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NEC’s LaVie Hybrid Zero notebook weighs just 1.7 pounds

Lenovo plans to bring NEC’s LaVie Z line of thin-and-light laptops to the US this year, where you’ll be able to buy one of these super-lightweight 13.3 inch laptops with the Lenovo brand name on it. Lenovo showed off the laptops at the Consumer Electronics Show, and while they’re not the thinnest or smallest laptops I’ve […]

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NEC launches LaVie U 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M, pen support (in Japan)

NEC has unveiled a new 2-in-1 tablet with an Intel Core M Broadwell low-power processor. The NEC LaVie U is a tablet with an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display and an option for an active digitizer with support for a pressure-sensitive digital pen. The tablet comes with a keyboard dock that lets you […]

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NEC launches dual-screen MEDIAS W smartphone in Japan

NEC seems to have a thing for dual-screen devices. The company has been showing off dual-screen Android tablets for the last few years, and now the company is bringing its first Android smartphone with twin 4.3 inch displays to market in Japan. The NEC MEDIAS W has two screens which can unfold to sit next […]

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NEC introduces a 15.6 inch ultrabook that’s just 0.5 inches thick

NEC’s newest ultrabook features a big screen… and a small case. The NEC LaVie X measures just 0.5 inches thick, but sports a spacious 15.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display. The ultrabook is expected to go on sale in Japan toward the end of December. Like most NEC laptops, I’d be surprised if the LaVie […]

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NEC joins the ultrabook fun with the LaVie Z

Japanese PC maker NEC is introducing its first ultrabook. The NEC LaVie Z is a 2.2 pound notebook with a 13.3 inch display and a magnesium alloy case. It’s due out in Japan this summer. NEC isn’t sharing any details about the processor, storage, screen resolution, or much of anything else. But if the summer […]

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NEC Medias Tab launches in Japan

NEC’s latest Android tablet is now available in Japan. The NEC Medias Tab N-06D features a 7 inch display and an impressive array of connectivity options including NFC, LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, and WiFi. There’s even an optional 1Seg TV receiver for viewing over-the-air digital television broadcasts in Japan. Unfortunately the Medias Tab also runs […]