Intel really screwed up the notebook market by launching the 2-in-1 concept of products none of which were truly 2-in-1s. You see, we knew going in that laptop users struggled with screens under 13” and tablet users wouldn’t carry tablets much over a single pound…or that had screens much larger than 10”.

The Intel 2-in-1s were both too heavy and too large to be used as tablets – and yet their marketing had people asking for them (and OEMs building them). The vast majority of users, however, never used the tablet. This would be like car companies convincing everyone they needed a convertible in Alaska where no one would ever dream of putting the damn top down.

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