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IN Science & Technology ON 02 Sep, 2016
Welcome to the Hybrid world. Today I will show you the Best 2-in-1 Hybrid Notebooks that can make your life easier.
There are many reasons you don't want to use the laptop everywhere. So, you can use them as a Tablet. Mostly the hybrid laptops are priced between $700 to $2000. So, here is the updated list of hybrid laptops till date, we also covered the IFA 2016's laptops in this list.
Many companies are showing the most improved product at IFA, Lenovo also introduced the Yoga 910. It has insanely fast fingerprint reader. You can use it as your main security weapon. No need to remember the passwords. To match the trends and faster connectivity Lenovo also introduced the USB Type-C in Yoga 910. It has the Intel's 7th Generation i7 processor with "Kaby Lake" cooling technology. Coupled with 16GB RAM and 1TB of SSD Storage. It is the upgrade over the yoga 900. As it features a bit thinner bezels around the display. But the display is super cool with 4K resolution at 13.9-inch diagonal. But they didn't remove the bezels completely from the bottom. Because of this, it may look weird but everyone has different point of views. Yoga 910 is quite similar to Yoga 900.
Lenovo has planned to release this in October and the price will be from $1,299.
It is best Hybrid Laptop you can buy. The Quality of the SurfaceBook is also amazing from the normal task to the High-Level performance task. Here are the quick specs about the Microsoft's SurfaceBook.
Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-6300U (dual-core, 3MB cache, up to 3GHz with Turbo Boost)
Variant 2 Processor: 6th Gen Intel Core i7
Graphics: Intel HD graphics 520; Nvidia GeForce graphics (1GB GDDR5 high-speed memory)
RAM: 8GB to 16GB
Screen: 13.5-inch, 3,000 x 2,000 (267 ppi) PixelSense Display
Storage: 256GB to 1TB PCIe3.0 SSD
Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, mini DisplayPort, SD card reader, mini headphone/mic combo jack
Connectivity: 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Camera: 8MP rear-facing auto-focus camera (1080p HD), 5MP front-facing Hello face-authentication camera (1080p HD)
Weight: 3.48 pounds (1.58kg)
Price: $1,499 to $3,199
The Spin 7 is the next level of Swift 7 with more features. It is quite a smoother with rotation. With Full HD 14-inch IPS touch screen you can enjoy the laptop as a tablet. The Spin has an aluminum unibody which weighs only 2.6 pounds. It is powered by Intel Core i7 processor. 8GB RAM and 256 SSD is there inside it to manage the multi tasks and the performance. If you look at the dimensions it has 10.98 mm. USB 3.1 Type-C and Headphone jack are there to enhance the connectivity.
To make it more comfortable with other modes it has volume rockers on the left. Acer claimed up to 8 hours of battery life for this Hybrid Laptop.
If will goes on sale in America and Europe in October. The prices start from $1,199 to $1,299 (approximate). However, the Spin 7 is powerful and impressive laptop to buy.
The HP Spectre x360 is a sleek aluminum convertible laptop. The highlights are Smooth performance, long battery life and a Bright display. Here is the Quick Specs Sheet:
Display: Full HD 13.3-inch 1,920 x 1,080 touchscreen
Processor: 2.2GHz Intel Core i5-5200U
Memory: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM 1,600MHz
Graphics: 3,839MB (shared) Intel HD Graphics 5500
Storage: 256GB SSD
Connectivity: 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, No Optical Drive
OS: Windows 8.1 (64-bit) // Upgradable to W10
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 is attractive and can be used for performance tasks. It is the balanced hybrid laptop of the specs, looks, and performance.
Screen: 13.3-inch HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-backlit - Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) touchscreen
CPU: Intel Core i5-i7 Variants
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
Storage: 500GB - 1TB HDD, 128GB - 256GB SSD
Price: Available from $799
This Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 features a Core i7 CPU, a face-recognizing camera and a 4K touchscreen display. But a battery is not up to mark so, If you are looing for work only, try other laptops.
Display: 12.5-inch, 3,840x2,160 touch display.
Processor: CPU2.5GHz Intel Core i7-6500U
Memory: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM 1600MHz
Graphics: 128MB (dedicated) Intel HD Graphics 520
Storage: 256GB SSD
Connectivity: 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0
OS: Windows 10
Asus recently launched the Transformer series globally and in India as well. It has the latest connectivity options, better processor, and handy features. All these things make it different from the crowd.
Display: 12.6-inch, 2,880x1,920-pixel resolution display with a 275ppi density.
Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core processors
Memory: Up to 8GB RAM, Up to 512GB SSD storage.
Connectivity: Thunderbolt 3 Port (SuperFast),
Price: Starts from: $799
The HP Elite x2 1012 G1 costs $899. It is 12-inch tablet type laptop. With a convertible form factor, it's primary function is to work like a tablet but you can use the keyboard to convert this into a laptop. Basically, these are for the travelling people who travels a lot in daily life.
Processor: Intel Core m5-6Y54 2.2 GHz
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 515, Core: 300-900 MHz, Dual-Channel, 22.214.171.12431
Memory: 8GB, LPDDR3-1866, Dual-Channel, soldered on
Display: 12.1 inch 3:2, 1920x1280 pixel 191 PPI, Gorilla Glass 4.
Storage: 256 GB
Weight: 1.205 kg
The HP Spectre x360 15t is a premium convertible-hybrid laptop. It is up to mark in design, performance and quality tasks. It also has a 4K resolution for a better display experience.
Display: 15.6-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD, WLED-backlit, IPS touchscreen.
CPU: 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U (3MB cache, up to 2.8GHz with Turbo Boost)
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
RAM/ Storage: 8GB, 256GB Flash SSD.
Ports: 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C, 3 x USB 3.0, HDMI, mini DisplayPort, headset jack.
Connectivity: Intel 802.11ac WLAN and Bluetooth.
Weight: 4.02 pounds
Price Group: $1100+
Asus managed to update its Transformer Book series with a thin and light product. It is quite similar to SurfacePro 3.
CPU: 1.2GHz Intel Core M 5Y71 processor (dual-core, 4MB cache, up to 2.9GHz with turbo boost)
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5300.
Display: 12.5, 4K featured.
RAM: 8GB DDR3L (1600MHz)
Screen: 12.5-inch, 2,560 x 1,440 (WQHD) capacitive multi-touch IPS display.
Storage: 128GB SSD.
Price: $699 to $899.