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These are the best Convertible laptops to have that perfect compactness!

Convertible laptops
Convertible laptops

When you need the portability of a tablet yet the productivity of a laptop. A convertible laptop is a way to go. Not only that, but 2-in-1 laptops are lightweight and compact, making them easy to transport. 2-in-1 laptops, also known as convertible laptops, are becoming more popular than ever.

These convertibles were expensive a few years ago, but by now we have many affordable options. The best 2-in-1 laptops are those that function more like a tablet than a laptop or vice versa. Some of the hybrids are also pricey, and a few of them include a stylus. However, we have also included some options that are less expensive and provide excellent value for money.

Some 2-in-1 laptops have 360-degree hinges, while the rest have detachable screens that are independent of their keyboard.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360

Convertible laptops

When it comes to 2-in-1 devices, Samsung’s Galaxy Book Pro 360 is the best of the bunch. The combination of great design, powerful internals, and an appealing screen makes it the convertible to beat. Especially because it’s comparable in price to other high-end laptops.

Even without a discrete GPU, a combination of 11th-generation Intel chips and Iris Xe graphics card delivers solid all-around performance. The battery capacity is also excellent, rivaling that of some of the longest-lasting laptops available. Aside from that, even with a resolution of 1920×1080, the display offers a valuable, vivid viewing experience.

The 360-degree hinge, on the other hand, is the main selling point here. It is adjustable to any angle. From a laptop to a tablet, it includes an S-Pen that magnetically attaches to the back of the display. There is also 5G support available, but the competitively priced 4G will provide everything most people want in a convertible laptop. This slight price advantage gives the Pro 360 a slight advantage over the other options on this list. Most notably Samsung’s own Galaxy Book Flex 2.

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 2

convertible laptops

In 2021, the first-generation Galaxy Book Flex is still an extremely impressive convertible laptop. But its successor takes things to another level.

While the 13.3-inch AMOLED display and 69.7-watt-hour battery remain static, this is far from an incremental update. The switch to 11th-generation Intel chips (which results in significantly improved battery life). A secondary 13Mp camera and 5G support are all significant improvements.

The 360-degree joint, which is now far stronger and more stable, and more robust, provides convertible functionality. It means that the device can function as a laptop, tablet, or in ‘tent mode’ for hands-free watching.

There was also the installed Bluetooth S-Pen. Which has been relocated to the device’s front. To make room for a recently expanded port selection. A USB-A port and full-size HDMI have overtaken one of the three USB-C ports.

But it’s not all good news. The display is still only Full HD (1920×1080), and the trackpad is fiddly enough that long-term use necessitates the use of a mouse.

Then there’s the cost, with the Flex 2 beginning at £1,649 in the United Kingdom. It’s one of the most comprehensive convertible laptops on the market, but you’ll have to pay for it.

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+

Convertible laptops

Since its introduction, the Surface Pro has made a popular tablet with a swappable keyboard form factor. And the Pro 7+ is the best possible version yet.

Despite being aimed at industrial and educational customers. The device provides an engaging experience for consumers as well. The move to Intel’s 11th-generation processors. Combined with an Iris Xe graphics chipset and up to 32GB of RAM, is a significant improvement over the standard Pro 7.

Connectivity options are equally impressive. With Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 support, as well as 4G LTE support on some models. There’s also a good port selection and significantly improved battery life.

However, 5 years after its debut, the design is beginning to show signs of wear. It’s also considerably more expensive (especially when the Type Cover is purchased separately). So you might want to go with the Surface Pro 8.

HP Chromebook x360 14c

HP Chromebook x360 14c

When it comes to convertible laptops, it’s not all about Windows devices and iPads; there have been plenty of choices if you’re looking for a Chrome OS device.

Our top pick is HP’s Chromebook x360. This combines lightning-fast performance with a stylish design and an excellent keyboard and trackpad. The Full HD display, even if it doesn’t get very bright, is another highlight. The Bang & Olufsen speakers provide an excellent audio experience.

A major port choice and excellent battery life are also included, all for a reasonable price.

If you can look past the poor exterior visibility and the occasional bug. The x360 14c could be an excellent choice for you. Just ensure you’re okay with Chrome OS’s limitations.

Asus ZenBook Flip

Convertible laptops

The ZenBook Flip may have lost its predecessor’s headphone jack, but it remains the go-to deluxe convertible.

One of the highlights is the stunning 4K OLED display, which provides a rich, color precise viewing experience. There’s also Thunderbolt 4 support and a large 1TB SSD, all housed in an ultra-thin and light chassis.

Unfortunately, the sleek design affects the performance of the 11th-generation Intel chips, causing some throttling issues. You also lose the fingerprint sensor.

These may be deal-breakers given the high asking price. But if money is no object and you want a premium portable device, the Flip is a great choice.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i

The audio experience on modern laptops is often overlooked. But the outstanding speakers on Lenovo’s Yoga Slim 9i earn a special mention. Four speakers work together to produce detailed, rich sound.

Along with a stunning 4K display, the Slim 9i is an excellent device for consuming content. The tent mode allows for hands-free watching. But the 360° hinge allows it to be used as a regular laptop or tablet as well.

The device comes with Intel 11th-generation processors. This work in tandem with an Iris Xe graphics chipset and up to 16GB of RAM to deliver solid performance. There’s also a good port choice (including Thunderbolt 4 support) and long battery life.

If you can look past the pretty irritating keyboard, the Slim 9i is an excellent choice for convertible laptops.


That ends our article here!

Although we have been around through, these devices vary greatly and are referred to as various things such as ‘convertibles,’ ‘hybrids,’ and ‘2-in-1s’. They all refer to the same thing. A device that can be converted to be both a laptop and a tablet. And these are really amazing, trust me! Isn’t they? What do you think

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