Screen brightness can also be adjusted via hotkeys in notebook mode or by using the Acer Soft Button functionality while in Tablet mode
In an age when Microsoft is working towards making the Windows experience equally comfortable in tablet mode
as it is in laptop mode, the thin and light convertible category makes much more sense from a design and function point of view.
Microsoft says that the 15-inch model will be able to offer up to 17 hours of battery life when attached to the keyboard and up to 5 hours when on tablet mode
Research shows that 2016 is the year for 2-in-1s and its easy to see why with a versatile 360 degree hinge that enables four modes of use: laptop mode for typing out a paper, tent mode for reviewing recipes while cooking, stand mode for streaming a favorite movie, or tablet mode
for keeping up on social media.
There are a host of connectivity options on board - a micro HDMI port, micro USB port, and a micro SD card slot in tablet mode
, and a full-size RGB port, HDMI port, Gigabit LAN and two USB 3.
In tablet mode
, the Portege Z20t has a Micro HDMI port, a Micro USB port, and a microSD slot.
The Toughbook 20 offers six different usage modes that include: a traditional laptop layout, tablet mode
, flipped mode (screen flipped out with keyboard attached), a carry mode (the device comes with a built-in handle), convertible mode and a vehicle mode.
Students can easily shift from reading lecture notes in the ergonomic Tablet mode
to doing project researches in Laptop mode.
The keyboard is also inactive when in tablet mode
According to the Verge, the 'shape-shifting concept PC' has a laptop mode that includes the traditional clamshell design, and a convertible tablet mode
The flip hinge touchscreen display easily transitions between laptop and tablet mode
with a simple flip.