In 2018, technology has improved so greatly. Versatility is the big watchword when on the market trying to get a laptop. 2 in 1 laptops that either bend backs or can be made to assume the shape of a tablet is trendy now.
We at WebByWebb.com have compiled a list of Best 2-in-1 Laptops for 2018 or rather, the list of the best 2-in-1 convertible laptops for 2018 that are rocking the internet right now. With carefully orchestrated themes, enjoy this list of laptops of 2018. And the WebbyWebb (ha, take that webbys) award goes too…
- BEST OVERALL: LENOVO YOGA 920
On sale for $1,349.99 at time of posting
It’s hard to decide which is more scintillating: the Yoga 920’s 13.9-inch vibrant screen or its beautiful bronze-colored chassis. However, Lenovo’s flagship consumer 2-in-1 is more than just a feast for the eyes. This 3-pound convertible offers exceptional performance thanks to its quad-core processor, Intel Core 8 i-Gen Core i7 processor and fast PCIe SSD.
Creative artists, poets and writers will appreciate the Active Stylus 2 package, which supports up to 4096 pressure levels. More importantly, everyone will love the Yoga 920’s 12-hour battery life and the combination of standard Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.0 ports.
- Lasting battery life
- Bright and colorful screen
- Attractive stylus design
- Shallow keyboard
Key features: 13.9-inch 1080P / 4K screen; CPU core i7-8550U; More than 12 hours autonomy; 3.05 pounds.
On sale for $265.00 US and available for Prime at time of posting
For less than $350, the Lenovo Flex 6 11 is one of the most affordable notebooks, offering a flexible 2-in-1 creative design and a responsive touchscreen. It also has a generous Intel Celeron N4000 processor that worked wonderfully during tests. The Flex 6 11 offers a significant advantage regarding battery life which can last for more than 9hours when fully charged. With just 2GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC memory, the Flex 6 11 does not break speed records but is ideal as a travel laptop or tablet replacement.
- Excellent battery life
- 2 in 1 flexible design
- Reasonable performance
- Good keyboard
- Low price
- Low-resolution screen
- Poor speakers
Key Features: 11-inch 2-in-1 touch screen; Intel Celeron N4000 processor; USB connector type C; 2.7 pounds.
- BEST DETACHABLE UNDER $550: MICROSOFT SURFACE GO
On sale for $549.00 US and available for Prime at time of posting
The Microsoft Surface Go has a fantastic screen size of 1800 x 1200, which exceeds its price of $ 400. Not only have we impressed the number of pixels, but the Surface Go screen also has extraordinary features.
It can reproduce 129.2% of the sRGB color space, and its maximum screen brightness reaches a maximum of 415nits which is well above the average of 245nits for a 2-in-1 budgeted laptop.
The screen is our favorite part of Surface Go, but it’s not the only thing that this detachable 2-in-1 features. With a lightweight of 1.1 pounds, the Surface Go is easy to carry or travel.
It also has a comfortable optional keyboard with a touchpad, and its compatibility with Windows Hello makes it easy to connect. Although we wanted it to last longer with a load, the Surface Go is a 2 in 1 attempt with a top-notch screen.
- Colourful and bright screen
- Lightweight Convenient keyboard with the touchpad
- Windows Hello Login Feature
- Battery life below average
- Chunky bezels
- Keyboard and pen not included
Key features: Weighs 4.8 lbs, removable 2-in-1 model, 1800×1200 resolution display, Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, Surface Connect port.
- BEST Chromebook 2-IN-1: ASUS Chromebook FLIP C302CA
On sale for $480.52 US and available for Prime at time of posting
Because Chromebooks can now run Android apps, you need 2-in-1 software to take advantage of all the extra features. The Chromebook Flip C302CA is powerful enough to run Android apps on its foldable touchscreen. Add a high-quality aluminum design, a 1080p light panel and a long battery life, and you will have your exquisite Chromebook 2-in-1.
- Good performance
- Lightweight design
- Good Battery Life
- No type A USB ports.
Key features: 12.5-inch screen, 1920 x 1080 resolution; USB charging mode C; 4 GB RAM; 64 GB of storage space.
