The best laptops that can also be used as tablets

Here are the best laptops that also work well as tablet devices

Laptop makers have come up with many different designs to take advantage of the touch generation, and also Windows 8's Modern UI interface. There isn't one standard 2-in-1 design on the market. Instead, there is a variety of implementations that allow some laptops to be turned into tablets, some being better than others.

In this list, we're including only products that are laptops first and foremost, but which can also be turned into tablets. We're not including tablet-first products, such as those with a detachable keyboard base, but instead dedicated laptops that have special hinges to allow them to transform.

The products you see below all have innovations that allow the screen to flip, swivel, or tilt all the way around the base in order to create a slate form factor so that you can easily use them as a tablet.

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IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro
4.00

1. Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro: one of the best hybrid Ultrabooks on the market

There are only a couple of things we don't like about the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro (mainly its Wi-Fi module and the touchpad driver), but overall it's a fantastic product that's fun to use. We had no problems using ...
Review Date: 7th April, 2014
RRP: $ 1,999.00
EliteBook Revolve 810 G2 Tablet
4.25

2. HP EliteBook Revolve 810 G2 tablet (F6B48PA)

HP's EliteBook Revolve 810 G2 Tablet represents a good combination of both form and function. It can be used relatively comfortably as either a laptop or tablet, and the good thing is it's as powerful as a standard Ultrabook computer. ...
Review Date: 13th March, 2014
RRP: $ 2,199.00
VAIO Fit Multi-flip 13
3.50

3. Sony VAIO Fit Multi-flip 13 hybrid notebook

Sony's hybrid style is in full effect on the VAIO Fit Multi-flip, which is a 13in notebook that can easily be turned into a tablet. We like it a lot due to the design and the included ports and specs, ...
Review Date: 18th Dec., 2013
RRP: $ 1,699.00
XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook
3.75

4. Dell XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook

The Dell XPS 12 convertible laptop is a great hardware solution for those of you who want both laptop and tablet functions in the same unit. It doesn't compromise when it comes to processing power, and the way it can ...
Review Date: 5th Nov., 2012
RRP: $ 1,999.00
Pavilion x360
3.50

5. HP Pavilion x360 hybrid tablet/laptop

HP's Pavilion x360 is a hybrid laptop for budget users. It can be easily turned into a tablet, and it has a good set of built-in features. It's screen isn't great, though, and you won't get too much performance and ...
Review Date: 1st April, 2014
RRP: $ 599.00
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