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BLACK FRIDAY 2 IN 1 LAPTOP BUYING GUIDE
The original Dell XPS 12 2 in 1 has been a fantastic machine and it is still in service today partly because there hasn’t been anything quite like it. More recent XPS 12 2 in 1s have been Asus Transformer style tablets with detachable keyboards. Dell claims that by dynamically boosting the power delivery to the processor they have overcome the disappointing performance of last generation super low power. Dell is good, if a little underwhelming next to the X360. They both have wonderfully smooth action, but HP managed to achieve a one finger lift while the XPS is actually kind of challenging. The speakers are loud and sound quality good for an ultra-portable and the webcam is mostly decent with a very good array. I am not a huge fan of the bottom half of the clamshell, the fingerprint sensor is fast and accurate, but it really needs to be backlit so I can find it in the dark. An IR camera here instead would be a welcome improvement next time around. The touchpad has a consistent click field below the top quarter and is much better with the speed turned down a notch and the palm rejection delay adjusted to quick. But it still jitters too much. I do not like the arrow key layout page up, page down, home and end. They should be handled with function + arrows and do not need dedicated keys. This was really frustrating, just about every other time I wanted to move the cursor one spot, I ended up scrolling the whole page. With that said, the folded HX 9000 is a pretty cool little Black Friday 2-in-1. It is fan less, delivers top-notch battery life, comes equipped with Thunderbolt 3, is reasonably priced and does all of this with a 360-degree hinge, something you might not end up using that much because it’s still pretty heavy to use as a tablet. It is the easy to use VPN that makes it so you can browse privately and enjoy a more internet without all that hassle associated with more complex VPN solutions.