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Should I buy a tablet or a 2-in-1?

Is a tablet or 2-in-1 right for you? This page should provide you some basic information
on tablets and 2-in-1s, as well as the features and benefits of each. No matter which
you choose, Dell has both tablet and 2-in-1 offerings to fit your needs.

A tablet is a computer contained within a single flat panel display. A 2-in-1 is a computer
that can function as a flat tablet, or as a standard clamshell-type laptop with an attached
keyboard. 2-in-1s have a mechanism that allows the screen to flip or fold down into
tablet form.

Tablet
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Several features differentiate tablets and 2-in-1s, including:

 
   Input

Input
Tablets are contained in one flat panel and function primarily through a touch screen. 
2-in-1s have both a touch screen and a standard keyboard. The touch screen can be
used when the computer is in tablet mode and when it is in standard laptop mode.
The keyboard is used in standard laptop mode just like you would with a regular laptop
.

Input 
   Size

Size
Tablets are generally thin devices that can fit in the palm of your hand. 2-in-1s are
somewhat thicker than tablets, given the added keyboard functionality. Depending on
which configuration you are in, 2-in-1s can either fit in your hand like a tablet, or
sit on a surface like a standard laptop. Screen size can be similar between both tablets
and 2-in-1s. Smaller screens are easier to transport and carry, but larger screens
provide a bigger image.

Size
   Battery Life

Battery Life
Both tablets and 2-in-1s have great battery life. Tablets are built around a compara-
tively lower-powered processor, which typically gives tablets better battery life versus
a 2-in-1.

Battery Life
   Performance

Performance
Tablets are great for day-to-day activities like email, web, watching movies, listening to
music and preparing photos. 2-in-1s are built with higher-performing processors,
allowing you to do everyday tasks as well as more intensive tasks like photo and video
editing, higher-end gaming and toggling back and forth between your favorite apps.
Depending on how you plan to use the device, you may or may not need the added
performance of a 2-in-1
.

Performance
      
   

In summary, tablets get great battery life and are easy to stow in a bag, and 2-in-1s give you the added flexibility and power to tackle
tasks and programs too taxing for a tablet. Having a built-in keyboard on a 2-in-1 makes typing much easier. No matter which device
you choose, Dell has a wide selection built to provide you the power to do more.

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Why should I buy an Ultrabook™?

Ultrabooks™ are different from standard notebook computers. This page will outline some
features and benefits so you can decide if an Ultrabook™ is right for you. Dell has a wide
selection of these impressive computers available to meet your needs.

Ultrabooks™ are designed to be thinner, lighter, faster, and better connected than standard
notebooks – all without sacrificing performance.

 
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Ultra Sleek
Ultrabooks™ are sleek and stylish. The lower-
power internal components allow for thinner
profiles and a lighter weight. Being lighter and
thinner makes it easier for you to take your
notebook with you and carry it in a bag.

Ultrabooks™ come in two forms:
Standard clamshell - Opens like a typical
   notebook
Convertibles - opens like a typical note-
   book and transforms into a tablet through
   a screen manipulation.

Ultra Responsive
The sleek and stylish Ultrabook™ design never
sacrifices speed and performance. Ultrabooks™
feature solid-state drives or chips that, when
paired with Intel® Rapid Start Technology, allow
them to wake in less than seven second
s from
standby and one second from sleep.

You’ll get tablet like responsiveness in a notebook.
Solid state drives have no moving parts, so
loading applications and saving files is faster than
a standard hard drive.

Ultrabooks™ are powered by the latest
processor technology from Intel®, so you’ll
spend less time waiting around for your
computer and more time doing what you love.

Better Connected
Ultrabooks™ keep you connected better than a
standard notebook. With Intel® Smart Connect
Technology*, your PC updates your social media,
email, messenger, and other communication
applications even while in sleep mode. Your
Ultrabook is working, even when you’re not.

    
   

If your current computer is bulky and slow, an Ultrabook™ may be right for you. Check out Dell’s line of Ultrabooks™ today.  

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anti-malware, safe browsing, locate, lock, wipe, and more.

*Intel Smart Connect Technology: Requires an SSD or mSATA drive only and a recognized Internet connection. System must be on or in sleep mode with application running to update

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