Toshiba Portégé Z20t Does Double Duty
Toshiba's got a detachable PC that doubles as a tablet. Plus, check out the LG curved smartphone and ASUS ultraportable laptop.
Two-in-OneToshiba’s Portégé Z20t is a 2-in-1 detachable PC with high-precision pen input designed for a wide range of uses. An ultrabook and tablet in one, the device features a 12.5-inch Full HD IPS detachable display, a sleek thin-and-light design and a reversible keyboard dock. Powered by Intel’s Core M processor and pen technologies by Wacom, the Z20t has a 9.1-hour battery life rating as a tablet and 17.4-hour battery life rating with the keyboard dock. The tablet weighs 1.6 pounds and when combined with the keyboard dock, weighs 3.3 pounds.
Light and PortableThe ASUS ZenBook UX305 is a 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop at 0.48-inches thick. The UX305 weighs 2.6 pounds and offers up to 10 hours of battery life. Its wedge-shaped design is crafted from solid aluminum, and features in-plane switching anti-glare display. The full-size ergonomic keyboard provides an improved layout for comfortable and accurate typing coupled with a large responsive touchpad that supports Smart Gestures for precise control of Microsoft Windows 8.1. Powered by the Intel Core M processor and standard solid state storage, the UX305 has 8 GB of RAM and an ultrafast 256 GB solid state drive.
LG Electronics’ G Flex2 curved smartphone offers a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with octa-core 64-bit capable CPUs.
The phone measures 5.9 x 3 x .28-.37 inches, with a 5.5-inch full-HD display. It operates on the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system and has memory capacity of 16/32 MB eMMC ROM/2 GB DDR4 RAM/microSD slot (up to 2 TB).
The phone’s self-healing back is designed to resist nicks and scratches from normal everyday use, with a healing time of 10 seconds at room temperature. The G Flex2 weighs 5.4 ounces and comes in silver or red.