The Mate 10 Pro sits at the top of Huawei's Mate Android smartphone lineup. This unlocked GSM phone has an 18:9 aspect ratio small bezel 6" OLED 2160 x 1080 display, a front 8MP camera and Huawei's usual excellent Leica branded dual rear cameras (12MP color main camera and 20MP monochrome camera, both with f/1.6 lenses). The Mate 10 Pro runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Huawei's EMUI 8.0 overlay on the Kirin 970 CPU with 4 or 6GB RAM and 64 or 128GB internal storage.
The Surface Book is now available in two sizes with the refreshed Surface Book 2 line that brings updated and significantly faster quad core CPUs and serious dedicated graphics. The 15" has the NVIDIA GTX 1060 and the 13.5" has the GTX 1050 (full versions, not Max-Q). As ever, the design features a separable tablet with a secondary battery and dedicated graphics in the base of all but the base model 13.5". It has a revised fulcrum hinge, Surface pen support with tilt and much more.
This is the mid-tier Inspiron model with pricing starting at $499, and it’s available both as a 360 degree hinge convertible and a traditional laptop in a variety of sizes. The Inspiron 13 5379 has a full HD IPS touch screen, Intel 8th generation quad core 15 watt CPUs, Intel UHD 620 graphics, a Microsoft precision trackpad and a backlit keyboard. It has two DDR4 RAM slots and your choice of a SATA3 SSD or HDD.
The latest Stealth Ultrabook sports a much appreciated 13.3" display rather than the original model's 12.5", yet the size and weight remain nearly the same. Inside there's an Intel Core i7-8550U 8th generation quad core CPU for 40% better performance. The Blade Stealth is available in matte black with a Chroma RGB keyboard and gunmetal with a more staid white backlit keyboard. This high end laptop competes with the Dell XPS 13 and 13" MacBook Pro.
The Essential PH-1 is an unlocked $499 (thanks to a recent price drop) Android smartphone with a stunning bezel-free 5.7" display and titanium and ceramic construction. The phone supports both GSM and CDMA so it will work on most carriers. Sprint also sells it. The Essential supports modular accessories like a 360 degree camera via 2 pogo pins on the back. The phone runs Android 7.1.1 on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU with 128GB storage and it has dual rear 13MP cameras.
The Pro version in the Xiaomi Notebook line with a classy and very well put together 15.6" aluminum chassis, Intel Core i5-8250U quad core 15 watt 8th gen CPU and NVIDIA MX150 2GB GDDR5 graphics. It has a backlit keyboard, large trackpad with fingerprint sensor for Windows Hello and a full HD gloss IPS non-touch display. As ever, despite the classy chassis and solid specs, the price is quite low.
A Surface Pro clone with a crowdsourced twist. Eve Tech asked potential buyers and tech dreamers on the Internet what they'd like to see in a variant of the popular Microsoft Surface Pro. Some really good things come of this like USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, a keyboard with several backlight colors, a keyboard that works when detached from the tablet and strong battery life.
The late 2017 edition of the HP Spectre x360 has a 13.3" 1080p or 4K IPS display supporting N-Trig pen and touch, Intel 8th generation 15 watt U series for significantly faster performance and a new fingerprint scanner. The x360 looks almost identical to last year's model, and that's fine with us since it sports the same rigid and classy looking metal casing and a striking design. It's available in silver, dark ash and rose gold colors.
The Lenovo Yoga 920 is a high end convertible Ultrabook with a 14" display supporting pen and touch, Intel 8th generation quad core CPUs and Thunderbolt 3. The Yoga 920 boasts several key improvements over last year's Yoga 910, and it's a worthy competitor to the 13" HP Spectre x360. It's available with Intel 8th gen Kaby Lake-R quad core CPUs, and your choice of a full HD or 4K display.
The late 2017 refresh of the Dell XPS 13 looks identical to the previous model and it uses the same casing, Infinity Edge nearly bezel-free displays, backlit keyboard and chin-cam. Where it shines is the performance improvement in Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake-R CPUs for 15 watt Ultrabooks that doubles the number cores to 4 and brings a 40% performance improvement to processor intensive tasks.
The stunning new ceramic white edition of the HP Spectre 13 sports Intel 8th generation quad core CPUs and a touch screen. The Spectre is a conventional laptop rather than a convertible like the Spectre x360. The laptop is available with Intel Core i5-8250U and Core i7-8550U quad core 15 watt CPUs with Intel UHD 620 graphics, fast PCIe NVMe SSDs and your choice of a full HD or 4K gloss touch screen. It's incredibly thin and light.
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