This is an unlocked GSM Android smartphone. Unlike the BlackBerry KeyONE, this is a slate design phone with a software rather than hardware keyboard. It has a metal frame and carbon fiber finish on the back that results in a classy and sturdy design. The $449 GSM unlocked phone has a 5.5” full HD IPS display, Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and a microSD card slot. Battery life is excellent thanks to a 4,000 mAh battery.
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.
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.
A desktop replacement and gaming laptop with an Intel 8th Gen 6 Core Coffee Lake desktop CPU inside. The notebook is available with your choice of a single NVIDIA GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 or two of either of those cards in SLI. As you might guess, this is one of the more powerful consumer computers on the market, desktop or laptop. It’s available with up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, a variety of M.2 SSDs and 2.5” HDDs or SSDs, Thunderbolt 3, and a full HD or 100% Adobe RGB wide gamut 4K display (both matte and supporting G-Sync).
The entry level MSI GL62M 7REX 15.6”is a gaming laptop with a relatively slim and light design, Intel Core i7-7700HQ, NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti and a full HD IPS display. The notebook has a red backlit SteelSeries keyboard, 2 DDR4 RAM slots, SSD and HDD options and it starts at $979.
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 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.
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