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+.
Acer’s 2-in-1 Windows 10 notebook packs the power of a proper Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 CPU, and a quiet liquid cooling system. The 12″ IPS display offers 2160×1440 resolution, and the system includes a keyboard. An optional active pen adds drawing capabilities. Drops 6/2016.
We’ve been on the hunt for a laptop that could keep up with the daily demands of creating The Awesomer. Thanks to its powerful 6th-gen Intel core i7 CPU, insanely sharp 15″ 4K display, and great build quality, the 2016 Dell XPS 15 is our officially our machine of choice.
We’ve been building The Awesomer on the Dell XPS 15 laptop, a true MacBook Pro killer. Our system packs a sharp and accurate 4K slim-bezel display, 6th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, Nvidia GTX 960M graphics, Thunderbolt 3, 16GB RAM, a 512GB SSD, and is crazy fast for work or play.