- THE BEST 15-INCH 2-IN-1: DELL XPS 15 2-IN-1
$2,499.00 US along with free shipping at time of posting
The Dell Flex Convertible looks like the folding version of the XPS 15 2-in-1 laptops but is thinner than ever. You still get the carbon fiber cover and the InfinityEdge screen, and the screen is bright and clear. We also love the magnetic levitation keyboard, which is one of the best discreet typing experiences available
- Excellent performance
- Excellent Display
- Fantastic discrete keyboard
- Battery life below average
Key Features: 15-inch screen display, up to 4K video; Intel Kaby Lake G CPU;
- BEST DESIGN: HP Spectre X360 (2018, 15 inches)
$1,724.95 US and available for Prime at time of posting
The HP Specter x360’s Kaby Lake G Series retains the good looks of its predecessors. The 15-inch convertible, which is relatively thin and lightweight, has a remarkable copper-black color palette that sets it apart from the competition.
Its aluminum structure and unique edges also give it an undeniably high-quality appearance that will surely make some heads more attractive.
- Beautiful design
- Colored screen
- Outstanding performance
- The keyboard now has a numeric keypad
- Low battery life
- Loud fans
Key Features: Intel Core i7-8705G processor; AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU; 4K screen; 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
- BEST 2-IN-1 BUSINESS: LENOVO THINKPAD X1 TABLET
$699.00 US and available for Prime at time of posting
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet has a detachable display and a long life. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet offers flexibility and security. Besides, the lightweight 2.6-pound body and sleek size (12 x 8.9 x 0.6 inches) is a great travel companion for off-the-office days.
The X1 tablet’s great 2MP camera is perfect for video conferencing, making it one of the few laptops that do not require an external webcam. Add a stunning display, excellent keyboard and stylus and superior performance, and see why the ThinkPad X1 is our 2-in-1 professional choice.
- Robust but elegant design
- Illuminated and detailed cameras
- Nice screen
- Comfortable keyboard
- Excellent performance
- The battery does not last a full day
- Stylus slot is useless
- Low speakers
Key features: 3,000 x 2,000 screen resolution; 512 GB SSD; two Thunderbolt 3.0 ports; military sustainability.
- THE BEST 2 IN 1 FOR KIDS: ASUS Chromebook FLIP C213SA
On sale for $319.03 and available for Prime at time of posting
Chromebooks are great for kids because they’re easy to use and hard to infect with malware. However, little hands often contain butterfingers that can put an expensive laptop on a concrete floor, that is the case of handling must be duly noted.
Fortunately, the Chromebook Flip C213SA is almost indestructible and can withstand drops of up to 3.9 feet on concrete over and over again. Best of all, this 2-in-1 has a very tactile keyboard, runs Android applications on Chrome OS and lasts more than 11 hours.
- Sustainable design
- Long battery life
- Excellent touch screen
- Good Sound
- Average performance
- Poor Camera features
Key features: 11.6-inch screen, 1366 x 768; Intel Celeron N3350 processor; 4 GB RAM; 2.81 pounds
- BEST RUGGED 2 IN 1: DELL LATITUDE 7212
On sale for $1,997.83 (normally $3,516.68, so over $1,500 savings) and free shipping at time of posting
If you need a computer for a job site, an oil rig, or any other location where falls and run-offs occur, Dell Latitude 7212 is the best choice. During test, the Latitude survived 4-foot falls without scratching. A super-bright screen and almost 10 hours of power efficiency (with two batteries) complete this impressive set.
- Survive drops of 4 feet
- Bright screen
- Good Battery Life
- Blurred texture on the screen
Key Features: 11.6-inch display, 1920 x 1080; 2.6 to 5 pounds (depending on the configuration); Battery life up to 9:44
Richard Webb is an entrepreneur, fitness author of Fat Burning Secrets (available on Amazon), bodybuilder, blogger of fitness & technology, and a digital nomad working mainly from Mexico and travels frequently to Texas and California. He has 25 years experience working in software technology, so he truly considers himself as an unusual combination of bodybuilder-tech nerd.