In Pictures: 10 new Windows 8 tablet/laptop convertibles

It's a tablet! No, it's a laptop! The introduction of Microsoft Windows 8 has spawned a variety of new and exciting devices -- including a group of tablets that turn into laptops, and vice versa. Here are 10 new and upcoming convertibles that were built especially to accommodate the new operating system.

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC follows in the same footsteps as the HP Envy x2 (or is it the other way around?). Pop loose the 11.6-in., full HD display from its keyboard base and you've got an Intel Core i5-powered, 4GB RAM tablet with 128GB SSD storage.

The 700T also includes Samsung's S Pen for on-screen note-taking and annotations. Dock the screen back into the keyboard for access to USB-connected devices, and external monitors via Micro HDMI. The smaller 500T is only $749 but uses a 32-bit Intel Atom processor, stores 64GB and lowers the screen resolution to 1366 x 768.

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