
Apple MacBook Air 2020 Review: Is the Core i3 the better choice?

90% Apple MacBook Air 2020 Review: Is the Core i3 the better choice?

HP 17 Laptop Review: A simple office notebook with a DVD burner

75% HP 17 Laptop Review: A simple office notebook with a DVD burner

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB

85% Gigabyte Aero 15 XB laptop review: Taking the lead with OLED

May 13
Motorola Moto G8

77% Motorola Moto G8 Smartphone Review – $200 Smartphone with Versatile Camera

May 12
Camera comparison: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Huawei P40 Pro vs OnePlus 8 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro

Camera Test: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Huawei P40 Pro vs OnePlus 8 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro – low-light fiasco for Samsung

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88% Dell XPS 13 9300 4K UHD Laptop Review: 16:10 is the New 16:9

May 9
Honor 9X Pro

80% Honor 9X Pro Smartphone Review: With a popup cam against the notch

May 7
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86% Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 W700G3T Review: The mobile workstation is hampered by small things

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81% Schenker XMG Apex 15 (Clevo NH57AF1) Laptop Review: Extremely fast, extremely loud

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83% MSI GP65 10SFK Laptop Review: 10th Gen Intel Core i7 Leaves its Mark

Motorola Moto E6s

75% Motorola Moto E6s Smartphone Review - Mobile Phone for Little Money

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Huawei P40 Pro vs. P40 vs. P40 Lite camera review: Huawei smartphones compared

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Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G

84% Oppo Reno3 Pro 5G Smartphone Review – Affordable Phone with 5G

May 5
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69% Chuwi Hi10 X Convertible Review: Metal Chassis for $230 USD

May 3
Lexar NM610 1 TB NVMe PCIe x4 SSD Benchmarked

Lexar NM610 1 TB NVMe PCIe x4 SSD Benchmarked

May 2
MSI GS66 Stealth

83% MSI GS66 Stealth 10SFS Laptop Review: Visually subdued, acoustically conspicuous

May 1
How big are the differences between the Huawei P40 Pro (left) and the Huawei P30 Pro (right)?

Huawei P40 Pro vs. P30 Pro camera comparison: Abandoning Google is not worth it! [UPDATE]

Like The Apple Touch Bar, But Better: Asus ZenBook Duo UX481 Laptop Review

83% Like The Apple Touch Bar, But Better: Asus ZenBook Duo UX481 Laptop Review

Apr 30
Schenker VIA 14 laptop review: Lightweight materials combined with a big battery

86% Schenker VIA 14 laptop review: Lightweight materials combined with a big battery

Apr 28
Durabook S15AB Rugged Laptop Review

78% Durabook S15AB Rugged Laptop Review

Apr 26
Huawei Mate Xs Smartphone Review - Foldable with Drawbacks

82% Huawei Mate Xs Smartphone Review - Foldable with Drawbacks

Apr 24
Umidigi F2

78% Umidigi F2 Smartphone Review – 48 Megapixel in Affordable

10th gen Core i5 Comet Lake-H Debut: MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR Laptop Review

79% 10th gen Core i5 Comet Lake-H Debut: MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR Laptop Review

Apr 23
Umidigi Power 3

78% Umidigi Power 3 Smartphone Review - Cellphone with Giant Battery and Wide-angle Camera

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR

87% Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB Laptop Review: Super Max-Q at the Start

Acer Predator Triton 500

Acer Predator Triton 500 laptop review: Superstar

OnePlus 8 Pro

88% OnePlus 8 Pro Smartphone Review: Now also charges wirelessly

Apr 22
Is a camera upgrade from the Xiaomi Mi 9 to the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro worth it?

88% Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs. Mi 9 camera comparison: A result couldn't be clearer?

