Laptops

HP 8th generation Elite Book and ZBook Firefly

HP announced on the 8th generation of their business laptop series – EliteBook and ZBooK Firefly. The laptops will be equipped with Intel’s most updated processor – Tiger Lake (11th generation processor). EliteBook comes in 4 different screen size models 13.3, 14- and 15.6-inches display and among one of them is a 2 in 1 model. The ZBook Firefly will come in 14 and 15.6-inch.

HP EliteBook

The EliteBook 800 G8 comes as the successor of the previous generation (G7) for the business market.

  • EliteBook 830 G8 13.3-inch Full HD display.
  • EliteBook 830 x360 G8 13.3-inch Full HD display 2 in 1 support HP Active Pen G3.
  • EliteBook 840 G8 15-inch Full HD display.
  • EliteBook 850 G8 15.6-inch Full HD display.

All 4 models come with:

  • Intel 11th generation processor Core i5 or i7-U
  • Up to 2TB SSD Storage.
  • Up to 64GB RAM (x360 get up to 32GB RAM)
  • GPU is Intel Iris Xe and for EliteBook 850 G8 you can replace it for GeForce MX450.
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HP ZBook Firefly

The ZBook Firefly Comes in 14-inch and 15.6-inch. The ZBook Firefly categorize as the perfect laptop to work with 2D and 3D content.

Both models come with:

  • Intel 11th generation processor Core i5 or i7
  • Up to 2TB SDD Storage
  • Built in Intel GPU Iris Xe or can be replace for Nivida T500.

The differences between the 2 models are:

  • ZBook Firefly 14 G8 – 32GB DDR4 RAM, 14-inch Full HD display.
  • ZBook Firefly 15 G8 – 64GB DDR4 RAM, 15.6-inch Full HD display with option to upgrade to touch screen and better panel with UHD 4K Display
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The new HP laptops series EliteBook 800 8G and ZBook Firefly G8 will be available later this month with an unknown price tag.

Razer Book 13 for Business

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Razer, the known technology company that develops and sells consumer electronics and gaming hardware, announced on their first laptop for business – the Razer Book 13. The laptop comes with 13.4-inch display with ratio of 16:10 and Intel’s new generation processors – Tiger Lake and Intel Evo.

Razer is known for productions of gaming industry products such as gaming peripherals and gaming laptops. Razer started to expend their market even for Studio/Audio and content creation products in the past months and now Razer started producing business products with the Razer Book 13 which join to Razer’s Pro products.

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the Book 13 looks like Razer Blade Stealth 13. It comes in silver color and not the black traditional color, 13.4-inch display with ratio of 16:10 and resolutions Full HD or 4K UHD with touch screen support.

Under the hood we have the updated Intel’s processor Tiger Lake as i5 or i7 with up to 16GB Ram and SSD fast Disk with storage up to 512GB. Although it’s a laptop for business, Razer gives small gaming touch to Book 13 by brining RGB single key light that power by Razer Chroma RGD to the laptop. On the Battery section we have battery that lasts 14 hours of usages with quick charge technologic that allows to charge the laptop for 30 mins and have battery for 4 hours.

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Razer Book 13 will be available on November and will have 3 different models.

They all equipped with Intel Iris Xe graphic card, the RAM Type is LPDDR4X and they all of course 13.4-inch display. Now let’s dive in:

  • Razer Book 13 + FHD: Intel Core i5- 1135G7 processor, 8GB RAM, SSD 256GB Storage and FHD 1920×1200 resolution.
    Price: $1,200
  • Razer Book 13 FHD + Touch Screen:  Intel Core i7- 1165G7 processor, 16GB RAM, SSD 256GB Storage and FHD 1920×1200 resolution with Gorilla Glass 6 screen protector.
    Price: $1,600
  • Razer Book 13 UHD + Touch Screen:  Intel Core i7- 1165G7 processor, 16GB RAM, SSD 512GB Storage and FHD 3840×2400 resolution with Gorilla Glass 6 screen protector.
    Price: $2,000

The Brand New Lenovo ThinkBook

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Lenovo have announced on the new refreshment to their laptop series “ThinkBook” that will be available with Intel’s new 11th generation processor or the new AMD Ryzen 4000 processor.

The laptops will come with 13.3,14 and 15.6 inche displays. Among the laptops there are 2 specials laptops:

  • ThinkPad 14s Yoga the first 2-in-1 laptop of this series.
  • ThinkBook 15p – Comes with built in TWS earphones that can be stored in a secret compartment on the side of the laptop.

The new Lenovo ThinkBook laptops are:

  • ThinkBook 13s 2nd generation – 16:10 resolution and 13.3-inch screen with new Intel EVO protocol – this laptop is built for 12 hours of use.
  • ThinkBook 14 and ThinkBook 14s Yoga with 14-inch display.
  • ThinkBook 15 and ThinkBook 15p with 15-inch display.
    The 15P will come with build in TWS earphones and with the option to upgrade the graphic card to Nivida Geforce MX450.

Source – Lenovo

The ThinkBooks 13s,14,15 can be equipped with AMD Ryzen 4000 processor as well and not only with Intel’s processor.

Price and availability:

  • ThinkBook 15 2nd Gen and ThinkBook 14 2nd Gen will be available this October starting at $569 for Intel’s processors and starting at $549 for AMD processor.
  • ThinkBook 13s Gen 2 will be available this October starting at $829 for Intel’s processors and starting at $729 for AMD processor.
  • ThinkBook 14s Yoga will be available on November starting at $879.
  • ThinkBook 15p will be available this October starting at $939.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go and Pro X

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Microsoft have announced 2 new Laptops from the successful Surface Series –

  • The Surface Pro X with 13-inch display and Microsoft’s processor ARM – “Microsoft SQ 2”
  • New Surface Laptop Go with 12.45-inch display equipped with Intel’s 10th generation processor – Ice Lake.

