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Android on the big screen: We chew up and spit out three Jelly Bean all-in-one PCs

At a Glance

Lenovo is mostly successful in its effort to blend a smallish all-in-one PC with a large Android tablet. The best news is that the experiment doesn't cost a lot.

Price when rated: $349

Pros

  • Strong price-to-performance ratio
  • 328GB of onboard storage (8GB flash/320GB hard drive)

Cons

  • Resolution limited to 1690x900 pixels
  • TN panel limits viewing angles
  • Short battery life
Dell Latitude E7240
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At a Glance

The $1100 price tag will be a big hurdle for most people, but the TA272HUL does have a lovely set of features.

Price when rated: $1100

Pros

  • 2560x1440 ISP display
  • Three USB 3.0 ports
  • DisplayPort plus two HDMI inputs

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Some high-end features are overkill
Acer, Inc MM.LZVAA.001
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At a Glance

This inexpensive machine is a worthwhile investment for laptop owners, even if the idea of running Android on a desktop PC eventually fizzles.

Price when rated: $379

Pros

  • Highly versatile
  • 21.5-inch, 1920x1080 ISP
  • HDMI and upstream USB inputs

Cons

  • Boring design
  • Cheap mouse and keyboard
Hewlett-Packard F7U54A8#ABA
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