Best 2-in-1 PCs in 2019 for when you need a laptop and tablet in one
Whether you want something that's more tablet than laptop or more laptop than tablet, there's one here to meet your needs and budget.
Best 14-inch 2-in-1
Though it's now more than a year old, the Yoga C930 is still one of the best two-in-one laptops you can buy. The C930's replacement, , is now available and adds Intel 10th-gen processors and a single-hinge design. It qualifies as an Intel Athena laptop, which means certain aspects of its . This also means there should be a price drop for the C930 as the holidays approach, but it's currently available well configured for around $1,000. .
Best for frequent flyers
Two-in-one designs typically weigh more than their clamshell counterparts, but LG kept the lightweight Gram to only 2.5 pounds (1.1 kg). By comparison, 2018's LG Gram 15 laptop is also 2.5 pounds, while the 14-inch Lenovo Yoga C930 two-in-one is a touch more than 3 pounds. Samsung's redesigned Notebook 9 Pro two-in-one falls in between the LG and Lenovo at 2.8 pounds. Battery life is another big advantage of the Gram 14 2-in-1, giving it a leg up in our list of the best two-in-one laptops. On our video streaming test, this convertible laptop ran for 12 hours, 35 minutes. .
Best all-around 13-inch 2-in-1
Samsung's little two-in-one deserves consideration among our list of the best two-in-one laptops for being so well rounded in performance, features, specs, battery life and design. One of the cons of this device is that it doesn't excel in any one area like the Lenovo, HP and LG do. However, it looks smart and is well built, has good components and features for its price, and has a long battery life, lasting for 12 hours, 30 minutes on GO's streaming video test. Its powerful performance is right up there with the rest in this category, too, so if you like the look of the Notebook 9, definitely put it on your shopping list. .
Best ultraportable Chrome 2-in-1
Despite its age, this is still a top-notch Chromebook for the money. The sleek 12.3-inch screen is a good screen size for everything from watching videos to apps to browsing websites to playing games. And it has a garaged Samsung S Pen for drawing and writing on the touchscreen. .
Best 15.6-inch 2-in-1 for creatives
Although 13.3- and 14-inch models are typically what you'll find for two-in-ones, there are a handful of bigger models like Dell's excellent XPS 15 2-in-1. Its size is the smallest and thinnest in the category, with powerful performance from its hybrid Intel/AMD processor. It's not cheap and it's not exactly light at 4.4 pounds, but if you want a big, color-accurate, pen-enabled display for graphics work, get this Dell. (At least until we finish our review of the .) .
Best 15.6-inch Chrome 2-in-1
With a 4K UHD 15.6-inch touchscreen display, solid components and a sturdy, tasteful aluminum chassis, you're not missing out on anything by going with the C630 -- except maybe the higher price of a Windows system. .