Top tier portable computer makers are responding to an uptick in the sales of hybrid,2 in one, notebooks by increasing the depth and breadth of their offerings in this category.
Lenovo, which has four hybrid computer and more than 10 models is an example. lenovo’s Yoga 2-in-one hybrid . Since its introduction,Lenovo has bolstered this line by adding new models with more powerful processors, larger screens as well as more system and storage memory.
Lenovo is one of two companies aiming hybrid two-in one portables to corporate users. the second company is Hewlett Packard which currently offers three models of convertibles with pricing ranging from about $580 for an entry=level system to almost $1,500 for a portable designed for corporate deployment.
Asus is another portable maker that’s surging into the convertible PC race, with its Transformer line.
Lenovo Dell and HP all offer consumer facing two-in one portables. Recently Lenovo announced a new version of it yoga that appears to fit into its consume oriented IdeaPad family.
Two in One portables come in two configurations; those with a screen that, after opening ,can be twisted and folded over the system case, allowing access to a touch screen that can be used as a tablet computer; and those that have screens that can be physically detached from a system case or keyboard but which communicate with the keyboard wirelessly.
Analysts who track sales of hybrid two-in one portables note that detachable keyboard portables are more popular than hybrids with screens that fold over the system case. Appearance,weight and battery life all could be factors behind the popularity of portables with detachable keyboards. some analysts note.
In a few weeks, Microsoft is posed to begin briefing reviewers, editors and other professionals on a new
In less than 18 months, the hybrid portable computer has gone from a technological demonstration platform to a news class of tools deployed by corporation to field sales and service professionals as well as emergency responders--Jim Forbes on September 21, 2015.