You haven't seen a Windows 8 hybrid like this. The ASUS Taichi makes it ridiculously easy to go from laptop to tablet mode. Just close the lid on this 11.6-inch Ultrabook and you'll find a second full HD screen with touch sitting right on the lid. It's definitely wild, and we couldn't wait to unbox one of the most unique laptops ever to share our initial impressions.

Not only can you use the Taichi as either a tablet or a traditional clamshell, but you can use both screens at the same time. That can be useful when you want to give a presentation, but don't want to keep turning the notebook around. Before we get to the pretty pictures, lets talk about the specs and features you get for your $1,299: Specifications