Portégé X30L-G, the world’s lightest thirteen inch business laptop, debuts at the floor of CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Manufacturer Dynabook Europe GmbH, says the device meets and exceeds Microsoft’s Modern Device standard.
It is a very light device weighing only 870g. Uniquely designed for portability the company calls it. The new Dynabook comes powered with the latest 10th generation Intel comet lake U processor and 4GB of RAM. With varying SSD storage options to choose from.
Dynabook engineered the Portégé X30L-G to to cover extreme environmental variables with the MIL-STD-810G standards. The laptop is put through military-grade drop, temperature, humidity and dustproof testing. To demonstrate its overall robustness, ensuring it can withstand the challenging demands of today’s mobile workforce.
Device features include a sharp non-reflective 13” IGZO FHD LCD screen. Two USB 3.0 ports, a USB type-C port, full-size HDMI port and Gigabit-LAN port.
“The launch of the Portégé X30L-G demonstrates our continued commitment to developing devices which are built with the modern day enterprise workforce in mind“, says Damian Jaume, President, Dynabook Europe GmbH. “The device is a testament to our engineers and their ability to pack powerful business-oriented components into increasingly compact devices. The next generation of lightweight devices is here and we’re excited to be at the forefront of this innovation He continues.”
The Portégé X30L-G will be available in stores from mid February 2020. Estimated basic selling price is $1,599.
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The Huawei MateBook X pro has a premium feel to it. Described by Huawei as the first ever full view notebook, delivering a borderless experience to consumers. It comes packed with high specifications in an ultralight body.
Samsung announces Always On, Always Connected Galaxy Book2 PC
Samsung Electronics America Inc. has out doored it’s latest portable PC. The Galaxy Book2 designed to deliver productivity and mobility to the user. Samsung says in a world that doesn’t slow down it should give you the power to stay ahead. Touted to give a whooping 20 hours batter life. Its inspired by the Microsoft Surface Pro devices as this is what Microsoft has been pushing its partners to do. I like the idea the keyboard and pen are bundled and sold with the device.
So lets take a look at what it offers. It comes installed with Windows 10S and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 850. Has 12″ display, LTE support, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, two USB type C ports, S Pen and Keyboard.
Check out the full Galaxy Book2 specifications below.
Some impressive takes on the device; the keyboard is backlit and included pressure responsive S Pen doesn’t need to be charged. I will like to get a hand on this and take it for a test. Downside, it doesn’t talk about expandable storage nor do i know if there will be other higher specifications to select from.
You can purchase the Samsung Galaxy Book2 starting November 2, 2018 online at ATT.com, Microsoft.com and Samsung.com stores for $999.99
What do you think about the Book2? Have you used the Book1 and can you tell us how your usage was like? Share your thoughts in the comments.
HP announces new Spectre Folio convertible Laptop that it says creates an unrivaled PC experience
At an unveiling, HP showed a device that seeks to revinent premium, reset expectations and create something completely new. A device that Stacy Wolff, HP’s Global Head of System Design calls “Modern vintage meets technology”. He said it is simple yet sophisticated, casual yet professional.
A stunning new device that sets a bold standard for premium PC innovation.
It can sit in four positions. HP says you can move it from the creation mode to the consumer mode. With making this device Stacy Wolff said we wanted a material that has that timeless quality. Something that changes the premium from Aluminum. He was quick to add that this is not a PC wrapped in leather but a PC made of leather.
Let’s take a look at the HP Spectre Folio
The device comes with an 8th generation Intel Core i7 Y series processor, up to 16 GB RAM and configurable to 2 TB of storage. An LTE device, offering eSIM or nano SIM with about 18 hours of battery life. It comes in a 13″ display size with a full size backlit keyboard and an HP digital Pen included. It currently comes in two colours; Cognac brown and Bordeau Burgundy.
Acer introduces Swift 5, it’s latest portable computing device
Acer announced a host of devices during its next@acer event at the Internationale Funkausstellung(IFA) Berlin trade show. Latest announcement include Swift 5, Swift 3, Aspire 7, Aspire Z24, ACer OJO 500, Nitro and the Predator.
We take a look at the Acer Swift 5 laptop. Acer claims it is the worlds lightest 15″ Laptop weighing only 0.97kg. It has a metal design and very narrow bezels of 5.87mm, which should give a user more screen space. Also “combining ultimate portability with smooth usability”.
Let’s Take a look at the Swift 5
Coined by Acer, the new feather weight of size, shape an style has up to 10 hours of batter life. It comes with full HD touch display and USB C ports.
8th Gen Intel®Core™ i7 Processor
15.6” FHD, IPS Touchscreen Display
Windows 10 Home/pro
Up to 16GB of DDR4 SDRAM
Full HD 1920×1080 IPS
up to a 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD
Pricing will vary based on device specification configuration. Check out the other Acer products announced at IFA Berlin 2018