CES Tuesday recap: a big day for Windows 10 PC news

Kareem Anderson

The Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas this year has yet to be officially kicked off but a whole host of manufacturers are getting the information about their 2017 wares out of the way early.

So far, HP, Intel, Acer, Toshiba, NVIDIA, AMD, Dell and Lenovo have all either leaked or fully announced chips, laptops, graphics cards or voice activated speakers.

Here is Tuesday’s CES 2017 recap:


Lenovo released updates to three of its PC product lines in the X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, X1 Tablet, and Miix 720 Tablet all with new prices and specs.


HP also joined the fray of PC OEMs looking to make their 2017 mark on the industry with a revamped offering line up which includes the 360-hinged EliteBook x360, the Spectre 360, Curved Envy All-in-One 34, and Sprout Pro.


Toshiba took Tuesday morning to unveil its new 2-in-1 called the Portege x20W. A new 360-hinged laptop boasting some impressive specs such as “7th Generation Intel Core Processor, Windows 10 Pro, 12.5-inch diagonal Full HD multi-touch wide viewing angle display, Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a solid state drive all inside its durable magnesium casing.”


Acer’ new line up should help bring fierce competition to the market with its new Aspire V Nitro Black Edition, Aspire VX 15, GX desktop PC series, and the Predator 21 X gaming laptop.


In lesser chip news, Intel introduced its 7th generation Core processor enabling 4K and VR benefits as well as enhanced security features.

Increased performance and reliability: We know performance matters. It’s why we continue to focus on improved performance, delivering double-digit productivity performance increases – up to 20 percent for performance and gaming notebooks and 25 percent for desktops. With 4K and 360-degree content – people can expect up to 65 percent faster performance on notebooks and 35 percent faster on desktops.

Other Tuesday CES news includes Dell updating its Alienware PCs with Intel’s Kaby Lake processors, Asus announcing VR ready compact desktops, NVDIA announcing the GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti GPU’s as well as AMD unleashing its Radeon FreeSync 2 gaming displays.

We expect more information to leak and get announced later this evening and we’ll update accordingly.