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The Best Five Products of Computex 2013

Posted In Technology Reviews - By Techtiplib on Friday, June 7th, 2013 With No Comments »

Although some people say “PC is dead”, actually PCs are only in constant evolution. This year’s Computex 2013 Show has perfectly interpreted the evolution, and attracted about 36,000 people to attend. Intel officially launched the fourth-generation Core Duo processor Haswell, which improves battery life, and enhances support to the hybrid design ultrabook. At the same time, Microsoft also announced, the Office software would be available in small size Windows 8 Tablet PCs this summer to enhance its competitiveness. The Android tablet market also has some new changes, manufacturers including Samsung and Asus have released tablet products with new Intel Atom processor. In addition, a large number of new devices and technology appeared on the exhibition, then let us take a look at the voted best products of Computex 2013.

Best Tablet: Acer Iconia W3

Best Tablet - Acer Iconia W3 - computex

Undoubtedly, an important reason that the Acer Iconia W3 can be the best tablet PC lies in innovation, it is the first Tablet PC that uses 8-inch screen and runs the full edition Windows 8 system, which means that it not only has a good touch interface, but also is able to run ordinary desktop applications. In addition, the machine also comes with the Office software for free and the excellent portability, adding more value to this $379 tablet.

Acer Iconia W3 is powered by the 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor, 2GB memory as well as 1280 * 800 resolution screen and up to 8 hours of work and play on a charge. With the optional full-size keyboard, Windows 8 system and Office software,  the Acer Iconia W3 could give iPad Mini some stiff competition, especially in the mobile office.

Best hybrid device: ASUS Transformer Book Trio

Best hybrid device - ASUS Transformer Book Trio - computex 2013

While the detachable keyboard notebook computers aren’t anything new, but the new hybrid device Transformer Book Trio Asustek launched in Computex 2013 is quite innovative, which not only has 11.6 inches full HD screen, but also has three usage methods through two different processors and operating systems.

The built-in Intel Atom Z2580 processor is used to run Android system, as the tablet mode. While the keyboard dock is with Haswell Intel Core i7-4500 processor and a full edition Windows 8 system, which acts as the Windows 8 desktop PC, and it even can be individually connected to a monitor. When the tablet is connected with the base, it can be an ultrabook, which can freely switch between the Android and Windows 8 two systems.

Best Peripheral: Creative Senz3D webcam

Best Peripheral - Creative Senz3D webcam - computex

Although today’s mobile devices and laptops emphasize the importance of touch screen, actually the perceptual computing is the future developing trend. The Creative launched the Senz3D gesture-based camera in the Computex 2013 exhibition, which uses two camera lenses to create a deeper depth of field than competing gadgets such as the Leap Motion and Microsoft’s Kinect. Intel also said that users will eventually see this technology integrated into notebooks and tablet PC products. The Webcam is expected to be officially in Q3.

Best Tech: Intel fourth-generation Core (Haswell)

Best Tech - Intel fourth-generation Core (Haswell) - computex

Intel fourth-generation Core processors (Haswell) is the top star of the current Computex 2013, from a technical, the biggest improvement is more than just the improved performance, but energy-saving design for mobile products, the battery life may be extended more than 20% compared to previous generations products. In addition, it’s optimized for Windows 8 hybrid products, so hardware manufacturers are more freedom to design the abstract works. Of course, the upgeade of the graphics performance also can’t be ignored, the positioning is more segmentation, which also includes two high-end offerings that pack some serious firepower.

Best Laptop: Razer Blade 14

Best Laptop - Razer Blade 14 - computex 2013

It’s hard to imagine that a gaming laptop loaded 14-inch screen, Intel fourth-generation Core and Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M discrete graphics is just 16.7 mm in thickness and 1.85kg in weight, but obviously the Razer Blade 14 did it. The sleek notebook also has an 1600*900 resolution screen and a backlit keyboard that supports customized features to get good gaming experience, and it’s with the powerful hardware performance and the lightweight frame, which makes the Razer Blade 14 become currently the world’s the most attented portable gaming notebook.

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