We can experience the Windows 8 operating system on an ordinary notebook, but the essence of Microsoft’s latest operating system allows users to experience more user-friendly touch interface, which an ordinary notebook can not do. Because of this, PC makers including Asus and Samsung invariably introduced hybrid products with both the Tablet PC and notebook, and they are all equipped with touch screens and full keyboards.
1. Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga
The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga can be described as the name suggests, the flexible design is very reminiscent of yoga. The IdeaPad Yoga is equipped with a touch screen that can be folded back 360°, and then it becomes a tablet PC. Its body thickness is only 1.7cm, and it weights about 1.4kg.
The maximum resolution of the IdeaPad Yoga touch screen is 1600 x 900, and it supports 10-point touch, the product is with the Accutype mechanical keyboard, equipped with Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and with the maximumly 256GB SSD hard drive and 8GB memory.
2 Dell Dell XPS 12
Dell XPS 12 is with a 10-12 inch rotating screen, the high version supports Full HD video playback. In addition to the highly innovative rotating screen, it is equipped with a backlit keyboard, and the carbon fiber body is also very user-friendly.
3. Asus Vivo Tab
The ASUS Vivo Tab has a lot of bright spots: practical keyboard dock, scratch resistant Corning Fit Glass display and the advanced SonicMaster audio technology. Its 11.6-inch display supports stylus input, and it’s with 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera. The Vivo Tab body is also very thin, it weighs only 0.67kg with keyboard docking station and battery.
4. Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T
Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro 700T is with Intel Core i5 processor and 4000 HD integrated graphics, and it’s pre-installed indows 8 Pro operating system.
In addition, ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T is equipped with a 11.6-inch full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution display and standard 128GB SSD solid state drive. It’s priced at $ 1,199.
5. HP Envy X2
HP Envy X2 1366 x 768 touch screen may not move you, but what about the 12-hour long battery life? In addition, the Envy X2 is equipped with a 720p front camera, it supports for microSD extend storage, it also provides two USB 2.0 ports and HDMI video output interface in the keyboard dock section. It is worth mentioning that the Envy X2 appearance is similar to the 11-inch MacBook Air.
6. Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
Same as the well-known ThinkPad Yoga deformable notebook, Helix also has a variety of different forms, the official provides tablet and ultrabook two modes. Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is equipped with a 1920*1080 display, powered by Intel Core i7 processor, the high version is equipped with 8GB RAM and a 256GB solid state drive. The tablet part of the Helix weights 1.8 pounds.
7. ASUS Transformer Book
ASUS Transformer Book is with a 11.6-inch IPS HD mirror display, the maximum resolution is 1920 x 1080, and it also has touch capability. The processor has Core i5 and Core i7 two versions, but they are both equipped with 128GB SSD solid state hard drive. There is a 500GB hard drive, SD card expansion interface, mini DP video output interface and two USB3.0 interface in the keyboard docking station. Its battery life is up to 7 hours.
8. Acer Acer Iconia W510
Thanks to the keyboard dock, this Acer 10.1-inch product Iconia W510 can be used in three forms. And it’s priced at $ 749 with Keyboard Dock, and the battery storage capacity can be doubled. If you do not want the base, then you can get it at just $ 499.