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Best computing devices you can gift this festive season

While traditional laptops are still preferred by many, hybrids and convertibles that bundle up as a laptop or tablet are being preferred by many. Here are the best picks off the lot.

twitter-logoNidhi Singal | October 26, 2016 | Updated 16:37 IST
Best computing devices you can gift this season
Best computing devices you can gift this season

Computing devices can be a great gift for anyone - be it your kids, sibling, parents or even your friends. All you need to do is pick and choose the one that will meet their needs. While traditional laptops are still preferred by many, hybrids and convertibles that bundle up as a laptop or tablet are being preferred by many. Here are some of the options that you can consider.

Apple iPad Pro

Earlier this year, Apple launched its iPad Pro - a powerful 9.7-inch tablet running on the latest iOS. Qualifying to be the best tablet in the market, it is powered by A9 chipset and runs on iOS 9 with split screen and 1,536 x 2,048 pixel display resolution. It can be upgraded to the latest OS as well. Most importantly, it can bundle up as a compact netbook with the addition of a smart keyboard worth Rs 13,900. Price: Rs 49,699 for 32 GB WiFi

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

With a 12.3-inch full HD display, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a great hybrid. It can be used as a stand-alone tablet and a laptop when the keyboard is plugged in. It runs on the Windows 10 operating system, has an 8-MP rear camera and a 5-MP front camera, and comes with Personal Assistant Cortana on board as well as a stylus Pen. This top-of-the-line machine is powered by Intel Core i7 processor paired with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB hard drive. Price: Rs 1, 44,990

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Lenovo Yoga 3

Lenovo introduced its Yoga series convertibles in 2012 and since then has been updating this range. The Yoga 3 is definitely something your loved ones will appreciate. It has a 14-inch full HD display, and is powered by Windows 8.1 (with free Windows 10 update), Intel Core i7 processor with 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and JBL speakers. With its various modes, Yoga 3 can be used in tent mode, tablet mode or even as a regular laptop. Price: Rs  74,490

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HP Spectre x360

If you know someone who is stylish, this power machine will charm him/ her. The Spectre x360 is the world's thinnest 13.3-inch laptop (13.8-mm thin) and packs in a long-lasting battery. It is powered by the 7th generation Intel Core processor i5 along with up to 1 TB SSD and a full HD display. Price: Rs 90,000 onwards

Asus Eee Atom

 If you want to gift a laptop to your kid without splurging on it, the Eee Atom from Asus is a good option. Qualifying as a netbook, this one is powered by Intel Atom processor and is ideal for basic browsing, watching videos, enjoying music and creating documents and projects. It has a 11.6-inch display and runs on 64 bit Windows 10 operating system. This good looking laptop comes with one-year subscription of MS Office 365. Price: Rs 14,990

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