CES 2021: TCL NXTPAPER, TCL 20 Series, Smart Glass, Rollable Phone
CES 2021: Lenovo X1 Titanium, X1 Carbon Gen9, X1 Nano, IdeaPad 5G on 8cx, X12 Detachable, Lavie
Mac M1: 8/256GB is enough! Just use external SSD. Colorii MC25 for M1 Mac Mini with SATA2.5”HDD/SSD
Live Thinkpad Discussion with Laptop Retrospective
TCL NXTPAPER (from Keynote) New Reflective LCD, Sunlight and Outdoor Readable, Ultra Low Power
PowerPC notebook project interview with Roberto Innocenti
Live streamed and recorded video interview with Roberto Innocenti of https://www.powerpc-notebook.org/
Lenovo Smart Office at ISE 2020, Lenovo ThinkSmart View, ThinkSmart Hub 500, ThinkSmart Manager
Lenovo Smart office features the ThinkSmart View, a dedicated personal business communications device for Microsoft Teams audio and video calls, comes with a dedicated display for Teams audio and video conferencing, powered by the Qualcomm APQ8053 SoC, a physical camera shutter and a device lock by PIN, available starting January 2020, starting at $349 or $449 with a ThinkPad X1 ANC Bluetooth Headset.
ThinkSmart Hub 500 for a huddle space in small to medium conference spaces, with either Microsoft Team Rooms or Zoom Rooms, ThinkSmart Edition Tiny for Zoom with Zoom Rooms bundle kits for small, medium and large meeting spaces featuring its ThinkSmart Edition Tiny for Zoom (available now from Maverick AV Solutions) (based on the ThinkCentre M920q). The solution includes the Lenovo Tab M10 controller and Heckler stand, featuring Logitech audio and video peripherals Lenovo ThinkSmart Manager, software for IT departments to easily manage interconnected ThinkSmart devices provides welcome security (available now with the first year’s subscription included).
Filmed at ISE 2020, watch all my ISE 2020 videos in this playlist here
ISE 2020 video coverage sponsored by Geniatech, leading set-top-box, custom digital signage, Arm chipset R&D supplier, watch all my videos filmed with Geniatech here
$199 Acer Spin 311 Chromebook Intel Celeron Wacom
Chromebook Spin 311 offer 11.6-inch HD IPS displays, optional Wacom stylus and the Spin 311 can be configured with up to 64 GB eMMC storage and 8 GB RAM. The Spin 311 also offers an additional outward-facing camera for recording 1080p videos RAM and storage options are limited to 4 GB and 32 GB eMMC, respectively come with the promise of a 10-hour battery life and USB Type-C charging.
Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel with Xeon, Quadro RTX, 4K HDR, 32GB RAM
Acer expanded its line of ConceptD creator PCs with new Windows 10 convertible notebooks and a powerful workstation. A CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree, the ConceptD 7 Ezel series features Acer’s Ezel hinge that allows for five usage modes, making it easier than ever for designers to collaborate, share and bring ideas to life. The elegant and robust ConceptD 700 workstation was built to handle heavy content creator workflows with ease.
The ConceptD 7 Ezel series convertible RTX Studio notebooks allow creators to design and share their ideas with a color accurate UHD touch screen display that swivels and rotates into any of five different usage modes for the utmost in flexibility and convenience
The ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro is ideal for those needing maximum power; it features an Intel® Xeon™ processor, NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ GPU, ECC memory support and Windows 10 Pro
The ConceptD 7 Ezel is ideal for heavy workflows; it features up to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processor coming soon, NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB NVMe PCIe SSDs
The ConceptD 700 workstation is ideal for filmmakers, animators and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) designers; it features an Intel® Xeon™ E processor and up to NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 4000 graphics.
Creators’ work comes to life in brilliant detail and clarity on the notebooks’ 4K IPS displays (3840 x 2160 resolution) which deliver more than 8 million pixels. With a 400-nit high-brightness rating, images are vibrant and eye-catching. The displays also include integrated color correction technologies and have been tested and calibrated to deliver superior fidelity in reproducing the PANTONE® Matching System (PMS) Colors. This ensures true-to-life color reproduction with a 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and a color accuracy of Delta E
Acer’s ConceptD Palette User Interface makes it easy to manage color profiles and system settings.
The notebook has been designed to stay cool and quiet, and produces less than 40dB of noise — equivalent to the sound level in a library — while maintaining high computing and graphics performance.
The elegantly designed all white ConceptD 7 Ezel includes a Micro-Arc Oxidation finish for strength and resistance to corrosion and oxidation. It also includes stain-resistant and high-abrasion resistant coatings.
