Best 2-in-1 Laptops

By Reviewed.com Staff

If the allure of a tablet/laptop hybrid is too much to resist, we can't blame you. The advent of hybrid devices running Windows 10 means there are a ton of new computers that double up on functionality.

Instead of carrying two devices, these laptops give you the option to use a touchscreen to kick back and read your favorite websites, or watch Netflix. When you need to get work done, you're only a flip, a snap, or a dock away from opening up Microsoft Office or even heavy-duty apps like Photoshop.

To judge these 2-in-1 laptops, we put them through a battery of tests in our state-of-the-art labs to gauge performance, screen quality, and other factors like keyboard and trackpad feel. We've used every one of these models in real life and have full reviews for you to read, so you can best decide which one will be the pick for you.

Updated February 15, 2017

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Expert Score
10.0

Dell XPS 13 9365 (i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD)

This Dell XPS 13 is more than meets the eye: it's actually a 2-in-1 variant of our favorite PC ultrabook. Sporting a similar, striking design and great build quality, it's about as good as its standard stablemate. That said, a lower-power Intel chip and limited ports are drawbacks that the normal version just don't have.

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Vaio Z Flip VJZ13BX0211B

Vaio's newest 2-in-1 laptop has a secret up its sleeveā€”an extra-powerful Intel chip with Iris graphics. This premium system is built in Japan, and even though it's a pricey proposition, it acquits itself nicely. Fast internals, a solid keyboard, and a responsive trackpad help it pull ahead of the competition. The downsides are a lack of ports, and a tablet mode that's a little awkward to use.

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Where To Buy

$1,871.54 Amazon Buy $1,999.00 Walmart Buy

Lenovo X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

If you're in the market for a business-class laptop, it's hard to imagine something better than the X1 Carbon. It nailed our performance tests, it has all the features you could want in a business laptop, and it's built to an incredibly high standard. Though the review unit we tested was expensive, it comes in a wide range of well-priced configs, putting top-notch quality within just about anyone's reach.

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Microsoft Surface Book with Performance Base (96D-00001)

This updated 2-in-1 from Microsoft is a lot like the Surface Book that came before it. If you liked that concept, but longed for better battery life and faster graphics, then look no further. With its new Performance Base, this Surface Book provides more oomph for high-performing tasks and even a little gaming. It's super expensive, and still as quirky as ever, but it's the fastest Surface Book ever built.

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HP Spectre X360 (2017, 15", 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD)

This big HP 2-in-1 gives users a big canvas on which to do work and express themselves. The Spectre X360 uses high-quality materials and has an alluring look. The 4K screen, speedy i7, and great keyboard compliment the beautiful metal build. While the trackpad is a little less great than competing laptops, there's no other 15-inch premium laptop that's quite as nice for as little money as the Spectre X360.

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Where To Buy

Click for price Amazon Buy $1,399.99 Best Buy Buy $1,900.00 Walmart Buy
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