Acer Iconia Tab W700 Alternatives Based on weight, screen-size and form-factor.
|HP Elite x2 1011 G1, 11.6", 780gm|
The HP Elite x2 1011 is a dockable Windows 8 (64 bit) tablet based on the Intel Core-M processors with optional vPro. Manufacturer claims 10.5 hours of battery life. Keyboard options include the Power Keyboard a full sized backlit island keyboard with battery - this has Forcepad with image sensor and multi-touch gestures enabled. Power keyboard is 780g. Travel keyboard option.
WiGIG is included. WiGIG dock and 4g are options.
|Hampoo HCM 12, 12.2", 1000gm|
The Hampoo HCM12 is a fanless dockable tablet based around Intel's Core-M platform. Its 12.2" display features a resolution of 2560x1600 pixels. One specialty is the optional Intel 3D RealSense camera on the back of the device. In terms of ports it comes with 2 USB 3.0 Ports and a Mini DisplayPort. We like the fact that it comes with a WiFi a/b/g/n/ac module in conjunction with Bluetooth 4.0 and LTE. There is an optional GPS module available.
|Lenovo Thinkpad Helix 2, 11.6", 794gm|
The 2nd-generation Lenovo Helix 2 is much lighter thanks to the Intel Core M CPU. The docking keyboard includes a 26Wh battery (total over 60Wh in under 1.4KG of convertible tablet is impressive) and includes a digitizer. The 11.6-inch screen comes in a useful Full HD resolution and the pricing isn't as high as you might expect for such a flexible 2-in-1.
|ASUS Transformer Book T300Fa, 12.5", 800gm|
The latest Core M processor, based on 5th-gen Core, enables a lightweight and yet relatively powerful Transformer Book. The T300Fa will sit between Atom-based and Core Haswell based products. Optional hard drive in the keyboard. Key feature: Fanless tablet with a total weight of 1600 grams.
|Acer Aspire Switch 11, 11.6", 850gm|
The Acer Aspire Switch 11 is a 11.6" tablet with a keyboard dock. It is based on Intels Haswell platform with the Intel Core i3-4012Y as a processor. The display features a Full HD IPS panel. The detachable keyboard brings another USB 2.0 port to the device. The device itself features microSD, mircoUSB and an microHDMI port.
|Fujitsu Stylistic Q704, 12.5", 980gm|
|Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 2 11, 11.6", 798gm|
|HP Pro X2 410 G1, 11.6", 830gm|
The HP Pro X2 410 G1 (also available as a consumer model HP Pavilion 11 X2) offers a fanless Core i5 CPU in an 820 gram tablet with an 1..6-inch IPS screen. It's a good set of specifications but do not that the CPU is the Y-variant (max 2.0Ghz clock) and that the screen res is only 1366x768. It's an interesting 2-in-1 with a nice keyboard and good total battery life but this business focused 'Pro' version is quite expensive.
|Medion Akoya P2212T, 11.6", 840gm|
This model is being offered around the world for a very acceptable price. The best variant, with the N2920 and 4GB RAM) should satisfy most consumer computing needs and the full HD display is a real bonus. The tablet is a little heavy but as a computing package there's a lot of value in this 2-in-1
|Dell Venue 11 Pro (5000), 10.8", 770gm|
Available in Baytrail (series 5000) and Core processor (series 7000 versions the Dell Venue 11 Pro is aimed at more professional use. Two keyboard options offer a similar choice to the Microsoft Surface Pro. Well built and including a removable battery.
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