2-in-1s: Top 5 laptop hybrids fighting their way into the enterprise

After three years on the market, devices that can switch between laptop and tablet mode are gaining ground with consumers


The idea of a laptop tablet hybrid led to some rolling of eyes back in 2012 – Apple’s CEO notably compared the convertible devices to the melding of a “toaster and refrigerator“ – but sales have grown steadily since. Now, analysts at Gartner forecast that hardware vendors will flog 8.6 million next year as more consumers turn to the multi-purpose mobile PCs.

Here are five of the top hybrid devices for those who want the best of both worlds...