Ultra Slim Virtual Reality-Ready Window 10 PCs Abound at CES 2017

 
 
By Pedro Hernandez  |  Posted 2017-01-09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Spread out among the latest home theater gear and smart home gadgets at this past week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas were several new Windows 10 machines from Microsoft's biggest hardware partners. For 2017, the quest for ever-slimmer PCs has yielded razor-thin designs such as LG's new Gram laptop. New devices from Lenovo and Dell provide business users PC models that combine the familiar Windows interface with a dash of style. Despite their trim dimensions, this generation of ultraportable PCs doesn't skimp on battery life—15 hours between charges is the newest benchmark to hit with some systems squeezing out more than 16 hours from a single full charge. On the other end of the spectrum are powerful and pricy gaming laptops such as the Acer Predator 21 X, a $9,000 machine that features a 21-inch screen. Of course, virtual reality (VR) was a prominent feature in the latest systems from MSI. Meanwhile, Dell brought a surprise competitor of sorts to Microsoft's flashy new Surface Studio. Check out these and other Windows PC highlights from CES 2017.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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