The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is a foldable Android 10 flip phone that turns into a phablet. The phone features a flexible glass OLED 6.7” main display and it’s available in 3 colors plus a designer option. This is a striking looking glass and metal phone that is indeed much more pocketable than big screen phones, and the specs are strong, albeit not as cutting edge as the Samsung Galaxy S20 family models. It has a Snapdragon 855+ CPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, 3 cameras and more.
Wacom's new entry level 13.3” pen display with a Wacom EMR battery-free pen that supports 4,096 pressure levels and 60 degrees of tilt. Intended for budding artists, photo editors on the go, and note-takers, the $399 pen monitor has a matte full HD 1920 x 1080 display, built-in 19 degree legs (stand) and it supports Mac, Windows and Android.
Apple has improved their top of the line Mac laptop by listening to its customers: the Butterfly keyboard is replaced with the Magic Keyboard, cooling is improved, storage is doubled and you get it with up to 64GB RAM. The bigger, higher resolution display has smaller bezels, so the footprint isn’t much larger than the 15” MacBook Pro it replaces. The Mac laptop also boasts more powerful AMD Radeon Pro 5300M and 5500M graphics. It's available with Intel 9th gen, 45 watt 6-core i7 and 8-core i9 processors.
This 2019 refresh of the XPS 15 has Intel 9th gen processors, NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics and OLED display option. The XPS 15's casing remains the same as last gen, with a few tweaks to cooling and the webcam has moved up top above the display.
The 13” Pro X is similar in design to Surface Pro 7, but it has a 0.7” larger PixelSense IPS 3:2 aspect ratio display, rounded edges and smaller bezels. The Surface Pro X runs Windows 10 Home on a custom Qualcomm 8cx family processor, the Microsoft SQ1 with a 3GHz top speed. This is an ARM CPU, so don't expect compatibility with Windows 64 bit programs meant for Intel and AMD CPUs. 4G LTE is built-in but as with SP7, the keyboard and pen are sold separately.
The HP ZBook 17 G6 is a very powerful 17.3” desktop replacement size mobile workstation with optional Dream Color wide gamut 4K display and up to an Intel Core i9-9880H or Xeon E2286M 8-core CPU. The MIL STD ZBook 17 is available with NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000/4000/5000 graphics or AMD Radeon Pro W5500 dedicated graphics. It has 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, easy access internals with several M.2 SSD bays, a 2.5” bay and tool-less 95.6 WHr battery removal.
This is the 2020 edition of the Vaio SX12, one of the lightest and slimmest 12.5” Ultrabooks on the market. The laptop has the 10th gen Intel Comet Lake 6-core i7 CPU. Despite its small size, it has myriad ports, including 3 USB-A, USB-C, Ethernet, HDMI and even VGA. The casing is made of unidirectional carbon fiber and there are full HD and 4K matte IPS display options.
This is the long awaited 2019 refresh, model 7390. There are a lot of improvements over the first gen model, with the new more powerful Intel 10th gen Ice Lake 10nm 15 watt CPUs, a new 16:10 aspect ratio display, active cooling with vapor chamber and an even slimmer and lighter unibody aluminum design. The 2-in-1 convertible Ultrabook has a 13.4” full HD or 4K display with touch and optional pen support.
Lenovo's mid-range convertible 14” Ultrabook with a premium metal chassis, touchscreen, pen support and Intel 10th gen Ice Lake quad core CPUs. The specs and build are quite nice, particularly given the $699 starting price. There’s also a 15.6” version with similar specs. The laptop has a full HD IPS display, Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and a fast M.2 NVMe SSD.
This very compact and light laptop comes in a striking blue color, and it has a CNC magnesium casing. It has 360 degree hinges and your choice of full HD, 4K and privacy screens all supporting pen and touch. This is the high end business alternative to the HP Spectre x360, and it's passed several MIL-Spec tests, has a self-healing BIOS, optional Intel vPro quad core processors and a fingerprint scanner and Windows Hello IR camera.
This is the 2019 refresh of this slim yet powerful 15.6" laptop with Intel 9th gen 45 watt CPUs and NVIDIA GTX 1650 Max-Q graphics. The ThinkPad is available with a variety of displays, both matte non-touch and touch. At the high end there are 4K wide gamut IPS and 4K OLED touch panels. It competes with the Dell XPS 15 and perhaps even the 15" MacBook Pro.
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