CES 2021 is filled with announcements from major players like Lenovo, Samsung, LG and others. We're continuing to bring you all of the latest news from CES 2021 as it happens. The event itself may have gone digital this year, but we have still managed to get hands-on coverage of many of the newly announced products to offer our impressions of the latest and greatest laptops, tablets, headphones and more.
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Lenovo at CES 2021
Lenovo is typically one of the most prolific brands at CES and 2021 is no exception with a number of new laptops, tablets and monitors already announced and more expected.
Lenovo did have one unexpected offering up its sleeve with its new smart glasses, which are an enterprise-focused take on Google Glass.
Lenovo CES 2021 news:
- Lenovo's ThinkBook 14p raises the bar for business premium laptops
- Lenovo launches new Legions — including the world's lightest 15.6-inch, RTX gaming laptop
- Lenovo's dual-screen ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 adds polish to the unique e-ink laptop
- New Lenovo ThinkBook 13x unveiled at CES 2021: Here's what we know
- Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga unveiled: Meet the lightest ThinkPad ever
- Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon gets huge upgrades at CES 2021 — watch out, MacBook Pro
- Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable hands-on: Meet the new Surface Pro killer
- CES 2021: Lenovo unveils a stunning blue laptop with an 11th Gen Intel CPU
- CES 2021: Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro flaunts 16-inch display and next-gen AMD Ryzen CPU
- Move over, Apple Glass! Lenovo unveils new smart spectacles at CES 2021
- CES 2021: Lenovo unveils two ultra-thin monitors that cost less than $200
- Forget the iPad Air! Lenovo unveils Tab P11 at CES 2021 — a tablet with 15 hours of battery life
HP at CES 2021
HP is having a busy CES 2021 as well with a handful of new laptops announced already. We went hands-on with the new HP Envy 14 and our reviewer came away thoroughly impressed with his first look at this sub-$1,000 laptop.
Along with the expected multitude of work and home laptops, we did get one genuine surprise from HP in the form of the company's first truly wireless earbuds. While the overall design looks like so many other true wireless options, HP stated that they are specifically made for conference calls.
HP CES 2021 news:
- CES 2021: HP unveils new EliteBook 805 G8 with AMD Ryzen Pro 5000 CPUs
- HP ProBook line gets a powerful refresh with new Ryzen 5000 series processors
- HP unveils four new monitors at CES — including the 34-inch curved P34hc G4
- HP Elite Dragonfly goes Max, gets Intel 11th Gen CPUs and 5G
- HP EliteBook 840 Aero G8 unveiled at CES 2021: This 14-inch laptop weighs only 2.5 pounds
- HP Elite Folio unveiled at CES 2021 with 5G and a vegan leather design
- HP Envy 14 hands-on at CES 2021: This could be the best sub-$1,000 laptop yet
- CES 2021 Surprise! HP Announces Elite Wireless Earbuds
Asus at CES 2021
Asus hasn't inundated us with new products at CES 2021 so far, but they definitely made them count. The incredibly interesting ROG Flow X13 pairs a thin and light laptop with a minuscule eGPU and the ROG Strix Scar gives us the best of AMD and Nvidia with Ryzen 5000 and an RTX 3080 GPU.
Asus CES 2021 news:
- CES 2021: Asus launches convertible ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop with tiny eGPU
- Asus unveils ROG Strix Scar with Ryzen 5000 chips, RTX 3080 GPU
Intel at CES 2021
While it doesn't have any laptops of its own, Intel made a number of interesting announcements about what will be inside a variety of laptops in 2021. It runs the gamut from ultra-portable gaming laptops to business laptops and Chromebooks, so if you're considering any of those options you'll want to take a look.
Intel CES 2021 news:
- Intel launches 11th Gen Core H35-series CPUs for ultra-portable gaming laptops: What you need to know
- Intel 11th Gen vPro CPUs unveiled — and they're already a big deal
- Chrome OS just got cooler — 11th Gen CPUs are coming to Intel Evo Chromebooks
AMD at CES 2021
AMD's lone contribution to CES 2021 was a big one with the announcement of the Ryzen 5000 series which will of course be found in dozens of laptops this year, including many announced this week.
