Thunderbolt ports — well, USB-C 3.1, Gen 2 to be precise — and the ability to transfer up to 40Gbps data is no longer the domain of Apple’s recent Macs or MacBook’s. ASUS has crashed that party.
Apple apart, laptop manufacturers make overblown claims about battery life, with the reality being a fair bit removed from the claims.
The PC — desktop, notebook, all-in-one — market has been declining for years, cannibalised by the uptake of the smartphone as a primary computing and Internet access device. But it is not all bad news for some makers who have seen growth in the hybrid form-factor segment.