IN PICTURES: Top 28 Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 gadgets at Computex

Everything from smartphones to all-in-ones on show in Taipei

  • The Acer Aspire P3 Ultrabook promises fast performance and Windows 8 in a design that transforms into tablet mode. It weighs 1.39kg and is 19.6mm thick. It is ideal for both work and play, as it is powered by Intel Core processors for fast performance and provides up to six hours of battery life. The 11.6-inch, touch-screen, in-plane switching (IPS) display and Dolby Home Theater audio make viewing presentations, Web browsing and enjoying videos more enjoyable. It runs Windows 8, so it supports legacy Windows programs that are important for many businesses and schools. Please note all values and statements are as listed and claimed by the vendor.

  • The Acer Aspire R7 is a 15.6-inch notebook that redefines the touch and type computing experience. Featuring a full-HD, 1920x1080 touch screen, the R7 was made for the new computing lifestyle, which increasingly combines touching and typing. With a repositioned keyboard and “Ezel hinge” that moves the display forward and into different positions, the R7 makes the combination of touching the screen and using the keyboard more intuitive and natural.

  • The Acer Aspire S7-392 sports a 33 per cent increase in battery life over the previous S7 model (up to seven hours), comes with an electroluminescent backlit keyboard, quieter fans and is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core processor - Haswell.

  • The Iconia W3 will be available with either 32GB or 64GB or storage, starting in June in the US starting at $US379.99. The optional keyboard will be available for $US79.99 and a case for $US34.99.

  • The ASUS ET2702 27-inch All-in-One PC comes with a display featuring IPS technology and an ultra-high 2560x1440 resolution (almost twice the pixel density of a same-size full HD display) and optional 10-point multi-touch. It is powered by the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors and AMD Radeon HD8890A discrete graphics.

  • The ASUS VivoPC is 56mm tall, with a footprint smaller than a sheet of A4 paper. Its compact design has a spun-metal finish and can fit into the smallest spaces. It has two USB 3.0 ports and 802.11ac wireless capabilities.

  • The ASUS Zenbook Infinity Ultrabook features a new design that “fuses” glass and aluminum. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with “Native Damage Resistance” on the lid and around the keyboard to give this laptop a sleek look, while remaining durable and thin.

  • This new 14-inch ultrabook from ASUS is designed specifically for the enterprise and small-business customers. It has an aluminum and carbon construction for durability, but is also thin and light. It has what ASUS calls a “vPro” option, allowing for replaceable memory and batteries.

  • The XPS 11 is a brand new PC in the XPS line-up. It easily goes from laptop to tablet with a 360 degree rotation design. The display on the XPS 11 is what Dell calls “Quad HD” with a 2560x1440 resolution. This convertible Ultrabook is only 14.9mm thick and weighs 1.13kg.

  • The new XPS 27 now offers 4th generation Intel Core processors, a Thunderbolt port, an Adobe RGB Quad HD display, and discrete graphics and SSD options. It also now comes with enterprise features such as TPM.

  • The Dell OptiPlex 9020 is a commercial desktop that comes in four different form factors, including a compact all-in-one, making it versatile for a business environment. It comes with a current generation Intel Core i7 processor, choice of hard drive, SSD, or hybrid hard drive and high-speed memory options.

  • The HP ElitePad 900 is powered by the latest Intel Atom processor. Expand its potential with a complete suite of accessories designed to help you do more. Slide the HP ElitePad into the Expansion Jacket, along with an additional Jacket Battery, and get up to 20 hours of battery life. Dock at the office and the HP ElitePad becomes your desktop PC. With Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and machined aluminum, the ElitePad is built to last.

  • The HP ENVY Rove 20 is a portable, all-in-one PC with a versatile design and built-in battery, allowing users to move it from room to room and enjoy a shared family entertainment experience. With a 20-inch IPS LED panel that enables wide viewing angles, the ENVY Rove 20 features a hinged stand that allows users to view the diagonal touch screen at a variety of angles or lay the device flat for a shared tabletop entertainment experience. The ENVY Rove 20 combines 10-point capacitive touch with ergonomic angles to create an immersive entertainment experience.

