Technology is making human life easier by introducing innovative gadgets every day, before some 10 years ago there was a rule of desktop personal computer later laptops and the future is of hybrid laptop and tablets. The concept of hybrid laptop was introduced in the recent years which give you the power of a laptop and the mobility of a Android tablet. So what exactly is hybrid laptop or hybrid tablet? The answer is simple, hybrid laptop is the combination of laptop and tablet PC where you can remove or flip the screen and use it as tablet or attach the screen and keyboard together and use it as a laptop.
Hybrid Laptops became more popular by the entry of Windows 8 as it provides more mobility to windows lovers. Windows 8 has a fluid design that suite all modern devices including PC, smartphone and tablet. Let’s have a look at some top Android and Windows 8 powered hybrid laptop and tablets available on the market. If you are looking to buy any of these great Tablets looking for Smart phone deals, do check Cell C for great offers.
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Hot Android and Windows 8 powered Hybrid Laptops
HP ENVY x2
HP ENVY x2 is a light weight and ultrathin hybrid laptop with sleek aluminum finish. It comes up with 11.6 inch vivid HD touch display with the Screen resolution of 1366 x 768, Intel 1.8 GHz processor, it has ultra mobile and ultra connectivity where your emails, calendar, and social networks activities automatically gets updated. HP ENVY x2 features NFC so that you can connect your mobile or tablet with it seamlessly, it is powered by Beats audio to output the rich audio experience.
This hybrid laptop is powered by Windows 8 operating system. HP ENVY x2 is price tagged for around Rs.60,000 in India.
Sony VAIO Duo 11
Sony VAIO Duo 11 has the surf slider design which resembles Microsoft Surface hybrid tablet, this device is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor with 1.70 GHz. Sony VAIO Duo 11 comes up with full HD 11.6 screen with 1920×1080 screen resolution and OptiContrast panel, 4GB RAM and a 128GB storage. This hybrid has rapid booting which makes it wake up from sleep in less than just 2 seconds. The device has A High definition 2 mega pixel front and rear cameras.
Sony VAIO Duo 11 is driven by Windows 8 operating system, it costs around Rs. 90,000 in India.
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity is a sleek and robust hybrid laptop which is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core CPU running at 1.6 GHz. It comes up with full HD scratch resistance gorilla glass 2 with the screen resolution of 1920 × 1200. It features SonicMaster for better audio experience. Along with all these features it consists of micro HDMI port, 2 mega pixel front camera and 3.5mm audio jack.
Transformer Pad Infinity is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system. Asus transformer pad infinity is price tagged at around Rs.27,000 in india.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is built to flip 360 degrees which has HD+ IPS display that is capable to output 1600X900 screen resolution. Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor, 128 GB of SSD storage and up to 8 GB of memory. This is powered by Windows 8 operating system, Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is price tagged for around Rs.65,000 in India.
Samsung ATIV XE500T1C-A01IN
Samsung ATIV XE500T1C-A01IN is an affordable hybrid laptop that costs about Rs.54,000 in Samsung store. It is powered by Intel ATOM processor, 1.8GHz, 64GB flash hard drive and 2GB of system memory. XE500T1C-A01IN has 11.6 HD LED display with 1366 x 768 screen resolution. Samsung ATIV XE500T1C-A01IN has 2.0 megapixel of front camera and 8.0 megapixel of rear webcam for rich video chatting experience. It is incorporated with a micro HDMI port, 2.0 USB port and MicroSD card reader. This one is the Windows 8 hybrid laptop.