Linux on Cosmo Communicator, Shipping Update
Planet Computers CEO Dr Janko gives an update on Shipping Status to Backers of the Cosmo Communicator and he said to look out for some great offers on Gemini and possibly Cosmo on Black Friday and Cyber Monday at http://store.planetcom.co.uk/ also Dr Davide shows a preview of the upcoming easy to use Linux multi-boot support inside Recovery Mode on the main Cosmo Communicator firmware to come in a next firmware update.
Topjoy $30 Dance Robot Robert RS01, 8” Falcon Pocket Laptop from Kickstarter
Topjoy International development Group co., LTD., http://www.topjoyint.com/ was founded in 2002, is a high-tech enterprise engaged in the research, design, production, sales and service as a whole, headquartered in HongKong, has the world’s top R & D designers. Topjoy is based on consumer-oriented marketing method and adhering to the “innovation to guide fashion, integrity to build the future” business philosophy, With unique design, leading technology, and first-class production capacity, Topjoy committed to the development of intelligent advanced comsumer electronics.
Topjoy main bussiness are promoting own Brand Topjoy for below products:
1) Laptop and tablet
2) Smart products – dance robot and smart writing pad
About Shenzhen Skyworld Technology co., LTD
Shenzhen Skyworld Technology, the subsidiary of Topjoy, a fast growing technology company as well as the manufacturing base of Topjoy, which specialize in the manufacturing of advanced consumer electronics, such as Laptop, Pocket PC, Tablet pc, Dance Robot, Smart Robot,Smart Write Pad etc. smart products.
TOPJOY BUSINESS OFFICEAbout Factory:
Our Factory is qualified for ISO9001: 2008 certification, and concentrated on our own Brand Topjoy business and some OEM&ODM service for Customers from all around the world. With 6000 square meters, our factory is located in Bao An District Shenzhen and facilitied with advanced imported Equipment and production lines, monthly production capaity more than 200K and annual turnover is over 20 million USD.
$399 Weibu Snapdragon 850/8cx/835 Laptop and 2-in-1, Windows 10 ARM Powered
Weibu is the Shenzhen design house ready to work with brands to mass produce affordable Qualcomm Snapdragon 835/850 and soon (from Q1 2020) also the Snapdragon 8cx based 13.3″, 10.8″ and 14.1″ and other sizes from FHD to 3Kx2K displays, for long battery, built-in LTE.
$250 Pipo Snapdragon 850 Laptop, $350 Snapdragon 850 2-in-1 “as MateBook E”
Pipo is showing the cheapest new Snapdragon 850 based ARM Laptops with a clamshell 13.3″, 14.1″ or 15.4″ version that can start at around $250 for the WiFi-only version requiring a minimum order of 1000 pieces, to about $350 for the 2-in-1 tablet with docking keyboard design that looks like the Huawei MateBook E, that is also for distributors to order at least 1000 pieces in a mass order.
$999 Samsung Galaxy Book S on Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
Samsung use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx ARM processor on 7nm system-on-a-chip (40% faster CPU, 80% faster GPU compared to Galaxy Book 2), runs Windows 10, with 23 hours of battery, gigabit LTE, always on, always connected, touch-to-wake, instant-on feature, 0.96kg weight, 13.3″ 1080p, multi-touch display (10 points), 1TB SSD, AKG stereo sound with Dolby Atmos support, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, MicroSD slot, 720p front-facing camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C port, and Windows Hello sign-in via a fingerprint sensor. The laptop’s dimensions are 305.2×203.2×6.2-11.8 mm.
BOE 12.3″ Rollable Phone, 7.7″ Foldable Phone, 65″ BD LCD, Printed OLED, 8K VR, Automotive, mini-LED
At SID Display Week 2019, BOE shows their latest 12.3″ Rollable Phone, 7.7″ Foldable Phone, many other flexible displays, UHD displays, micro-displays, other world-leading technologies and innovative applications such as their Smart driving experience brought by flexible display for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) comprising a smart driver cabin and a spliced display screen of three units in three rows with only 0.99 mm bezels allowing visitors to experience a brand-new in-car display solution of the future. In addition to flexible display applications, BOE also displays the world-leading UHD display solution called the BD CELL UHD display which features an ultra-high static contrast ratio of up to 1,000,000:1, a bit depth of 12 bit, and a black field brightness of less than 0.003 nits, BOE also presents a host of 8K products, including 75″ 8K 120Hz display, a 3.5″ 8K VR display, and 0.39″ 8K spliced VR display. Under the “8425 Strategy” (promote 8K, popularize 4K, replace 2K and make good use of 5G), BOE is now speeding up the application of 8K in many fields. Other leading-edge technologies and solutions that BOE shows at this show include the first ever HDR notebook featuring mini-LED, the 15.6″ oxide display with an ultra-high refresh rate of 240Hz, the 55″ inkjet-printed 4K OLED display, the 0.39″ micro-OLED AR display that enjoys the world’s largest pixel density of 5,644 PPI.
