Best Convertible/Hybrid Laptops of 2014

Acer Switch 10

Today we will be going through a list of the best laptops that come with Windows 8, are touch screen and hybrid too. The best advantage of these devices are that you can use them as Tablets and as Laptops. When you’re moving out, you can just carry out the Tablet type, which is very much portable with its smooth and sleek touch screens. And when you’re at the home relaxing, you can use it as a Laptop with the keyboard and mouse pads. With no further wait let us get started, here is the list of best Convertible Laptops which we might choose if we planned to buy one.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The first in our list is the tablet that can replace your laptops, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. The device comes with the Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro operating system pre installed. The Surface Pro 3 has a screen size of 12 inch and a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels making it good for streaming HD content. It has a dimension of 11.5 x 7.93 x 0.36 inches and weighs 816 grams. It can provide up to 9 hours of web browsing experience provided you only do surfing not watching videos on YouTube.

Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 comes in variants of 4th generation Intel core i3 , i5 and i7 processors priced at $799, $999 and $1549 respectively. It has RAM of 4 GB and an internal storage of 128 GB plus it has a micro SD slot too. It has dual HD camera both the front and the rear camera are of 5 MP with stereo microphones.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

The second in our list is Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. As the name suggests, the laptop has very flexible hinders which can rotate all the way around to 360 degrees. The laptop is very light weight and a priced at $1,199.99. It comes with an Intel Core M-70 processor with Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro pre-installed.

Lenovo Yoga 3

The dimensions are 11.8 x 9 x 0.5 iches and it weight 1.17 kilograms. It also has a 6 hinge watchband design. It comes with 8 GB of RAM and 512 SSD. It has an 13.3 inches QHD display of 3200 x 1800 pixels resolution and the display is an IPS multitouch display. It has a battery life of up to 7.2 hours and an inbuilt Waves Audio certified JBL speakers.

Acer Switch 10

The third in our list in another tablet from Acer, the Acer Switch 10. The tablet is powered by an Intel Atom processor of 1.33 GHz. It has an internal storage of 64 GB and a RAM of 2 GB. It is a 10.1 inch HD widescreen LED touch screen of dimensions 10.3 x 7.6 x 0.8 inches and weighs 1.17 kilograms.

Acer Switch 10
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It also has a front facing camera of 2 MP, comes pre loaded with Microsoft Windows 8 and has a 5910 mAh battery. The tablet is priced at $519.

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga

The last but not the least is the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga priced at $949. It is a 12.5-inch laptop with a touch screen display of 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. It comes with a 1.9 GHz Intel Core i5 4300U processor, 4 GB RAM and 256 GB SDD.

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga
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It has a 1792 MB Intel HD Graphics 4400 and Microsoft Windows 8.1 pre-installed. Overall it is a good laptop and worth a buy.

So, these were our hot picks for the best touchscreen, hybrid laptops aka Convertibles that topped the lists for 2014. You could buy any of these if you want one for your work in 2015. Else, wait for the CES 2015, which is just days away. Many companies may be unveiling their products, we’ll be reviewing them too. Stay tuned! 🙂


  1. Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga is my favorite laptop. I always wanted to use laptops that is small and portable . This will help us to bring it on any place we go and very comfortable. The price is also in my range. Thank you for this post.

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