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The Top 5 2-in-1 Convertible And Hybrid Laptops Of 2017

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We often get confused between buying a laptop and a tablet. But in a situation like this you can look for 2-in-1 Convertible and Hybrid laptops. These kind of laptops come with both a touch screen and a physical keyboard. There are two types of 2-in-1 device: the convertible-hybrid laptop and the detachable-hybrid tablet. Today we are listing the top 5 2-in-1 convertible and hybrid laptops. Take a look.

Asus Chromebook Flip:

First on the list of the best 2-in-1 convertible and hybrid laptops is the Asus Chromebook Flip. The Chromebook Flip comes with a convertible hinge design. It offers 64Gb of storage and 4GB of RAM. It comes with a 12.5 inch FHD touchscreen. It has a full metal body construction and has two USB-C ports. The warranty of Chromebook Flip also includes damage protection. The display on the Chromebook Flip is bright and clear. Also, it has a backlit keyboard. But there a few cons as well, like the legacy connections require adapters. Also, the Chromebook Flip is pricier than other chromebooks. The Asus Chromebook Flip might be more expensive than the average chromebook. But it has a rich selection of features. These features make it well worth the extra money. The Asus Chromebook Flip is sold at $500.

Lenovo Yoga 910:

Lenovo Yoga 910

On the second position, we have the Lenovo Yoga 910. It has a really eye-catching design. The Lenovo Yoga 910 is equipped with two USB-C ports and one USB 3.0 port. It has a power packed 21-hour battery life. The Lenovo Yoga 910 also has a fingerprint reader for Windows Hello. The Lenovo Yoga 910 has an excellent day-to-day and multimedia performance. But it has only one USB-C port which works with charger. Also, connecting it to an external display requires an adapter. The Yoga 910 has the power and style, along with a comfortable keyboard and a phenomenal battery life. These features create Lenovo’s position as class leader of the growing 2-in-1 laptop field.

Dell Inspiron 13 7000:

Dell Inspiron 13 7000

Next up, we have the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 which has a classy aluminum construction. It comes with an infrared webcam for Windows Hello. It comes with a pretty good keyboard. But the problem is that the Dell Inspiron has a mediocre battery life and also it lacks Thunderbolt 3 port. The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 also has a bit of a weak battery life. But Dell Inspiron 13 7000 can still run with 2-in-1s that cost hundreds more.

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2:

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2

On the second last position is HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G2.It has a long and really good battery life. HP’s Elitebook runs on Intel Core i7 and has a very compact, convertible form factor. The HP EliteBook is built with premium construction and design. There is USB-C with Thunderbolt 3 port and USB 3.0 ports. On HP EliteBook, Windows Hello works with fingerprint reader and IR webcam. It has a 512GB SSD and 16GB of RAM. These make it a bit pricey. But it lacks on-board storage for Active Pen. The HP EliteBook x360 2-in-1 laptop has pretty good functionality, thanks to its features. With the Intel Core i7 processor, 14-hour battery life, and a comprehensive set of security features HP EliteBook is a great buy.

HP Spectre x360 13:

HP Spectre x360 13
On the last position is the HP Spectre x360 13. This 2-in-1 has super fast performance with a slick and modern design. This one has a slim build. It comes with 4K display with sharp image quality. It also comes with USB-C with Thunderbolt 3 plus USB 3.0 ports. The battery life on the 4K model is a bit average. The HP Spectre requires USB-C adapters for video out. But the HP Spectre has a stylish look and a super-slim build. It has amazing speed and a gorgeous display. The latest version of the already-great HP Spectre x360 is a pretty good high-end convertible laptop.

Conclusion.

While choosing a hybrid laptop, it is important to check the basic specs of the laptop because you cannot afford to compromise on the functionality of your laptop.

Keval Padia
Keval Padia is the founder & CEO of Nimblechapps, a fast-growing mobile game development company. The current innovation and updates of the field lures him to express his views and thoughts on certain topics.