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If you’re looking for the mobility that a tablet provides, then Windows 10 models offer something very special indeed. There’s never been a better time to buy yourself a brand new Windows 10 tablet either and, thanks to some hot deals, you can get one for a superb price too. Tablets are a much better option if you’re looking for a Windows companion that you can take anywhere, because they’re much smaller and lighter than a laptop, but in many ways allow you to enjoy the same benefits.

The added bonus with the tablet and keyboard combination models that are out there is that you effectively get that same laptop experience, with a full set of keys to keep you as productive as possible. On top of that, the tablet section of the design means that the device is perfect for when you just want to watch some catch-up telly, take in a movie or listen to music on the go.

© Lenovo Bargain options

Right now, there are a couple of devices that make the ideal introduction to this tablet and keyboard arrangement. First up is the Lenovo Miix 300, which is a budget priced but highly capable little gadget that packs a surprisingly powerful specification. You get a slick-looking tablet along with a keyboard that allows you to do any computer-related task or chore and the flexible 2-in-1 design weighs in at just 1175 grams. Detach the keyboard and the tablet is a featherweight 615 grams.

Alongside looking the part, the Lenovo Miix 300 boasts a very decent specification that lets you enjoy your leisure time activities, but it’s also got all of the tools that you’ll need for when the weekend is over and you need to head back to work. At its centre is the Intel Atom processor, which is quad-core, so you’ll get plenty of speed. There’s also 2GB of RAM and storage is a very capable 32GB.

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As is the case with any tablet or 2-in-1 combination, the connectivity options provided by the Lenovo Miix 300 are the other bonus areas that make this device so versatile. Naturally, there’s Wi-Fi, but you also get Bluetooth, a microUSB port, a mini HDMI connector along with a microSD card reader, so the unit can be used in a wide variety of situations.

Integrated speakers and a 3.5mm jack plug socket mean that you can enjoy any kind of entertainment on the move too, while the 5-point multitouch screen with 1280 x 800 resolution lets you get the best from Windows 10 touch functionality. There are even two cameras on-board, including a 5-megapixel main one and a 2-megapixel webcam that lets you to get the best from online tools such as Skype.

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© Linx Another option

One other Windows 10 model that offers value and performance is the Linx 1010B tablet and keyboard device. This stylish offering features a 10.1-inch touch display and, again, the lightweight build means that it’s perfect for people on the move. However, there’s 32GB of storage, an Intel Atom quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, so this model is more than capable of delivering the goods when it comes to performance.

However, one of the best ways to get the best from this 2-in-1, that features a magnetic docking keyboard, is to dig into the array of apps that come as standard with Windows 10. You get a whole host of tools for boosting productivity thanks to Office Mobile Apps, which means that no matter where you’re going and what you want to do, you’ll find popular software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are never more than a finger touch or mouse click away.

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Windows 10 also has the Edge browser, which is an excellent way of getting the best from your time on the internet. What’s more, Skype is nestling inside this machine too, which lets you talk to anyone in any part of the world just as long as you have an internet connection. In that respect the Linx 1010B tablet comes configured with Wi-Fi and a host of other connectivity options, including Bluetooth, plus there are a pair of USB slots and a MicroUSB port into the bargain. Elsewhere, entertainment fans will also love the 3.5mm jack socket and integrated speakers.

And, don’t forget that a quick visit to the Microsoft App Store lets you gain access to thousands of additional software snippets that can add more dimensions to your tablet device. You can browse through games, catch-up TV software, creative programs, puzzles, books and much more besides. Lots of the apps in the App Store can be had for nothing, while others might need you to pay a small fee. Either way, if you want to boost the appeal of either of these devices then there are endless options open to you.

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© Acer Other options

Elsewhere, other Microsoft Windows 10 models that need further investigation are the Acer Aspire Switch 11, which boasts an 11.6-inch HD touchscreen, Intel Atom processor, 2GB of memory and 32GB of Flash memory storage. You get £150 off that over the Easter weekend. Meanwhile, the ASUS Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 laptop has a £100 Easter discount attached to it. The device packs a 10.1-inch touchscreen, Intel Atom processor, 2GB of memory plus 32GB disk space. Added to that, there’s a sizeable 500GB HDD hidden in the keyboard dock.
© Asus Of course, when it comes to Windows 10 devices then this is only the tip of the iceberg. There are dozens of other tablet and 2-in-1 models available, so why not take a look here and enjoy all the benefits of going mobile.

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