The two-in-one hybrid portable computer market is blossoming as manufacturers adapt to market requirements and growing demand for portables in this category.
Some signs of how serious manufacturers are about hybrids can be seen by looking over the expanding offerings from established makers like Dell, Hewlett Packard, Lenovo, Toshiba and others.
Lenovo, HP, and Dell are examples. All three portable makers each now offer an even half dozen two-in-one hybrids across their product lines.
There appear to be several forces shaping many of the new two-in-one hybrids. The first is low carry weight. That’s’ followed by long battery life, support of high resolution 2 to 14-inch wide screens, and thin and light systems that ship standard with 128GB or larger Solid State Drives.
There are two primary types of hybrid notebooks; machines that, when the screen is folder over the back. or front of a system case turn it into a tablet computer; And, portables with detachable tablet screens.
Overall. Fold over hybrids have better battery life than detachable screen two-in-one hybrid portables
By years end, notebook makers will likely offer even more wider hybrid product lines and introduce less expensive systems in an effort to lock down larger pieces of the burgeoning market.—jim Forbes on 01/15/2016