In the smart Automotive cabin, the information required for smart travel becomes part of the actual scene with the help of AR technology, the head-up display (HUD) can project useful information such as speed per hour and navigation onto the front windshield for the driver’s reference. In addition, BOE replaces the conventional in-car LCD with flexible display. The 12.3″ three-unit flexible display is backed by the OLED pixel compensation circuit technology developed by BOE, which can effectively improve the brightness uniformity of mid-sized OLED displays and provide better audiovisual experience for car users, BOE applies flexible AMOLED displays to transparent A-pillars, rearview mirrors to solve the problem of driver’s blind spots in automotive design. The flexible display can perfectly match the shape of the A-pillar and show data with delay shorter than one millisecond. With the help of camera, the images blocked by the A-pillar can be shown on the flexible display, thus eliminating blind spots in the field of view. By applying flexible display, the rearview mirror can also be customized according to the interior shape of the car. BOE’s smart cabin is equipped with a 6.39″ flexible display as a built-in rearview mirror, which makes it safer to drive the car even on rainy and snowy days, BOE also exhibited some innovative applications of in-car display, such as center console solution that supports gesture-based interaction and V-shaped mini-LED for cars. BOE’s high-end in-car display panels have been supplied to automakers in the United States, Germany, the UK, Japan and South Korea.
CLEARink ePaper 2.0 at SID Display Week 2019
CLEARink ePaper 2.0 won the People’s Choice Award at SID’s Display Week 2019. They’re showing ePaper 2.0 for the first time, reflective displays using Electrophoretic Total Internal Reflection (eTIR), which has the goodness of previous ePaper technologies including sunlight readability, low power, along with color and video. CLEARink demonstrates 9.7” displays with 1:16 contrast, 227 dpi, 4096 colors with and without front light, monochrome and color modes running video content, 16 levels of gray, driven by less than 5V. Interview with Frank Christiaens CEO and Sri Peruvemba CMO.
Qualcomm 8cx, 7nm ARM Laptop Windows 10 platform
Qualcomm shows their 8cx ARM Powered Laptop platform. The 8cx is the first ARM Processor designed specifically for the Laptop market. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform is the most extreme Snapdragon ever, combines the best of the smartphone with the power and performance of a premium laptop in ultra-thin, fanless form factors to deliver a superior Always On, Always Connected PC computing experience. The first 7nm PC platform, the Snapdragon 8cx supports transformative 5G experiences, multi-gigabit LTE, and multi-day battery life and marks the biggest generational performance increase ever in a Snapdragon platform.
$1709 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) 2019 with second monitor, $1929 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen) 2019
This is the 7th Generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon to be available from June 2019, weighing only 1.08 kg, comes with the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, optional 4K or 1080p display, optionally with Dolby Vision HDR, optional carbon fiber weave top cover, with a thickness of only 14.95mm, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 2TB of PCIe SSD storage, up to 15 hours battery, two USB 3.1 ports, dual USB-C Thunderbolt ports, and also they provide a 585gr light second monitor that simply connects by the USB Type-C port to add a second display while on the go. Lenovo is also introducing the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga for 2019 moving Yoga to an aluminum design, with many of the same processor, storage and more.
$999 Lenovo ThinkPad T490 and the thinner T490S
Lenovo ThinkPad T490 is a 1.46kg lightweight 14″ business laptop with display options starting from FHD 250nit Antiglare to FHD IPS Touchscreen, 400nit with PrivacyGuard to WQHD 2560×1440 500nit 100% Adobe color gamut with Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) display. Redesigned bezels enable a larger screen area than previous models, tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks, up to 16.1 hours of battery life with rapid Charge that provides 80% capacity in just an hour. Optional worldwide LTE-A card, ThinkPad Pro Dock, USB-C side mechanical docking station, ThinkShutter physical camera cover, optional IR (infrared) camera and optional touch fingerprint reader. Runs on the 8th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 vPro, up to 48GB RAM, up to 1TB PCIe SSD, Intel UHD 620 GPU or the NVIDIA GeForce MX250, Dolby Audio Premium, Dual far-field microphones and more.