Laptop & Smart Phone

  • Razer Blade (2017) UHD Laptop Review
    on December 12, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    Christmas tree in UHD. A fully configurable RGB keyboard backlight is one of Razer's most distinctive features. In time for the holiday season, Razer has released a UHD variant of the Kaby Lake and GTX 1060-powered Razer Blade notebook, best to be showcased with opened lid underneath the Christmas […]

  • Lenovo Ideapad 120s (11-inch) Notebook Review
    on December 12, 2017 at 8:33 am

    Smaller size, bigger value. The 11-inch Lenovo Ideapad 120s carries over many of the same facets of its 14-inch brother in a more compact case. However, with half the RAM and a smaller body, can it keep up with the larger model? […]

  • Dell Latitude 13 7380 (i7-7600U, FHD) Laptop Review
    on December 11, 2017 at 3:22 am

    The sweet spot? Dell’s revision of their 13.3-inch Latitude 7000 series introduces active cooling and brings the machine up to speed with its 12.5 and 14-inch counterparts. With a Core i7 CPU, 16 GB RAM, and a Samsung NVMe SSD, is this the business-grade XPS 13 we’ve been waiting for? […]

  • Test Motorola Moto G5s Smartphone
    on December 10, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Camera evolution. The special edition of the Moto G5 is intended to add to Motorola's selection of mid-range smartphones, and there have been a number of changes to make that happen. Most notably, the camera has been considerably enhanced. We will ascertain whether this will prove a marked […]

  • Lenovo Miix 520 (i5-8250U, FHD) Convertible Review
    on December 10, 2017 at 12:47 am

    The Surface Pro alternative. Faster than the fastest Surface Pro and cheaper as well, the Lenovo tablet returns with Kaby Lake-R to boost the Miix family back on top. […]

  • Acer Spin 5 SP515-51GN (i7-8550U, GTX 1050, 8 GB) Convertible Review
    on December 8, 2017 at 8:43 am

    More than just a convertible! Above all else, the Acer Spin 5 is a 15-inch convertible. However excitement is aplenty, because Intel’s latest Core i7-8550U and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 are what we have under the hood here. Whether this convertible laptop can function as a gaming notebook […]

  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Smartphone Review
    on December 8, 2017 at 5:23 am

    A wolf in sheep's clothing. Housed in its little 4.6-inch case, the Sony Xperia XZ1 embraces an understated style. But underneath that unassuming exterior lurks a full-fledged, high-end smartphone that can compete with the likes of the Apple iPhone 8 and other heavyweights. It is also one of the […]

  • Dell Vostro 15 5568 (i7-7500U, 940MX) Laptop Review
    on December 7, 2017 at 2:31 pm

    New assets, old shortcomings. We already announced in January that Dell was planning to offer the Vostro 15 5568 with other processors and a dedicated graphics solution. This configuration is now available and we are going to test what this entry-level business laptop with an Intel Core i7-7500U […]

  • Lenovo Yoga 520-14IKB (i5-7200U, 256 GB SSD) Laptop Review
    on December 6, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    Weak chest. While the new Intel processors represent the biggest performance boost in years, the Lenovo Yoga 520-14IKB is still equipped with older Kaby Lake processors. You can find out in this extensive test, why the convertible did not receive our final recommendation. […]

  • HP Omen 15t-ce000 (7700HQ, GTX 1060 Max-Q, UHD) Laptop Review
    on December 4, 2017 at 1:18 am

    Omen II. Our second review gaming notebook from HP's updated 15-inch Omen series features almost the same hardware as the previous system, but it's equipped with a 4K display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. How the theoretically less frugal display affects performance and the battery life […]

  • Asus ZenFone 4 ZE554KL Smartphone Review
    on December 3, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    Ambitious. With the fourth generation of the ZenFone series, Asus challenges a fiercely contested submarket by not only offering competitive pricing but also by providing their latest offering with a strong camera. Moreover, ZenUI has taken a great leap forward, making it seem positively grown up! […]

  • Razer Blade Stealth (QHD i7-8550U) Laptop Review
    on December 2, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Dancing at two weddings with one laptop. With the Blade Stealth, Razer aims to attract gamers during the night and office workers during the day. In order to gain a performance increase compared to the predecessor, the Ultrabook is equipped with an i7-8550U of the 8th Intel generation. We took a […]

  • MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q, Full HD) Laptop Review
    on December 2, 2017 at 3:21 am

    Lighter, slimmer fireball. The slim MSI GS63VR 7RG can run all the modern games smoothly on its matte Full HD screen. Here, MSI goes for a 120 Hz TN panel with fast response times. The rest of the hardware is also in good order: NVMe SSD, HDD, Thunderbolt 3. […]

  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Smartphone Review
    on December 2, 2017 at 1:22 am

    Family Matters. The XZ1 is the successor to the Sony XZ, Sony's initial high-end smartphone. As such, it seems to have inherited the latter's bias for incorporating some flaws. Nevertheless, the XZ1 is truly a member of the high-end squad. […]

  • HP Envy x360 15 (Ryzen 5 2500U, Radeon Vega 8) Laptop Review
    on December 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

    A very rough gem. The performance-per-Dollar is easily the highlight of HP's first notebook centered around AMD's Raven Ridge platform. It's too bad that the software is still a buggy mess. […]

  • Asus Transformer 4 Pro (i7-7500U, HD620) Convertible Laptop Review
    on November 30, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    Just a compromise, again and again. Asus' Transformer 4 Pro is a product of the company's regular practice of keeping their models up-to-date. The convertible laptop is now available with a choice from various Kaby Lake processors and up to 16 GB of RAM. Those who have a penchant for […]

  • Acer Aspire 7 A715 (7300HQ, GTX 1050) Laptop Review
    on November 30, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    An all-round device with some point deductions! The Acer Aspire 7 offers a good performance for an acceptable price. Thanks to the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050, the 15-incher also offers appropriate gaming performance. However, the case and the display lose some points. […]

  • Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5", i7, GTX 1050) Convertible Review
    on November 30, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Powerhouse performance? According to Microsoft the new Surface Book 2 combines the best of two worlds and is also the most powerful Surface device yet. The specifications look promising, thanks to the new Kaby Lake-R processor and Nvidia's Pascal GPU. Our in-depth review reveals some shortcomings […]

  • Huawei Mate 10 Lite Smartphone Review
    on November 30, 2017 at 1:12 pm

    Chunky mainstream. Apart from the display size, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite does not have much in common with its namesake, the Mate 10 Pro. The Lite costs less than half as much as the Pro and is a very alluring mid-range smartphone. Our extensive review is going to reveal not only its strengths but […]

  • Lenovo Ideapad 120s (14-inch, HD) Laptop Review
    on November 30, 2017 at 7:51 am

    Budget notebook to beat. The 14-inch Lenovo Ideapad 120s is a simple and sleek Windows laptop that retails for around $250. While the device looks and feels fairly good on the outside for a budget device, the internals are a major letdown. Considering the price, though, the Ideapad 120s is one of […]