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Nvidia at CES 2021
Similar to AMD, Nvidia's contribution was singular but crucial with the 30-series laptop GPUs coming to high-end gaming laptops in 2021.
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Acer at CES 2021
While Acer had a pretty quiet start to CES, as expected the company had more to reveal. With a new Chromebook and laptops utilizing Ryzen processors, including the new Ryzen 5000 series and a number of gaming laptops sporting the Nvidia GeForce 30 series GPUs.
Acer CES 2021 news:
- Acer unveils AMD Ryzen 5000-powered Aspire laptops at CES 2021
- Acer unveils new Nitro 5 gaming laptops with AMD 5000 CPU, GeForce RTX 3080 GPU
- Acer unveils Triton 300 and Helios 300 with GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs
- CES 2021: Acer Chromebook Spin 514 rocking an AMD CPU promises long battery life
Razer at CES 2021
Razer grabbed the most attention with its announcement of a smart N95 mask that naturally gives you some RGB Chroma on your face, but the Blade 15 and Blade 17 also got an update with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.
Razer CES 2021 news:
- CES 2021: Razer just unveiled the world's first smart mask — but there's a catch
- CES 2021: Razer Blade 15 and Blade Pro 17 gaming laptops unveiled with GeForce RTX 30 GPUs
Gigabyte at CES 2021
Gigabyte took the wraps off updates to its Aero, Aorus and G-series laptops with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.
Gigabyte CES 2021 news:
- CES 2021: Gigabyte reveals Aero and Aorus laptops with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs
- Gigabyte brings GeForce RTX 30 to new mid-range G-series gaming laptops
Samsung at CES 2021
Samsung has a whole host of products from TVs to washing machines to announce at CES 2021, but the Galaxy Chromebook refresh was the only one in our wheelhouse so far.
However, we know they have plenty in store for us later this week with the Galaxy Unpacked event coming on Thursday.
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MSI at CES 2021
MSI also took full advantage of the new Nvidia RTX 30-series with updates to its Leopard, Stealth and Creator laptops.
MSI CES 2021 news:
- MSI reveals upgraded GF Thin and GP Leopard gaming laptops with Nvidia RTX 3080 GPUs
- CES 2021: MSI Stealth 15M is razor-thin and totes an RTX 3060 GPU
- CES 2021: MSI Creator 15 boasts a huge battery, RTX 3070 GPU to beat the MacBook Pro
LG at CES 2021
LG's full refresh of the Gram lineup, including a massive 16-inch convertible option, was its biggest contribution to CES 2021 until the company offered us a brief tease of its forthcoming rollable phone. If you haven't seen it in action yet, you need to take a look.
LG CES 2021 news:
- LG Gram 2021 laptops unveiled at CES — including a 16-inch convertible
- LG rollable phone teased at CES 2021 — is this the phone of the future?
Alienware at CES 2021
It was a quiet CES 2021 for Alienware, but the m17 R4 did get the Nvidia 30-series update treatment.
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Dell at CES 2021
Dell has been relatively quiet at CES 2021 with the exception of some potentially interesting updates to its Latitude lineup and a pair of new monitors; we'll see if it has anything else up its sleeve this week.
Dell CES 2021 news:
- CES 2021: Dell Latitude 9420 flaunts 5G and a clever auto-closing webcam cover
- CES 2021: Dell debuts world's first 40-inch, 5K curved monitor — time to upgrade your home office
Microsoft at CES 2021
Microsoft unexpectedly snuck in an announcement of its own at CES 2021 with the Surface Pro 7 Plus. It's not the Surface Pro 8 that fans are waiting for, but it looks like a solid refresh for the enterprise and education market.
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TCL at CES 2021
TCL remains a small player in the U.S. market, but its TCL 10 5G UW was an interesting budget 5G phone option last year and its newly announced TCL 20 series looks to pick up where it left off.
The NXTPAPER tablet was a notable release from the company with an eye-saving color e-ink style panel. And while the company announced two affordable new smartphones and a tablet, its plans for later in the year really have our interest with a foldable phone and another 5G phone that we expect will be the true successor to the TCL 10 5G UW.
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