Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is built solidly and ticks the right boxes. This laptop-tablet hybrid has all the advanced security features that you would require while working in the IT department. The ThinkPad Helix packs in dual batteries in the keyboard and tablet base. The battery is powerful enough for an entire day without requiring to be charged.
On the other hand, the Helix ThinkPad features the less efficient, now obsolete CPU generations from Intel while the price tag is of a device that is powered by a latest generation CPU.
Though the Helix ThinkPad can be claimed as the best ever detachable-screen hybrid, the expensive price tag and obsolete CPU make this hybrid for a chosen audience and not the masses per se.
Dell XPS 12
Dell launched the XPS 12 which is a slim and stunning rotating-screen hybrid that flaunts enhanced battery life and high-resolution display that surely leaves prospective buyers impressed. However, the accelerometer can be tricky to operate when the user flips the screen in any direction. Also, the fan of the device is quite loud. Also, the XPS 12 does not have a card slot for SD card and even HDMI output is missing.
Toshiba’s executives in Tokyo are well aware that they need to work hard to rectify the company’s image in the US markets. And the Kira series notebooks is their weapon to change the impression. The Kirabook from Toshiba is an impressive and power-packed laptop. It offers exceptional battery life and the keyboard is a backlit one and designed beautifully. The Kirabook has high –resolution screen display. In fact, it has the highest resolution display which is available currently on Windows laptop.