The third version of Lenovo's ultralight 14-inch laptop, the X1 Carbon, gets nearly all the basics right while adding a few new twists, including a function key row that changes app by app.
The 5.7-inch Liquid X1 boasts some serious processing power with its eight-core 1.7GHz CPU and Cat 4 LTE capabilities.
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Although the MediaPad X1's software is unquestionably clunky, it still has a lot going for it. If you're struggling to decide between buying a new phone or a new tablet, the X1's 4G LTE capabilities make it a fair compromise.
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Check out our video review of the Huawei MediaPad X1, a skinny, metal 7-inch Android tablet that you can use as your phone.
The Huawei MediaPad X1 is a 7-inch slate with a skinny frame, a Full HD display and a SIM card that lets it call and text as if it were a phone
Leaked photos of the rumoured tablet have shown up online, also suggesting the upcoming slate will be capable of making calls.
This ultralight 14-inch laptop has a few new keyboard tricks, plus a better-than-HD display.
A partnership between the country's biggest cable-TV provider and its smaller competitor would provide Cox customers with a "white label" version of Comcast's high-tech video operating system.
New CPUs and a better-than-HD screen make this a 2.8-pound ultrabook a top crossover contender.