Apr 20
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA Laptop Review: AMD Ryzen 3 for $400

73% Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA Laptop Review: AMD Ryzen 3 for $400

Apr 19
Huawei P40 Lite Smartphone Review: Good even without Google Services

81% Huawei P40 Lite Smartphone Review: Good even without Google Services

Apr 18
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Smartphone Review

88% Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Smartphone Review: Xiaomi has joined the smartphone elite

Apr 16
Huawei P40

87% Huawei P40 Smartphone Review – Tough sell despite its great camera

Apr 15
Google Pixel 4 XL

86% Google Pixel 4 XL Smartphone Review: Longer battery life thanks to a larger battery

Apr 14
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen Core i7 Convertible Review: A ThinkPad X1 Carbon in Disguise

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen Core i7 Convertible Review: A ThinkPad X1 Carbon in Disguise

Apr 11
Apple iPad Pro 11 2020

90% Apple iPad Pro 11 2020 Tablet Review – This is what an update should look like

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KFA2 GeForce RTX 2070 Super WTF Edition Review: With powerful triple-fan cooling

Apr 10
Schenker VIA 15

83% Schenker VIA 15 Laptop Review: a lightweight AMD notebook

Apr 9
Nod twice, please: Mobvoi TicPods 2 Pro reviewed

Nod twice, please: Mobvoi TicPods 2 Pro reviewed

Apple MacBook Air 2020 Core i5 Review – The best MacBook you can get? – No

88% Apple MacBook Air 2020 Core i5 Review – The best MacBook you can get? – No

Apr 8
Huawei P40 Pro Review - Smartphone with an impressive camera

89% Huawei P40 Pro Review - Smartphone with an impressive camera

Jumper EZbook X3 13.3-inch FHD

68% Jumper EZbook X3 Review: Ancient technology meets wobbly chassis

Apr 7
Passively Cooled Core i9: Impact Display Solutions IMP-3654-B1-R Mini PC Review

Passively Cooled Core i9: Impact Display Solutions IMP-3654-B1-R Mini PC Review

Apr 6
HP Elite Dragonfly Business-Convertible Review: Lighter than 1 kg only with the smaller battery

90% HP Elite Dragonfly Business-Convertible Review: Lighter than 1 kg only with the smaller battery

LG Gram 14T90N Convertible Review: A CPU Downgrade

81% LG Gram 14T90N Convertible Review: A CPU Downgrade

Apr 4
ConceptD 5 CN517-71-74YA

85% Acer ConceptD 5 17 inch Review: Creativity in large format

Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G Review: Laptop for Casual Gamers

82% Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G Review: Laptop for Casual Gamers

Apr 1
Samsung Galaxy S20+

88% Samsung Galaxy S20+ Smartphone Review: A handset with 8K video capabilities

Mar 31
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra - High-End Smartphone Reeks of Poor Implementation

89% Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra - High-End Smartphone Reeks of Poor Implementation

Mar 30
We analyze the camera quality of the current Sony camera sensors in the Oppo Find X2 and the Xiaomi Redmi K30.

Oppo Find X2 Pro vs. Redmi K30 camera test: Sony does it right with only one sensor

Asus Zephyrus G14 Ryzen 9 GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q Laptop Review: Kicking Core i9 to the Curb

84% Asus Zephyrus G14 Ryzen 9 GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q Laptop Review: Kicking Core i9 to the Curb

Acer ConceptD 9 Pro in Review: Workstation convertible for creative professionals

86% Acer ConceptD 9 Pro in Review: Workstation convertible for creative professionals

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7 2020 Laptop Review: Same Look, New Processor

89% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G7 2020 Laptop Review: Same Look, New Processor

Mar 29
Oppo Find X2 Pro smartphone

86% Oppo Find X2 Pro Smartphone Review - The burden of an astronomical price

Mar 28
BMAX MaxBook Y11 H1M6 Convertible Review

75% BMAX MaxBook Y11 H1M6 Convertible Review

HP SSD EX950 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD Benchmarked

HP SSD EX950 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD Benchmarked

Mar 27
Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRHg with a GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q in Review

84% Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRHg with a GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q in Review

Mar 26
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga

88% Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga review: Business convertible with good equipment

Acer Chromebook 715 Laptop Review

83% Acer Chromebook 715 Laptop Review

Mar 25
Samsung Galaxy S20

88% Samsung Galaxy S20 Smartphone Review – High-Quality Smartphone with Quirks

Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7 Laptop Review: New Chassis Design is More Exciting than the New CPU

89% Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7 Laptop Review: New Chassis Design is More Exciting than the New CPU

Blackview BV5900

73% Blackview BV5900 Smartphone Review – Outdoor Smartphone with Long Battery Life

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 7YL44EA

89% HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Review: Convertible with limited viewing angles

Mar 24
Asus ZenBook Flip 15 UX563FD in review: Multimedia convertible for content creators

87% Asus ZenBook Flip 15 UX563FD in review: Multimedia convertible for content creators

