Windows 10 laptops and tablets: Your upgrade guide

Are you seeking a new laptop, hybrid or tablet on which to run Windows 10? We asked the leading PC vendors to identify suitable products in a number of categories.

Windows 10 is responsible for a frenzy of PC vendor activity, with laptop and tablet makers announcing product upgrades, touting key new features, and generally trying to re-energise the market.

If you've been holding back on hardware spending, you might now be ready to take a look at what's on offer. With the top hardware manufacturers all offering free upgrades to Windows 10, we've rounded up some of the most interesting offerings that will give you access to Microsoft's latest OS.

We asked the five leading PC vendors -- Lenovo, Dell, HP, Acer and ASUS -- to identify their flagship Windows 10 business products across five categories: mainstream laptop; ultraportable/ultrabook; hybrid/convertible; large tablet; and small tablet. All but HP and Dell obliged with a list.

The tables below show what Lenovo, Acer and ASUS have identified as their top Windows 10 laptops and tablets, and our selections on behalf of Dell and HP. Click on any of the products to get further information from our 22-product image gallery.

Lenovo
Mainstream laptop ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Ultraportable/ultrabook Yoga 3 Pro
Hybrid/convertible ThinkPad Helix
Large tablet (>9-inch) ThinkPad 10
Small tablet (<9-inch) n/a

Dell
Mainstream laptop Vostro 15 3000
Ultraportable/ultrabook XPS 13
Hybrid/convertible Inspiron 13 7000 Series
Large tablet (>9-inch) Venue 11 Pro 7000 Series
Small tablet (<9-inch) Dell Venue 8 Pro 5000 Series

HP
Mainstream laptop 250 G3
Ultraportable/ultrabook

EliteBook Revolve 810 G2

Hybrid/convertible Spectre X360
Large tablet (>9-inch) Pro x2 612 G1
Small tablet (<9-inch) Pro Tablet 608

Acer
Mainstream laptop TravelMate P645-S
Ultraportable/ultrabook Aspire Pro S7-393
Hybrid/convertible Aspire Switch 10 Pro
Large tablet (>9-inch) n/a
Small tablet (<9-inch) Iconia Tab 8 W

ASUS
Mainstream laptop Pro Essential P751JA
Ultraportable/ultrabook Pro Essential PU401LA
Hybrid/convertible Transformer Book Flip TP300LA
Large tablet (>9-inch) Transformer Book T100 Chi
Small tablet (<9-inch) n/a

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