The Z2 Force is available on the 4 big US carriers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon) and it's also sold as an unlocked GSM phone on Moto's website for $720. The Z2 Force has a 5.5" QHD 2560 x 1440 AMOLED display with ShatterShield, 4G LTE, a microSD card slot and no headphone jack. It runs Android 7.1.1 on the 2.35 GHz Snapdragon 835 CPU with $GB RAM and 64 GB storage. It has dual 12MP rear cameras, and it's compatible with Moto Mods.
We go hands-on with the newest Surface Pro model. It features the same casing as the Surface Pro 4, with an updated hinge and changes on the inside. Most notably, it runs Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs on Windows 10 Pro, and the pen has improved. Alas, the pen is no longer included in the box, nor is the Type Cover keyboard. Microsoft claims much improved battery life and the Core m and Core i5 models have no fan and are thus silent.
Toshiba's 12.5" ultraportable has 360 degree hinges and a Wacom AES pen. This is an extremely thin and light convertible with a magnesium alloy casing and Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 and i7 CPUs. The 15.4mm thick, 2.4 lb. notebook is available with 8 or 16GB RAM and fast PCIe NVMe SSDs. It has a 1920 x 1080 IPS matte display with Gorilla Glass 4, a backlit keyboard and a Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Gen. 2 port. The X20W competes with the Microsoft Surface Pro, Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 and other thin and light convertibles and 2-in-1 models.
This is Lenovo's highest end gaming laptop / desktop replacement PC with a 17.3" IPS full HD display, mechanical backlit keyboard and the overclockable Intel Core i7-7820HK CPU. The Lenovo Legion Y920 has NVIDIA GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5 graphics, a 75Hz G-Sync display, 16GB memory (max of 64GB) and a fast 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD plus a 1 TB HDD.
The latest generation HP Spectre x2 is a 12.3" convertible Windows tablet that competes directly with the Microsoft Surface Pro. The Spectre x2 is significantly less expensive than a comparably configured Surface Pro and it sports an "ash silver" metal casing with a gold stainless steel kickstand. The tablet has a 3000 x 2000 IPS display that supports touch and the included HP Active Pen (N-Trig technology). A backlit keyboard is also included with the x2. The 2-in-1 is available with Intel Core i5 and i7 CPUs with Intel Iris graphics.
The Helios 300 line are Acer's relatively affordable 15.6" and 17.3" gaming laptops with NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics and a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad core, 45 watt CPU. We look at the 15" model that starts at $1,100 with 16GB RAM, a 1920 x 1080 matte IPS display and a 256GB M.2 SSD. The Helios 300 has a backlit keyboard, Microsoft Precision trackpad, Dolby audio and strong Qualcomm Atheros WiFi 802.11ac.
This is the second generation Moto Z Play, the Moto Z2 Play Android smartphone that supports Moto Mods modular accessories. The mobile phone is available on Verizon Wireless for $408, and it will available as an unlocked phone later this summer for $499. The Z2 Play has a 5.5" AMOLED full HD display, the 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 626 CPU with 3GB RAM (Verizon version) or 4GB RAM (unlocked). It has 32GB storage and a microSD card slot.
Now available in 13.3 and 15 inch sizes-- we look at the 15" in this review. These are 2-in-1 convertible Windows 10 laptops that compete directly with the HP Spectre x360 and Lenovo Yoga 720. We look at the 15" model that sells for $1,299. It has an aluminum casing, color accurate 1920 x 1080 display supporting touch and the included S Pen (Wacom EMR), Intel Core i7-7500U 7th gen Kaby Lake CPU, AMD Radeon 540 2GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics, 16GB DDR4 RAM and a 256GB SSD.
The 2017 refresh of the 12.5" X Series ThinkPad sports Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs and a USB-C port along with an impressive selection of ports and long battery life. The X270 has Lenovo's Bridge Battery system, with an internal battery and removable rear battery.
The MSI GT73VR 7RF Titan Pro is a 17.3" desktop replacement gaming laptop with Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake quad core 45 watt CPUs and NVIDIA GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1070 SLI options. The GT series is MSI's top of the line with excellent performance and cooling. The Titan Pro GT73VR line is available with Core i7-7700HQ and i7-7820HK CPUs, DDR4 RAM (64GB max), a 256GB SSD, 1TB 7200 RPM HDD and Killer AC1525 WiFi and Killer Gigabit Ethernet..
The Acer Predator 21 X is a gaming laptop in name only since it weighs 18.74 lb. and has a 21" curved widescreen display. While it's neither terribly portable nor affordable, the mighty Predator 21 X was intended to show off Acer's high end design prowess for gaming products. The laptop runs Windows 10 on the Intel Core i7-7820HK overclockable quad core 45 watt Kaby Lake 7th gen CPU with two NVIDIA GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5 graphics cards in SLI. It has 64GB DDR4 2400 MHz RAM, 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID0, a 1TB 7200 RPM HDD and a Cherry MX Brown mechanical keyboard. There's a right mounted trackpad that can be flipped to a number pad.
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