The Consumer Electronics Show, which occurs in Vegas every January is back to 2018 and we’ve been rushing around the show floors looking for all the finest in upcoming tech.
Companies usually use CES to display the latest updates to their laptops, hybrid laptop/tablet apparatus and tablet ranges. This season is not any different with lots of manufacturers displaying the most current and greatest in new laptops, netbooks and notebooks.
We’ve hunted down the laptops shown so far to give the low-down to you.
Asus ZenBook 13
Asus took CES this season as an chance to reveal two new lightweight and extremely mobile laptops. The newest Asus ZenBook 13 is targeted at MacBook fans and is currently available in a rose gold version. Boasting impressive stats which include an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 chip, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD it’s no slouch either. The new Zenbook additionally contains a Harman Kardon sound system plus a 15-hour battery lifetime.
Dell XPS 15 2-in-1
Dell unveiled new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 at the start of CES. This is a new 2-in-1 device that consumers can use as a laptop or touchscreen tabletcomputer. The newest XPS 15 consists of the exact substances as the Dell XPS 13 – alloy and carbon fibre and will arrive from a silver and black finish. Specs wise, the XPS 15 contains the 8th Gen Intel Core portable chip with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated High Bandwidth Memory for graphics.
Such as the XPS 13, the Dell XPS 15 will also have the brand new Maglev keyboard technology in addition to a next-generation InfinityEdge display with 4K resolution. Dell also claims the new laptop will offer 15-hours of battery life on a single bill despite being the “the smallest and thinnest 2-in-1 of its dimensions.”
HP Spectre 15 x360
HP used CES 2018 to unveil many new laptops the very first of which will be actually the Spectre 15 x360 which the company claims is “the planet’s strongest convertible PC”. This new laptop utilizes Intel’s newest 8th generation Core quad-core chip and Radeon RX Vega M or Nvidia GeForce MX 150 graphics to provide a 4K resolution on the laptops 15.6-inch touchscreen.
The Spectre 15 x360 also reportedly boasts 13.5-hour battery life, speedy control engineering and Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
HP Envy x2
HP also announced the new version of the Envy x2 2-in-1 laptop. This new variant has an Intel 7th generation Y-series chip, up to 256GB of SSD storage and up to 8GB of RAM. It also runs Windows 10 and delivers a 4K resolution onto a screen that’s protected Corning Gorilla Glass 4. HP states you can opt to spec the new Envy x2 with a nano-SIM card slot for mobile data so it can easily be used on the move.
Lenovo Miix 630
Lenovo has really taken to CES 2018 at Las Vegas to announce a variety of new laptops. The very first of these is the Lenovo Miix 630, a 2-in-1 laptop that boasts 20-hours battery life as a result of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system and Windows 10 S functioning system.
We’ve had our hands on this new laptop and we’re happy to report it is silent, powerful and durable straight out of the box. With 4G LTE connectivity, it’s also good to use on-the-go.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Lenovo additionally announced the newest ThinkPad X1 Carbon as a part of its ThinkPad line-up for both 2018. This new 14-inch laptop boasts a couple of stand-out features which make it interesting including Amazon Alexa capabilities plus a Dolby Vision HDR display.
The hottest ThinkPad X1 Carbon is also customisable up to a 8th Gen Intel Core i7 chip, 16GB of memory and up to 1TB of SSD storage. All this is backed with a 15-hour battery lifetime and a WQHD IPS display offering 2560×1440 resolution.
Acer Swift 7
Acer has upgraded its Swift 7 punctually for CES 2018. The new Swift 7 supplies a thinner chassis which Acer maintains makes it “the world’s thinnest laptop”. The company also has added 4G connectivity thanks to a Intel XMM mobile modem making it flexible enough to work with on the go. More electricity and a computer keyboard backlight would be the other principal stand out features over its predecessor. The Swift 7 utilizes an Intel Core i7 chip, 8GB RAM and 256 GB PCIe SSD storage but just offers Full HD resolution rather than 4K.
Acer Chromebook 11
Acer also announced the new Acer Chromebook 11, that sports USB-C connections and Google Play letting it run millions of Android apps. Adding an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 IPS display it will be available with the choice of non-touch or touchscreen alternatives and an HDR camera on the front for video calling. This new Chromebook will also include 16GB or 32GB options for internal storage in addition to up to 4GB of RAM powered by Intel Celeron chips. 10-hours battery lifetime, in addition to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, will be the other highlights.
Razer Project Linda
At last year’s CES Razer shown the bonkers three-screened laptop below the banner of Project Valerie. It is no surprise then that Razer has once more wowed crowds at this year’s show with Job Linda – a concept device that turns out a Razer Phone into a Android laptop when it’s docked into the machine.
The Razer Telephone functions as the laptop’s touchpad when it’s slid into the front part of the computer keyboard. This docking is additionally a two-way relationship with the laptop then being capable of charging that the docked phone over three times with no connection to your power supply. Even though this isn’t the very first time we’ve seen a phone/laptop hybrid it’s certainly interesting and bound to produce waves with Razer fans.