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: Cheap gaming laptop with good battery life

75% HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: Cheap gaming laptop with good battery life

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review - The better foldable smartphone

82% Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review - The better foldable smartphone

Mar 23
Motorola Moto G8 Power

78% Motorola Moto G8 Power Smartphone Review: Plenty of battery life and good cameras

Honor MagicWatch 2 Smartwatch Review: The Huawei clone convinces with graphical fitness charts

Honor MagicWatch 2 Smartwatch Review: The Huawei clone convinces with graphical fitness charts

Mar 21
Oppo Reno2

81% Oppo Reno2 Smartphone in Review: Lackluster Camera Performance

Dell XPS 13 9300 Laptop Review – Smaller, but slower CPU

89% Dell XPS 13 9300 Laptop Review – Smaller, but slower CPU

Mar 20
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Laptop Review: Too much performance with too little cooling

82% Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Laptop Review: Too much performance with too little cooling

Mar 19
Sports smartwatches: Garmin fēnix 6 and Polar Vantage V in comparison (Photo: Garmin, Polar)

Sports smartwatches: Garmin fēnix 6 and Polar Vantage V in comparison

Mar 17
Asus ZenBook 15 UX534FTC in Review: Matte, powerful king of battery life

85% Asus ZenBook 15 UX534FTC in Review: Matte, powerful king of battery life

Mar 16
Wiko View 4

75% Wiko View 4 Smartphone Review – Chic Long Distance Runner for Little Money

Blackview A80 Pro

75% Blackview A80 Pro Smartphone Review – Inexpensive with Good Running Time

Mar 14
Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15 Laptop Review: Cheap Core i7 Ice Lake Comes with a Performance Cost

79% Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15 Laptop Review: Cheap Core i7 Ice Lake Comes with a Performance Cost

Mar 13
Sharp Aquos V

81% Sharp Aquos V Smartphone Review – With Graphic Power to Victory

Mar 12
Nvidia GeForce MX330 and MX350 in review: Known architecture - New name

Nvidia GeForce MX330 and MX350 in review: Known architecture - New name

Mar 10
Huawei MateBook D 14 AMD

87% Huawei MateBook D 14 in Review: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Unleashed

Mar 9
Oppo Reno2 Z Smartphone Review

79% Oppo Reno2 Z Smartphone Review: Pseudo quad-cam phone with ups and downs

Huawei MateBook D 15 AMD

85% Huawei MateBook D 15 Laptop Review: Still a good notebook with AMD

TaoTronics Soundliberty 79

TaoTronics Soundliberty 79 AI Performance

Mar 8
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Patriot P300 P512GM28US PCIe x4 NVMe 512 GB SSD Benchmarked

Mar 6
Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Laptop Review: The Comet Lake-U Update

86% Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Laptop Review: The Comet Lake-U Update

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2019 Laptop Review: The second generation of Lenovo's premier multimedia laptop has gotten worse

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2019 Laptop Review: The second generation of Lenovo's premier multimedia laptop has gotten worse

Mar 5
Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Laptop Review: Thin design beats upgradability

85% Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Laptop Review: Thin design beats upgradability

Philips Brilliance 329P9H Review: 4K Display with USB-C Dock

Philips Brilliance 329P9H Review: 4K Display with USB-C Dock

Mar 3
Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Review: Business Laptop with Great Connectivity

82% Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Review: Business Laptop with Great Connectivity

Lenovo Yoga C740-14IML Convertible Review: Top-tier Looks, Mid-tier Price

84% Lenovo Yoga C740-14IML Convertible Review: Top-tier Looks, Mid-tier Price

The best video smartphones in the test: All against the iPhone

The best video smartphones in the test: All against the iPhone

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

78% Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone Review – Outdoor phone with user-replaceable battery

Feb 29
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Review - Smartphone with a strong battery

86% Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Review - Smartphone with a strong battery

Feb 27
Full HD gaming with the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT

Full HD gaming with the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT

Feb 26
Fairphone 3

77% Fairphone 3 Smartphone in Review: All Around Improvement

Dell Alienware m17 R2 Laptop Review: Making Core i9 Worthwhile

84% Dell Alienware m17 R2 Laptop Review: Making Core i9 Worthwhile

Feb 25
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Review: Corsair M65 RGB Elite tunable gaming mouse — Elite features at a competitive price

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