Skip to main content

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Why trust us?

Best 2-in-1 laptop deals: Turn your laptop into a tablet for $290

One of the great things about 2-in-1 laptops is that you don’t have to go for either a traditional tablet or a full-blown laptop, but you really can go for something a little bit in between. In fact, convertible laptops have become very powerful and lightweight in the past few years, with much more power under the hood than they used to. Luckily, there are many great options you can pick from, from cheap Chromebooks to more expensive models decked out with AMOLED screens. Either way, we’ve collected some of our favorite deals below to help save you the trouble of having to go looking, so be sure to check out our picks below.

Chromebook Duet 3 — $290, was $430

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 3 front view showing display and keyboard.
Mark Coppock/Digital Trends / Digital Trends

For a low cost and highly affordable Chromebook, try the Chromebook Duet 3. It’s got a minimalist construction and a surprisingly good battery life (in our Chromebook Duet 3 review, we were able to get nearly 16 hours of video playback out of the small machine). The Chromebook Duet 3 has 8GB of RAM, 128GB of eMMC storage, and a nearly 11-inch screen. It even includes a webcam and works with the Lenovo Digital Pen.

HP Envy x360 2-in-1 — $600, was $850

The HP ENVY x360 14-Inch 2-in-1 with a menu open.

The 14-inch HP Envy x360 2-in-1 looks fairly ordinary at first, but opens way beyond the 120 degrees or so that you’re used to, flipping its screen all the way around back. When completely flipped the keyboard to bottom, you then control the laptop with the included HP USB-C Rechareable MPP2.0 Tilt Natural Silver Pen. This version of the HP Envy x360 2-in-1 includes a 512GB SSD and 8GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Book3 — $1,000, was $1,550

The Samsung Galaxy Book 3 360 in tent mode on a balcony with attractive scenery nearby.

Samsung’s Galaxy Book3 brings — with the exception of the graphics card — premium hardware to make a quality, touchable (and pen-able, if you purchase an S Pen separately) 2-in-1 suitable for creatives and workers alike. It runs on 16GB of RAM with a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 processor. You’ll have 1TB of SSD storage, but there is also a microSD port (in addition to Thunderbolt 4 and USB-C ports) to give you ample room to store and manipulate video, artwork, and whatever other files you’ll need for work, hobbies, and recreation.

16-inch HP Spectre x360 — $1,450, was $2,130

An open HP Spectre x360 16 sits on a table, angled so that the screen and keyboard can be seen.
Mark Coppock/Digital Trends / Digital Trends

The HP Spectre x360 is a 2-in-1 that feels solidly constructed and doesn’t skimp on quality physical components in the face of getting the 2-in-1 shape right. As our HP Spectre x360 16 review will make clear, that can mean that the tablet mode feels heavy at times, but that shouldn’t scare you away too much. This is a 2-in-1 made for the long term or, to quote our hands-on review, “should last for years of abuse.” This model has 16GB of RAM, 2TB of storage, and use a 13th Gen i7 processor.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 — $2653, was $2,800

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2.
Jacob Roach / Digital Trends

The very recently released Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2 has insane stats and a highly convenient folding mechanism that allows the touchpad to be visible at the same time as its screen. It ha a 14.4-inch screen, 32GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD. It runs with an Intel Core i7 processor and an RTX 4050. Our Surface Laptop Studio 2 review gave a lot of attention to the special PixelSense Flow display, which is only a small upgrade over the previous version’s display, but will look great for anyone that isn’t changing laptops every time a new model hits the shelves.

More 2-in-1 Laptop Deals We Like

A person holding a ThinkPad Nano X1 Gen 2 laptop in front of a window.

If the above deals aren’t the right match for you, there are a few other 2-in-1 laptop deals you can opt for:

  • Samsung Galaxy Book2 360 AMOLED with Intel i5 —
  • Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus —
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 9 with intel i5 —
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 9 With Intel i7 —

More Unmissable Deals

Andrew Morrisey
Andrew Morrisey is an independent writer and filmmaker with a love for tech. You can read his books, blog, and other stories…
Our 7 favorite laptop deals in Best Buy’s 3-day sale — from $219
A girl plays games on the HP Victus 15.6-inch gaming laptop with a connected external display.

If you’ve had your eye on one of the best laptops but want to land yourself a discount, Best Buy has a lot of laptop deals to choose from right now. In fact, Best Buy is amidst a 3-day sale that sees deals taking place on laptops from some of the best laptop brands, including HP, Microsoft, and ASUS. These brands top the list of our favorite laptop deals in the sale, and among them are some gaming laptops, touchscreen laptops, and super affordable laptops. We’ve put together all of our favorite laptop deals form the Best Buy 3-day sale below, so read onward for more details on how to save.
ASUS 17.3-inch Chromebook — $219, was $299

A Chromebook is a good laptop option if you don’t have pressing performance needs, as it provides a base computing experience at a super affordable price. This ASUS 17.3-inch Chromebook is one of the best Chromebook deals you’ll come across. Its 17.3-inch display is a big selling point, as this puts it on the larger end of laptop screens available. It comes with an Intel Celeron N4500 processor and 4GB of memory. Chromebooks are made for simplicity and have built-in cloud support, so if you’re looking for an affordable way to get a laptop in front of you, this ASUS Chromebook is the way to go.

Read more
This Lenovo laptop just had its price slashed from $250 to $120
The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 laptop with the Windows 11 interface on the display.

Whether it’s for school or work, having a laptop computer is crucial in today’s society. Laptops come in all sorts of budgets: from the basic laptop computer for a couple hundred dollars to more sophisticated models for a couple thousand dollars or more. If you are in the market for a basic laptop, then check out the Lenovo IdeaPad 1. Perfect for students, the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 is a great 14-inch laptop that will fit all your basic computer needs.

Right now at Best Buy, you can get the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 for $120. With an original price tag of $250, you get to save $130, bringing down the price to a mere $120. If you ask us, that is a pretty good deal. Read on to find out more about the Lenovo IdeaPad 1.

Read more
Best Dell laptop deals: Get the Dell XPS 13 for less than $600
The Dell XPS 13 9315 on a table against a window.

As a fixture among the best laptop brands, Dell continues to create laptops that are dependable and stylish, which is why there's always high demand for Dell laptop deals. Its offerings range from budget-friendly devices to extremely powerful machines, and we've got them all with discounts below. There are a lot of models and configurations to choose from so you may need some time to think about what to buy, but we're urging you to make your decision as quick as possible because the laptop deals that we've highlighted here may not last a long time.

Dell Inspiron 15 -- $280, was $330

Read more