In Pictures: 10 new Windows 8 tablet/laptop convertibles

It's a tablet! No, it's a laptop! The introduction of Microsoft Windows 8 has spawned a variety of new and exciting devices -- including a group of tablets that turn into laptops, and vice versa. Here are 10 new and upcoming convertibles that were built especially to accommodate the new operating system.

Toshiba Satellite U925T

At 3.2 lb. and sporting a 12.5-in., 1366 x 768 screen, the Toshiba Satellite U925t swaps between tablet and ultrabook mode via a sliding display mechanism that's a cousin to the one on the Vaio Duo 11. Packed with 128GB storage, 4GB RAM and a Core i5 processor, it also sports a slew of sensors for mobile use: three-axis gyroscope and accelerometer, GPS and NFC.

Front and back webcams, Intel Wireless Display and an HDMI port round things out. Note that the three-cell 38Wh battery is sealed in to keep the unit a slender 0.78 inches.

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Kathy Cassidy


First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni


For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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