The Microsoft Surface Pro X come in 2-in-1 build with pluggable keyboard and will be equipped with the new company processor Microsoft SQ 2 that is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx 5G new processor. The new processor should improve Microsoft’s OS performance (Windows).

According to Microsoft’s site, the Pro X comes with:

  • PixelSense 1920×2880, Aspect ratio: 3:2 and 13-inch display
  • 15 hours of battery work life
  • 8GB or 16GB RAM LPDDR4x
  • Removable SSD storage options: 128, 256, or 512GB
  • Build-in Graphic card Adreno 690

Microsoft Surface Pro X will be available from October 13th and its price should start at $1,499.

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go will be a cheapest version of Surface Series and will be equipped with Intel’s 10th gen core i5 processor. The Surface Go would fit best for “work on the go”, as its name hint for. The laptop weighs 2.4 pounds and supports Fast Charging – 80% of the battery will be charged in one hour.

According to Microsoft’s site, the Laptop Go comes:

  • PixelSense 1920×2880, Aspect ratio: 3:2 and 12.4-inch display
  • 4GB or 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Up to 13 battery work hours
  • eMMC: 64GB or SSD: 128GB or 256GB storage
  • Build-in Graphic card Intel UHD

Microsoft Surface Pro X will be available from October 13th and its price should start at $550.

Dell XPS 13 2020

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The American multinational technology company Dell have announced on 2 new XPS 13 laptops.

Two versions will be available – The regular version and 2-in-1 version. Both versions will be equipped with Intel’s 11th generation processor – Tiger Lake.

The new laptops come with nice features –

  • 13.4-inch FHD+ or UHD+ display
  • Dolby Vision audio technologic system
  • Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • Touch screen can be added
  • 32GB RAM
  • 2 USB-TypeC connectors
  • WIFI 6 (based on Intel’s Killer AX1650)

Image source: Dell

Key differences – Regular version / 2-in-1 version –

  • Storage – 2TB / 1TB
  • Processor – Intel i7-1185G7 / to Intel i7-1165G7
  • Weight – 1.2kg \ 1.32kg

When can you get it?

Both laptops will be available starting September 30th 2020.

Prices:

  • Regular Version: start at $999
  • 2-in-1 Version: start at $1249

Dell also produced a model for developers – XPS 13 Developer Edition that comes with different operation system – Linux (Ubuntu).

HP ProBook

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HP announced their new laptops collection – HP ProBook. The new series is intended for the business section and includes the HP ProBook 600 and HP ProBook 400 series. The notebooks equipped with the brand new Intel’s 11th generation processor – “Tiger Lake” which come with a new build-In graphic card called “Intel Xe”.

The displays of the notebooks will be on 3 different sizes – 13.3, 14 and 15.6 inch screen. For the 14-inch and 15.6-inch models, the customers can upgrade the GPU to Nvidia GeForce MX450 graphic card.

The main different between 400 and 600 series is the RAM max size that the notebook have – 32GB for the 400 and 64GB for the 600 series.

All laptops can be upgraded to Intel Core i7 1165G7 processor and 1TB SSD storage.

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In addition to HP ProBook 400 and HP ProBook 600 series, HP presented a premium laptop which will be called HP ProBook 635 Aero G7. This notebook will be equipped with Ryzen 4000 or Ryzen 4000 Pro processor from AMD.

The ProBook 635 Aero G7 will have 13.3-inch Full HD screen, will weight less than 1kg, the RAM can be upgraded up to 32GB and the storage can be upgraded up to 1TB SSD.

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The new notebook will be able to available for sell starting November.

Prices –

  • HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 price will start $1170
  • HP ProBook 400 G8 series price will start from $729
  • HP ProBook 600 G8 series price will start from $1169

Dell Introduces The New Latitude Computers For 2020

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The tech giant Dell announced upon 5 new laptops for their Latitude series – 7210, 7310, 7410, 9410, 9510 that comes with 12.3 to 15 inch screens, in a standard 2-in-1 build while in the 7210 you can detach the screen from the keyboard.

The new Latitude series join the 2 XPS and 5 Alienware laptop series that was announced last week. The Latitude series is intended for the business market and comes with processors that are not stronger than i7 core.

The Latitude 9410 and Latitude 9510

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The 9410 comes with 14-inch screen while the 9510 comes with 15-inch screen. Those two laptops considered the smallest and lightest laptops in the world, and the 9510 has a standard model without the 360 rotation. Both laptops are approved by “Project Athena” and offer long battery life – 34 hours for the 9510 and 27 hours for the 9410.

The Latitude 7410 and Latitude 7310

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The 7410 comes with 14-inch screen while the 7310 comes with 13.3-inch screen. Both offers 2-in-1 build and the 7410 is the only laptop in this series that offers 4K screen.
All laptops will support ExpressCharge Boost – charging 35% of the battery in just 20 minutes and 80% battery in 1 hour. All computers can come with LTE modem – Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X20 and some will support the 5G modem – Snapdragon X55.

Latitude 7210

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This one is the most unique in the series. It has 12.3-inch screen and its design is really similar to Microsoft’s Surface Go. Dell consider this the most secure laptop in the market. The screen weight only 851 grams and you can attach it to a keyboard that weight 351.4 grams and makes it a standard laptop that weight a total of 1.2 kg.

The Prices –

  • The Latitude 9510 will start from $1,899.
  • The Latitude 9410 will start from $1,799.
  • The Latitude 7410 will start from $1,499.
  • The Latitude 7310 will start from $1,499.
  • The Latitude 7210 will start from $999.