Although they’ve been around for a while, these devices vary quite a lot and so various different names have been used to pigeon hole them without a real front runner which was settled on. We’re going mainly with convertible here.
Across the media, retail and the manufacturers you’ll hear names such as convertibles, hybrids and 2-in-1s. They all mean the same thing in essence – a device which is trying to be both a laptop and a tablet.
As we’ll explain next, there are essentially two different types here and we’re going to round up the best of them all in one place.