Despite the market analysis were unfavorable for the PC market, there is a category of computer that is growing and attracting the attention of chipmakers and manufacturers traditionally linked to the smartphone. We speak of the 2in1 notebook that turn into tablet by rotating the screen or by removing the keyboard dock and were protagonists of this year’s CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
At CES 2016 we saw the announcement of many 2in1 by PC vendors such as Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP and Lenovo, all based on Intel processors, but also to the onslaught of alternative solutions equipped with ARM processors. It caused a sensation it is the collaboration agreement signed by Qualcomm and Jide with the aim of creating a professional vocation tablet with Snapdragon 820 SoC and Android operating system in the Windows-like variant Remix OS.
The tablet 2in1 Remix OS with Qualcomm
Previously Allwinner also showed similar solutions and we know that Rockchip is working on a version of Android optimized for personal productivity. In short, the laptop 2in1 catalyze interest from multiple directions and it seems that in a few months this category will become much more diverse in terms of hardware equipment and operating systems.
They are to the same rumors that now are certain this notebook convertible tablet Huawei and we gathered in a previous news. This new device should take the name of Huawei Matebook and should be seen as an anti-Surface with Intel Skylake, Windows 10, detachable keyboard and consists of 12.9 “. Huawei Matebook should reach store shelves as early as April and then we hope to see live at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in late February.
The latest news from Digitimes reported that Xiaomi could grapple with a product like this. The Chinese House Xiaomi has a reputation that far exceeds the boundaries of the domestic market and is going to renew its efforts in the field of smartphones with a new flagship model based on Qualcomm Snadragon 820 and I called 5.
While salt excitement for me 5, Xiaomi is already time to work on a new device and this time it would not be a smartphone or pad Android but an ultraportable that is smaller than 13 “with dual-OS Windows 10 and MIUI.
It means in practice that the convertible tablet Xiaomi Mi Book will live 2 operating systems, Android and Windows; less than solutions “creative” this figure should indicate the presence of X86 processors Intel Atom Cherry Trail (or Bay Trail but it would be a really anachronistic) which are currently the only ones equipped with support for both OS.
With Android, Remix OS, MIUI, Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile, with X86 or ARM processors, with folding keyboard or removable; what is your favorite 2in1?