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Many tablets are available in hybrid form, a slate (screen) that plugs into a dock that turns it into a laptop. These are tablets when you want one and laptops when you need one, as Microsoft is fond of telling us.
While tablets on other platforms can be used with external keyboards, few are as laptop-like as Windows hybrids. Some hybrids are difficult to tell that the screen isn't fixed like a standard laptop, the docks are so good.
Windows is great at instantly sensing when the screen is docked and undocked, so the systems always work with the hardware at hand. They are solid, albeit small, laptops, and often surprisingly good tablets. Road warriors can really benefit from a portable computer with this dual personality.
Then there's Office...
A lot has been said about the need for Microsoft Office on tablets, and while there are decent alternatives to Office on the other tablet platforms, there's no solution as complete as the genuine article.
Windows is the only platform that can run Office locally, and that means Windows tablets stand alone in this regard. Many OEMs offer Microsoft Office included in the purchase price which rounds out the value proposition.
You might be able to get by with one of the alternate office suites available for the iPad or Android tablets, but with a Windows tablet there's no question you can handle everything thrown your way.
Do some real work
You hear a lot of discussion about what constitutes real work, and while I can do my work on any tablet, some need Windows. Many companies have a requirement to use Microsoft Office as discussed in the previous slide, so a Windows tablet is the only option.
Other companies and prospective tablet buyers use software that is proprietary for their operation, and that usually means Windows. These tablets are full PCs as previously stated, so no matter what doing real work entails, a Windows tablet can handle it.