The latest version of HP’s laptop-tablet hybrid has a 12.3″ 3000×2000 touchscreen, a stainless steel kickstand, two USB-C ports, a microSD ports and comes with a keyboard and digital pen. It can be maxed out with a dual-core Core i7 2.4GHz CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD.
Razer’s ultrabook now comes in two screen sizes: the original 12.5″ and a new 13.3″ screen with thin bezels. It also has a new second color scheme – dark gray with a non-glowing Razer logo on the lid and only a white backlight for its keyboard. It also works with the Razer Core.
We live in a world where technological obsolescence is an everyday expectation. But is there still value in the old electronics we’d otherwise discard? Modern Classic decided to find out by dusting off a 20-year-old IBM ThinkPad to see if it could still be of use today.
What could have been the Surface Pro 5 does away with the numbers. The new model has a more versatile hinge, up to 2.5x faster CPU, quieter cooling, and up to 13.5 hours of battery life. It’s compatible with the Surface Dial and the new Surface Pen is much more capable.
We’ve seen laptops with more than one display before, but Razer takes things to the next level. Its Project Valerie is a proof-of-concept that adds two additional 17.3″ 4K displays to the Razer Blade Pro, with a mechanism that automatically deploys the side displays.
Lenovo managed to cram in a 14″ 1080p/1440p screen, the latest Intel CPU, 2 USB-C ports, 2 USB 3 ports, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, a microSD/SIM card slot, and its vaunted full-size keyboard in a tiny weatherproof carbon fiber case that weighs just 2.5lb.
The Eve V is a crowdsourced Windows tablet-laptop hybrid. It can be configured with a mobile Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. It has a 12.3″ 2736 x 1824 IGZO LCD touchscreen and four speakers. Ports include two USB 3, one USB 3.1 Type-C and one Thunderbolt 3 Type-C.
The most powerful version of Microsoft’s hybrid portable computer packs a more powerful Intel Core i7 CPU, GTX GeForce 965M GPU, up to 16GB RAM, up to 1TB SSD storage and a battery that lasts up to 16h. It also works with the new Surface Dial control peripheral.
Apple’s latest pro notebook is thinner, faster, has a much larger trackpad, a new keyboard, Touch ID, and a color multitouch toolbar that replaces the function keys with customizeable and contextual controls. In 13″ or 15″ sizes with a variety of Core i5 & Core i7 CPUs.
Built to run the latest VR games, the GT83VR Titan SLI is a monster of a gaming laptop, with an 18.4″ display, Intel’s quad-core i7-6920HQ or 6820HK CPU, 512GB to 1TB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1080 Dual SLI GPUs, and a mechanical Steelseries keyboard with RGB backlighting.
The ZenBook 3 has Apple squarely in its sights. It weighs just 2lb and is just 0.46″ when closed, making it lighter and thinner than a MacBook. Yet it packs serious specs, including a 12.5″ 1080p display and up to a Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD. Drops Q3 2016 for $999+.