Samsung Ativ Q: a laptop-tablet hybrid running Windows 8 and Android

David Tom

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There’s no mistaking it now; the global shift from desktop PCs to mobile devices is in full swing. In an attempt to bring out the best of both worlds, Samsung unveiled the Ativ Q on Thursday, a true laptop-tablet hybrid....

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MilwaukeeMike

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That's stupid. If I have Android, why would I need Windows 8?

MS Office mostly. however, any business user may have specific software they use for work that would run on Windows but not Android. This thing is a tablet and a laptop with the best of both... it sounds like it's what the Surface pro aspires to be.
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

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MS Office mostly. however, any business user may have specific software they use for work that would run on Windows but not Android. This thing is a tablet and a laptop with the best of both... it sounds like it's what the Surface pro aspires to be.

True. I was just being facetious.
 
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I don't see the need for Android frankly except maybe for navigation if this thing has a GPS built-in and maybe touch-friendlier apps. Two OS's mean twice the headache when it comes to upgrades, infections and problems in general.