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Best 2 in 1 laptops of 2017

Updated on April 25, 2017


2 in 1 laptops offer the kind of flexibility that you just can’t get from either a laptop or a tablet alone. Not only do they let you have the reliability of a portable PC but they also let you use them in a number of unique and convenient ways, making them even more portable and easy to integrate into our everyday lives. Continue reading to catch our pick of the best 2 in 1 laptops of 2017!

ASUS Transformer Book T200

  • Processor: Intel Atom Z3795 / 1.59 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 500GB HDD + 32GB SSD
  • Display: 11.6" Touchscreen (1366 x 768 Resolution)
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD
  • Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

The ASUS Transformer Book comes with a powerful quad core processor; it is stylish and convenient to take with you on the go with it weighing just 1.6kg. The small 11.6’’ touchscreen makes it even more portable and it features a full sized keyboard so it’s just as comfortable to use as a standard laptop or computer.

An impressive 10.5 hour battery life also means you can leave home with it for university or even work and not worry about re-charging it. The powerful Windows 8 pro operating system provides effortless multitasking and the 1366 x 768 resolution display means you can watch your movies or videos with the bright and vivid screen, and stay up to date with social media all at the same time. It even includes a 5MP rear and 2MP front facing camera for taking pictures whilst you’re out and about!

Toshiba Portege Z20T- B- 10H

  • Processor: Intel Core M-5Y51 1.10GHz / 2.60GHz Turbo
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB SSD
  • Display: 12.5" Full HD Touch (1920 x 1080 resolution)
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 5300
  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

If you want a 2 in 1 laptop for business purposes or for professional use, then the Toshiba Portege will appeal to you. It includes handwriting recognition for making those all-important notes on presentations or for when you fancy jotting something down instead of typing. The HDMI port lets you connect straight to any screen for presentations or just watching a film at home.

Thin and lightweight, the Portege is also highly portable and has a backlit keyboard for low light conditions for when you’re working late nights in the office. The Trusted Platform Module keeps your data safe at all times so you can trust the device with your important files and documents for extra peace of mind when it comes to safeguarding your data.

It is a pleasure to travel with as it features a staggering 17 hour battery life so you can take it with you on flights, or work and comes in a stylish design, so looks great too!

Lenovo Yoga 500

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (6th Gen) 6200U
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 1TB HDD+8GB SSD
  • Display: 14" Full HD Touchscreen (1920 x 1080 Resolution)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 920M 2GB Dedicated
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

The Lenovo Yoga 500 has a 360 degree flip and fold design which means you can place it in any way that you like; you can use it as a tablet, laptop or make it stand or tent. The Dolby Home Theatre gives you a powerful sound experience, so you can sit down comfortably and watch your favourite movies and videos or even get work done without having to view the device at an awkward angle!

With a Full HD display, Intel Core i5 powerful processor as well as the Windows 10 operating system, you can use the laptop for both entertainment, as well as for getting work done. The widely popular Windows 10 OS also means that there are many integrated security features to keep you and anyone that uses the device safe whilst you’re online, which means the kids can use it without you worrying too.

HP Elite x2 1012

  • Processor: Intel Core m5 (6th Gen) 6Y54
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Display: 12" Touchscreen Full HD (1920 x 1280 Resolution)
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 515
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

A stunning 2 in 1 laptop that stands out wherever you decide to take it; the HP elite x2 1012 comes in a thin and sophisticated design. It has a Windows 10 pro operating system which makes it perfect for when you need to get down to some serious work; this, coupled with the 12’’ full HD touchscreen will let you multi task seamlessly, as the operating system is built to be used for a number of different purposes, increasing your productivity!

It comes with a fan-less design so you won’t be disturbed with a loud and annoying noise of a fan as you use it. The 10 hour battery life will see you through the day and the built in Bang and Olufsen audio system will please every music fans! In addition to this, it also comes with a USB C port for faster and more efficient file transfers.

HP Spectre X360

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6500U Quad Core
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • 13.3" QHD IPS Touchscreen Display (2560 x 1440) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 520
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

The HP Spectre X360 is much more than just a visually pleasing convertible laptop; the metal body makes it not only look great, but also makes it sturdy and durable, despite being only 15.9mm thick. It weighs a mere 4.43 lbs which also makes it easy to travel with, and the 12.5 hour battery life will allow you to work on documents or play games whilst you’re away from a charging socket.

The HDMI port lets you easily connect the HP Spectre X360 to your TV or another device, making it ideal for use at work or home and with the incredible Intel Core i7 processor; it is one of the most powerful 2 in 1s available. It even has an integrated full HD webcam so you can video call in peace, without worrying about the quality of the camera!


2 in 1 laptops are becoming increasingly popular due to their versatility. If you’re someone who likes to work and play on the go, it will certainly prove to be a useful device because of their portability, added features and powerful processors. We hope you enjoyed reading and let us know if we featured your favourites!

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