  • The HP Split x2 is a two-in-one, detachable PC that combines power and portability, featuring Windows 8 and powerful third-generation Intel Core processors. Consumers can now enjoy a high-performance ultraportable notebook suited for virtually any intensive task that doubles as a 13-inch tablet for unparalleled entertainment. The 13.3-inch diagonal HD touchscreen display on the Split x2 makes it easier to view and share content, play games with friends and family, or enjoy high-quality music with Beats Audio.

  • The Windows Phone 8X has a 4.3-inch screen, a 1.5GHz processor, and an 8MP camera. The camera also has an ultra-wide angle lens, good for fitting everyone into group shots, using Skype, and more.

  • Powered by Windows Phone 8, the Huawei W1 offers a truly personal smartphone experience to fit unique needs and provide quick access to the people and things customers care about most.

  • The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is a mini Ultrabook that provides flexibility between work and play in a portable device and features a 10-point, multitouch screen. At 17.3mm, it also has the same hinge design found throughout the whole Yoga line, allowing four flexible usage modes: laptop, tablet, stand or tent. Yoga 11S supports advanced gesture controls that allow users to flip through photos and pages or rewind and fast forward music and videos using simple hand motions in front of its Web camera.

  • The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch is available in multiple colours. The 13.3-inch Ultrabook is an ultra-slim and light companion for the home or road; it weighs 1.68kg, has Windows 8 and up to third-generation Intel Core i7, promising up to seven hours of battery life (up to 90 days standby). The IdeaPad U310 also comes equipped with InstantResume for quick resume from sleep mode, Dolby Home Theater v4 with Dolby 2.0 stereo speakers and integrated 720p HD webcam with face tracking.

  • The Nokia Lumia 925 showcases the latest camera innovation and introduces a metal design.

  • The Nokia Lumia 928 delivers amazing imaging, video and audio performance to capture and share moments like never before.

  • The Nokia Lumia 720 delivers a high-end camera performance at a mid-range price point. A large f/1.9 aperture and exclusive Carl Zeiss optics are designed to deliver bright, clear pictures day and night, while the HD-quality, wide-angle front-facing camera makes taking pictures with friends and video calling more enjoyable. The sleek and stylish smartphone comes with the latest high-end Nokia Lumia experiences, including Nokia Music, the HERE location suite, and the option to add wireless charging with a snap-on wireless charging cover.

  • The Nokia Lumia 520 is Nokia's most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone, delivering experiences normally only found in high-end smartphones, such as the same digital camera lenses found on the Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Music for free music out of the box and even offline, and the HERE location suite. A four-inch super sensitive touchscreen makes for a more responsive and immersive content experience than can usually be found at this price.

  • If you are looking for a thin, 14-inch-class laptop that’s got powerful gaming capabilities, you’ll want to check out the Razer Blade.

  • The Samsung ATIV Tab 7 has a full HD display and runs the same programs as a desktop PC, making it a great travel companion to stay efficient and entertained on the go. At less than 1kg, it’s an easy addition to your briefcase or carry-on.

  • The 11-inch Sony VAIO Pro 11, weighing 0.87, is a touch-capable Ultrabook. The VAIO Pro 11 is crafted in carbon fiber and features a unique aluminum palm rest design that gradually merges into the desk for comfort while typing. There is also an optional extended sheet battery in order to double the standard nine-hour battery life.

  • The all new Sony VAIO Duo 13 slider hybrid Ultrabook is made with carbon fiber and weighs 1.3kg. By increasing the screen size and minimizing the bezel in order to maximize the viewing experience, the new VAIO Duo 13 is able to maintain nearly the same footprint and weight as the original VAIO Duo 11.

  • Toshiba's KIRAbook is an Ultrabook featuring the company’s first ultra-high resolution PixelPure display and a new lightweight and compact design precision engineered with AZ91 pressed magnesium alloy.

  • The Portégé Z10t has an 11.6-inch diagonal, full HD, IPS anti-glare touchscreen display. It is the Portégé Z10t is an ideal choice for on-the-go professionals looking for a single, versatile device that offers more screen real estate than most tablets, but all the same ultra-responsive performance of a laptop.

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