•  Date Published: 29 Aug 2019
  • Intel Core i7-9850H
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • 256GB SSD
  • 16GB DDR4
  • 1.53 kg (3.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Strong body build of carbon
  • Great battery life
  • Wide range of connectivity options
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Beast processor inside
  • Fingerprint reader embedded in the power button + IR face recognition (both are optional)
  • PCIe x4, Thunderbolt 3 and (optional) LTE support

Cons

  • Has a keyboard with a rather small deck
  • Uses aggressive PWM to adjust its brightness up the maximum level of brightness (fixed by our Health-Guard profile) (BOE NV14N4F-HN4TM (BOE07BB))
  • Covers only 51% of sRGB (BOE NV14N4F-HN4TM (BOE07BB))
  • The cooling struggles a lot under heavy load

Specs

CPU Performance #83in Top CPUs
  • Intel Core i5-11300H 0.9%
  • Intel Core i7-11375H 2.8%
  • Intel Core i7-9850H 
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-11390H 1.8%
  • Intel Core i7-1195G7 2.4%
GPU Performance #108in Top GPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (10W) 4.4%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (R4000,5000 15W) 6.3%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 
  • Intel UHD Graphics 1.6%
  • Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 32 EU) 0.8%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 605 1.5%
  • HDD/SSD
  • 256GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • 16GB DDR4
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Body Material
  • Carbon
  • Dimensions
  • 323 x 216 x 20 mm (12.72" x 8.50" x 0.79")
  • Weight
  • 1.53 kg (3.4 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Power Delivery (PD)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3
  • HDMI
  • 2.0
  • Card Reader
  • Micro SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.0
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5 mm combo
  • Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2x 2.5W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • fingerprint reader (optional), backlit keyboard

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-9850H

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 630

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