Gale was "expecting tablets to be slow and sluggish; however I was quite impressed with how well this tablet functions," he says. "I don't think it's made any meaningful changes" to the way he works, "but it's enhanced the ability of how I can get things done."
Finally, Nagele reports being "pleasantly surprised by the battery life" of his hybrid, having been frustrated with Android devices that would be "three-quarters drained after half a day of sitting on my desk without really being used."
Would he buy another hybrid? "I'm not ready to go 'tablet only' and forgo the keyboard," he says, "but the ability to have both form factors is a big plus."
The three other respondents also state they would buy hybrids again, though they're hoping to see more variety and lower prices. Notes Gale: "I've become so accustomed to the way [the hybrid] works for me. I can't see not having one."
Rick Broida has written about technology for nearly 25 years. He pens the popular Cheapskate blog and writes for Computerworld, PC World, Popular Science and Wired.
This article, Should you get a hybrid laptop? A user report card, was originally published at Computerworld.com.
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