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Huawei launches MateBook E 2-in-1 tablet with an OLED display and Windows 11

Huawei’s latest 2-in-1 Windows tablet features s 12.6 inch OLED display, a detachable keyboard, and support for up to an Intel Core i7-1160G7 Tiger Lake processor, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of PCIe NVMe solid state storage. The new Huawei MateBook E 2022 is now available in China for around $940 and up. Huawei has been […]

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Lenovo Yoga Pro 14s Carbon 2022 is a 2.4 pound Ryzen-powered laptop (for China)

Lenovo has unveiled a new thin and light laptop for the Chinese market featuring a 14 inch, 2880 x 1800 pixel OLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate an AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor, and a compact design. The Lenovo Yoga Pro 14s Carbon weighs just 1.08 kg, or about 2.4 pounds. As the […]

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Lenovo launches a 2.7 pound Yoga 13s Ryzen Edition laptop with 2560 x 1600 display in China (and four other laptops)

As expected, Lenovo introduced five new laptops for the Chinese market today, all of which are set to ship with Windows 11 after Microsoft launches the new operating system next week. The Lenovo Yoga 13s Ryzen Edition is the smallest of the bunch, but it packs a fair amount of horsepower into a small body. The […]

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Beelink LZX is a mini PC with a Zhaoxin processor (that you probably can’t buy)

Chinese PC maker Beelink’s latest small form-factor desktop computer looks… a lot like a bunch of the company’s other recent models. But under the hood there’s something different about the Beelink LZX: it’s powered by a Zhaoxin KX-6640MA processor. Zhaoxin is a Chinese chip maker that’s one of the only companies beside Intel and AMD making […]

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This compact computer supports up to a Core i7-11700 processor

Chinese PC maker Hystou is selling a compact desktop computer that supports up to a 65-watt Intel Core i7-11700 octa-core Rocket Lake processor. The computer is available from AliExpress, with prices starting at $545 for a barebones model with an Intel Core i5-11400 hexa-core processor. Models with an octa-core processor start at $627 and the […]

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Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 series tablets pack premium features for $310 and up

The premium Android tablet space is starting to get interesting again. Samsung continues to set the bar with its high-end tablets, but Lenovo has been nipping at Samsung’s heels with some solid mid-range options and premium models with unusual features like HDMI input. Now Xiaomi is entering the fray with the Mi Pad 5 and […]

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 smartphone has under-display camera, ceramic body, and Snapdragon 888+

The Xiaomi Mi Mix line of smartphones have a history of pushing the boundaries of phone design. The first model launched in 2016 and it was one of the first phones to feature super-skinny bezels for a 90+ screen-to-body ratio. Now Xiaomi is introducing the Mi Mix 4, a smartphone with a ceramic body, an […]

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Loongson launches 3A5000 processor, the first with LoongArch architecture

Chinese chip maker Loongson has been making processors based on MIPS architecture for more than a decade, but earlier this year the company announced plans to begin producing chips using its own LoongArch instruction set architecture (ISA). Now the first LoongArch chip has arrived. The Loongson 3A5000 is a 64-bit, quad-core chip with support for […]

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QNAP TVS-675 NAS (network attached storage) is powered by a Zhaoxin x86 processor

Intel and AMD aren’t the only companies making x86 processors. A Chinese organization called Zhaoxin has been designing its own x86 chips for the past few years. Up until recently those chips have only been available in computers designed for Chinese market. But now network attached storage company QNAP has introduced a NAS device powered […]

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Open source XiangShan RISC-V processor could eventually challenge ARM Cotex-A76

At this year’s RISC-V World Conference China, a team of more than two dozen students and professors from the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) have unveiled the XiangShan processor that promises big performance gains over current RISC-V options. XiangShan has been developed as an open source project with a BSD-like Mulan PSL v2 license. Since […]

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro X has a 3.5K OLED display, Intel Tiger Lake-H35 processor

Chinese device maker Xiaomi’s latest laptop is the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro X, which features a 15.6 inch, 3456 x 2160 pixel OLED display, an NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti GPU, and support for up to an Intel Core i7-11370H octa-core, 35-watt processor. All of that comes together in a laptop that measures about 0.73 inches […]

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Honor 50 series smartphones have 120 Hz displays and 100+ megapixels cameras (and Google Mobile Services in some countries)

Chinese smartphone maker started out as a sub-brand of Huawei, but the company recently spun off to become a standalone company. And now it’s launching a new line of smartphones that will have something you can’t find on any recent Huawei models – the new Honor 50 series phones will be available with the Google Play […]