Updated: Thu, 04 Apr 2013 09:45:00 GMT | By MSN Tech Editors UK
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Best laptop: HP Envy x2



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Name: HP Envy x2

Reasons to buy: There are a lot of super powerful laptops out there, but we've opted for the relatively low-power HP Envy x2 as our best-in-class as it blurs so many boundaries and is a perfect example of what can be done with Windows 8.

The laptop aspect of this hybrid device is rather underwhelming with an Intel Atom 1.8GHz and just 2GB of RAM powering proceedings - but this is enough oomph to run everyday tasks like browsing, document editing and media playback and visuals look great on the 11-inch 1366 x 768 HD display. But it's the build quality that makes the x2 a winner. Sure, there has been tablet / notebook hybrids before - but we've never seen one as accomplished as HP's latest effort. Just 1.4kg when combined, the tablet aspect is just half that weight when it sheds the keyboard. And, all in, it's just 19mm thick.

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