Computers first started showing up in offices and even some homes in the 1970s, although many businesses still operated without them. As we approached the millennium it became almost impossible to run even a small business without the use of a computer and as we move further into the 2000’s, tablets, ultrabooks and convertible laptops with touch screens are the newest thing. With many employees having the ability to BYOB (bring your own device) these 2 in 1 devices are becoming mainstream. But how do you know which ones are best for you? Here are some of the best brands in hybrid laptops on the market.
Dell – Dell’s hybrids – If you are looking for a low cost option Dell makes a hybrid laptop that costs under $500. Other options go into the $1000s. Dell’s hybrids are some of the best on the market due to great battery life and excellent wireless connections.
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 – Price ($349)
Lenovo – Lenovo’s hybrid laptops have excellent battery life and offer a well-thought-out design without the awkwardness of other 2 in 1 designs. However, because of the more “normal” laptop design they are heavier then the average hybrid. Here are some popular and great products from Lenovo.
Lenovo Thinkpad Helix 2 – Price – $945
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 – $900
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 – $800
HP – HP’s convertible are one of the more expensive products on the market. The HP Spectre x360 can cost over $1k, but with a sleek design, excellent battery life, in very light, very functional, and very fast package, many users find the price worth it.
HP Spectre x360 – $1300