5 Tablets that can replace laptop needs

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Microsoft is not a hardware builder. But, with the new 12.3-inch touchscreen driven Surface Pro 4, they have outdone themselves. The company has brought an amazing tablet to the Indian market, which is excellent to look at and superb in terms of performance. Under the hood, this tablet has an Intel Core i5 CPU, which clocks at 2.4 GHz.

It is paired with 4 GB RAM along with 128 GB SSD storage. For graphics, Microsoft has put in Intel HD Graphics 520 GPU. Users also get good sound and a USB port to attach pen drives. The keyboard is best in class and is very comfortable to type. But what really works here is the familiar Windows environment in the form of Windows 10.

Price: Rs 89,900 (Rs 12,490 for keyboard)

Asus Transformer Book T100HA

Asus Transformer Book T100HA

If you are looking for a less expensive alternative, but want decent everyday performance from your machine, then you can buy the Tr a n s former Book by Asus.

The 10.1-inch touchscreen is not like the more expensive tablets, but does get the job done. Multi-tasking is not a problem on this machine that has a 2.2GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Also, a HDMI and 2 USB ports are available on it for connectivity. Price: Rs 24,000

Apple iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro

The Apple iPad Pro sports a 12.9-inch screen that is a delight to work with. It also has a fast A9X processor coupled with 4 gigs of RAM. As far as storage is concerned, it has 32128 GB SSD inside.

With the keyboard attachment the Apple iPad pro is a device that will take care of your office and daily work needs. The pencil attachment is quite responsive and gives 30 minutes of backup with just 15 seconds of charge. All this, with the ability to work on iOS 9.3, upgradeable to iOS 10 (soon) at no extra cost.

Price: Rs 67,900 upwards, plus Rs 23,500 for Apple pencil and keyboard

HP Elite X2

HP Elite X2

This one is a worthy competitor of Microsoft Surface Pro 4. The Elite X2 is a really good tablet that turns into a full-fledged notebook when required. It works well both as a laptop and a tablet, and its premium design along with enterprise-grade security features work in its favour.

The hybrid tablet is powered by Intel’s Core m5-6Y54 processor with Intel HD Graphics 515 and 8GB RAM. There’s also a 256GB SSD thrown into the mix.

Price: Rs 91,499

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