Hybrids of IFA 2012 face to face
Almost all manufacturers showed their bets hybrid to welcome Windows 8 in October. Did you expect to see something like the Microsoft Surface ? The truth is that the proposed approach is not much and most are opting for designs we’ve seen in the tablet+ keyboard that had been experienced on Windows 7 and Android.
Split in two, that fold or slide, companies have introduced different ways to transform these devices into tablets in a bid to make them more comfortable to use with your fingers, and in some cases make them more portable, but the addition of the keyboard sometimes goes against the weight.
What is the one that caught your attention?
|Samsung Smart PC ATIV||ATIV Samsung Smart PC Pro||Toshiba Satellite U925t||HP Envy x2||Dell XPS 12 Duo||Sony Vaio Duo 11||Asus Live Tab|
|Processor||Intel Atom||Intel Core i5||Intel Core i5||Intel Atom||Up to Core i7||Up to Core i7||Intel Atom|
|RAM||2 GB RAM||4 GB RAM||not reported||2 GB||not reported||4 or 8 GB||2 GB|
|Storage||128 GB SSD||256 GB SSD||128 GB SSD||64 GB||256 GB SSD||128 GB or 256 GB SSD||64 GB|
|Connectors||USB 2.0, SD slot||USB 3.0, SD slot||USB, HDMI||USB, HDMI, SD slot||Mini DisplayPort, USB||HDMI, USB 3.0||two USB ports|
|Weight||1.5 kg||1.6 kg||1.5 kg||1.4 kg||undisclosed||1.3 kg||675 gr (without keyboard)|
|Others||Includes S Pen||Includes S Pen||NFC Chip, Stylus, Beats Audio, 8 MP camera||Screen covered with Gorilla Glass||NFC Chip, HD cameras in front and back|
|How do you transform?||Separated into two||Separated into two||Backward bends and slides on the keyboard||Separated into two||The screen rotates within the frame, allowing the team to cerrrar screen up||Slides on the screen using a keyboard hinge||Separated into two|
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