This October is geared up for lots of surprises, with Windows already being launched on 26th day of the month and few days ago Lenovo announced the sequel of its ThinkPad Tablet. Its predecessor was an Android based Tablet with stylus support. During an event at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, which marked the 20th anniversary of the company, new details were announced about the upcoming laptops as well the ThinkPad Tablet 2.
Unlike the two earlier predecessors of Surface running Windows RT which was run on a Tegra processor and Windows 8 on an Intel i5 CPU, a full fledged ultrabook. The latest Thinkpad 2 is something really exciting because it will sport a next generation Intel Atom processor with a Windows 8 pro. To give it a full desktop like feel an optional keyboard and dock is available. The 10.1” anti glare display supports an optional digitizer with a digital pen and multi touch screen running at 1366 x 768. So the only expression which defines its display is Superb.
The tablet is really thin and light with specifications as 9.8 mm and just < 1.5 lbs. It is loaded some really exciting utilities like a Fingerprint reader, an exciting security feature and 3G wireless with Lenovo Mobile access pay as you use plans. It’s a fully featured Tablet and some of the jaw dropping features of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 are enlisted below that will surely drive you crazy .So lets have a quick look on what you will be getting if you will have it .
- Intel Atom Processor
- Windows 8 pro Operating System
- 10.1” IPS, optional digitizer with pen, 1366 x 768 display
- Optional Tablet 2 keyboard and dock for connectivity
- Front camera 2 Mega Pixel, Rear camera 8 Mega Pixel with LED flash
- miniHDMI, audio, microSD slot, docking connector and USB 2.0 ports
- Stereo, dual array microphone audio
- Wi-Fi, Lenovo Mobile Access, LTE (AT & T only), 3G HSPA+
- 1.3 lbs; 10.3” x 6.5” x .39” dimensions.
There is no official word on the price yet. Though Intel has failed to produce battery and heat efficient chips which has made ARM processors favorite to industries so far ; Therefore with this we can expect the trend to change this year. Without considering the price I will give thumbs up to Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2.